Microsoft Unveils Mobile Information 2001 Server

June 18, 2001 — (WEB HOST INDUSTRY REVIEW) — Today at Microsoft Tech-Ed 2001, Paul Flessner, senior vice president of the .NET Enterprise Server Division at Microsoft Corp. announced the public availability of Microsoft Mobile Information 2001 Server, a mobile applications server that extends Exchange Server information, corporate intranet applications and services to mobile users. Flessner was joined on the podium by Chico Jayanthan, director of Products and Services, Global Platform and Internet Services at Vodafone US, representing Vodafone UK, a participant in Microsoft’s Joint Development Program for products based on Microsoft Mobile Information Server (MIS). Earlier today, Vodafone UK announced the commercial availability of corporate wireless services powered by Mobile Information Server. Read More

Enterprise Hosting Company eOnline Changes Name to BlueStar Solutions

June 13, 2001 — (WEB HOST INDUSTRY REVIEW) — eOnline, Inc., the leading provider of management and technology services for hosted enterprise applications, announced today it has changed its name to BlueStar Solutions ( The announcement was made at SAPPHIRE 2001, the international SAP e-business conference for customers and partners to showcase the latest e-business strategies. Read More

Teleglobe Announces North American Buildout

June 11, 2001 — (WEB HOST INDUSTRY REVIEW) — To accelerate the deployment of its broadband network in North America and offer customers seamless global connectivity, Teleglobe (, the e-World Communications Company, announced up to US $350 million in purchases of lit fiber primarily from Williams Communicationsand Broadwing Inc. Read More

PSINet to Sell Latin American Operations

June 8, 2001 — (WEB HOST INDUSTRY REVIEW) — Crumbling communications giant PSINet Inc. announced on Thursday that it has signed a letter of intent with an investment group led by Cori Capital Partners, L.P. and consisting of additional investors, including senior members of PSINet’s Latin American management team, according to which the group has offered to purchase PSINet’s Latin American operations and facilities in Argentina, Brazil, Mexico and Uruguay. Read More

Data Return to Manage Sony Playstation Racing Game Web Site

June 7, 2001 — (WEB HOST INDUSTRY REVIEW) — Data Return Corporation (, a leading global provider of managed hosting services, has been selected by Forma Communications to manage the promotional Web site for Formula One 2001, Sony Computer Entertainment Europe’s latest racing game for Playstation. Read More

SAVVIS to Help Abranet Launch Network in Brazil

June 7, 2001 — (WEB HOST INDUSTRY REVIEW) — SAVVIS Communications Corp. (, a global network services provider, announced on Wednesday that Abranet, a consortium of Brazilian ASPs, ISPs and Internet Carriers, has selected SAVVIS to build and operate their first private Network Access Point in Brazil and to provide peering between them. Read More

Ireland Becomes High-Tech Hotbed

June 6, 2001 — Many Internet companies looking to set up shop in Europe in the late 1990s decided to choose England as their first stop. It had economic power, and it was fairly wired when compared to the rest of Europe. Read More

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