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

Ebone to Offer Flexible Broadband Services

June 6, 2001 — (WEB HOST INDUSTRY REVIEW) — Ebone, a division of Global TeleSystems, Inc., announced that it will offer telecommunications carriers, service providers and media companies unprecedented flexibility and cost management capability when purchasing services over the Ebone network, Europe’s largest broadband IP and optical service platform. Read More

Genuity Announces Tender Offer To Acquire Integra

June 1, 2001 — (WEB HOST INDUSTRY REVIEW) — Genuity Inc., a leading global eBusiness network provider (, and Integra, a premier European provider of managed hosting and eBusiness solutions (, today announced they have entered into a binding and exclusive agreement to merge their organizations. The combined company will leverage their complementary business solutions and geographic reach to create a world class eBusiness infrastructure and managed services provider. Read More

Micromuse Independent User Community Launches

June 1, 2001 — (WEB HOST INDUSTRY REVIEW) — Micromuse Inc. (, a leading provider of real time fault management and service assurance software, announced on Thursday the official launch of an independent organization of users and partners of the Netcool software. The International Netcool Users Group ( has formalized its internal bylaws and incorporated in the Commonwealth of Virginia as a 501c not-for-profit organization. Read More

Placing Blame For Europe's Limited Bandwidth

May 31, 2001 — Much has been made of the issue of available connectivity in Europe, and how it continues to be a scarce, expensive resource despite the fact that every European ISP and hosting company needs it like humans need air. Read More

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