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JVP to Invest $350m in Israeli Startups

July 26, 2001 — (WEB HOST INDUSTRY REVIEW) — Jerusalem Venture Partners (jvpvc.com) said Tuesday it is initiating a $350 million fund for communications and Web startups seeking first-round financing, following a trend of investment into young Israeli companies. Read More

Birch Announces Addition of E-commerce Services

July 25, 2001 — (WEB HOST INDUSTRY REVIEW) — Birch Telecom (birch.com) yesterday announced the addition of e-commerce to its Web hosting options and the expansion of its Unix and NT solutions for small to mid-size businesses. These new products are meant to complement the company’s popular Sp@ce Genie package, which provides customers point and click capability to build their own Web site without investing money in development. Read More

Easynet France Improves Response Time With Network Attached Storage

July 25, 2001 — (WEB HOST INDUSTRY REVIEW) — French ISP Easynet France (Easynet.fr), announced an improvement in servicetoday after switching from server-attached storage to network attachedstorage. The company said it has experienced rapid growth in its Internetservice provider and web hosting businesses, forcing improvements in everyarea but particularly in data storage. The local storage used in the pastmade it impossible to meet the company’s performance targets, especiallywhen it was necessary to access data across the network. Read More

Fastnet Provides Co-location to 4anything.com

July 24, 2001 — (WEB HOST INDUSTRY REVIEW) — Fastnet Corporation (fast.net), a leading business Internet solutions, Web hosting and co-location provider, announced yesterday that they have been chosen by 4anything.com to provide co-location services for its new Live Interactive Voice and Video Entertainment Service (livve.com). Read More


July 23, 2001 — When Local Loop Unbundling (LLU) in Europe got serious last year, most ISPs, second-tier telcos and Web hosting companies hailed it as a crucial step toward opening up the high-speed Internet access marketplace to competition. Read More

NaviSite Announces New CEO

July 22, 2001 — (WEB HOST INDUSTRY REVIEW) — NaviSite, Inc., a leading provider of outsourced Web hosting and managed application services, announced Thursday the voluntary resignation of its president and CEO, Joel B. Rosen, effective at the end of July. Rosen has served as a member of the board of directors, president and CEO April 1999, and he will remain a consultant to NaviSite. Read More

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