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Interview: Loaded Commerce CEO Salvatore Iozzia at HostingCon

July 24, 2013 -- On the final day of HostingCon 2013 in June, the WHIR met with Loaded Commerce CEO and founder Salvatore Iozzia to discuss the partnership opportunities available for web hosts, and the release of the beta version of Loaded 7, its open source ecommerce platform. Read More

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WHIR TV Tours Cbeyond’s Louisville, KY Data Center

October 11, 2011 — WHIR tv had the opportunity to tour the Louisville, Kentucky data center of cloud and managed hosting provider Cbeyond. Read More

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Interview: WebsPlanet and Verio Talk SMB Needs at HostingCon

July 29, 2013 -- Verio partnered with WebsPlanet to provide online presence solutions to its small and medium-sized business customers in June, and the WHIR talked to both companies at HostingCon 2013 about their mutually beneficial partnership. Read More

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Demand Media Austin Office Tour

July 10, 2013 -- At HostingCon in Austin last month, the WHIR had the chance to tour the Demand Media office just off of trendy South Congress. The space has a great history, and Demand Media has worked hard to preserve it. Read More

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Interview: BetterServers CEO Matt Heaton at HostingCon

July 15, 2013 -- At HostingCon in June, hosting veteran Matt Heaton talked to the WHIR about his latest venture, BetterServers, and what sets it apart from other cloud infrastructure providers, namely performance and price. Read More

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WHIR TV Tours the Phoenix NAP Data Center

October 28, 2010 — WHIR TV had the opportunity to tour the Phoenix NAP facility, which opened its doors to customers in the summer of 2010. Read More

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VIDEO: GlowTouch VP of Operations Russ Broomell Talks Parallels Automation on AWS

February 25, 2013 -- Earlier this month at Parallels Summit 2013 in Las Vegas, the WHIR had a chance to talk to GlowTouch Technologies VP of operations Russ Broomell about its new offering, Parallels Automation on Amazon Web Services. Read More

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Flexiant Cloud Orchestrator Demo Video on WHIR TV

January 7, 2013 -- Flexiant founder and senior VP of product development, Tony Lucas, takes us through the company’s Flexiant Cloud Orchestrator software, platform for delivering infrastructure as a service, designed specifically around the needs and requirements of the hosting service provider. Read More

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VIDEO: GlowTouch VP of Operations Russ Broomell Talks Parallels Automation on AWS

February 25, 2013 -- Earlier this month at Parallels Summit 2013 in Las Vegas, the WHIR had a chance to talk to GlowTouch Technologies VP of operations Russ Broomell about its new offering, Parallels Automation on Amazon Web Services. Read More

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The Building of Peer 1′s Toronto Data Center #7

June 29, 2010 — The 7th installment in our ongoing series showcases PEER 1′s completed Toronto data center. Read More

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eNom VP Chris Sheridan on New TLDs and the Hosting Business

February 13, 2013 -- At the Parallels Summit in Las Vegas, WHIR TV had the opportunity to speak with Chris Sheridan of eNom, wholesale provider of domain names and other Internet services, on some of the new challenges and opportunities the domain space will present to hosting providers in the next few months. Read More

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WHIR TV: RagingWire’s Sacramento, California Data Center Video Tour

November 5, 2012 -- Recently, WHIR TV had the opportunity to tour the Sacramento, California facility of data center provider RagingWire, a monstrous campus known as The Rock including two buildings totaling 500,000 square feet, and focusing on innovation and efficiency in its power and cooling infrastructure, and its connectivity. Check out the data center video. Read More

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eNom VP Chris Sheridan on New TLDs and the Hosting Business

February 13, 2013 -- At the Parallels Summit in Las Vegas, WHIR TV had the opportunity to speak with Chris Sheridan of eNom, wholesale provider of domain names and other Internet services, on some of the new challenges and opportunities the domain space will present to hosting providers in the next few months. Read More

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The Building of the PEER 1 Data Center- Video #6

March 1, 2010 — WHIR tv continues to document the progress of the building of the PEER 1 data center in Toronto, Canada. Check out our 6th installment in today’s WHIR tv video. Read More

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VIDEO: CloudFlare CEO Matthew Prince Talks CDN, Railgun Optimization

November 16, 2012 -- Back at the cPanel conference in October, WHIR TV had the opportunity to talk to Matthew Prince, CEO of content delivery network operator CloudFlare, about the ongoing development of the CloudFlare CDN, the company’s new Railgun technology, and its model for working with hosting providers. Read More

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DEMO VIDEO: Idera Continuous Data Protection (Part 2)

September 25, 2012 -- In part two of our Idera continuous data protection demo video, Brian Winebarger looks at some of the data protection and backup software’s customer-facing functions. Read More

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VIDEO: CloudFlare CEO Matthew Prince Talks CDN, Railgun Optimization

November 16, 2012 -- Back at the cPanel conference in October, WHIR TV had the opportunity to talk to Matthew Prince, CEO of content delivery network operator CloudFlare, about the ongoing development of the CloudFlare CDN, the company’s new Railgun technology, and its model for working with hosting providers. Read More

The Building of the PEER 1 Data Center- Video #5

January 22,2010 — WHIR tv continues to follow the building of the PEER 1 Data Center in Toronto, Canada. From day 1, WHIR tv has been on site to document the progress of this state-of-the-art facility. Read More

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BetterLinux Web Hosting Software CEO Matt Heaton on WHIR TV

November 14, 2012 -- WHIR TV had the opportunity to talk to Matt Heaton, CEO of BetterLinux, about the company’s newly launched web hosting software, its functions, and the opportunity it presents for hosting providers. Read More

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DEMO VIDEO: Idera Continuous Data Protection (Part 1)

September 12, 2012 -- In today’s demo video, we take a closer look at those backup tools, as Brian Winebarger, of Idera demonstrates some of the functions of the company’s continuous data protection platform, focusing on the multi-tenant features web hosting providers can use to deliver data protection to their customers. Read More

Business Networking Events Video – October 2012 – New York City

November 15, 2012 -- On October 18, 2012, the WHIR team went down to New York City for another of our WHIR web hosting business networking events, bringing together providers from the New York area at The Park, a great venue in Chelsea. Read More

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The Building of the PEER 1 Data Center- Video #3

October 15th, 2009 — This is the 3rd installment in our ongoing series documenting the building of the PEER 1 Data Center in Toronto, Canada. Ryan Murphey takes us through the progress of what will eventually be a state of the art facility. Read More

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VIDEO: Christian Dawson of i2Coalition on Internet Public Policy

November 12, 2012 -- Back at the cPanel conference in October, WHIR TV had the opportunity to interview Christian Dawson of the internet infrastructure coalition about the organization’s position just following its September launch, and its plans for influencing Internet public policy in the US. Read More

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New WHIR TV Video: Infratel Talks ClickConnect Click-to-Call Tool

August 9, 2012 -- Telephony software company Infratel recently broke out the ClickConnect portion of its Infra Cloud Receptionist product out as a separate product, due to its popularity as an entry-level tool for hosting customers. Read More

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BetterLinux Web Hosting Software CEO Matt Heaton on WHIR TV

November 14, 2012 -- WHIR TV had the opportunity to talk to Matt Heaton, CEO of BetterLinux, about the company’s newly launched web hosting software, its functions, and the opportunity it presents for hosting providers. Read More

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The Building of the PEER 1 Data Center- Video #2

August 10,2009 — As we continue our documentation of the building of the PEER 1 Data Center in Toronto, Canada, we go into the empty space to see the shell of what’s to become a state-of-the-art facility. Read More

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VIDEO: Troy McCasland of Attracta on SEO Software for Hosting Providers

November 9, 2012 -- At the cPanel Conference in October, Troy McCasland of SEO software provider Attracta talks about the Attracta SEO tools, the work the company has done to integrate Attracta into the hosting customer buy-path, and some work the company had done to develop the most effective pricing model for hosting customers. Read More

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WHIR TV: Video Demo of Atomia Web Hosting Control Panel

July 22, 2012 -- In this week’s WHIR Demo video, Daniel Jarpinger gives us a tour of some of the Atomia web hosting control panel’s key features and functions. Read More

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VIDEO: Christian Dawson of i2Coalition on Internet Public Policy

November 12, 2012 -- Back at the cPanel conference in October, WHIR TV had the opportunity to interview Christian Dawson of the internet infrastructure coalition about the organization’s position just following its September launch, and its plans for influencing Internet public policy in the US. Read More

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The Building of the PEER 1 Data Center- Toronto,Canada

July 31, 2009 — PEER 1 is building their flagship data center in Toronto, Canada and WHIR tv plans to be there every step of the way. This is the first in an ongoing video series where we document the building of a data center, from demo to final product Read More

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VIDEO: CloudLinux CEO Igor Seletskiy on Hosting Platform Software

November 1, 2012 -- At the cPanel conference during October in Houston, Texas, WHIR TV had the opportunity to talk to Igor Seletskiy, CEO and founder of web hosting software company CloudLinux, about the company’s software platform, designed to optimize the environment for shared hosting. Read More

cbeyond

Video Demo: Cbeyond Hosted Microsoft Exchange

We’re posting this week’s Monday WHIR video demo on the Tuesday instead (as you’ve probably noticed) because we were out of the office for the Canada Day holiday on Monday. In this week’s demo, Candace Bazemore of cloud hosting provider Cbeyond guides us through the usage of the company’s hosted… Read More

attracta

VIDEO: Troy McCasland of Attracta on SEO Software for Hosting Providers

November 9, 2012 -- At the cPanel Conference in October, Troy McCasland of SEO software provider Attracta talks about the Attracta SEO tools, the work the company has done to integrate Attracta into the hosting customer buy-path, and some work the company had done to develop the most effective pricing model for hosting customers. Read More

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Video Feature- WHIR TV Tours SoftLayer’s Dallas Data Center

April 4, 2009 – WHIR tv went down to Dallas, Texas to tour SoftLayer’s impressive data center. CEO, Lance Crosby gives us a tour while CTO,Nathan Day, gives us some insight into SoftLayer’s structure and vision. Read More

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VIDEO: WebsPlanet, Hostway talk Website Building Software Partnership

October 19, 2012 -- Back at HostingCon in July, WHIR TV had the opportunity to talk with website building software provider WebsPlanet and web hosting provider Hostway as they launched a new partnership that would see Hostway distribute the WebsPlanet software Eclipse to its hosting customers. Read More

yola

Video Demo: Yola Website Building Software

For this week’s Monday WHIR video demo, Mada Seghete of website building tool developer (and consequently mass-market hosting provider) Yola takes us through the ultra-simple website building technology that has led to the company having more than 6 million users around the world. Along with a simple website building tool… Read More

cloud-linux

VIDEO: CloudLinux CEO Igor Seletskiy on Hosting Platform Software

November 1, 2012 -- At the cPanel conference during October in Houston, Texas, WHIR TV had the opportunity to talk to Igor Seletskiy, CEO and founder of web hosting software company CloudLinux, about the company’s software platform, designed to optimize the environment for shared hosting. Read More

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The Building of the PEER 1 Data Center- Video #4

WHIR tv  continues to cover the ongoing construction of the PEER 1 Data Center in Toronto, Canada. Read More

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Solar VPS COO Ross Brouse Discusses new VPS Management Console

October 3, 2012 -- VPS hosting provider Solar VPS launched its new VPS hosting automation system, the SolarSystem, a customer-facing management platform developed in-house by the company to integrate third-party tools with unique proprietary features. Read More

ecwid

WHIR Demo: Ecwid Shopping Cart Software

In the last few months, shopping cart software has focused its attention on the hosting space – a shift probably due at least in part to the investment in the company by Runa Capital, an investment firm with a lot of hosting industry expertise that seems focused on software that… Read More

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VIDEO: WebsPlanet, Hostway talk Website Building Software Partnership

October 19, 2012 -- Back at HostingCon in July, WHIR TV had the opportunity to talk with website building software provider WebsPlanet and web hosting provider Hostway as they launched a new partnership that would see Hostway distribute the WebsPlanet software Eclipse to its hosting customers. Read More

fortrust

Video Feature: FORTRUST Data Center Tour

General Manager Rob McClary of FORTRUST gives a Data Center Tour. View more FORTRUST videos to the right. Read More

yola

VIDEO: Yola CEO Talks About Website Builder and Web Hosting Partners

September 27, 2012 -- Back at HostingCon, WHIR TV had the opportunity to speak to Trevor Harries-Jones, CEO of website building software developer Yola, about the company’s approach to what we might consider the shared web hosting market, and how the company is developing its website building tool to distribute to hosting providers. Read More

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WHIR Demo: WebsPlanet Eclipse Website Builder

Robert Priscu of WebsPlanet, offers a video demonstration of the company's Eclipse WYSIWYG website building tool, a product it very recently began targeting to web hosting providers. Read More

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VIDEO: WHIR Events, Phoenix, AZ – September 20, 2012

October 18, 2012 -- Back in September, the WHIR team was down in Phoenix, Arizona for another one of our WHIR Networking Events, at Mabel's on Main, a pretty standard bar with one mysterious secret. Read More

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VIDEO: ProfitBricks CEOs Describe the Next Generation Cloud

September 10, 2012 -- At HostingCon in August, ProfitBricks CEO Achim Weiss and US CEO Robert Rizika spoke to WHIR TV about some of the design philosophy and engineering work that went into to building what they describe as a next generation of cloud hosting. Read More

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WHIR Demo: Parallels Plesk Panel

March 5, 2012 — Parallels product manager Blake Tyra gives us a quick overview of the Parallels Plesk Panel control panel product, and some of its functions for hosting providers, for server administrators and for small business operators Read More

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VIDEO: WHIR Events – San Jose, CA – August 23, 2012

September 18, 2012 -- In late August, the WHIR went back to California to put on a second WHIR Networking event in the area for this year. Last WHIR Event was in Los Angeles, back in January of 2012. This time we went to San Jose, where we met up with a good showing from the local hosting community there. Read More

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VIDEO: ResellerClub on New Reseller Hosting Products, Upcoming India Event

September 6, 2012 -- At HostingCon in July, WHIR TV had the opportunity to talk to ResellerClub about some of the new products and opportunities the company is delivering to reseller hosting providers using its services, as well as the upcoming Reseller Club Hosting Summit in India in November. Read More

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WHIR Demo: SiteLock Website Malware Scanning

February 20, 2012 — SiteLock president Neill Feather takes us through the interface for the company’s website security scanning tools. Read More

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VIDEO: ProfitBricks CEOs Describe the Next Generation Cloud

September 10, 2012 -- At HostingCon in August, ProfitBricks CEO Achim Weiss and US CEO Robert Rizika spoke to WHIR TV about some of the design philosophy and engineering work that went into to building what they describe as a next generation of cloud hosting. Read More

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VIDEO: ScienceLogic on Winning Enterprise Cloud Hosting Customers

September 4, 2012 -- At HostingCon, WHIR TV spoke to ScienceLogic founder and chairman David Link and chief technology officer Antonio Piraino about the demands enterprise cloud customers have for cloud services, as well as what ScienceLogic can do to help hosting provider meet those needs. Read More

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WHIR Demo: CodeGuard

February 13, 2012 — David Moeller, CEO of CodeGuard, takes us through his company’s time machine backup and restore application for websites. Read More

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VIDEO: WHIR Networking Event, Washington DC, June 21, 2012

August 21, 2012 -- Back in June, the WHIR team went down to the nation's capital in DC for another of our WHIR networking events, this time at a cool little spot called Current Lounge. Read More

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Video: cPanel and Attracta Talk About Integrating SEO Tools into the Hosting Control Panel

August 31, 2012 -- At HostingCon in July, WHIR TV had the chance to sit down with Aaron Phillips, VP of operations at cPanel, and Troy McCasland, VP of business development at Attracta, who discussed the history of the partnership, which they say will put an exciting new tool in the hands of hosting providers running the cPanel control panel. Read More

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WHIR Demo: LinMin Bare Metal Provisioning

Feb 06, 2012 — LinMin CEO Laurent Gharda takes us through a demonstration of his company’s Bare Metal Provisioning software. Read More

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WHIR TV: Video from WHIR Networking Events Europe

Back in May, the WHIR brought our series of networking events to Europe, extending the scope of our travels to connect with local hosting markets in Amsterdam, Berlin, Paris and London. It was a great experience for us, and a great opportunity to connect with those local hosting providers, made… Read More

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Video: Hosting Control Panel cPanel, and Billing Software WHMCS Discuss Investment, Partnership, Integration

August 29, 2012 -- While at HostingCon, WHIR TV had the opportunity to talk to VP of operations Aaron Phillips from cPanel and CEO and founder Matt Pugh from WHMCS about the business and investment partnership that will see the two companies integrate hosting control panel Read More

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WHIR Demo: Veeam’s Backup & Replication Software

January 30, 2012 — Veeam Software product strategy specialist Rick Vanover presents a demo of the company’s Backup & Replication software. Read More

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WHIR TV: Networking Event, Toronto, May 2012

July 13, 2012 -- Back in May, before departing for the European road trip, the WHIR welcomed locals and out-of-towners to an event in its home base of Toronto, for an evening of fun and networking at the local bar The Hoxton. Read More

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WHIR TV: Backup Software Firm R1Soft Discusses Brand Transition to Idera

August 14, 2012 -- In a video interview, Amy Muehleman, director of demand generation at Idera spoke to WHIR TV about the transition of backup software provider R1Soft into the parent company Idera's brand, and its impact on R1Soft customers. Read More

 
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WHIR TV: Networking Event, Denver, April 2012

Back in April, the WHIR went down to Denver, Colorado to host another of our WHIR Networking events at the slick lounge Chloe. We had a great turnout, and a great crowd, and by all accounts the attendees had a great time. At the event, WHIR editor Liam Eagle pulled… Read More

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Joseph B. George Discusses Dell’s OpenStack-Powered Cloud Solution

May 3, 2012 — In Texas, back in February, WHIR TV had the opportunity to Speak to Joseph B. George, director of cloud and big data solutions at Dell, abut the company’s work with OpenStack. George offered some insight into Dell’s day-one involvement with the OpenStack project, as well as… Read More

 
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WHIR Networking Event – March 2012 – Chicago

April 19, 2012 -- On Thursday, March 15, the WHIR was in Chicago for its fourth annual networking event in the city. Held at the Rockit Bar & Grill, the event was made possible by sponsors Parallels, e-onlinedata, Black Lotus, CA Technologies, Arbor Networks and WiredTree. Read More

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WHIR TV Interviews Phoenix NAP’s Ian McClarty

August 11, 2010 — Ian McClarty, president of Phoenix-based network access point Phoenix NAP, talks to WHIR TV, shortly after the facility’s opening. Read More

 
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WHIR Networking Event – February 2012 – Austin, TX

March 13, 2012 — The WHIR heads to Austin, Texas, for a networking event at the very nice Parkside lounge on the city’s famous 6th street. Read More

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WHIR TV Interviews Shane Menking of Data Foundry

August 3, 2010 — Data Foundry president and chief financial officer Shane Menking talks to WHIR TV about breaking ground on the company’s 40 acre Data Ranch campus in Austin, Texas, August 3. Read More

 
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WHIR Networking Event – January 2012 – Los Angeles

Feb 03, 2012 — The WHIR stopped by Cafe Entourage in Los Angees for a night of fun and networking. Read More

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WHIR TV Interviews Hostway and Attracta

June 4, 2010 — Hostway co-founder and VP John Lee and Attracta VP Troy McCasland sit down with WHIR tv to discuss a partnership that will see Hostway distribute Attracta’s website SEO optimization tools to its customers, via a opt-out bundling approach. Read More

 
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WHIR Networking Event, Houston, November 2011

November 2011 — Back in November, the WHIR headed down to Houston, Texas to a great little spot called Hughes’ Hangar, for our final WHIR Networking Event of 2011. Read More

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Video Feature: Interview with Jeff Lowenberg

September 29, 2008 – Jeff Lowenberg of The Planet chats with WHIR TV’s Anastasia Tubanos about The Planet’s World Class Data Centers Read More

 
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Denver WHIR Networking Event 2010

September 21, 2010 — The WHIR stopped in Denver, Colorado for another great evening of fun and networking at The Corner Office. Read More

   
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WHIR TV at the Data Center Dilemma Event

December 4, 2009 — WHIR tv had a chance to get to the Data Center Dilemma Event, hosted by WiredRE in the Silicon Valley. Check out who was there and what it was all about in todays web hosting video. Read More