February 22, 2012 — Web hosting provider EnterHost announced earlier this month it has named Courtney Crummel Summers as its new marketing director. She was most recently senior account executive for Fort Worth-based advertising agency Concussion.


I admit it – I’m a geek

Admitting you’re a geek is the first step towards protecting your geekdom.

I thought I had written about the voltage spike hitting our home about a month ago. But since I don’t see mention of it in the newsletter archive, I’m guessing it didn’t happen. I was likely preoccupied with recovering. I never thought I was much different than anyone else who spends most of their time on the Internet, but after reviewing the damage, maybe I am……(Read More…)

Read the entire “I admit it – I’m a geek” edition of the Web Hosting Talk Insider.


February 22, 2012 — Web hosting provider Liquid Web announced last week via its blog it has re-engineered its services to provide support for many new operating systems on its proprietary Smart Servers line.


February 22, 2012 — Web hosting provider Webair announced on Tuesday that it has partnered with storage memory platform Fusion-io to upgrade its cloud hosting technology by making its disk speeds faster.


February 22, 2012 — Web hosting provider Host Europe announced on Wednesday that it has will distribute StopTheHacker’s suite of website security services across all of its companies. Its UK reseller hosting company Heart Internet will be the first to launch StopTheHacker security service to its customers.


February 21, 2012 — SiteLock’s recently- appointed executive vice president of business development Tom Serani – a veteran of several organizations that regard partnership with the hosting channel as a key to their business – conducted an email Q&A with the WHIR, answering some more questions about the malware threat and the company’s solution.


February 21, 2012 — Web hosting provider Six Degrees Group announced on Monday that it has completed the acquisition of London-based managed hosting and managed cloud provider Ultraspeed. The terms of the acquisition have not been disclosed. Founded in 1998, Ultraspeed has an average customer spend of about $40,000 per year and this mid-market customer base will support Six Degrees’ focus on this segment.


February 21, 2012 — Web hosting control panel developer cPanel announced on Tuesday that its subsidiary Hostbed has acquired web hosting provider Siteocity.com. The terms of the deal have not been disclosed. According to the announcement, the acquisition will provide cPanel with a direct platform for real-world testing of its products.


February 21, 2012 — Infinera announced on Tuesday it has named Todd Hanson its VP of global professional services. A digital optical network model is a network architecture for hosts and service providers that allows them to reach more customers, more cost-effectively, offer better network performance, unify network architectures, and simplify their overall operations.


February 21, 2012 — Atomia announced on Tuesday it has released Atomia DNS under the ISC open source license. Atomia develops and sells a hosting automation platform to web hosting companies, which is based on a framework that allows customers to integrate with new software and hardware and develop their own custom features.

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