New cPanel & WHM Version 64 Focused on Communication Improvements

cPanel has announced the release of its second major version of 2017, boasting “tons of new features and a slew of improvements for the web hosting industry.” cPanel & WHM version 64 started development in January 2017 and began being released through the cPanel & WHM release tiers in March. It enters the STABLE tier now, and would soon be the version used on more than 75% of cPanel & WHM servers. "This version of cPanel & WHM … [Read more...]

Media Temple Rolls Out New Managed Shared Web Hosting Tier for Database-Intensive Websites

Media Temple, a Los Angeles-based company providing web hosting and cloud hosting solutions, has added a new tier to their Grid – the company’s managed shared web hosting solution. The new plan, Grid Elite, would meet the web hosting needs of high-traffic, database-intensive site and app owners and make it simple for them to manage their growth. Grid Elite would offer all the scalability and benefits of a managed shared web platform, as well … [Read more...]

DreamHost Launches Its In-House Developed Website Builder, Dreamhost Remixer

DreamHost, a provider of web hosting and cloud services for WordPress users worldwide, has announced the public launch of its new website builder, Dreamhost Remixer. The click-to-edit platform is free to use with any DreamHost hosting plan. For a limited time, Remixer is also included with all domain registration purchases. With nearly 20 years of expertise in the web hosting business, DreamHost has long provided over 400,000 customers of all … [Read more...]

Media Temple Hires Marketing Veteran Lou Kikos As Its Head of Marketing

Media Temple, a Los Angeles-based web hosting company acquired by GoDaddy in 2013 but operating separately as a brand, has hired marketing veteran Lou Kikos as the company's new head of Marketing.   Lou Kikos has joined Media Temple’s leadership team as Vice President of Marketing. Boasting over 20 years of experience in corporate branding, revenue and demand-gen programs, market segmentation and customer lifecycle management in the technology … [Read more...]

Liquid Web Buys Web Hosting Company WiredTree

Liquid Web, a $100 million managed hosting provider, has announced the acquisition of Chicago-based managed web hosting company, WiredTree. This acquisition follows the completed purchase of Rackspace’s Cloud Sites business unit late last year. For WiredTree’s customers, the acquisition would mean better infrastructure, no change in pricing and support with access to Liquid Web’s 250 Red Hat, Linux and Windows-certified technicians who are … [Read more...] Acquires Latin American-Focused Web Hosting Provider, Group (NASDAQ:WEB), a provider of Internet services and online marketing solutions for small businesses, has entered a definitive agreement to acquire Latin American-focused, a web hosting and domain registration company with services including cloud servers, dedicated servers, email marketing. "The addition of to our organization will be an important next step in our international growth strategy,” said David L. … [Read more...]

GoDaddy Back In The Super Bowl

GoDaddy, one of the world's largest cloud and web hosting providers, a company dedicated to small, independent ventures, is announcing its plans to advertise in the 2017 Super Bowl. As part of its 12th Super Bowl campaign, GoDaddy plans to pull out all the stops to promote a new, yet-to-be-released product. While not revealing the commercial's specific storyline, GoDaddy is tipping its creative hand as much to say the campaign plays to the … [Read more...]

U.S. Web Hosting Company SiteDart Launches SEO and Website Marketing Tools Powered by MarketGoo

U.S. based web hosting company SiteDart has selected SEO and website marketing tools powered by MarketGoo and made them available to their customers. “We know our customers are consistently looking to improve their website traffic, and are keen to implement search optimization techniques and best practises into their website, even if they are not SEO savvy or familiarized with website marketing,” said Michael Chapman, Director of … [Read more...]

Technavio Report: Over 35% Demand for Web Hosting Services Emerging from APAC

Technavio, a global technology research and advisory company, has launched a report that signals an increased adoption of web servers by SMEs. Geographically, APAC accounts for most of the demand (35%–40%) for web hosting services from SMEs, followed by the Americas (30%–35%). Web presence is considered a critical contributing factor for the success of businesses, according to Technavio’s report, as it helps them reach customers faster and … [Read more...]

Liquid Web Deploys Corero Network Security’s DDoS Protection Solution

Liquid Web, a $100 million web hosting and cloud services provider, has deployed Corero Network Security’s SmartWall Threat Defense System (TDS) to protect 100Gbps of Internet bandwidth with automatic DDoS mitigation across the multiple Liquid Web data centers. In the process of researching a DDoS protection solution, the Liquid Web team investigated many options and, after a lengthy evaluation process, opted for what is fast becoming a common … [Read more...]