Hosting Insights

Conversations with Industry Insiders

February, 2010

  • Microsoft’s Windows Azure Platform Gains Traction Among Hosting Providers

    This week at PDC 2009, Microsoft announced three hosting providers who have utilized the Windows Azure platform to build new services coming to market, validating that the Windows Azure platform is generating new business opportunities for hosters and...
  • Stromboxx from T-Systems

    As one of three European beta testers within the Technical Adoption Program, we have been trialing the Windows Azure platform intensively over the past few months as part of the Technical Adoption Program. Based on our experiences with over 1.5 million...
  • 1000 Hosters Storm Miami Beach for the Parallels Hosting Summit

    This week I attended Summit '10 Profit from the Cloud hosted by Parallels and held at the Fontainebleau Miami Beach Resort . Now you might think that I went to this event because it was located in Miami Beach and who doesn't want to be in Miami in February...
  • Finding your one thing

    I flew down to San Francisco last week on Virgin America, to get a business visa for an upcoming trip to India this week. The purpose of the trip was to do several partner meetings and check out the Hosting Days event in Mumbai . My good friends on the...
  • No Fuss. No Muss. Quick and Easy Setup of Windows Phones Means More Happy Customers for You.

    By John Zanni I am a technologist at heart. Working with technology comes naturally to me. Because of this, I always worry that we are asking a customer to do a task that looks easy for us but is not for them. For example, we know that most photos...