Hosting Industry News Briefing for 03/31/2006

Here’s your hosting industry briefing for 03/31/2006

CM4All Expands into America

CM4all, a web content management firm located in Europe, announced today that they have opened an office in Boston, Massachusetts. According to the company, this will allow them to widen their sales opportunities in the United States.

CM4all’s flagship product is WebsiteCreator, which allows site owners to design and create complex web sites without any knowledge of html. Currently, over 300 design templates are integrated into the application.

“It is critical to our company’s success that we establish CM4all in the US to truly gain acknowledgment as a leading developer of Web-based applications for the Internet,” says Robert Schovenberg, CEO of CM4all. “We look forward to continuing to make Web site creation an accessible and viable option for individuals and small businesses.”

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Hostway Sponsors Junior Achievement

Hostway, a provider of web hosting services, announced that they are sponsoring the Junior Achievement of Chicago’s Second Annual JA Titan Competition. The competition, which will take place on April 7th at the Hotel Allegro in Chicago will put 8 teams of high schoolers to the test as they compete to simulate a successful business launch.

“Hostway’s gift is another example of its long-standing commitment to improving the lives of the future business and community leaders of this country,” says Sandy Daffe, president of Junior Achievement of Chicago. “Their strong support for Junior Achievement of Chicago programming continues to enhance the educational opportunities available to these children.”

The company provided $25,000 to sponsor the competition.

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SWSoft Launches New Version of SiteBuilder

In what has been a busy week for SWSoft, a developer of server automation and visualization software, they announced today that they have released version 3.0 of their popular tool, SiteBuilder for Windows.

In celebration of this release, the company is offering a promotion which will extend the free version’s license indefinitely and will provide 12 months of free updates for the paid version.

“Hosted applications such as SWsoft’s SiteBuilder for Windows provide a strong business proposition for the growing number of Windows-based service providers,” says Pascal Martin, GM of worldwide hosting at Microsoft. “Service providers are able to attract a new segment of customers by offering innovative Web-based applications hosted on Windows that help drive up the average revenue per user.”

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US LEC Launches Dedicated Hosting Solutions

US LEC Corp, a provider of data and voice solutions, announced today that they are premiering a new line of dedicated hosting solutions. The plans are geared towards business customers and will provide them with several advanced tools.

“A major focus for US LEC continues to center around developing solutions that benefit our customers’ existing and ever-expanding locations,” said Jeff Blackey, US LEC senior vice president of marketing and business development. “US LEC now has the capability to answer our customers’ current and future Internet demands with nationwide T-1 service.”

“The addition of nationwide dedicated Internet service allows US LEC to serve an important portion of its customer base—businesses with multiple locations who use the Internet as the backbone of their operations,” Blackey said. “Nationwide dedicated Internet will allow US LEC to serve these customers better, providing them with the flexibility to get everything they need from one provider with experience delivering national services.”

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