Hosting Industry News Briefing for 04/06/2006

Here’s your hosting industry briefing for 04/06/2006

Comodo Offers Free Personal Firewalls

Comodo, a provider of identity and trust assurance management solutions announced this week that they are making their Comodo Personal Firewall 2.0 application free to home users.

According to Comodo, this application features: “advanced network, application and application component monitoring, redesigned interface, intuitive security rules interface, full Application Behavior analysis and application activity control.”

“Internet security threats are rising at an alarming pace, and while consumers are increasingly aware of the risks, to date they have very little ammunition to combat and defend against these threats that are easy to use and cost effective.” said Melih Abdulhayoglu, President and CEO of Comodo.

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PCNames Offers New Expired Domain Search

PCNames, a provider of domain name search services, announced today that they are now offering a free utility that will allow users to search for expired domain names. This new service will also allow customers to back-order domains that are due to expire in a few weeks.

According to the company’s release, “The group at pcNames has spent countless hours optimizing the search and storage of these domains. This allows users to search through tens of thousands of quality expired domains in less than a second. In addition, they have been working with relatively new technologies not typically seen on a website. Methods such as multi-threading, persistent connection, and dynamic interaction were previously only utilized by system applications are now seen in pcNames’s online domain search engine. These techniques help make an online application smoother, faster, and easier to use. One such technique is known as ‘click and drag’. This allows users to simply hold down their mouse and scroll over the items they want at which point all those items would be added to their cart instantly.”

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ResellersPanel Offers $1.49 Domain Names

ResellersPanel, a provider of hosting services, announced this week that they are running a special on domain names with a .info extension. Until June 30th of 2006, these domain names will only cost $1.49 each.

“We wanted to recognize our loyal resellers, as well as introduce newly signed-up resellers to our philosophy of complete automation at economical prices. Apart from the .INFO promo, we have lined up several other promotions and a host of brand new products that will guarantee maximum revenue and complete automation for resellers via our powerful promo engine,” suggested ResellerClub’s CEO Bhavin Turakhia, who added, “A comprehensive product portfolio including advanced Web Hosting plans, ecommerce modules, website builder, live chat and email hosting solutions, coupled with the most economical pricing make ResellerClub the preferred choice for resellers. The advanced promo-engine will encourage our resellers to gain maximum mileage and expand their sub-reseller/customer base by introducing product promotions and discount packages”.

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New Hosting Company Launches

Tear2Hosting, a new hosting company, announced today that they have launched their hosting plans for the general public. Several hosting packages are available and included dedicated, VPS and shared solutions.

According to the company, their VPS plans start at $14.95 per month and feature multiple processors, high memory options, and large SCSI storage arrays running RAID operations.

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