Hosting Industry News Briefing for 04/11/2006

Here’s your hosting industry briefing for 04/11/2006

CPanel Offers Training Seminars

The folks behind CPanel, one of the most widely used site control panels, announced today that they will now beginning offering training seminars for CPanel server operators. The first seminar will take place between June 8th and 9th in Houston, TX.

“This training seminar is a great way to provide hands on training for our customers,” says Eric Gregory of cPanel. “We hope to reach out in a way that other software companies can not or will not.”

Both beginner and advanced level courses will be offered during the seminar and will cover topics ranging from installation to using the more advanced features the panel has to offer.

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Clubhouse Hosting Offers New Features

Clubhouse Hosting, a provider of shared hosting solutions, announced on Monday that they will be offering their customers RVSiteBuilder to assist them in creating their own websites. In addition, the company also announced that they will be extending their free domain name offer.

“I am confident that by offering this incredible new product, we will add additional value to our already feature-rich Web hosting plans,” says Adam Tommasi, founder of ClubHouse Hosting. “This really demonstrates our commitment to providing the latest and greatest tools for our customers. If they are successful, we are successful.”

Clubhouse Hosting recently overhauled their company site to make it easier for their customers to find the information they need.

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RedHat to Acquire JBoss

RedHat, a developer of Linux, stated today that they will be acquiring the software company JBoss in a deal that is worth nearly $420 million. JBoss is a provider of open source software solutions and has been highly pursued by a number of big name companies.

In the company’s release, the CEO of Red Hat, Matthew Szulik, stated that “market demand for integrated open source solutions was apparent, and that the JBoss acquisition re-affirms Red Hat’s commitment to delivering an integrated open sources platform. Szulik also said in a statement that he is convinced the deal would help push further innovation in open source development.”

40% of the purchase price will be paid in cash, with the remainder coming in stock to JBoss.

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AppRiver Premiers New Microsoft 2003 Exchange Hosting Solution

AppRiver, a provider of email security applications for businesses released today that they are launching a new Microsoft 2003 Exchange hosting solution for their customers. A new control panel is included with this solution and other features will provide companies with better ways to use the messaging and collaboration features in Outlook.

“We designed our new hosting control panel to simplify speed and delivery of Exchange provisioning and management for service providers, VARs and end users,” said Michael Murdoch, AppRiver’s CEO and co-founder. “By giving administrators simple access to Exchange, Shoreline allows businesses and other organizations to benefit from the mobility, data synchronization and collaboration offerings of Exchange with significant time and cost savings.”

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