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Nikhil Of Admin-Ahead: Think Big, Start Small

Nikhil is an entrepreneur and owner of Admin Ahead, a company that does remote system, technical support and network administration. He also runs few other brands and companies that develop applications and provide various services to dot-com businesses. I met him during HostingCon 2010 in San Diego. We didn’t talk much about business, as we got together in […]

Aaron Philips: cPanel Has The Ability To Drive New Business

I met Aaron Philips at HostingCon 2009. Since then I have seen him in action as Vice President of Operations of cPanel Inc. On my humble opinion he is a strong business leader, who is very focused on achieving goals and to succeeding in business. I have seen him helping to startups which have good products […]

Keith Duncan of Ping! Zine: I’m Always Looking To Do Better

Keith Duncan is a publisher of the longest running print magazine in the hosting industry – Ping! Zine. I know him from one of the web hosting conferences I attended, I don’t remember which one actually. He looks serious, but at the same time is an easygoing guy, who takes time to talk to anyone, during those […]

Pulkit Gupta: Softaculous Helps Many People. We Learn From Them

I met Pulkit Gupta at HostingCon 2011 in San Diego. I did’n have too much time to get to know him there, but at some point I decided that his Softaculous is not just a very interesting product, but it is a success story. At the time Softaculous was released there were at least one more […]

Thomas Strohe: WorldHosting Days Is The World’s Biggest Hosting Event

This is B10WH’s second in interview with Mr. Thomas Strohe, the man behind WordHosting Days show. Last year he has spoken to Dimitar to tell B10WH.com readers that “Everything Is More In WebHostingDay 2010“. This year we have contacted Mr. Strohe to ask him what to expect from the completely rebranded WordHosting Days event which […]

Another Overselling Web Host Went Unlimited

Posted by hosttycoon On April - 29 - 2009ADD COMMENTS

Siteground became another shared hosting provider that went “Unlimited”. The web host used to be number 1 ranked website in Google on “web hosting” search term for almost 2 years. It was known with its unrealistic offerings, which featured 200 GB disc space as a part of shared hosting plans. However as many other oversellers, Siteground succeeded to attract customers and hasn’t failed to provide them with a decent service and good customer support. The company has been... more

PingZine – Quick Fact

Posted by hosttycoon On April - 28 - 2009ADD COMMENTS

Ping! Zine Web Hosting Magazine is one of the most influential media in hosting industry. I like it because it is quality and has a very nice design. Read what Keith Dunkan of PingZine said about the magazine. “We print over 20,000 copies per issue, 85% shipped in US, 15% Canada, and overseas, we average 1.7 readers per copy bringing print readership to over 30,000 readers and have average 15,000 readers of the online version, bringing our estimated total to 45,000 readers per issue”. PingZine... more

HP Announced SAN Shared Storage To BladeSystem Matrix

Posted by hosttycoon On April - 23 - 2009ADD COMMENTS

Hewlett Packard announced that it releases a new blade server and storage system that aims to power the new generation virtual data centers and to be used for cloud computing class IT services and platforms. Along with the HP BladeSystem Matrix (a a cloud infrastructure in a box) HP has said that the new HP LeftHand storage P4000 SAN is available as a standalone iSCSI SAN product or as a part of virtualized blade server infrastructure in a bundle called HP StorageWorks SB40c with P4000 Virtual... more

Some say that there are big money in domain after market. I would admit that I used to underestimate this niche and even when I was executive of a web hosting company, we never used expired customer’s domain to park them and to squeeze some money from them. But probably I wasn’t good enough for the job. Because Giuseppe Grillea from NameDrive. I met him on WebhostingDay 2009 in Cologne and he told me that many people used to earn money from their parked domains. It is the same with the... more

We all know what investment banking is, or at least most of us have learned something about investment banking… thanks to financial crisis. Well today “Investment banker” is probably not the most appreciated job in the world. Sadly most people are tending to think that investment bankers are guilty for the current global economic slowdown. Well I’m not one of them. So when I met Frank from Cheval Capital I was interested of his business. I asked them whether he would talk... more