- HP Enterprise Business
HP Enterprise Business is one of three global business segments of Palo Alto based Hewlett-Packard Company Hewlett-Packard. It is based in Palo Alto, and has more than 100,000 employees and grew seven percent year-over-year from FY 2009 to FY 2010. On September 23, 2009 HP renamed TSG to HP Enterprise Business.
HP Enterprise Business (formerly called Technology Solutions Group or TSG) is the largest global business unit of HP, offers servers, storage, software and information technology services that enable enterprise and midmarket business customers to manage their current IT environments and transform them into a business enabler. HP Enterprise Business includes Enterprise Storage, Servers and Networking (ESSN), HP Enterprise Services and HP Software Division. HP Technology Services, formerly a fourth division, was recently reorganized under ESSN. The products and services from this organization serve HP's business customers of all sizes in more than 170 countries. [read more...]
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Linode (an abbreviation for Linux Node) is a Web application hosting and cloud computing provider based in Galloway Township, New Jersey. Linode allows system administrators and software developers to rent virtual servers on which to run their own computer applications. Linode allows scalable deployment of applications by providing a Web service through which a user can boot a virtual machine, that Linode calls an "node" or "Linode", and load/run any software desired.
A user can create, deploy, and terminate server instances as needed - paying by the month, but prorated to the day for active servers. Linode provides users with control over the geographical location (i.e. London, UK, Newark, NJ, Atlanta, GA, Dallas, TX and Fremont, CA) of instances that allows for greater availability and fault tolerance. [read more...]
- 1&1 Internet
1&1 Internet, founded in 1988, is a web hosting company owned by United Internet, a German Internet company. Its CEO is Oliver Mauss. The company is one of the largest web hosting companies in the world.
Domain Name Services
As of 2011, 1&1 is the third-largest domain registrar in the world and offers free private domain registration.
Website Hosting Services
In 2006 the company estimated that it hosted more websites than any other company in Germany and the United Kingdom, and that it hosted the seventh-largest number of websites among web hosting companies in the United States. 1&1's 55,000 sq ft (5,100 m).
Cloud servers, virtual private servers (VPS) and dedicated servers are available. The cloud servers can have their hardware upgraded at runtime whilst the others can't. The dedicated servers with their unlimited traffic are low priced and highly competitive, however the single mac address makes virtualisation difficult for clients.
Other [read more...]
A screenshot of Angelfire
Type of site
Free web hosting service
Angelfire is an Internet service offering free space for web sites. It was founded in 1996 and was originally a combination web site building and medical transcription service. Eventually the site dropped the transcription service and focused solely on web site hosting, offering both free and paid memberships. The site was bought by Mountain View, California-based WhoWhere in 1997, which was itself subsequently purchased by the search engine company Lycos in 1998. As Lycos already offered web page hosting with advertising through its acquisition of Tripod.com, Angelfire's offering was modified to also have parity with Tripod, including the addition of an increased amount of advertising but also by offering more disk space.
Until May 2004, Angelfire offered free email (as a cobrand of Mailcity) at the @angelfire.com domain, but this feature has been [read more...]
- MSN Video
MSN Video is an Australian video streaming service from ninemsn as well as a United Kingdom internet television service from MSN. It was rebranded on March 11, 2010.
The previous incarnation of MSN Video was launched in 2004 as an internet video streaming service created and run by Microsoft, now known as Bing Video. It featured various content, including music videos, JibJab animated shorts, IFILM picks, viral videos, original content, TV shows such as Arrested Development, and news shorts. It also hosted the semi-finalists for Film Your Issue. MSN Soapbox was initially an invitation-only beta service under the family of MSN Video products, designed to be a major contributor to the MSN portal. MSN Video was known as a user-generated content service in 2007 and 2008. The MSN Soapbox service was discontinued in August 2009. Reed Smith, editor in chief of MSN Video and Entertainment, accepted the 2007 Marketer of the Year Award from the Direct Marketing Association on behalf of [read more...]
- Socket (Telecommunications Provider)
Socket (Telecommunications Provider) is a Missouri based telecommunications provider, with its headquarters located in Columbia, Missouri. Socket is a privately held company and offers local and long distance phone service, DSL and dial-up internet, and data solutions to residents and businesses across Missouri.
Founded in 1994 by George Pfenenger and John Dupuy, Socket Internet quickly became the largest local internet provider in Missouri.
In 2001 Inc. (magazine) ranked Socket Internet 136th on its list of America's Top 500 fastest-Growing Private Held Companies. Also in 2001 Technology Fast 50, ranked Socket 4th in The Fast 50, which recognizes the 50 fastest growing technology companies in a given geographic area.
In 2004, Socket expanded into the telephone industry, offering business telephone and networking services. In 2008, the company began offering residential telephone service in select markets.
In 2010, Socket was awarded $23.7 million from the American [read more...]