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Web hosting provider WSXHosting.com announced that it has introduced ten new hosting plans alongside a range of additional services that complement its existing offerings. WSX Hosting’s packages now range from 500MB of bandwidth and 5GB of disk space to 25000MB bandwidth and 400GB of disk space. "The new hosting packages allow us to be more competitive in the hosting market while still meeting our current clients hosting needs," said Michael Desmarais, CEO of WSX Hosting. Each of WSX Hosting’s plans include free domain name and setup, free PHP script installer, free search engine submission, site builder, and one free domain appraisal. A number of the company’s new plans offer additional options that include an IP Address and SSH access. WSX Hosting’s additional plans come after the recent addition of the introduction of Unlimited Newsgroup Acces... (more)

Web Hosting Provider Affinity Internet Names Jim Collins As CEO

Affinity Internet, a provider of web-based services, has appointed Jim Collins, the company's current president, to the position of CEO, effective immediately. Jim Collins has been with Affinity in various executive roles for more than five years and has helped reshape the company. Under his leadership Affinity Internet has evolved from a web hosting provider to a full-service web based services firm, dedicated to helping businesses create, deploy, market, maintain and secure their online presence. According to Sanjeev Aggarwal, Senior Analyst Small and Medium Business Strategies... (more)

Sitestar Acquires Web Hosting Provider Netrover

Internet access and value-added computer services provider Sitestar Corporation has announced that it has purchased Canadian-based Netrover, Inc. effective January 1, 2006. The company will gain a further 7,000 customers through the acquisition including web hosting customers, dial-up and Digital Subscriber Line (DSL) Internet subscribers, and customers of other Netrover services. The acquisition offers Sitestar greater exposure in Canada, complementing the company’s plans to improve its customer base in North America. "The acquisition of Netrover bolsters both the financia... (more)

Affinity Announces New 'Web Hosting Brand'

Internet services provider Affinity Internet has announced the launch of its new ‘web hosting brand’, Gate.com , being announced as providing “a level of performance and reliability previously unattainable for most developers and designers”. Both Gate.com’s Linux and Windows offerings utilize a clustered server platform which the company suggests helps eliminate website downtime and offer high performance and reliability. The wide range of technology available through Gate.com includes ASP.NET 2.0, PHP, and XML. Its Linux solutions include Symantec B... (more)

Aastra Intecom Launches Contact Center Hosting Service

A provider of mission critical contact center and enterprise IP communications, Aastra Intecom, has announced the formal launch of its contact center hosting service featuring its Centergy Virtual Contact Center solution. In addition to selling the solution outright to major enterprises and carriers, Aastra Intecom has formally entered the hosting market to satisfy the need for contact center technology on demand among small to medium sized companies, as well as major corporations. Hugh Scholaert, President of Aastra Intecom, explained, ''It's no surprise we would get into hostin... (more)