Archive for September, 2012

Smart Servers get Smarter with Intel E3 Processors at iWeb

Published on September 26, 2012 at 8:21 pm by iWeb-Andre in: iWeb Articles

iWeb is proud to introduce its updated lineup of Smart Servers.  Since the introduction of our Smart Servers, customers have enjoyed the flexibility of our SmartLayer powered servers and the power of dedicated hardware.

Now iWeb is pleased to go a step further with the latest generation Xeon processors. We introduced the E3 processors to our Classic Dedicated lineup and are now providing the same processors for the Smart Server lineup.  In addition, we have simplified the configurations available for Smart Servers while keeping all the great features customers love.

Why choose the new Smart Server lineup?

E3 powered Smart Servers offer many advantages: (more…)

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Position: Account Manager

Published on September 19, 2012 at 3:48 pm by iWeb Technologies in: iWeb Articles

At iWeb we:
Think Big!
Think Smart!
Think Together!
Don’t overthink-it!

From Tokyo to Montreal to Moscow and Rio, iWeb shines thanks to its cutting edge tools coded by our geeks and futuristic facilities worthy of the Matrix. Proud of its Quebec roots, iWeb is located at the four corners of the Montreal Island with its headquarters in Nuns’ Island. Go see our website, if your curiosity is tickled!

We are currently seeking a rockstar of sales, customer service, dedicated hosting and any solutions which could be related, to fill the new position of Account Manager.

The Account Manager at iWeb develops a strong relationship of trust with the client so as to gain a consultative power in order to increase customer service solutions and generate a profitable, strategic and adapted impact to the customer. For the position in question, on top of having to embody the role of an IT expert, the candidate will have to know the video game market and strategic issues associated with this field to be able to develop the market.

Our future Account Manager will have to:
• Know how to position iWeb and its solutions as a benefit for the strategic future customers.
• Maintain constant and exceptional contact with our VIP customers.
• Seek out potential needs of existing customers to increase their level of satisfaction and experience with us.
• Occasionally travel to meet clients.

We are looking for someone who has a solid experience in sales, account management, market development and IT and who is perfectly bilingual (French / English).

Ideally, the candidate should have already worked in the gaming field, have an experience in Trade show and also have an established network of contacts in this area.

Why work for iWeb :
• Permanent and full time position.
• Commission plan very attractive and focused on the growth of existing accounts, market development and teamwork.
• Competitive salary and benefits.
• Expanding company with many opportunities for a career advancement.
• Freedom to exercise creativity and initiative.
• Relaxed work environment, with young and dynamic team.

Where you will work :
20 Place du Commerce, Nun’s Island, Montreal, H3E 1Z6

Please send your application to the Human Resources Department by email: cv@iWeb.com

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iWeb raises money for a good cause at the 2012 edition of Tremblant’s 24H of cycling event

Published on September 18, 2012 at 11:38 am by iWeb Technologies in: iWeb Articles

The 24h of cycling is an event for everyone. It’s a fundraiser that benefits children; it’s a cycling relay marathon from noon on Saturday until noon Sunday.

The event beneficiaries are Le Grand Défi Pierre Lavoie, the Sainte-Justine UHC Foundation, the Cedars cancer Institute and the Tremblant Foundation.

For the occasion, a team composed of 6 iWeb employees took up the challenge: Eric Chouinard, President and CEO, Francis Fournier, Corporate Controller, Philippe Marois, Director Datacenter Operations, Nathalie Martel, Director of Customer Service, Michel Thivierge, Director of Human Resources and Nicolas Zisswiller, Team Leader – It Operations.

The iWeb team’s fundraising objective was set at $ 5,000. This objective was exceeded as a total of $ 6,084 was collected.

The team covered 148 laps, more than 630 km, in fairly difficult conditions at times during the night. The temperature was close to freezing point and a thick fog shrouded the cyclists.

Congratulations to the team for taking on this challenge for children in need!

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Get the latest Windows and Linux OS on your Smart Server

Published on at 10:44 am by iWeb Technologies in: iWeb Articles

For the past few weeks it has been possible to install the latest Linux OS versions on your Smart Server. You will also find Windows Server 2012 is now available in the Control Center. This new version has hundreds of new features and is perfect for those who like to work with the latest OS.

If you wish to install the most recent version of your favorite operating system, login to your Control Center at the following address: cc.iweb.com.

Choose the server on which you want to install the new OS and click on the ” Software” tab, then click on the ”Install New OS & Software options” tab.

You can choose between these latest versions:

• Debian Squeeze
• Ubuntu 12.04
• CentOS 6
• Windows Server 2012

You asked, we listened!
The updated operating systems and features are a direct result of customer feedback and requests. Please keep them coming!

Please give us your opinion on our Facebook page or suggest new features or products that would make your life easier through our knowledge base. It all helps us offer the products that you really want to see.

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iWeb’s network among the most reliable networks for a fourth consecutive month

Published on September 17, 2012 at 3:19 pm by iWeb Technologies in: iWeb Articles

Netcraft, a site that measures reliability, uptime and network performance, has ranked iWeb.com as one of the most reliable web hosting companies during August 2012. It is the fourth consecutive month for iWeb in the top-ten list, in which it has appeared regularly over the past year.

Netcraft’s report provides a quick comparison of data transfer reliability. The reliability performance is monitored every 15 minutes, from several reference points.

According to Netcraft, the percentage of failed requests is more pertinent from a customer’s point of view than outages on hosting companies’ own sites, as this gives a pointer to reliability of routing, and this is why they choose to rank their table by fewest failed requests, rather than shortest periods of outage.

Netcraft is a British Internet services company that provides internet security services and research data and analysis on many aspects of the Internet since 1995. It is a respected authority on the market share of web servers, operating systems, hosting providers, ISPs, encrypted transactions, electronic commerce, scripting languages and content technologies on the internet.

The complete analysis is available on Netcraft’s website.

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