Archive for April, 2013

Hosting product survey – win 1 of 5 Google Chromebooks

Published on April 25, 2013 at 10:34 am by iWeb Technologies in: iWeb Articles

Please take a few minutes to help us make the world of hosting a better place! Complete our hosting product survey and not only will you have your say on the future of hosting, you’ll also enter a prize draw to win a beautiful, ultraportable Google Chromebook worth $250. Contest Terms and Conditions.

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iWeb on the road

Published on April 16, 2013 at 8:57 am by iWeb Technologies in: iWeb Articles

It will be a busy year for iWeb in terms of events but we like to stay close to our clients and partners.

Here is a first list of events we will be attending (starting today), whether as a sponsor, a speaker, to present our products and services or simply to be a part of the audience and say hi to our friends and learn more about what is going on in the exciting world of web hosting.
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iWeb Joins OpenStack Foundation, Commits To “Open Cloud” Standard

Published on April 15, 2013 at 1:36 pm by iWeb-Andre in: iWeb Press Releases


Canadian Infrastructure as a service (IaaS) provider becomes a corporate partner and one of top 50 sponsors of the OpenStack Foundation.

MONTREAL, April 15, 2013 – Canada-based infrastructure as a Service (IaaS) leader iWeb has joined the OpenStack® Foundation as a corporate sponsor with a commitment to developing open cloud standards and technologies.

The OpenStack Foundation supports a global community of more than 8,800 members representing 850 unique organizations across 114 countries and is responsible for continuing to promote the development, distribution and adoption of OpenStack cloud software.

“iWeb has long been committed to open technologies. As we get ready to deploy our new generation of private and public cloud, OpenStack was a great fit for us. We have been in development with OpenStack for many months now for a high performance cloud. The rich feature set and ability to customize all elements to meet the needs of our customers has been critical for iWeb. ” Says iWeb President and COO Christian Primeau.

OpenStack continues to grow quickly. Founded in 2010 with the support of 25 companies and a few dozen developers, today OpenStack powers some of the most widely-used SaaS applications and eCommerce sites along with some of the world’s largest public clouds.

As one of the top 50 sponsors of OpenStack, iWeb signals strong commitment to the technology and market positioning. Key benefits are the open community driven philosophy along with a rapid pace of innovation. iWeb brings a long history of innovation and reliability with hosted solutions.

“We are excited to welcome iWeb to the OpenStack community,” said Jonathan Bryce, Executive Director of the OpenStack Foundation. “iWeb has had a long-held focus on reliability and commitment to the open cloud that will benefit the whole community, and we look forward to advancing the OpenStack mission with their support.”

Information on OpenStack can be found on http://www.openstack.org/.

About iWeb (http://iweb.com)

iWeb provides the on-demand server and cloud infrastructure that allows over 20,000 customers in more than 150 countries worldwide to deliver today’s Internet-based technologies and to create tomorrow’s online innovations. Since 1996, Montreal-based iWeb has been rated among the world’s top web infrastructure providers based on performance and reliability and among Canada’s fastest growing companies. iWeb’s network continues to rank among the most reliable in the world, according to independent internet researcher Netcraft.

Contact:
Bernard Dahl, Public Relations, +1-514-802-2801, iweb.news@presentis.ca

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Celebrating another month of 100% uptime

Published on at 11:52 am by iWeb Technologies in: iWeb Articles

March 2013 saw iWeb record a 44 successive month with no network downtime, maintaining our position as the most reliable hosting in the world for more than three years. Don’t take our word for it – our uptime is independent measured each month by hosting performance analysts Netcraft.iWeb Uptime History
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iWeb Invests Big in Customer Service, Adds Customer Satisfaction Guru to Management Roster

Published on April 12, 2013 at 12:12 pm by iWeb-Andre in: iWeb Press Releases

Infrastructure as a service (IaaS) provider confirms Elya McCleave to lead customer service, completing the first phase of the company’s transformation following its 2011 privatization

MONTREAL, April 12, 2013 – Canada-based infrastructure as a Service (IaaS) company iWeb has appointed web-hosting industry veteran Elya McCleave to the new position of Vice President of Services. Ms. McCleave will lead a multi-departmental team responsible for customer service, technical support and client satisfaction, to ensure that the client experience is at the center of the provider’s current range of hosting services, as well as their expansion into managed technical and professional services.

“‘Our customers are at the heart of everything we do at iWeb says iWeb President and COO Christian Primeau, whose appointment nearly one year ago was the first of several high-profile hires by iWeb since its privatization. “As our services, technological environment, capabilities and capacity grow, so too do the needs and expectations of our customers. Elya’s track record of creating customer-centric environments has made her a customer service guru in this industry.”

Ms. McCleave brings to iWeb 12 years’ experience in the hosting industry, having implemented customer support andmanaged services strategies in Canada and the US. She also writes for the Web Hosting Industry Review on the subject of customer care.

My mission is to build an even more customer-centric culture and empower employees. I’m looking forward to motivating, challenging, and helping people fulfill their potential,” says Elya, speaking of her vision for iWeb. “Surveys suggest that reliability is what customers value the most, but really, reliable service is a crucial element of the bigger picture. iWeb’s client-base has become very diverse, and customers need a reliable, flexible and responsive IaaS provider; a partner to fill an increasingly important space in their operations.”

Christian Primeau adds that “Elya has worked all over the world, she shares our values and we are delighted to have her on board!”

About iWeb (http://iweb.com)

iWeb provides the on-demand server and cloud infrastructure that allows over 20,000 customers in more than 150 countries worldwide to deliver today’s Internet-based technologies and to create tomorrow’s online innovations. Since 1996, Montreal-based iWeb has been rated among the world’s top web infrastructure providers based on performance and reliability and among Canada’s fastest growing companies.

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