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Hostway Targets Healthcare Market with Compliant Managed Services

February 23, 2017
Hostway received approval for the security and availability measures of its HIPAA offerings from independent external auditors, and will also provide a Business Associate Agreement (BAA) to give customers additional peace of mind.


EnterpriseTech


Keys to Planning a Successful Cloud Migration

March 10, 2017
Eric Brinkman, director of product technology at Hostway, says planning successful cloud migrations starts with a full understanding of the different kinds of workloads that will move and the implications for each. He provides four key considerations for planning successful cloud migrations.

Talkin’ Cloud


Healthcare Firms Turn to Cybersecurity Pros as Threats Worsen

March 1, 2017
Healthcare firms are looking outside their four walls to get cybersecurity help. Hostway’s senior manager for corporate IT and security services, Peter Marsh, says the talent gap coupled with the costs of managing a 24/7 security operation is pushing many healthcare organizations to look for help from partners. “I think that we act as a force multiplier for those companies,” he says.

VM Blog

Cloud Market Changes That Favor the Prepared
December 21, 2016
Luck will always favor the prepared, says Emil Sayegh, CEO of Hostway, in his 8 predictions for the year ahead which relate to security, regulatory compliance, hybrid clouds and even that Amazon will spin off AWS! Get a glimpse at what Emil sees in his crystal ball.

CRN

It’s Not All About The Cloud, Says CEO Of Cloud Hosting Provider Hostway
December 7, 2016
Emil Sayegh, CEO of Hostway, a cloud and dedicated hosting provider based in Chicago, told attendees of the NexGen Cloud Conference and Expo on Wednesday that “it’s not all about cloud.”


Data Center Knowledge

Five Keys to Prepare Successfully for the Transition to DevOps
December 5, 2016
Eric Brinkman, the director of Product Management for Hostway, points to five steps an organization should take as it moves to DevOps. Not surprisingly, the focus is on managing change.

IT Business Edge

DevOps, a Big Change, Won’t Happen Overnight
December 5, 2016
Traditionally, development has been a systematic process in which code is written and followed sequentially by testing, multiple types of controlled rollouts and, finally, commercialization. The idea is to take as long as necessary to get it right. Thus, it can be a lengthy process, but one that results in services that are far less likely to have problems.

Redmond Magazine

The Ford Museum Puts Windows Azure Pack on Display
September 21, 2016
The Henry Ford, located in Dearborn, Michigan, houses artifacts from 300 years of American history. While the museum hosts 1.7 million visitors a year to its physical location, an additional three million visit the Henry Ford online. This article explores how The Henry Ford has leveraged Hostway’s Azure-powered Virtual Private Cloud to deliver a rich multi-media experience, while providing a secure, flexible and familiar environment for the IT professionals managing the infrastructure.

HostAdvice

Be Adaptable and Agile
June 24, 2016
Web Hosting is in a transformational period – it is shifting from pure infrastructure to people and services. Service will be the great differentiator and only those providers that are agile enough to adapt their will survive.

Redmond Magazine

Azure stack: Microsoft’s Cloud Technology for the Datacenter
May 5, 2016
Major changes are on the horizon for datacenters with the upcoming release of Windows Server 2016. This article explores the impact Server 2016 will have on transitioning from a server to a cloud operating system, the features of the Azure Resource Manager, and the impact Azure cloud can have on adopting enterprises.

451 Research

Hostway rolling out hybrid cloud based on the full Windows Azure picture
May 5, 2016
The rollout of Microsoft’s Azure Stack puts Hostway squarely in the position to manage customer’s requirements for hybrid cloud infrastructure projects. This paper details a strategic analysis of how Hostway is positioning itself, our competition, and even includes a SWOT analysis.

2015

Telecom Reseller

5 Things Resellers Should Look for in a Hosting Partner
November 9, 2015
Most buyers today prefer a one-stop shop for their IT and unified communications solutions needs. IT and UC businesses are responding by expanding their portfolios to include essential services like hosting. Reselling an established partner’s solution suite is the preferred business model.

HostingAdvice.com

Open-Xchange & Hostway: How Their Custom-Branded Tools are Boosting Engagement & Lowering Churn for Hosts
November 5, 2015
By allowing users to customize their own customers’ primary touchpoint, their email interface, Hostway and Open-Xchange have empowered telcos, service providers, and web hosts to boost their engagement rates, customer retention, and revenue.

HostReview

How Managed Hosting Helps Get Startups Off The Ground
October 27, 2015
Startups can reap several advantages from managed hosting, including more cost-effective access to high-performance IT equipment and savings on internal IT and overall maintenance.

Virtual Strategy Magazine

Hostway Upgrades Webmail and Collaboration Options with New Open-Xchange Packages
October 8, 2015
Hostway launched new webmail and collaboration options from Open-Xchange: OX Mail and OX Collaborate. OX Mail is a business-class email solution, and OX Collaborate is a fully functional collaboration solution.

IT Briefcase

Hostway Upgrades Webmail and Collaboration Options with New Open-Xchange Packages
October 8, 2015
Hostway launched new webmail and collaboration options from Open-Xchange: OX Mail and OX Collaborate. OX Mail is a business-class email solution, and OX Collaborate is a fully functional collaboration solution.

PR Newswire

Hostway Hires Jay Newman to Lead Sales Organization
September 23, 2015
New Hostway Vice President, Sales Jay Newman brings more than 20 years of experience in sales and leadership to Hostway. He’ll be responsible for sales and account management, and connecting customers with solutions focused on application-aligned hosting, cloud integration and thriving partnerships.

The Hosting News

Hostway Launches Open-Xchange Powered Webmail and Collaboration Functionality
September 4, 2015
Hostway has launched the OX App Suite email and collaboration tools for individuals and small and medium-sized enterprises. OX Mail and OX Collaborate are available to all direct customers, as well as resellers and through the channel.

The WHIR

Hostway Adds Open-Xchange Email and Collaboration Tools
September 3, 2015
Hostway announced the availability of webmail and collaboration packages OX Mail and OX Collaborate, powered by the popular OX App Suite software stack, to better answer the infrastructure and hosting needs of its small and medium sized business customers.

CRN

Hostway Among “13 Companies Every Microsoft Cloud Partner Should Consider”
July 21, 2015
Microsoft’s cloud is growing faster than any other as the ecosystem of third-party vendors around it matures. Hostway is one of 13 companies creating products or offering services that will bolster the adoption of Microsoft’s cloud.

CRN

Revamped Channel Program Will Knock Down Barriers, Open New Doors
May 14, 2015
Hostway’s revamped channel program will make business easier for its partners as it’s rolled out in phases for different use cases, adds tiers, price discounts, more-responsive technical support, marketing assistance and free usage during customer on-boarding.

2014

Awarely

Hostway CEO Bob Boles’ interview with Awarely
November 3, 2014
Hostway CEO Bob Boles discusses the state of the cloud industry and the ways Hostway offers unique solutions with B2B experts Awarely.

HostReview

Three E-Commerce Optimization Tips For The Merriest Holidays
October 8, 2014
Hostway’s Amanda Bayane provides three tips that can help online retailers prepare their web presences for the holiday season.

IT Briefcase

Will Your Company Be Ready If Disaster Strikes?
September 17, 2014
Hostway Senior Product Manager Travis Nisbett discusses the importance of having a Business Continuity and Disaster Recovery (BCDR) plan in place to make sure your company can continue operating in the event of a hurricane, flood, earthquake, fire or – most commonly – human error.

MarketGoo

Getting to Know Hostway
September 10, 2014
Website optimization firm MarketGoo conducted an interview with the Hostway team about how Hostway help SMBs, the evolving definition of web presence, and the company’s expansion plans.

Channel Partners Online

Hostway’s Cloud Connex Lets Its Partners Earn Recurring Revenue Without Buying Infrastructure
August 21, 2014
Hostway unveiled Cloud Connex, a program for VARs, systems integrators, MSPs and other partners who want to sell private-label services via a branded storefront and customer portal without putting money into infrastructure or development. They also may control pricing, provisioning, billing and payment processing.

Talkin’ Cloud

Hostway Services Unveils Private-Labeled Cloud for MSPs, VARs
August 21, 2014
Hostway’s Cloud Connex, a hosted cloud reseller and partner platform, enables managed service providers (MSPs) and value-added resellers (VARs) to sell private-labeled cloud services without internal infrastructure or development costs.

Small Biz Technology

Holiday Shopping? 5 Ways to Prepare Your Website Now
August 11, 2014
Hostway’s Nikole Haiar explains why now is the ideal time for e-commerce firms to prepare for the holiday season, taking stock of their operations to ensure they are best prepared when business picks up.

Virtual Strategy

Small Businesses Can Be a Big Deal for Resellers in the Cloud Space
August 8, 2014
Hostway’s Russell Griffin explains why resellers should take advantage of the current trend of small businesses moving to the cloud.

Rescue a CEO

Why Registering Multiple Domains is Good for Your Business
August 7, 2014
Hostway’s Chris Kruk tells us that the specific domain names resolving to a site can greatly impact the success of that business, making registration of multiple domains a big help.

CIO Review

Connecting Dots, Making Microsoft Easy
July 24, 2014
CIO Review profiles Hostway and CEO Bob Boles for its Worldwide Partner Conference issue.

Data Center Knowledge

Open-Xchange to Offer Hosted Version of Popular Email and Apps Suite
June 10, 2014
Open-Xchange will partner with Hostway, using their infrastructure to release a hosted version of its email solution that service providers can white label.

Wall Street Journal

Wix’s Massive Six-Year Growth Supported By Its Partnership With Hostway
June 3, 2014
The successful web development platform Wix, a Hostway customer since 2008, has grown its user base from 10,000 to over 48 million worldwide while an infrastructure services client with Hostway.

Business News Daily

E-Commerce Success: 5 Ways to Build Your Online Store
May 27, 2014
Nikole Haiar, Hostway’s director of marketing for retail and partner services, is interviewed on the world of opportunity for budding e-commerce entrepreneurs.

Data Center Knowledge

View from the Cloud: Bringing Technologies Together
May 13, 2014
Many leading analysts see the cloud marketing shifting from efficiency-driven cloud adoption to the use of cloud services as a competitive differentiator.

MSP Today

MSPs Must Grasp IT Lifecycle to Become True Partners
May 5, 2014
Traditional market segmentation and competitive analysis can be useful tools to determine what customers want, but overreliance may lead MSPs to reach the wrong conclusions. Accentuate your differentiators and align your offerings with the business lifecycle.

The Denver Post

Hostway Corporation donates $1,000 to Susan G. Komen Denver affiliate
April 4, 2014
In lieu of the typical corporate holiday gifts companies give clients every year, Hostway has decided to continue their tradition of donating the money they would have spent on each customer to a leading charity. This year, Hostway decided to donate to local charity, the Susan G. Komen Denver affiliate.

Chicago Tribune

Hostway Corporation donates $10,000 to Junior Achievement of Chicago
April 2, 2014
In lieu of the typical corporate holiday gifts companies give clients every year, Hostway has decided to continue their tradition of donating the money they would have spent on each customer to a leading charity. This year, Hostway decided to donate to local charity, Junior Achievement of Chicago.

CRN

Hostway CEO Boles Named Among CRN’s 30 Notable IT Executive Moves
March 18, 2014
New Hostway CEO Bob Boles was featured in CRN’s monthly list of high-profile personnel appointments.

The WHIR

Hostway Launches New IaaS Reseller Program at Parallels Summit 2014
February 26, 2014
Hostway’s new hosted IaaS platform for resellers allows the sale of private-labeled cloud compute, integrating Hostway’s FlexCloud Servers public cloud hosting service with Hostway-hosted Parallels Automation software for managing IaaS.

Chicago Tribune

Hostway Corp. names new CEO
February 20, 2014
Hostway has named Robert Boles CEO. Boles is a 30-year veteran of technology. He succeeds John Martis in the top job. Martis is now the company’s chief operating officer.

Crain’s Chicago

Hostway Hires New CEO After Private-Equity Sale
February 20, 2014
Hostway has brought in new CEO Robert Boles from Cognizant Technology Solutions Corp.

Small Biz Resources

Protecting Your Customers’ Data with SSL Certificates
February 13, 2014
Nikole Haiar examines what e-commerce businesses do to ensure such data is protected, focusing on SSL certificates.

HostReview

Cloud Security Checklist: Make Sure Your Data Is Safe
January 22, 2014
Here are some questions to keep in mind when making an evaluation of the security level of a cloud provider.

Cloud Computing Journal

Cloud Security Checklist: Make Sure Your Data Is Safe
January 15, 2014
Make sure any prospective service provider can deliver the security your business needs by asking these questions.