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“As programmers we make stuff which touches lives of so many others”-Pulkit Gupta, Softaculous

Entrepreneurship has no bar on age, but nevertheless its surprising to see some youngsters making it big as entrepreneurs. In the age where most youngsters choose a conventionally safe career path, its fascinating to find people who take first steps down new roads, having complete belief in their vision. Building an Auto Installer from scratch might’ve seemed ill-fated in an industry with big players like Fantastico and Installatron. But that didn’t stop Pulkit Gupta. Born with a silver spoon, Pulkit the teenager could’ve easily followed footsteps of his father, a textile industrialist; but then the world wouldn’t have got a product that single-handedly altered the way auto-installer market worked- Softaculous. We were lucky to bag an interview with this great guy, ...

“Strong online presence is a necessity in today’s market”-Kelly Meeneghan, 1&1 Internet

If you haven’t been living under a rock for decades, there’s no need to introduce you to 1&1 Internet, Inc., one of the largest web hosting providers in the world. With strongest small business customer base in the web hosting arena, 1&1 is one of the few Web Hosting providers who have taken an initiative to support renewable energy programs and provide Green web hosting. Considering the presence of the company in 13 countries and a large number of Data Centers it has around the world, it is indeed a tough task to pull off; but 1 and 1 has done it with panache. One of the only web hosting providers to use TV to advertise its services, 1&1 recently released a new Ad highlighting must have elements for online success. So we reached out to them for an interview and the...

DreamHost Launches Online Community, “DreamScape”

LOS ANGELES, California—February 12th, 2013—DreamHost®, a global leader in web hosting and cloud storage and computing services, yesterday announced the launch of DreamScape, a new community hub providing content for entrepreneurs, web application developers, and current domain and web hosting customers alike. The news comes a few days after DreamHost announced the DreamCon User Conference in August and general availability for DreamObjects public cloud storage. We’re excited to enter into this new chapter of community outreach and can’t wait to show the world what we’ve got in store! –Marissa Rosen, Social Media Manager, DreamHost . DreamScape will combine community-sourced content with posts created by a large variety of DreamHost employees across every department in the company, providi...

DreamHost Announces General Availability for DreamObjects Public Cloud Storage

DreamHost, a  Web hosting and cloud services provider, who was very recently in the news when it unveiled the first ever DreamCon user conference in August, today announced the general availability of DreamObjects™, its highly scalable, resilient, and cost-effective cloud storage service for Internet entrepreneurs and developers. With thousands of beta users, DreamObjects cloud storage is powering a wide range of customer uses, including application storage, Web site backup, content storage, disaster recovery, as well as a broad following in persistent personal backup of photos and videos. With the general availability of DreamObjects for entrepreneurs and developers worldwide, DreamHost is setting a new bar for value in public cloud storage. – Simon Anderson, CEO , DreamHost. DreamObjects...

“Automating IaaS takes a lot of vision.”- Dave Jilk,Standing Cloud

Very recently, we covered the news of Standing Cloud providing a platform to Cloud Provider BV for launching hosted cloud applications, and SingleHop launching Hosted Cloud Apps built on their platform, and SetSeed CMS launching a new hosted cloud solution built on their platform AND Blue River partnering with them to develop MuraCloud , AND Liferay expanding cloud hosting options with them! Phew! Yes, the company has been on fire lately. What makes all these developments in a short span of time more exciting is the fact that Standing Cloud is only a 3 year old company; with mere 20 employees. 2o employees who make this company stand out from the rest. So without further ado, over to Mr. Dave Jilk, CEO and founder, Standing Cloud, as he talks about IT Singularity, the recent developments i...

DreamHost to Host First Ever DreamCon User Conference in August

Web hosting provider DreamHost yesterday announced via twitter  that it will host its first ever user conference at Los Angeles, called DreamCon. The dates for the conference are August 2nd & 3rd, with a welcoming reception to take place on the evening of the 1st. Also released was a video by Mr. Simon Anderson, CEO, DreamHost regarding the same. Whether you’re a blogger, a hardcore software developer, a WordPress nut, a DreamObjects pro, an Internet entrepreneur, or anything in between, we guarantee that DreamCon will have something you’ll want to see! Although details provided till now are very sparse, DreamHost describes DreamCon as an intense two day session  to help customers get the most out of their DreamHost experience. DreamHost said that most of the seminars will ...

An Interview with Mr. Simon Anderson,CEO, DreamHost.

DailyHostNews just got an opportunity to interview Mr. Simon Anderson, CEO of DreamHost. Without any ado, over to him! Q : What is your name and position with DreamHost? A : Simon Anderson, CEO of DreamHost. Q : Please tell our readers in brief about DreamHost. A: DreamHost is a global web and cloud hosting provider with over 340,000 customers and 1.2 million blogs, websites and apps hosted. We offer a wide spectrum of Web and cloud hosting solutions, including Shared Hosting, Virtual Private Server (VPS) and Dedicated Server Hosting, Domain Name Registration, the cloud storage service DreamObjects, and the cloud compute service DreamCompute. Rather than focusing on upselling business services to customers, we focus on building and supporting next-generation hosting and cloud services that...

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