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One.com Makes Getting Websites Online More Affordable than Ever

Interview with Thomas Medard Fredericksen, COO of One.com

In Europe, one.com is a very big contender in the hosting space. They have some really low cost hosting offerings that can get any personal or business website up and running quickly. We sat down with Thomas Medard Fredericksen, COO of One.com, who told us all about his business and his background in joining one.com from the startup world.

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Rackspace Focuses on Fanatical Support, Grows to 6,000+ Employees

Interview with John Engates, CTO of Rackspace

My first exposure to Rackspace was in 2006, when I was working at a company and we had two rented Rackspace dedicated servers, and an account manager who was fantastic. I remember then meeting Rackspace people at conferences and asking if they knew this guy, Joe Dan Dockrey. They said no. I didn't realize how big Rackspace was getting--but it certainly has gotten huge. But CTO John Engates has been at Rackspace almost since the beginning. He tells us how the company evolved and where it lies now.

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DreamHost Knows the Cloud is the Future of Computing

Interview with Jonathan LaCour, Vice President, Cloud and Development, at DreamHost

If you've been in the hosting arena for awhile, you know DreamHost. What you may know is that they have had these great deals on domains+hosting that may have even reeled you in. But you may not know about the commitment to cloud infrastructure. We learned more about this with Jonathan LaCour, the Vice President of Cloud of Development at DreamHost, who gave us a really exhaustive look at his involvement in the company and in working on the cloud.

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WebCEO wants web hosting companies to sell web hosting as a loss leader while earning high margins with SEO tools

Interview with Allen MacCannell, VP Sales & Partnerships at WebCEO.

In this interview you can learn from Allen MacCannell, VP Sales & Partnerships WebCEO Limited (one of the leading SEO Software & White Label SEO Tools). WebCEO was founded in 1992 (Rebranded from Radiocom in 2000). It was the first Desktop SEO tool and today offers a set of 15 online SEO tools for both agencies and individuals.

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Page speed is important, and We-Amp and IISpeed tell you why

Interview with Otto van der Schaaf of We-Amp and IISpeed

Ever wonder how search engines perceive your website? We don't know all the answers, but we do know bits and pieces--enough to know these days that slow websites make for a poor user experience which means that search engines don't want to rank those websites high enough to contribute to that poor UX. We sat down with Otto van der Schaaf who has been working on two separate (but related) projects on page speed, and who boasts, among his partners, Google. Here's his story.

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