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'''WHIR''' or '''Web Host Industry Review''' is a global company, which provides service relating to analysis source and news for industries in the hosting market. The company provides various articles on the developments in the field for past ten years. The company also owns Web Host Industry Review magazine which for the past several years has been a source of information to those who were in constant touch with the hosting industry. Recently the company was acquired by iNET Interactive.<ref>[http://www.webhostingtalk.com/showthread.php?t=1028071http://www.webhostingtalk.com/showthread.php?t=1028071 WebHostingTALK-Web Host Industry Review (the WHIR) Acquired by iNET Interactive]</ref>
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The '''WHIR''' or '''Web Host Industry Review''' is a global company providing news and reviews about companies related to the web hosting market. The company provides various articles on developments in the field, going back ten years,<ref>[http://www.thehostingnews.com/web-host-industry-review-acquired-by-inet-interactive-16598.html thehostingnews.com]</ref> and is one of the biggest resources for information regarding anything related to web hosting. The company also publishes the monthly magazine, ''Web Host Industry Review'', which for the past seven years<ref>[http://www.thehostingnews.com/web-host-industry-review-acquired-by-inet-interactive-16598.html thehostingnews.com]</ref> has been a source of the latest news in the web hosting industry. Recently the company was acquired by [[iNET Interactive]].<ref>[http://www.webhostingtalk.com/showthread.php?t=1028071http://www.webhostingtalk.com/showthread.php?t=1028071 WebHostingTALK-Web Host Industry Review (the WHIR) Acquired by iNET Interactive]</ref>
  
The company has affiliation to Domain Round table and is one of the biggest sources of information on anything that has connection with the area of web hosting. It organises various events relating to networking. This year the events are mainly held in North America.<ref>[http://www.prweb.com/releases/Sep2010/WHIREvents2011/prweb4491604.htm PRWeb-Web Host Industry Review Reveals 2011 Event Schedule]</ref> The company started organising such events in the year 2009 and has stuck to it ever since.
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The company is affiliated with the [[Domain Roundtable]] and organizes various events for industry networking.<ref>[http://www.prweb.com/releases/Sep2010/WHIREvents2011/prweb4491604.htm PRWeb-Web Host Industry Review Reveals 2011 Event Schedule]</ref> The company started organizing such events in 2009.
 
 
The company mainly functions to help clients to find the web hosting services from which they can purchase domains. It also offers facilities that will enable the clients to sell their existing domains to potential companies.<ref>[http://investing.businessweek.com/research/stocks/private/snapshot.asp?privcapId=127921339 Bloomberg Businessweek]</ref>
 
 
   
 
   
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Much of their content involves [[ICANN]] and its related industries.
 
==History==
 
==History==
The company was started in the year 2000 and the founder of this global industry is Stephen Mathew. Until the sell out, Stephen Mathew remained as the publisher of the company. The company provides services and reviews relating to popular web hosting sites. The Web Hosting Industry Review magazine is published every month and has been keeping the readers updated on the latest news in the field of webhosting for the past seven years. iNET interactive purchased the company on 27th May, 2011.<ref>[http://www.hostnux.com/web-host-industry-review-acquistion-by-inet-interactive/ HostNUX-Web Host Industry Review Acquistion By iNET Interactive]</ref> Right from the start, the business has been stationed at Toronto, Ontario, Canada.<ref>[http://www.thewhir.com WHIR]</ref>
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The company was founded in 2000 by [[Stephen Mathew]],<ref>[http://www.inetinteractive.com/blog/news/web-host-industry-review-the-whir-acquired-by-inet-interactive/ iNETinteractive.com]</ref><ref>[http://www.thehostingnews.com/web-host-industry-review-acquired-by-inet-interactive-16598.html thehostingnews.com]</ref> who was also the publisher of the company until it was bought out by iNET Interactive. iNET interactive purchased the company on May 27th, 2011.<ref>[http://www.hostnux.com/web-host-industry-review-acquistion-by-inet-interactive/ HostNUX-Web Host Industry Review Acquistion By iNET Interactive]</ref>
  
==Services<ref>[http://www.linkedin.com/company/the-web-host-industry-review Linkedin]</ref><ref>[http://www.thewhir.com/article-central WHIR]</ref><ref>[http://investing.businessweek.com/research/stocks/private/snapshot.asp?privcapId=127921339 Bloomberg Businessweek]</ref>==
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===WHIR TV===
The company offers a wide range of services of services relating to the internet market and domains. A few of the service offered by the company are:
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The company has started an online TV service known as WHIR TV, which features videos of interviews with representatives of various prominent Internet and web hosting companies, as well as other important individuals.<ref>[http://www.infostreet.com/press/news/2007/Web_Host_Industry_Review_6_22_07.pdf]</ref><ref>[http://investing.businessweek.com/research/stocks/private/snapshot.asp?privcapId=127921339 Bloomberg Businessweek]</ref>
* Search web hosting
 
* Sell web hosting
 
* Web hosting news
 
* VPS
 
* Web hosting directory
 
* Articles relating to web hosting
 
* Advertisement programmes for web hosts.
 
* Articles relating internet security, Google Apps, cloud computing, strategies to attract public attention et cetera.
 
 
 
==Partners<ref>[http://www.thewhir.com/article-central WHIR]</ref>==
 
The company has affiliations to various other companies in the online space. The prominent ones are:
 
* iPage
 
* Lease Web
 
* Soft Layer
 
* iWeb
 
* Reseller club
 
* Hosting controller
 
* e-online data
 
 
 
==WHIR TV<ref>[http://www.infostreet.com/press/news/2007/Web_Host_Industry_Review_6_22_07.pdf]</ref>==
 
The company has started an online TV service known as WHIR TV, the aim of which is to provide videos of interviews regarding Web hosting services. The TV interviews owners and high profiles of various companies related to internet business, especially web hosting. Recently, Michael Planter, the CEO of Layered technology was interviewed by WHIR TV along with Todd Abrams who is the president of COO.
 
 
 
==Sponsors<ref>[http://www.prweb.com/releases/Sep2010/WHIREvents2011/prweb4491604.htm PRWeb]</ref>==
 
The company has three new sponsors. They are Domain Registry Operator, DNS Service Provider Affilias, Hosting Service and Software Developer Parallels.
 
  
 
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Revision as of 18:53, 17 March 2021

WHIR logo.jpg
Type: Privately Held
Founded: 2000, Canada
Founder(s): Stephen Mathew
Headquarters: 87 River Street
Toronto, Ontario M5A 3P4
Country: Canada
Employees: 1-10[1]
Website: thewhir.com
Blog: WHIR Web Hosting Blog
LinkedIn: WHIR
Key People
Liam Eagle, Editor in Chief

Candice Rodriguez, Director of Biz. Development & Marketing
Allison Heather, Director of Sales

The WHIR or Web Host Industry Review is a global company providing news and reviews about companies related to the web hosting market. The company provides various articles on developments in the field, going back ten years,[2] and is one of the biggest resources for information regarding anything related to web hosting. The company also publishes the monthly magazine, Web Host Industry Review, which for the past seven years[3] has been a source of the latest news in the web hosting industry. Recently the company was acquired by iNET Interactive.[4]

The company is affiliated with the Domain Roundtable and organizes various events for industry networking.[5] The company started organizing such events in 2009.

Much of their content involves ICANN and its related industries.

History

The company was founded in 2000 by Stephen Mathew,[6][7] who was also the publisher of the company until it was bought out by iNET Interactive. iNET interactive purchased the company on May 27th, 2011.[8]

WHIR TV

The company has started an online TV service known as WHIR TV, which features videos of interviews with representatives of various prominent Internet and web hosting companies, as well as other important individuals.[9][10]

References

http://www.dailyhosting.net