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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[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[3] has been a source of the latest news in the web hosting industry. 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.


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]


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]