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Daniel Briere

Daniel Briere
President at GlobalWebBrands

Daniel Briere is President of GlobalWebBrands, which he founded in August 2004. Having sold the company in 2008, Daniel bought it back in February 2013 and re-focused resources on quality cloud hosting solutions, shuttering other branches of the firm. His previous entrepreneurial ventures have included several companies operating in the free hosting field.

Posts by Daniel Briere

Cloud Hosting Explained In Simple Detail
by Daniel Briere - 2013-02-25 16:03:57 in Cloud Computing

The term 'cloud hosting' seems to be quite trendy in today's hosting market. But what does it truly mean? The reality is that many people don't really know what cloud hosting is. To better explain what cloud hosting is, I think it's critical to explain what cloud hosting is not.

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Why Detroit Matters to You
by Daniel Briere - 2009-05-24 00:00:00 in General Information

For the longest time, Detroit failed to recognize the inferiority of their own products. "Why wouldn't anyone want gas-guzzling, boring, low-quality, over-priced vehicles?" they reasoned.

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Google to Twitter: Let's Make a Deal
by Daniel Briere - 2009-04-04 00:00:00 in General Information

E-Commerce Times reports that Google is seeking to acquire Twitter, the wildly popular 140-character-or-less micro-blogging service. This is after the world's largest social network Facebook made an offer of $500 million ($100 million of that in cash!) for Twitter last December, which was rejected.

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WHT Down - How is Your Website?
by Daniel Briere - 2009-03-22 00:00:00 in General Information

Popular Web hosting-oriented community WebHostingTalk (aka WHT) has suffered a severe outage since yesterday, followed by the loss of all data posted since October 2008. Site administrators state they are working on restoring failed backups and hope to have things running smoothly again in the very near future.

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Latest trend in hosting
by Daniel Briere - 2009-02-10 00:00:00 in General Information

What's one of the newest trends in Web hosting? Full-featured Website creation and hosting solutions that downplay the need for separatedesign and hosting functions altogether.

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How to detect a fly-by-night host
by Daniel Briere - 2008-10-13 00:00:00 in General Information

A question I am often asked is how to determine whether a host is fly-by-night or here to stay. In other words, how does one know whether his host will be around in 3 years when he purchases a 3-year hosting package?

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A thought on unlimited hosting
by Daniel Briere - 2008-10-10 00:00:00 in General Information

Just a quick thought here on unlimited hosting: sure, there is no such thing as a hard drive with unlimited space, a common argument of those who are against unlimited hosting plans. But, have you ever heard of anyone with unlimited data?

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Web hosting and economic downturns
by Daniel Briere - 2008-10-10 00:00:00 in General Information

Depending on your host, things can get much better or much worse. People usually stop spending money on things deemed un-necessary during a downturn, and hosting usually falls under this category.

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Will free hosting completely displace paid hosting?
by Daniel Briere - 2008-07-28 00:00:00 in General Information

So here's a question for you: is it possible that free hosting will ever completely displace paid hosting as the solution most personal and small-business users turn to? Is it possible that 10 years from now, a large majority of hosting accounts will either be on free shared hosting servers or dedicated servers?

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Unlimited/Oversold hosting and how it's changing the web hosting industry
by Daniel Briere - 2008-06-29 00:00:00 in General Information

Unless you've been living in a hole in the ground, chances are you've heard about (and probably participated in heated debates discussing) Web hosting overselling over the past couple of years. However, one aspect of overselling is rarely discussed: the long-term effects on the Web hosting industry.

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