Daniel Briere

Daniel Briere
President at iHostingX.com

Daniel Briere is the President of iHostingX.com, a full-service cloud hosting and domain registration provider. He has worked in various capacities in the Web hosting industry since 2004. Daniel can be reached via email at ceo@ihostingx.com.

Posts by Daniel Briere

GDPR And Domain Names - What You Need To Know
by Daniel Briere - 2018-06-11 05:53:38 in Domain Names

The European Union's General Data Protection Regulation has lasting ramifications for domain owners and the entire Internet


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.


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.


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.


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.


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.


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?


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?


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.


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?