Posts Tagged ‘executive perspectives’

Christina Halliday
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Jun 2, 2015
I am thrilled to announce that BLM Acquisition Corp., a consortium of 32 regional telecom and broadband providers, has acquired Codero. This ushers in a very exciting era for the Codero team, Codero customers, and the new Codero investors. This is a very unique transaction in the hosting space and an instantly transformative acquisition for us and for our customers. Background This deal is not the typical capital investment commonly executed by companies as a means to grow. It is not a larger competitor acquiring… Read More
Christina Halliday
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Apr 29, 2015
After so many years of intrigue and secrecy, there was one major reason why Amazon released its income and expense figures surrounding its cloud services division last week: to pump up its value to spark more incoming cash and prepare for an AWS spinoff. While AWS is the largest cloud infrastructure player in the business, it is coming at the expense of an incredible cost of investment, and its numbers show a disturbing, razor-thin margin that can be traced back to its position as a… Read More
Christina Halliday
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Jul 24, 2014
We’re well into 2014 and it’s amazing to me that more organizations don’t have a clear cloud plan. Too many people are still confused or afraid of the “C” word.  But here’s the thing: There are real dangers in not having a cloud strategy, AKA a well-known cloud plan for your IT environment.  Every company should use cloud for something, but not necessarily everything!  The various general use cases for cloud computing are hopefully well-known by now.   End of the Hype Cycle The hype… Read More
Christina Halliday
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Jun 9, 2014
Two major drivers for the adoption of cloud computing are its agility and ability to bring products in rapid time to market iterations. For the last decade, stretched-thin IT departments have increasingly found themselves in direct competition with "shadow IT" groups within their own company. Departments in the corporation were running their own IT infrastructure services in the cloud because they couldn’t wait nor rely on their own IT department. They viewed their IT organizations as slow to respond, and public cloud offerings as a… Read More
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Apr 17, 2014
As a follow up to our recent and immediate action to address the vulnerabilities related to the Heartbleed bug, we wanted to offer our customers and friends an update. As you aware direct contact with us, our blog posts and media outlets, an exploit in OpenSSL known as “ The Heartbleed Bug” has come to appeared prompting the need to update exploitable software. We here at Codero have already taken proactive steps and sent notifications to our client base that might have been effected by… Read More
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Apr 15, 2014
Companies compete on various axes. Some compete on Customer Intimacy and Emotion (such as Lexus, or The Four Seasons Hotels), other companies compete on Product Design (such as Apple and Samsung), and still other companies compete on Operational Efficiency (such as Southwest Airlines and Chevron) Automation is the cornerstone of Operational Excellence and Exceeding Customer Expectations: As COO, I am in charge of operational excellence and automation efforts at Codero Hosting. I am consistently striving to create a balance between expanding our process efficiency, controlling… Read More
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Apr 10, 2014
To our Valued Codero Clients and Friends Here at Codero one of our main concerns is the safety and security of our customers. We understand that there has been a lot of coverage in the media in the past couple days regarding the Heartbleed Bug and would like to address our response. Our Codero team of experts has been carefully tracking this situation and we are working to proactively reduce the exposure to any servers hosted with Codero. Here is the status: Managed: We are happy… Read More
Christina Halliday
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Apr 4, 2014
Get Some Popcorn and watch the war of the giants.  We are betting on AWS and I’ll tell you why… Cloud Price Cut Madness! It’s official; a cloud price war has broken out! In a move to match pricing on Amazon Web Services, resulting from Google’s price cuts a day earlier, Microsoft has also slashed prices on several of its cloud computing services. This is all in line with price cuts happening right now across the entire industry, so expect more to come. The Race… Read More