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BlackMesh Achieves 50 Percent Increase in Customer Growth during the First Half of 2009

September 30, 2009 by · Comments Off on BlackMesh Achieves 50 Percent Increase in Customer Growth during the First Half of 2009 

Web Hosting Services HERNDON, Va., – BlackMesh, a provider of information technology solutions for small and mid-sized businesses, today announced that the company achieved 50 percent customer growth in the first half of 2009, with the second quarter accounting for the highest quarter of customer growth in BlackMesh history. As a result, BlackMesh expanded into a CoreSite Data Center in Reston, Va. to meet increased demand for the company’s managed hosting and managed services solutions. In addition, the company increased revenues by 27 percent in the first half of the year, when compared to the same timeframe in 2008.

BlackMesh also strengthened its position as a leading provider of hosting services for the Drupal community by introducing its new Optimized Drupal Hosting Platform, specifically designed to provide reliable, scalable hosting capabilities for Drupal-based Web sites. In addition, the company sponsored and delivered multiple presentations at the DrupalCon, D.C. conference, the largest Drupal event to-date.

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BlackMesh CEO to Discuss Best Practices in Managing Network Infrastructure at LinuxCon 2009

September 16, 2009 by · Comments Off on BlackMesh CEO to Discuss Best Practices in Managing Network Infrastructure at LinuxCon 2009 

Web Hosting ServicesHerndon, VA – During LinuxCon 2009, Eric Mandel, CEO, BlackMesh, Inc. will give two separate presentations discussing best practices in managing network infrastructure. During his first presentation, attendees will learn how to leverage open source Cobbler and Puppet to quickly, accurately, and reliably deploy new systems across the entire spectrum of production, test, and development systems. As part of his second presentation, Mandel will discuss the issues system administrators face when scaling their online application from a single server to a multi-layered, multi-server architecture and what they can do to address these problems, while optimizing their networks for increased usage.

Eric Mandel has led the strategic direction of BlackMesh since 2003, building a strong base of global, diverse customers and growing the company by 100 percent each year. Mandel is an expert in the structured software development process, data centric systems, production systems, and N-tier, Client/Server and Web-based systems. With over 16 years of experience, Mandel is a frequent speaker at industry conferences, addressing the many technology issues that face today’s emerging companies. Mandel holds a B.S. in Clinical Psychology and English from Tufts University.

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BlackMesh CEO to Discuss the Benefits of Open Source Drupal at 2009 HostingCon

August 4, 2009 by · Comments Off on BlackMesh CEO to Discuss the Benefits of Open Source Drupal at 2009 HostingCon 

Web Hosting Tools – Eric Mandel Presenting on the Uses and History of the Drupal Content Management System.

At HostingCon 2009, BlackMesh CEO Eric Mandel will give a presentation on the open source content management system Drupal and the benefits it provides to developers and the hosting community, including scalability, a large user community, and the Web 2.0 functions that are easily integrated into it. During this discussion, Mandel will provide an introduction to Drupal, highlighting its capabilities, the open source community, and the growing number of companies, groups and applications developed through Drupal. Mandel will also discuss how Drupal integrates with hosting companies and how they can leverage Drupal to increase their revenue.

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BlackMesh Announces Optimized Drupal Hosting Platform

July 22, 2009 by · Comments Off on BlackMesh Announces Optimized Drupal Hosting Platform 

Web Hosting ServicesHERNDON, Va. – BlackMesh, a provider of information technology solutions for small and mid-sized businesses, today announced its Optimized Drupal Hosting Platform, specifically designed to provide reliable, scalable hosting capabilities for Drupal-based Web sites. Available now, BlackMesh’s customizable solution will enable Drupal developers to improve the performance of their Web sites, while at the same time enhance and simplify security by automatically synching with daily updates.

Drupal, an open source content management system, has experienced immense growth in popularity as more businesses, individuals and government agencies build Web sites with Drupal for its ease of use, scalability, extended availability of features and modules. In addition, users have easy access to an engaging open source community. While organizations are quick to appreciate the benefits of Drupal for designing Web sites, many do not have the bandwidth or understanding to manage the infrastructure needed to host Drupal sites.

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BlackMesh CEO to Present at DrupalCon D.C.

February 26, 2009 by · Comments Off on BlackMesh CEO to Present at DrupalCon D.C. 

Webmaster NewsHerndon, VA – BlackMesh CEO, Eric Mandel, will address two separate topics at DrupalCon D.C., the official Drupal unconference that attracts the most talented open source developers and innovative web shops in the world and brings them together to share knowledge and make decisions on the future of Drupal.

Mandel will lead a panel of industry experts on an in-depth discussion of “Drupal Hosting Options”. The panel will review the crowded and convoluted world of Drupal hosting, address the pros and cons of current hosting options for Drupal – from shared to cloud to virtual to dedicated hosting – as well as discuss what options will be available in the future. Read more

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