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iWeb Launches Third Enterprise Level Security Service for Smart Servers

August 23, 2011 by · Comments Off on iWeb Launches Third Enterprise Level Security Service for Smart Servers 

Web Hosting ToolboxMontreal, Quebec – iWeb.com, a global provider of Internet hosting services and IT infrastructure, is proud to present the new feature for Smart Servers: Smart Groups. Smart Group is a private virtual LAN service for all the Smart Servers in your account and is completely dedicated to your account.

Servers within a group can communicate while remaining invisible to other clients’ servers connected to the same local network, like a private rack. The Smart Servers share information via a local link, which increases the security of your servers. Furthermore, local bandwidth is unlimited with the SuperSmart package. Read more

iWeb Announces Agreement to Privatize the Corporation

May 5, 2011 by · Comments Off on iWeb Announces Agreement to Privatize the Corporation 

Webmaster ToolboxMONTREAL – Following the execution of a non-binding proposal on March 4, 2011, iWeb Group Inc. (TSXV: IWB) (“iWeb”), a global provider of Internet hosting services and IT infrastructure, announces today that it has entered into a merger agreement (the “Merger Agreement”) with 7807201 Canada Inc. (the “Purchaser”) and 7807210 Canada Inc. (“Newco”), two corporations controlled directly or indirectly by Novacap Technologies III, L.P., Caisse de dépôt et placement du Québec and an investment vehicle affiliated with Bank Street Capital Partners and certain of their affiliates, in order to effect an amalgamation of iWeb with Newco (the “Amalgamation”).

Pursuant to the Amalgamation, each holder (the “Shareholders”) of common shares of iWeb, except for part of or all of the common shares held by the Principal Shareholders (as defined below) and FONDACTION (as defined below), will receive one redeemable preferred share (an “Amalco Redeemable Share”) of the amalgamated company (“Amalco”) for each common share held immediately prior to the Amalgamation. Each Amalco Redeemable Share will be redeemed immediately upon the Amalgamation for a cash consideration of $1.50 (the “Redemption Price”). The Redemption Price to be received by the Shareholders under the Amalgamation represents a premium of 45.6% and of 31.5% to the volume weighted average trading price of the common shares on the TSX Venture Exchange (the “TSXV”) for the respective 60 and 20 days ending on March 3, 2011, being the trading day prior to the announcement of the non-binding proposal review process. The transaction, which values iWeb’s equity at approximately $47 million, will be implemented by way of an amalgamation under the Canada Business Corporations Act and is subject to customary conditions precedent, including approval of the Amalgamation by the Shareholders. Read more

Approved Host iWeb Unveils New Corporate Image

April 7, 2011 by · Comments Off on Approved Host iWeb Unveils New Corporate Image 

Hosting ReviewsMONTREAL, QUEBEC – iWeb (TSX-V: IWB), Global provider of Internet hosting services and IT infrastructure, announces the unveiling of its new corporate image reflecting its new products and featuring its new automated solutions.

Since the launching of its new line of Smart Servers, iWeb initiated the rejuvenation of its image, on its website, in the new Control Center, and in its advertisements. Read more

iWeb Launches Virtualization Ready Servers

February 14, 2011 by · Comments Off on iWeb Launches Virtualization Ready Servers 

Hosting BlogMONTREAL, QUEBEC – iWeb (TSX-V :IWB) In its effort of offering its customers customized products, iWeb has launched Virtualization Ready Servers, a new line of Classic dedicated servers configured specifically for applications that require virtualization tools.

A virtualization platform allows the conversion of a single physical server into several virtual servers. These platforms allow varied uses such as virtual private server (VPS) reselling or hosting, on a single physical server, applications that require separate software environments. Read more

iWeb Secures Financing For Data Center Expansions

March 19, 2010 by · Comments Off on iWeb Secures Financing For Data Center Expansions 

Web Hosting ToolsMONTREAL, QUEBEC – iWeb Group Inc. (TSX-V: IWB), a global provider of Internet hosting services and IT infrastructure, confirms the conclusion of a $3 Million USD financing agreement with Goldman Sachs.

“This funding will be used to complete the infrastructure for the first phase of iWeb’s latest Montreal data center. Estimated at just over $ 2.5 Million, infrastructure construction work should be completed during the upcoming weeks” says Philip Tousignant, iWeb’s Chief Financial Officer. “iWeb’s fourth data center should be putting its first servers online this summer; these new servers will be provisioned using a new automated process.”
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Canadian Web Host iWeb Appoints New Board of Director

February 22, 2010 by · Comments Off on Canadian Web Host iWeb Appoints New Board of Director 

Web Hosting ToolsMONTREAL, QUEBEC – iWeb Group inc. is pleased to announce the appointment of Mr. René Bousquet as a director of iWeb.

“We are proud that René Bousquet has accepted to be a director of the Company. His past experience, especially in executive positions, as the person responsible for finance, for marketing and then as president of a major telecommunication company will bring us new ideas and reinforce our existing marketing team. In addition, René will be the president of a new board of directors’ committee, the Strategy Committee.” says Eric Chouinard, iWeb’s President and CEO.
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Canadian Web Host iWeb Launches New Montréal Data Center

January 13, 2010 by · Comments Off on Canadian Web Host iWeb Launches New Montréal Data Center 

Web Hosting ToolboxMONTREAL, QUEBEC – iWeb (TSX-V : IWB), a global provider of Internet hosting services and IT Infrastructure announced its plans for a new 31,000 square feet data center, in the LaSalle borough (western part of Montreal), with the capacity to host 20,000 dedicated servers. This new facility will bring iWeb’s total dedicated server capacity to nearly 35,000 servers.

“The new data center will be built with automation in mind; automation is one of the Company’s priority in 2010” declared Cyrille Mertes, who was recently named iWeb’s Chief Technology Officer (CTO). “Because we are essentially building a new center, we can design it according to current standards with no restrictions due to previous technologies already installed.”
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iWeb Begins SAS 70 Certification Process for its Montreal Data Center Facilities

December 7, 2009 by · Comments Off on iWeb Begins SAS 70 Certification Process for its Montreal Data Center Facilities 

iWeb.comWeb Hosting ServicesMontreal, Qc – iWeb announces the beginning of the auditing process which will lead to SAS 70 certification. By officially meeting this standard, the Canadian IT infrastructure provider will meet the strict needs and requirements of organizations and companies who process personal and confidential information, such as financial institutions, government agencies and law firms.

“These organizations must follow very strict guidelines for the processing of personal data and for their IT infrastructure, which limits their options tremendously when it comes to IT outsourcing” says Martin Leclair, President of Products and Technology. “It’s normal that the standards and practices governing the processing of such delicate information are very demanding. The SAS 70 certification will be a formal assurance to customers that iWeb’s current IT infrastructure comply with the highest standard,” added iWeb’s cofounder.
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iWeb Rolls Out R1Soft Continuous Data Protection Technology to Offer Clients Solid Backups and Disaster Recovery

September 18, 2009 by · Comments Off on iWeb Rolls Out R1Soft Continuous Data Protection Technology to Offer Clients Solid Backups and Disaster Recovery 

Web Hosting ServicesHOUSTON — R1Soft announced today that iWeb, a global leader in Internet hosting services and IT infrastructure, has implemented R1Soft’s high-performance Continuous Data Protection® (CDP) technology to offer flexible, managed full server backups as an add-on service for its dedicated server clients.

R1Soft CDP backups bring essential features to iWeb clients including an easy-to-use user interface, block-level backups for Linux and Windows servers, and bare-metal restore for disaster recovery and business continuity. iWeb’s new R1Soft Data Protection Plans offer diverse backup storage space from 10GB, starting at just $15/month.

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The iWeb Blog Now Available in Spanish

September 1, 2009 by · Comments Off on The iWeb Blog Now Available in Spanish 

iWeb.comWeb Hosting ToolsMontreal, Canada – The iWeb Blog will now be available to the Hispanic web community, who can now join the English and French readership which relies on the blog to keep abreast of the trends and issues affecting the Internet hosting industry. The blog is available here.

“The iWeb blog has been our preferred communication tool for many years now,” confirmed Martin Leclair, who co-founded iWeb in 1996. “Communicating with customers has always been very important to us, and with the blog we can share everything; news and trends, as well as providing the status of iWeb systems at all times. The blog is our main communication tool in case of emergency. ” Adds Mr. Leclair, who learned Spanish while spending several months in Latin America.

With posts dating back to 2001, the iWeb blog is one of the first blogs dedicated to web hosting to be published on the internet.

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