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ait.com logo!AIT Offers Dedicated Root - Jan 1, 2000 - Web hosting provider AIT (ait.com Total Reviews: 7
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) announced on Thursday that it has begun offering its dedicated root server. The offering enables full configuration to individual user specifications, including third party scripts and software, as well as free support.

The dedicated root server provides users with root access to the server, a scenario that typically limits support to rebooting the machine."Dedicated server users tend to go beyond vanilla installs, so these ...
hostedsolutions.comHosted Solutions Wins Skanska Award - Jan 1, 2000 - Data center and managed hosting provider Hosted Solutions (hostedsolutions.com) announced on Friday that construction firm Skanska USA Building has named the company Vendor of the Year at the Skanska IT Vendor Summit in Charlotte this month.

"We had very high expectations when we entered into our relationship with Hosted Solutions last year," says Chris Stockley, chief information officer for Skanska. "Their team in Charlotte exceeded our expectations on all accounts and we ...
symantec.com logo!MessageLabs Releases Spam - Jan 1, 2000 - Messaging and Web security services provider MessageLabs (http://www.messagelabs.com) announced on Monday that it has released the findings of its MessageLabs Intelligence Report for May 2007, which reveals an increase in spam spikes.

This month saw a rise in virus and phishing rates, and while spam rates decreased overall, MessageLabs identified new image spam techniques using image hosting sites. In one spam spike that lasted only 11 hours, more than 10,000 spam messages were ...
ICANN Accredits Ten New Domain Name Registrars - Dec 21, 1999 - (December 21, 1999) The Internet Corporation
for Assigned Names and Numbers (ICANN) announced today that ten
additional applicant companies have met the criteria to be accredited
as domain name registrars in the .com, .net, and .org domains.

As accredited registrars, these companies
will compete in the market for domain name registration services
by participating in the Shared Registry System (SRS), which allows
multiple ...
ICANN Accredits Eleven New Domain Name Registrars - Oct 26, 1999 - (October 26, 1999) The Internet Corporation for Assigned
Names and Numbers (ICANN) announced today that eleven additional applicant companies
have met the criteria to be accredited as domain name registrars in the .com,
.net, and .org domains.
As accredited registrars, these companies will compete in
the market for domain name registration services by participating in the Shared
Registry System (SRS), which allows multiple ICANN-accredited registrars to
...
ICANN Board Appoints Louis Touton Vice President, General Counsel & Secretary - Oct 19, 1999 - Marina del Rey, CA (October 19, 1999) - The Internet Corporation
for Assigned Names and Numbers (ICANN) announced today that its Interim Board
had appointed Louis Touton as the organization's Vice President, General Counsel
and Secretary. ICANN is the non-profit, global, consensus based organization
charged with overseeing the technical administration of the Internet. Touton
will be the first Vice President and General Counsel for the year old ...
ICANN, U.S. Department of Commerce, and Network Solutions, Inc., Announce Tentative Agreements on Future of Domain Name System - Sep 28, 1999 - (Marina del Rey, CA) -- The Internet
Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers (ICANN) announced today
that it had tentatively reached a set of agreements with the U.S.
Department of Commerce and Network Solutions, Inc. (NSI), to resolve
outstanding differences among the three parties.

The agreements have been posted
for a thirty-day public comment period on the ICANN website ...
ICANN ACCREDITS TWELVE NEW DOMAIN NAME REGISTRARS - Sep 12, 1999 - (September 21, 1999) The
Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers (ICANN) announced today
that twelve additional applicant companies have met the criteria to be accredited
as registrars in the .com, .net, and .org domains.

As accredited registrars, these twelve companies will compete
in the market for domain name registration services by participating in the
Shared ...
Preliminary Report on the August 12 Special Meeting - Aug 12, 1999 - After taking account of all comments received and modifying
the proposed amendments
accordingly, the ICANN Board of Directors unanimously adopted the following
resolutions at its special meeting today:

RESOLVED, that Section 2(a) of Article VI-B of the Bylaws of the
Corporation is hereby replaced in its entirety with the following:

"The ...
ICANN Names Seven New Post-Testbed Registrars - Aug 11, 1999 - (August 11, 1999) The Internet Corporation for Assigned Names
and Numbers (ICANN) announced today that seven additional applicant companies
have met its registrar accreditation criteria.
As accredited registrars, these seven companies will compete in
the market for domain name registration services in the .com, .net, and .org
domains. In addition, they will be able to participate the ongoing testbed
program for the ...