Executive Interview – The Future of Platform Engineering

In this double-interview, HostingJournalist talks with Liz Rice, the Chief Open Source Officer at Isovalent, and Donnie Berkholz, the Senior Vice President of Engineering at Percona.

Executive Interview: Leaseweb is Now Managing Data Centers, Again

In August, Leaseweb acquired iWeb. HostingJournalist sat down with Leaseweb Canada CEO Roger Brulotte to learn more about this acquisition, about Leaseweb’s plans with these data centers, and about the company’s strategy for the North American market.

Executive Interview: ‘AI IaaS Will Be Hugely Significant for Businesses of All Sizes’

According to CDN and cloud infrastructure provider Gсore, also known as G-Core Labs, edge computing is the future of cloud services delivery and consumption. HostingJournalist sat down with Gсore CEO Аndre Reitenbach to talk about what it means for organizations and what benefits edge computing may bring.

Executive Interview: ‘Ceph Gets More Performant at Data Recovery as It Scales’

HostingJournalist sat down with SoftIron CEO and Co-Founder Phil Straw to learn more about his market vision, the value of software-defined, and the company’s go-to-market strategy.

Executive Interview: ‘The Pandemic Has Fueled the Growth of Accessible OpenVPN Servers’

Corero Network Security recently published their annual DDoS Threat Intelligence Report. HostingJournalist sat down with Co-author of the report and Corero CTO Ashley Stephenson to have a talk about the report containing trends, observations, predictions, and recommendations. Read the full interview.

Interview: ‘Companies Migrate to Private cloud for Cost Reduction and Data Control’

Since March 2021, Gabriel Beims Bräscher has been the new VP of Apache CloudStack. He began his involvement with CloudStack while still a university student, and rose through the ranks to become a contributor, PMC member, and now VP of the project. HostingJournalist sat down with him to have a chat.

Interview: ‘The Co-Located CFD Software Helps us Optimize the Racecar’s Bodywork’

Forze Hydrogen Racing is one of only two hydrogen racing teams worldwide. The team has now migrated its IT infrastructure from an on-premises environment at the Delft university campus to Greenhouse Datacenters’ colocation data center. Martijn Loonen, Chief Aerodynamics at Forze Hydrogen Racing, shows us the value of the IT infrastructure for the team and his considerations for migrating the IT infrastructure.

Interview COO INXY: “Hosting Companies Always Seek to Boost Sales”

INXY.HOSTING offers a marketplace where you can choose from a wide selection of hosting services including dedicated servers, CDN solutions and managed DNS services. Some well-known hosting brands offer their products here, such as Verizon, Highwinds,, and Leaseweb. HostingJournalist sat down with Vadim Kolchev, COO of INXY, to talk about their business model.

Interview CEO BitNinja: “Our Long-Term Plan is to Defend 100M Websites”

As a fast-growing cybersecurity company, BitNinja has closed two investment rounds in the past two years. The company now aims to add a US-based lead investor in its Series B round. HostingJournalist had a conversation with BitNinja founder and CEO George Egri, who explains a bit more about the company’s strategy, market expectations and trends being observed.

Interview CEO CloudFest: “I am Pretty Sure That We Will See Hybrid CloudFest Formats...

The CloudFest event in Rust, Germany, is the only cloud, hosting and data center industry event with such a high fun factor. Before the pandemic, that’s to say. Will this year’s online event, March 23 – 25, be as much fun? And what about the new owners of CloudFest who bought it from GoDaddy recently, are they planning to do things different?

Interview phoenixNAP President: “Bare Metal Cloud is the Underlying Layer for New Products”

Unmanaged hosting services provider phoenixNAP launched its brand new bare metal cloud platform in 2020, while also launching vertical CPU scaling on its bare metal servers. talked to phoenixNAP President Ian McClarty about their bare metal cloud product launch, the impact of the pandemic, and the company’s expectations for 2021.