Archive for April, 2009

 

Vote for GoGrid in the 2009 Webware 100!

Thursday, April 9th, 2009 by

C|net and Webware have announced their list of user-submitted nominations for the 2009 Webware 100. Of the numerous nominations, GoGrid was then later selected by the Webware editors as one of the final 100 in the list. This is a “People’s Choice” type of award around the best Web 2.0 applications and services. More information about the Webware 100 can be found here.

To jump right to the voting for GoGrid, under the Infrastructure & Storage category, please click here or click the logo below.

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There are 10 categories that users can vote on, as well as an 11th category where the Webware editors select an additional winner. The categories are:

  • Audio and music: Music streaming and download, podcasting, audio book services, recommendation systems.
  • Browsing: Tools to access online content, including browsers, start pages, RSS readers, widgets, and runtime engines
  • Commerce: Retail, auctions, marketplaces, travel, event tickets, and real estate
  • Communications: E-mail, chat, voice
  • Infrastructure and storage: Web app platforms and tools; online storage and synchronization products
  • Location-based services: Mapping, friend finders, business locators, geographic services (new category for 2009)
  • Photo and video: Photo storage, sharing, and editing; video storage, playback, streaming, editing, and animation
  • Productivity: Tools for work and organization
  • Search and reference: Data and ways to find it; search tools and knowledge repositories like wikis
  • Social and publishing: Social networking, shared online environments, content management, blogging, and micro-blogging
  • Editors’ awards: To be announced, but these will include awards for up-and-coming products, design, innovative use of technology, and so on.

GoGrid was nominated under the “Infrastructure and storage” category and we couldn’t be happier. We have been providing Infrastructure “in the Cloud” since our launch at the beginning of 2008. Others have already “seen the light” as evidenced by our Linux World 2008 Product Excellence Award of BEST OF SHOW.”

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Meetup: Come See GoGrid at SFBeta on Tuesday April 7th

Monday, April 6th, 2009 by

sfbeta It’s been quite a few weeks since we all got together to share intelligent tech conversation, drinks and food. Now you don’t have an excuse with SFBeta happening tomorrow night. GoGrid is a sponsor of this event and if you come and see us, we will definitely make it worth your while.

For those interested, we will be handing out some high-value GoGrid discount cards good for $125 off new GoGrid accounts. Just to make it exciting, we will even be handing out a few higher value cards worth $200!

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Here are the details on SFBeta:

DATE: Tuesday, April 7th, 2009
TIME: 5:00PM to 9:00PM (PT)
LOCATION: 111 Minna Gallery @ 111 Minna St in San Francisco

Tickets are $15 online and $25 at the door.

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