That modest net loss was more than offset by the 52K hostnames gained through new signups, as EV1Servers’ launch of a new data center ended an inventory logjam. Data from our Sites on the Move monitoring, which reports site switching based on sites queried by users of our “Whats that site running?” form, suggest that EV1Servers continues to experience a healthy inflow of customers.
That doesn’t mean EV1Servers is entirely pleased with the way the SCO license has worked out. CEO Robert Marsh has had second thoughts about the deal, expressing surprise at the intense reaction in the Linux community and dismay at SCO’s public discussion of the financial terms of the deal. “Would I do it again? No,” Marsh told InfoWorld this week.