January 31, 2005 (Press Release) Host Color (hostcolor.com) has announced it has added SSH access to its Mega Pack hosting plan. Last month the hosting provider enabled personalized Secure Shell access as a part of its hosting software Next Color. Using Secure Shell site administrators can connect directly to the server and manipulate their files.
The company now also offers crontab entries as a part of the Mega service. Crontab enables webmasters to automate the maintenance of their sites with a set of scripts that execute at a given time. To mark the introduction of the new services the company has also introduced a promotion of the Mega and Max plans with each new account signed up the customer gets 2 free months of hosting.
Host Color has established its position as a budget hosting provider. The company is also aiming at the business class market. This has become possible with the upgrades of its servers and network and the introduction of the new Next Color control panel (see nextcolor.com). It is stable, scalable and modular.
We will offer a new type of business service which will attract customers not only with higher capacity but also by blending unique features - SSH access, custom Perl and Python scripts to name a few. We will also consider including JSP and Servlets capabilities. To achieve all this we will first listen carefully to our customers needs. says Vesellin Drangajov Executive Director of Host Color. The company aims to attract corporate clients by offering accessible plans, uncompromising quality and innovative to hosting features.
By the end of February the company will introduce to the market the new type of business hosting. Meanwhile by now all customers accounts have been moved to our new data center in South Bend. Indiana.