SEBASTOPOL, CA--Discussion forums and chat are potent tools to build
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Master, the first in the WebBoard Master
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Names for multiple discussion boards with a single IP address.
With Host Master, ISPs can "hide" their domain names, and offer their
customers chat and discussion areas that use the customers' own
distinctive URLs. Corporate and educational users can create
easy-to-remember names for multiple departments or products that
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simple, logical naming convention to start separate discussion forums
for their staff in the US and UK using the URLs
and http://uk.hugebiz.com. All email exchanges from the board use the
appropriate domain name, making it appear as if on a dedicated server.
Pricing & Availability
Host Master is now available! For an online Demo Tour, see WebBoard
HostMaster Central at
http://hostmaster.oreilly.com/. The suggested
retail price of Host Master is $2,299.
The direct URL for the Host Master Demo Tour is
http://hostmaster.oreilly.com/demo.cfm. For a CD of the complete
working version of WebBoard Host Master, please contact Cammie Noah
(firstname.lastname@example.org) or 707.829.0515 x437.
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