This forum is hosted by WowBB, owned by Aycan Gulez.
I've just read the good news that Aycan has sold WowBB to Data 1 Systems.
Many WowBB board owners long since made the move to the UltraBB derivative, developed by Jim Hale at Data 1 Systems in Columbus Ohio.
Jim and Di provide a superb hosting service, and Jim says he has installed 3 brand new servers to host all the WowBB boards.
I don't know if the owners of this board have suffered any support problems from WowBB, but if so they won't be the only ones.
All that will now be behind them -- you will get an instant personal response to any support problems from Data 1.
I have no connection with Data 1 other than as a very satisfied customer who made the move from WowBB three years ago, with many others.
Here is the email from Jim with the news:
Date: 2011-03-11 22:32:57
We have been "Ultra" busy here at Data 1 headquarters in Columbus Ohio.
Within the past 2 months we have not only officially incorporated but have entered a purchase agreement with WowBB.
We will be servicing WowBB customers with the same level of support as UltraBB customers. This means that UltraBB becomes the "next major upgrade" to WowBB. As any customer that has already migrated from Wow to Ultra knows they will be getting many new features and added security/stability.
We will be hosting all the ex WowBB customers on Data 1 servers here in Columbus and have new equipment in place to handle the extra load, 3 servers have been added.
So please welcome the new WowBB customers to their new home here at Ultra and Data 1!
It's long time since I posted here, and I have had to re-register to do so. But I'm very grateful to FreeRails.com because it was here that I discovered Aycan's brilliant board software, which I adopted for my own forum.
Things are changing, as soon as we have accurate information all members will be able to visit a post explaining what is happening. The new format will be a little different, but will have several new options.
You seem to be suggesting that even if the entire UltraBB community knows about the acquisition of WowBB by Data 1, or indeed anyone in the world visiting the UltraBB site, members of a WowBB board such as this should be kept in the dark until further notice?