Feb 27, 2007

Last night SingleHop sponsored the Chicagoland Fast Pitch Competition, a local competition where entrepreneurs vied head to head for $5,000 and validation of their aspirations! We were on hand to lend our support and to watch the best and the brightest pitch their ideas for a panel of judges made up of professors, investors and […]

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Feb 21, 2007
Dan Ushman

Network Neutrality, the concept that all traffic on the Internet should be treated equally, is under attack in Congress. It has been for a while, largely due to lobbying efforts by large telecom and cable companies to allow them to prioritize, and shape traffic through their networks. Essentially, this means that (in theory) customers of […]

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Feb 20, 2007

It is said that the transition to a “paperless world” is complete. That is, people are putting their files (their important documents) on electronic mediums more than ever before. What does this entail? Well, more productivity and efficiency, and also the chance for a hard disk failure to cause a massive amount of damage. The […]

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Feb 16, 2007
Zak Boca

How many times have you talked to a doctor and not known what the hell he was talking about? What about a lawyer, maybe a car mechanic, or even a computer technician? Well what’s interesting is that these are MASSIVE industries, and it’s rare to see an organization that can present their services on a […]

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Feb 1, 2007
Dan Ushman

Before I start, I want to give a little background. SingleHop operates a very comprehensive CRM (customer relationship management) system which generates a lot of information. We store this information in a MySQL database, and as the database has grown over time we have had trouble keeping up with our backup needs. Lucky for us, […]

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