Chris Larkin

Chris Larkin

Chris is an accomplished Senior Sales Consultant and technology specialist who has several years of business, sales, and marketing experience. In his six years of working in the industry, Chris has become an expert in IaaS problems and solution, as well as cloud and dedicated hosting.

Educated at the University of Memphis where he graduated Summa Cum Laude, Chris completed a Bachelor’s Degree in 2006, this education allowed him to become highly adept at problem solving and apply that to complex solution selling. He’s also a skilled hosting solution architect and built a book of business from $35,000 a month to over $900,000 a month in recurring revenue in five years.

Above all, Chris is known for his energetic personality, his passion for his work, and his never-ending source of energy. He challenges his clients to always look at the big picture, and he thrives on interacting with others and creating and maintaining new client relationships.

In his spare time, Chris enjoys music, spending time with friends, and the occasional tennis match.

Articles by Chris Larkin

Jun 1, 2010
Chris Larkin

One major factor when it comes to picking a dedicated server is price versus scalability. This is especially true for those about to launch a site for the first time. The decision on whether to pay as little as possible until the site gets on its feet and can pay for the server or to […]

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Feb 10, 2010
Chris Larkin

Ladies and Gentleman, I wanted to take a few minutes and give you a brief introduction to our new, completely revolutionary, reseller hosting control panel that we lovingly call Tandem in light of our recent company skydiving experience and in the spirit of working together with our resellers. The program is currently undergoing beta testing […]

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Dec 14, 2009
Chris Larkin

Microsoft has recently launched a few initiatives such as their BizSpark and DreamSpark promotions that are aimed at providing startups and college students respectively access to software licensing and support at little or no cost. The idea being to promote Microsoft products and instill loyalty in the brand. A number of clients have joined the […]

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Dec 2, 2009
Chris Larkin

One of the most frequent questions that I receive from potential clients looking for their first dedicated server is, “What is the difference between a managed and an unmanaged server?” My first thought is always, “If you don’t know, you need a managed server,” but I always try to be a little more helpful than […]

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Nov 3, 2009
Chris Larkin

In early October, Daniel Salcedo, Andy Pace, and I traveled down to Houston, Texas for cPanel Conference 2009. cPanel was good enough to have us an exhibitor and we shared that privilege with several of our own vendors and a few of our competitors as well. Overall, we had a good time, learned quite a […]

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Oct 21, 2009
Chris Larkin

According to an article on theWhir.com, MarkMonitor.com released a report early this week that found phishing is at a two-year high. As most know, phishing is the process by which information such as logins, passwords, bank accounts, etc. are obtained by a malicious party representing itself as a trusted institution. This is done via various […]

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Oct 12, 2009
Chris Larkin

When one is just starting out, be it as a start-up company with a great new web application, a small business with a mostly static website, or even a shared hosting company, chances are a dedicated server is not needed right off the bat. Most VPS accounts will provide root access to install whatever is […]

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Sep 1, 2009
Chris Larkin

One feature that SingleHop offers that I don’t think gets enough attention is our Spam Filtering service. Even though both of the control panels we offer, cPanel and Plesk, have spam filtering options, the real belle of the ball is our MailFoundry device, so I thought I would do a quick write up and talk […]

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Jul 13, 2009
Chris Larkin

I get a lot of questions about what the benefits are of having a RAID array versus a backup solution. Often potential clients see them as redundant, but that is definitely not the case. I am going to briefly outline the pros and cons of each and explain why having both is your best bet. […]

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Jun 24, 2009
Chris Larkin

I recently took a look at a dedicated hosting directory and there were more then 100 companies listed, with so many choices how does one pick the right host for their needs? To begin, the dedicated hosting market is completely saturated with everything from huge companies that own multiple data centers, (The Planet, Softlayer, Rackspace) to […]

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