Dan Ushman

Dan Ushman

Dan began his career in the internet infrastructure industry at midPhase Services, Inc., a shared hosting provider that grew to over 160,000 customers before being acquired by UK2 Group. At midPhase, Dan contributed heavily to its rise from a small company to one of the largest shared hosting providers in the United States with over 160,000 customers and $18 million in revenue.

At SingleHop, Dan focuses on the company’s marketing strategy and operations, leading the company’s growing marketing team and working to bridge the gap between marketing, sales and technology. Dan believes heavily in differentiation, and focuses on highlighting SingleHop’s unique and powerful technology platform which helps it stand out from its competitors in a saturated and fragmented marketplace.

Dan regularly attends and speaks at industry and marketing events. As a recognized thought leader in online marketing, Dan is one of the few internet marketing professionals to hold a Horizon Award for Marketing Innovation. When he isn't working, Dan can be found in his kitchen whipping up homemade BBQ sauce, or in front of the grill with a spatula putting that sauce to work.

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Articles by Dan Ushman

Dec 12, 2012
Dan Ushman

The holidays are busy! Seriously, between trying to finish up work before taking some time off, shopping for gifts, cooking elaborate meals and kicking back with family & friends, it’s pretty easy to forget exactly how fortunate you really are. Sponsoring families for the holidays. Last week a group of about a dozen SingleHoppers went […]

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Nov 27, 2012
Dan Ushman

Earlier today, our CEO and Co-Founder, Zak Boca, took a few minutes out of his insane schedule to do an interview for TastyTrade’s Bootstrapping in America series. He talks about how we got started, what we do and whats made us successful at it. It came out to be an excellent look at the earlier […]

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Nov 20, 2012
Dan Ushman

Just a quick holiday update. This past weekend, a team of eight brave SingleHoppers competed in the Braintree Chicago Tech Dodgeball Tournament. Our brave warriors (yours truly, included) played long and hard, but were unfortunately defeated. Nonetheless  we are proud to have participated in the charity focused event which raised $1,000′s for KIVA.org to help new entrepreneurs around […]

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Nov 14, 2012
Dan Ushman

I am very proud to announce that the Web Host Industry Review has selected SingleHop’s LEAP Mobile application as one of the 5 best mobile apps for managing hosting systems on the go. The Web Host Industry Review, or WHIR as it is commonly known within the industry, is the leading industry news and information […]

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Oct 31, 2012
Dan Ushman

Happy Halloween everyone! We’re continuing our series (and promotion) today with these two additional stories that touch on more hacking, mishaps and tricks. We hope you enjoy them. Have a safe Halloween everyone, and make sure to lock up your computer before heading home tonight. Found You Five years ago, he got rich. He’d managed […]

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Oct 31, 2012
Dan Ushman

If you’re in NY, NJ, a website, a business, a server in a data center there, and you’re down, or afraid of going down soon – give us a call; we’ll hook you up with as similar as solution as possible; on our dime. For 3-4 months, or whenever you’re ready to move back, whichever […]

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Oct 30, 2012
Dan Ushman

Executive Summary: Infrastructure as a Service consists of physical or virtual computers. The virtual machines form what is commonly known as “the cloud” through simulating the processes of physical servers. Estimates of the space savings from the virtualization of physical servers range anywhere from a factor of 20:1 to 40:1. This software simulation allows the […]

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Oct 30, 2012
Dan Ushman

Dear Readers: welcome to the first of three posts in the “SingleHop’s Scary Server Stories”.  We’ve rewritten some of this year’s noted server failures, hacks, and general “OMG what have I done” moments by giving them a little “seasonal spirit”. We hope you enjoy the stories as much as we did writing them. -Team SingleHop […]

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Oct 26, 2012
Dan Ushman

This is Part Two of a two part series – to see the first article, “Making the Business Case for Infrastructure – Part I: Rent or Buy? (Capex vs Opex)”, click here – In this section, we’re going to discuss the world that CFO’s live and breathe in. But don’t be alarmed – even if […]

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Oct 15, 2012
Dan Ushman

There’s a rent or buy dimension to infrastructure decisions, and the direction you go has significant long term implications for a company, so it’s important to know the difference between the two. You can think of it like a car. Should you buy or lease? There are reasons why you’d do either. It’s a similar […]

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