Ian Loughry

Articles by Ian Loughry

Aug 9, 2012

Welcome to Part II of the Lost in the Cloud blog series.  In today’s entry, we will go over  the Public Cloud or shared cloud, in more detail.  As a quick refresher, let’s look at the general description of the Public Cloud first: Public Cloud Refers to what could also be called a shared cloud. […]

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Aug 2, 2012

At SingleHop,  we are always looking to the future of the web hosting industry; which almost certainly brings you face to face with the term “cloud computing”.  Being new to the industry can be quite the challenge, so learning the proper meaning behind such terms and technologies is top priority.  I’m lucky enough to work […]

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Jul 30, 2012

When you need to build a website, or expand on a current website, there are many things to consider when buying.  Choosing the right hosting provider is the most prevalent, but there are also many other things to keep in mind.  Like choosing the proper data center with the hosting provider, for example.  Data center […]

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Jul 25, 2012

The past year here at SingleHop has been one to remember.  We have seen a rapid growth in business, a move to a bigger office, we’ve brought in over 20 new employees, and we opened our third data center in Phoenix just a few months ago.  We couldn’t be more excited about the future of […]

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Jul 16, 2012

HostingCon begins today in Boston and SingleHop will be in attendance for all the week’s festivities. As one of the bigger web hosting conferences in the United States, we are excited to get to the expo and check out all that is going on. At this year’s conference be sure to come check us out […]

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Jun 27, 2012

SingleHop Founder and CEO, Zak Boca, was recently named to the Techweek 100 list in honor of the event.  Anytime a SingleHopper is acknowledged like this, and especially when it’s the head honcho himself, we love to shamelessly brag!  The Techweek 100 is a list of 100 Chicago leaders impacting today’s technology landscape on a […]

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Jun 26, 2012

Now that Techweek is wrapping things up on its final day, I thought it would be a good idea to review some of the happenings in the past week. Everything from the expo, to the start up city competition, Techweek supplied a fun, and fact-filled week at the Merchandise Mart in Chicago. While opening day […]

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Jun 22, 2012

Over the past month, SingleHop has been extremely busy.  With the new investment from Battery Ventures, the move to the new office, and the addition of many new SingleHoppers, including myself, we really haven’t had the time to just sit down and enjoy our new space.  That’s why our great office administrator, Trey Maclin, thought […]

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Jun 20, 2012

It’s conference time, and SingleHop is gearing up for TechWeek 2012, right in our Chicago backyard.  These types of events are important to the industry, we get the chance to learn new technologies in the business, check out the competition, and more importantly, we get to interact with our clients. Meeting the people that make […]

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Jun 7, 2012

As many of you may know, there has been a confirmed hack of over 6.5 million Linkedin/eHarmony accounts.  So if you are on Linkedin or eHarmony and happen to use the same password for your LEAP account, it would be in your best interest to change your password promptly, for security reasons.  If you believe […]

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