Rick Talavera

Rick Talavera

Mr. Talavera was formerly the CEO of eServer Space Inc., a small Chicago-based startup that became a large private managed hosting company. Holding the position for more than six years, he led a team of software developers that provided infrastructure and software optimizations for some of the most visited properties on the web. While at eServer Space, he supplied his clients with a fully embraced cloud infrastructure platform, utilizing local VMware based hypervisors as well as the leading cloud provider platforms. Mr. Talavera also spent two and a half years as the CTO of Site Canvas where he led a team that provided technology consultant services to the web properties of several music industry stars. He also developed a CMS platform that delivered more than two million unique visits a day with a minimal hardware footprint.

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Articles by Rick Talavera

Mar 25, 2014
Rick Talavera

With increased threats of hacking and social engineering, passwords alone no longer suffice for account security. Many businesses have tried to combat growing security concerns surrounding passwords by enforcing strict guidelines that require users not only to include upper and lower case letters, numbers, and symbols in their passwords, but also to change them frequently. […]

Two Factor Authentication
Jun 28, 2013
Rick Talavera

As in any company, our engineering team at SingleHop is the most important group of the bunch. We make the the automation happen and admins jobs scalable to thousands of servers. We provided the client initiated reboot and automated server provisioning platform. The list of tools that make SingleHop one of the best IaaS platforms […]

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