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Feb 19, 2008
Andy Pace

Lately we have been doing everything we can to help out the open source community along the lines of mirroring linux distributions and providing faster spots to download kernel source, and our latest mirror addition is no exception! Over the past few months SingleHop has been working closely with cPanel engineers in setting up a […]

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Jan 2, 2008
Andy Pace

To help kernel.org celebrate 10 years of being the primary spot to grab the latest linux kernel source, SingleHop would like to add The Linux Kernel Archives their participating mirror list! The idea of Linux has been buzzing around technology centers everywhere since 1983, and in 1997 kernel.org decided to take it upon themselves to […]

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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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Mar 16, 2007
Andy Pace

The SingleHop crew was generously allowed to attend the Google’s Chicago Sales Office’s St. Patrick’s open house last evening in the River North area of the city. The event turned out to be quite a success, and it was rumored that some people were denied due to the number of attendees. Google did quite a […]

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Apr 23, 2007

Recently, we migrated both the midPhase and SingleHop phone systems to a VoIP solution powered by Digium and Asterisk. Matt asked me to write a short piece sharing the lessons I learned. Let me first say, if you are considering implementing VoIP – do it! Let me also say that I am by no means […]

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Jul 20, 2007
Andy Pace

Recently, a couple of SingleHop customers have gotten a bit of publicity due to the enhanced streaming video services they’re providing. We were able to ask the creators of Chime.TV, Taylor McKnight and Chirag Mehta, a few questions about this new viewing phenomenon, which SingleHop is very excited to be hosting! What follows are the […]

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Oct 10, 2007
Zak Boca

We have chosen the new Core 2 Duo bleeding edge processors for our new dedicated servers for a variety of reasons. One major reason for picking these processors is that they are faster than their predecessors, and will create a more enjoyable experience while using the server. The other major reason for choosing the new […]

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Oct 11, 2007
Andy Pace

At SingleHop, we’ve got a couple of great services that can keep you a step ahead of trouble with your dedicated server: Event Notification, and QuickReaction. These can mean the difference between an unhappy client, or an issue being resolved before the same customer ever notices. Here is a quick rundown of what they entail. […]

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Nov 2, 2007
Andy Pace

Electricity, the life blood of your server… without it you have no website and a large portion of your income is gone. So how well will a data center handle itself in case of a total power loss? That’s the question SingleHop needed to find out before choosing the right data center to power your […]

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Nov 14, 2007

While Windows Server 2003 can be more secure than its predecessors, it is only as secure as the weakest link. Therefore, you will want to have everything as secure as possible. This includes, but is not limited to, using software firewalls, hardware firewalls and the Microsoft auto-update feature built into windows 2003. The easiest way […]

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