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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 […]

Mar 16, 2007

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 […]

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 […]

Jul 20, 2007

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 […]

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 […]

Oct 11, 2007

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. […]

Nov 2, 2007

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 […]

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 […]

Nov 28, 2007

SingleHop is now an official mirror for the CentOS operating system! You read correctly, SingleHop is now contributing to the Open Source movement at the rate of 2MBps. We hope to see a dramatic increase in usage in the next few months, but for right now we are just happy to be included in […]

May 6, 2008
Sam Bowling

People who have used Linux are aware of the never-ending debate over what is the best package management system. There are a lot of them out there like YUM, APT, Portage and YaST. All have their positives and negatives as well as have their individual uses. For users who use Redhat based systems YUM is […]