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Jul 3, 2013
David Dunlap

The holidays are normally reserved for taking life a little easier, meeting up with friends and family, relaxing, remembering, and, of course, holiday sales and coupon deals. However, there are coupon deals, and then there are our new coupon deals! In honor of the fourth day of the month of July, we are offering 2 […]

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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 […]

Boot Strapping
Jun 25, 2013
Chase Ewing

If there is one thing as a system administrator that takes up the majority of my time, it is dealing with spam. Spam, unwanted or unsolicited email, has been around as long as email itself, and the manhours spent by countless system and network administrators attempting to mitigate it on their networks has been staggering. […]

Spam
Jun 23, 2013
Andrew Brooks

I’d like to preface this by saying this post is a mile wide and an inch deep when it comes to reverse engineering on the Android platform.  However, for those who are new to mobile and looking to get a quick test environment set up, this post is for you.  We’ll assume you have a […]

Stack Trace
Jun 18, 2013
Will Newby

What? The way you would treat your dog is very different from how a farmer would treat his cattle. You give your dog a sentimental name, play with him often, and when he gets sick you take him to the vet and spend lots of time and money making him better. On the other hand, […]

Drive That Cattle
Jun 16, 2013
David Dunlap

IBM’s decision to buy out SoftLayer brings a lot of interesting intersections to light when it comes to traditional enterprise level computing, merging with the fairly new business model of automated infrastructure-as-a-service (IaaS) computing. SoftLayer’s business model centers on two products: dedicated servers and cloud computing. From there, we add managed services and various levels […]

Merger Ahead
Jun 14, 2013
Dan Ushman

I’m sitting here writing this post while reflecting over the last few years. “Wow,” I think, “there has been a tremendous amount of hype about ‘the cloud.’” And there has been, be it how it saves money, speeds up prototyping, reduces time to market and increases efficiency on a number of levels. Honestly, unlike most […]

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Jun 11, 2013
Chase Ewing

In my previous article, I outlined what to do in case you have an abuse complaint lodged against you. A major issue in dealing with complaints is actually locating the source of the abusive activity on your server. If you have subscribed to our Managed General Services package for your server or device, you are […]

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Jun 10, 2013
Andrew Brooks

In the world of information security, small businesses and the security needs of small businesses are often overlooked, particularly in the realm of application security.  When looking at the investment required to build a robust application security program, it really doesn’t make sense financially.  For example, an “enterprise” scanning tool, combined with the required hosting […]

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