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Jun 2, 2011

A few weeks ago David Snead, one of the foremost legal experts in all things hosting offered us his first suggestions on how to get your web firm’s legal house in order. In this second and last part he dives deeper in to complex issues including liability and security. You would imagine that most of […]

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May 27, 2011

SingleHop is full of energetic and inquisitive people. They generally like to take the road less traveled and tend to think about the world in slightly off angle terms. Most recently a few SingleHoppers began studying how to best take advantage of the bitcoin virtual currency phenomenon. They studied the different exchange rates, the difficulty in […]

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May 6, 2011

It has been more than three months since we launched Cascade, SingleHop’s IaaS cloud platform. The reliability and durability of the platform has come a long way since then. As a result, I’ve had more time recently to focus on optimizing the performance of the virtual machines (VMs) running in the cloud. For most applications, […]

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Apr 26, 2011

Making less mistakes is what experience gifts us. And helping others make less mistakes is what learning from others experience’s is all about! That is why SingleHop is proudly sponsoring today’s Entrepreneur’s Unpluggdd conference where three Chicago based business leaders share their experience in building successful companies. It is a small, intimate environment focused on […]

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Apr 15, 2011

A large portion of our clients would define themselves as business customers, and while they depend on us to ensure that their data, application, or website run without a glitch, our abilities to provide them with world-class business advice are limited. Even so, as one of the fastest growing IT companies in the nation we […]

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Apr 8, 2011

The web and all its participants are in many ways just like a city, there are good ones, bad ones, welcoming ones, and unsafe ones. Thankfully there are a few guides on the web that help you find those safe, good, and beneficial places- webhostinsearch.com is one of those guides. Their job is to help […]

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Apr 1, 2011

What do pizza, high-school, and business have in common? Our SingleHop co-founders Zak Boca and Dan Ushman! These guys have worked their butts off to put together not just one, but several world-class companies including SingleHop. Checkout this interview by Lisa Leiter from Chicago Crain’s magazine, it will give you a good insight into our […]

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Mar 31, 2011

We are a hosting company obsessed with service- this means we are also ‘tweakers’. It is only through incessant and consistent tweaking of all our processes and procedures that we can ensure that our customers are taken care of correctly, all the time, every time. So, as we go into the second quarter of 2011 […]

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Mar 21, 2011
David Szczur

To the untrained eye, a server cabinet is nothing more than a tall, black metal box with locking doors on it. To the trained eye, however, it is a vessel of incredible potential. In my last post, I described how SingleHop installs core cabinets and other support equipment when we add new datacenter space. Today, […]

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Mar 3, 2011
David Szczur

Building a new data center, or expanding an existing one, is a monumental task. When it’s done right, our clients don’t notice a thing, other than the influx of available dedicated servers. But behind the scenes, it’s a real labor of love, with a lot of excitement and a lot of hard work. As SingleHop’s […]

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