Sep 21, 2010

At SingleHop we are proud of the geographical diversity of our client-base. It means that our top-notch network engineering, customer service, and hardware is valuable, and highly coveted in countries all over the world. In fact, SingleHop can boasts of clients in over 100 countries! Today we continue this focus on offering the best hosting […]

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Sep 16, 2010

[Apparently Hostingthatsucks.com did not check their own advice, as their site is currently offline! Either way it was one of the most unique webhost review sites that we have ever come across.] Today we found one of the most unique reviews on our company. If you are like many of us SingleHoppers, before you buy a […]

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Sep 1, 2010

The INC 500 list- that is the list of the 500 fastest growing companies in America, was officially released a few days ago and includedSingleHop as the #58th fastest growing firm in the nation with increased revenues between 2006 and 2009 of 3896%! While we already mentioned the exciting news on our blog last week, […]

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Aug 27, 2010

One thing I see way too often in this business is inexperienced clients getting themselves into trouble with unmanaged servers.  Some clients have never run a server before but feel that they can wing it, while others have a limited budget and decide that server management is not a worthwhile investment. Either way, they always […]

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Aug 24, 2010

A few weeks ago we received one of the most cherished pieces of mail that has ever come to SingleHop (pictured below). It was Inc. magazine’s package to officially welcome SingleHop to the legendary Inc. 500 list! While you may have heard that we are one of the fastest growing companies around, now we can […]

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Aug 20, 2010

When I first started here at SingleHop, over two years ago, one of my first tasks was to overhaul our aging DNS system. We had been creaking along using zone files, but their number was quickly growing out of control. Also, we rely heavily on automation here, and using scripts to automatically edit files can […]

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Jul 29, 2010

Since we announced Cascade, SingleHop’s new cloud hosting platform, some of our clients have asked us how cloud computing relates to gird computing. Cloud computing and grid computing are related concepts, in that they both involve sharing computer resources and distributing work across networks. However, there are important differences between the two, and they should not […]

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Jul 26, 2010

One often-overlooked advantage of cloud computing is the environmental benefit of moving resources from local computers to the web. As worldwide computer usage increases at an exponential rate, the amount of electricity consumed by computers is increasing almost as rapidly. Cloud computing can help reduce energy consumption (and related greenhouse gas emissions) by centralizing computer […]

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Jul 15, 2010

Cloud computing has moved from the high-level fringes to the mainstream in the last few years, and one of the main reasons has been the increasing popularity of “software as a service.” Software as a service (SaaS) is web-based software which allows the user to access an application or database from any computer with an […]

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Jul 9, 2010
Dan Ushman

‘Cloud hosting’ can be an ambiguous term. That ambiguity can make shopping for cloud hosting difficult. How are you to know what type of cloud hosting you need when you can hardly define it? Much like their Cirrus and Cumulonimbus brethren in nature, cloud hosting platforms come in a number of shapes and sizes, but […]

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