Featured Posts
Apr 15, 2014
Jordan Jacobs

We are always working to improve upon our products, even through minor updates and bug fixes. It’s important to do these seemingly minor fixes because they help keep the product working at top notch capacity for you, our end users. One enhancement we made was in the General Details section on the component management screen […]

Leap 3.3.4
Apr 15, 2014
Andy Pace

To most people a data center probably just looks like a big boring building with no windows, kind of like a prison. But to the people who spend their days on the inside, it’s much more interesting—even above and beyond the electrical and mechanical engineering. There are so many components that go into the upkeep […]

5 Data Center Needs
Apr 11, 2014
David Dunlap

I am a big believer when it comes to hands on experience. There are just some things that must be felt. Entrepreneurship is one of those things. You will never truly understand everything that encompasses the process of developing an idea from passing thought to fully realized product, until you go out and do it. […]

Campus 1871
Apr 9, 2014
Sam Bowling

I’m sure many of the people reading this blog post have heard about the recent exploit released Monday labeled CVE-2014-0160 better known to the Internet as Heartbleed. Heartbleed is an exploit on OpenSSL version 1.0.1 through 1.0.1f that allows an attacker to pull arbitrary data out of a server’s memory to retrieve various information. How […]

HeartBleed Bug
Apr 4, 2014
Chase Ewing

Lately, our support staff has been seeing a large amount of servers compromised at the root level by a very sneaky and dastardly SSH Rootkit. Throughout the past two years, various hosting companies, security researchers, and other concerned parties have been steadily compiling more and more information about the rootkit and its related tools. As […]

eBury RootKit
Mar 31, 2014
Jordan Jacobs

The latest version of our ongoing efforts to provide a better platform adds a few interesting features. In our last version we added bandwidth pooling as well as a bandwidth usage enhancements in the form of notifications. We are also adding API controls for our upcoming feature LEAP Monitoring Center. And, as usual, we fixed a […]

LEAP 3.3.3
Mar 28, 2014
Jordan Jacobs

We officially released our community feedback site, SingleHop Ideas, back in mid-January. When we launched the community site, it was our hope that we could create a direct line of communication between our developers and our customers. Through talking to our customers we could ascertain their needs and develop features that catered to those needs. […]

Ideas Reaches a Milestone
Mar 25, 2014
Rick Talavera

With increased threats of hacking and social engineering, passwords alone no longer suffice for account security. Many businesses have tried to combat growing security concerns surrounding passwords by enforcing strict guidelines that require users not only to include upper and lower case letters, numbers, and symbols in their passwords, but also to change them frequently. […]

Two Factor Authentication
Mar 4, 2014
Michael Sparks

RAID arrays are an incredible piece of technology capable of a variety of things. However, they are often misused. This misuse stems from a lack of knowledge in exactly what RAIDs are used for. Let’s first examine some common scenarios. Home Server Scenario Imagine you were  convinced by a box store retailer that RAID1 was […]