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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 […]

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Oct 2, 2007

As many of you know, over the past 10-12 months, SingleHop has gone through some major internal changes that have required infinite patience, an extended amount of research and a huge restructuring on the part of everyone associated with our company, including current and potential customers. We’re *extremely* thrilled, however, to inform those parties considering […]

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Sep 25, 2007
Zak Boca

As you’ll likely see on the site, we’re making a huge shift here at the company. There is a big problem with our planet’s environment, and until recently, SingleHop hasn’t even taken notice to the additional harm that we’re doing! We don’t claim to have the answer, and we don’t claim to be environmentally friendly, […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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Apr 17, 2007

Greetings, Ladies and Gentlemen! What do you get when you take two giant Phillips backlit (green, of course) plasma TVs, two Nintendo Wii’s, over 500 technology enthusiasts and cram them into a bar for a night? Well, the answer is simpler than you think: you get TechCocktail 4! Many great things have come about from […]

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Mar 30, 2007

Zenoss won the Sourceforge project of the month recently, and ironically enough, SingleHop utilizes this brilliant piece of software to monitor network statistics and customer servers. Zenoss is rich with many features that sets it above the competition. Auto-discovery, which is the automatic importing of services into the Zenoss database, is one of the many […]

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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 […]

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Feb 27, 2007

Last night SingleHop sponsored the Chicagoland Fast Pitch Competition, a local competition where entrepreneurs vied head to head for $5,000 and validation of their aspirations! We were on hand to lend our support and to watch the best and the brightest pitch their ideas for a panel of judges made up of professors, investors and […]

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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 […]

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