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Jan 16, 2014
Jordan Jacobs

The first release of the new year. Definitely an auspicious occasion. To get things started for the new year we had three large focuses in this release. The first was to take a holistic approach at the way that the LEAP3 portal handles account password resets. We made three updates within this area to ensure a […]

Ideas.SingleHop.com
Jan 14, 2014
Zak Boca

As another exciting year for SingleHop closes out, I wanted to take a moment to share some of the great things that happened in the business. Earlier this year, we added VMware-based private and public clouds to our offerings. What is most significant about adding VMware is that it extends our enterprise-grade solutions into the […]

2013 in Review
Jan 10, 2014
Deanna Swanson

Each year starts with a frenzy of lofty promises: “I will lose 20 pounds,” “I will eat better,” “I will pay off my debt,” “I will remember to call Aunt Betty each month,” and so on. With so much focus on resolutions — media coverage, studies regarding the effectiveness of resolutions, and a whole industry […]

Fresh Start
Dec 23, 2013
Jordan Jacobs

In development, change is a constant. Software must respond to changes in software and hardware, while being responsive to customer needs. Along with going over the highlights of our latest updated, 3.2.2, I want to briefly go over how an idea turns into a finished feature. SSL encryption for LEAP3 has always been an option […]

Release 3.2.2
Dec 20, 2013
Andy Pace

Network design for a data center is more than just making a bigger network than what you have at home. It involves creating a plan based off of what matters the most to you or your business and selecting gear that brings that plan to life. When it was time to design SingleHop’s network, we […]

Network Design 101
Dec 17, 2013
Lucy Wert

The other night, I participated in one of the most rewarding evenings since I started at SingleHop back in April. Regardless of what I celebrate, to me December is the season of giving, and it’s my favorite time of year. So, what was this magical experience I had? A group of Hoppers, including our two […]

Charitable Giving
Dec 16, 2013
Andrew Brooks

If I were asked what kinds of things keep me up at night, I’d probably say: too much caffeine during the day, SCADA software, and web browsers.  The first two are easy to explain, but web browsers are a much different beast. They’re just so complicated and robust!  Between the plugins and core components, they […]

Stack Trace
Dec 13, 2013
David Dunlap

Our own VP of Engineering, Rick Talavera, discussing cloud strategy, vFabric, seamless hybrid integration, and more in a VMware interview. And without further ado, here is that interview:

VMware Interview Rick Talavera
Dec 11, 2013
Dan Ushman

My first job, back when I was in high school, was at a local Best Buy store. I forget what year it was exactly, but I have a feeling it was 1999 when I walked into Best Buy as an employee for the first time to start my training. After the obligatory paperwork, safety videos, […]

Best Buy Site Design