Featured Posts
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
Dec 10, 2013
Andy Pace

Either you’ve outgrown your server space or you’re a brand new company that needs to find a data center. So, what do you do? Shopping for a data center seems like a daunting process and it really can be, but if you know what to look for, you’ll find the right place in no time. […]

Data Center Shopping
Dec 6, 2013
Stephanie Crets

When LinkedIn came out with their new iPhone app “Intro” a couple months ago, the blogosphere went wild with questions and accusations that this was a prime example of a “Man-in-the-Middle” attack, which means that hackers or any kind of person or system can intercept information and do whatever they want with it. If you’re […]

Crowd Sourcing Linked In Style
Dec 3, 2013
Jordan Jacobs

SingleHop is an ever evolving platform. One part of this evolution includes the upgrades we make to the system whether we are updating LEAP or streamlining processes on the backend. Some of the changes come from internal sources, while others come from our customers. We take both kinds equally seriously. Our method involves recreating the […]

Release 3.2.1
Dec 3, 2013
Adrienne Wicklund

Albert Einstein once defined insanity as the means of doing something over and over again but expecting different results. In a vast technology industry with a rapidly growing company, it only makes sense that we take Einstein’s words to heart. We cannot expect that doing the same things over and over again will allow our […]

Changing Industry
Nov 29, 2013
Deanna Swanson

Who are we? This is such a simple question, with such a complex answer. Folks here at SingleHop each describe our environment in different ways, but trends emerge when you listen for a while. Here are some of the trends that I have recognized since joining the team. We are incredibly open, which like everything […]

Being Singlehopper
Nov 27, 2013
Deanna Swanson

Cook County, home to Chicago, is the second most populous county in the US. Cook County is so large, population wise, that it is bigger than 29 individual US states and more populous than the seven smallest states combined. Pretty impressive stuff. Unfortunately, Cook County has another rare distinction. 1 out of 6 people in […]

1st Annual Food Drive
Nov 26, 2013
Lisa Margetis

Banner ads are everywhere. So much that most of us have “banner blindness.” Yep. That’s a thing. We have become so used to them, that blocking them out (or anything that sort of looks like them) has become a subconscious behavior. So when the average user is over saturated with all things advertising, how do you […]

Banner Best Practices