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Hivelocity Integrates Corero’s Threat Defense System for Enterprise Level DDoS Protection

Hivelocity, a dedicated server, private cloud and infrastructure services provider, has announced this week the launch of an improved suite of DDoS protection services with the addition of Corero’s Threat Defense System. The Corero Smartwall has been incorporated to the existing network defense infrastructure that Hivelocity has had in place for years. Protection plans are being offered on a per ...

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SSDs Now Available on DreamHost Dedicated Servers

DreamHost first started upgrading to SSD drives back in March of 2015 when they introduced SSDs to their line of shared hosting solutions.  Now DreamHost has announced that they have successfully expanded their line of managed dedicated servers to all include Solid State Drives. Our dedicated servers have been popular for years with users who have wanted more power than shared ...

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PayPal Telemarketing Calls Are Coming

People have always had a love/hate relationship with PayPal – and this latest set of news is sure to stir things up again. PayPal has updated their website to let users know of a new agreement which opens up the door for users to receive “autodialed or prerecorded calls and text messages” – which essentially means telemarketing calls are coming. ...

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Skype for Web Now Available for All US & UK Skype Addicts

Skype has over 300 million users worldwide right now – and with such a large user-base there are alot of devices, connection speeds, needs, and uses to allot for – especially with the launch of Skype for Business which is bringing in enterprise level needs. As such not everyone has the Skype app installed on their phone; and subsequently not everyone ...

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Yahoo Shutting Down Maps & Other Services This Month!

Yahoo made some big announcements during their Q2 2015 progress report – and some of this news is sure to leave a few people I know pretty disappointed. A slew of services that have a hardcore following are being phased out by the end of June 2015 – so if you’re an avid user of Yahoo’s services you’ll want to ...

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HostGator Integrates MOJO Marketplace into Shared Hosting

HostGator has announced a partnership with MOJO Marketplace today in an effort to provide customers access to premium graphics, themes, templates, plugins and extensions for most major scripts, quickly and easily. To be honest – the partnership isn’t much of a surprise. Both brands are owned by Endurance International Group (EIG), and templates and web hosting have long been a popular ...

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Host1Plus Launches DDoS Protection Service

Earlier this week Host1Plus has announced the implementation of DDoS protection for a wide customer audience in all available VPS locations, except Frankfurt, Germany. As DDoS attacks are on the rise and tend to quickly evolve into complex security threats, the protection from such attacks is of the most importance. The collaboration with Staminus has resulted in an exceptional DDoS ...

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DreamHost Launches DreamPress 2

Hosted on virtual private servers, DreamPress is a super fast and highly reliable managed WordPress hosting service offered by DreamHost. DreamPress 2 kicks things up a notch by including SSD drives, PHP 5.5 with OpCache & HHVM (Hip Hop Virtual Machine). For those of you who don’t know, HHVM is Facebook’s faster replacement for PHP and as of WordPress 3.9 – HHVM 2.0 ...

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Starting Your Own eCommerce Business Just Got ALOT Easier!

When it comes to getting into eCommerce there’s one of two things you’ll be doing; selling your own product or selling someone elses. When it comes down to selling someone elses product you generally have to worry about sourcing your product, maintaining inventory, handling your invoices and so forth; and all of this becomes quiet the pain in the arse. ...

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Volusion Launches New Mobile App

Volusion has launched a brand new mobile app available on iPhone and Android devices today! The new Volusion mobile app features a brand new interface design, along with some powerful new features such as the ability to add and edit your stores products! Furthermore iPhone 5s and iPhone 6 users will appreciate the integration with TouchID – allowing you to ...

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JotForm Launches Fillable PDF Tool

JotForm has always been packed with awesome features and tools that make creating, sharing and utilizing forms an absolute dream. Their latest feature is no different as JotForm releases their Fillable PDF Creator allowing users to export their forms to a PDF, email it to their users, and get the responses within their JotForm account. For those of you looking ...

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Imgur Pro For Everyone!

When it comes to uploading and sharing photos online Imgur has been “the home to the web’s most popular image content” since roughly 2009 when Alan Schaaf founded the site. Since then Imgur has ran two monetization models: the free membership allowed you to utilize the site while viewing ads; while the premium version offered no ads and more features. ...

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Amazon WorkMail Getting Ready to Take On Google & Microsoft

Amazon has quietly been working on their very own corporate email and calendar service called WorkMail which is finally being given some publicity. The service is focused highly on security and ease of use and will obviously be powered by Amazon Web Services (AWS). WorkMail is designed to be fully compatible with Microsoft Outlook and other e-mail applications and will be competitive price-wise ...

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Namecheap Launches SSD Business Hosting

SSD’s are hitting the industry hard with more and more hosting companies offering SSD options these days. Namecheap has just hopped onto the bandwagon themselves by announcing that they have recently updated their business hosting product to be fully SSD powered. The new SSD plans are available in both Namecheaps’ US and Europe/UK data centers. SSD Business Hosting is Namecheap’s fastest ...

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