Our commitment to being the BEST

Be the Best
posted by Sean on March 15, 2015

Nowadays, just about every hosting provider claims to be the “best” provider out there. A simple Google search for “best web hosting provider” will yield thousands of results. So what does it actually mean to be the best? Is there really a best provider out there? To research these questions, we took… Read More

Meet Our New Hires

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posted by Dave on March 2, 2015

For years, I’ve been saying that web hosting is a lot like selling coffee. Literally anybody can do it: you can buy a cheap used server and start hosting sites just as easily as you can buy instant coffee and start selling coffee-like liquid. But what makes the coffee from your local… Read More

Save 20% on Web Hosting

posted by Dave on February 21, 2015

I don’t know about you, but this cold needs to go. I love snow as much as the next web host, but I can do without the subzero temperatures and what so far appear to be 400-mile-an-hour winds. If nothing else, weather like this serves as a reminder of just how important… Read More

Be a Web Hosting Expert, Part 3: Dedicated Servers & Co-Location

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posted by Dave on January 24, 2015

In our last two posts, we learned that shared hosting is usually faster than a VPS, but that VPSes deliver extreme flexibility. So what happens when you want the best of both worlds? What happens when you need maximum performance AND maximum flexibility? We’re glad you asked! The answer is simple: dedicated… Read More

Be a Web Hosting Expert, Part 2: VPS

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posted by Dave on January 22, 2015

Our last post talked about shared hosting and why so many hosts are eager to upsell customers to something more expensive. Reading that post, you might even think that there’s really no reason to make the jump to a VPS. For many customers, this is true: our shared hosting is fast, reliable,… Read More

Be a Web Hosting Expert, Part 1: Shared Hosting

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posted by Dave on January 20, 2015

We’ve always felt that well-educated customers are the best customers. Since the web hosting industry is completely overrun with marketing double-speak and technical terms, we wanted to do the unthinkable: explain the hosting industry in simple, easy-to-understand terms. So fire up the French press, grab that third cup of coffee, and take… Read More

Semi-Dedicated vs VPS

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posted by Dave on January 18, 2015

For years, conventional webhosting wisdom stated that once your website got too big for shared hosting, you needed to upgrade to a VPS. The logic goes that because you aren’t sharing a VPS with other customers, it must be faster. And because VPSes cost more than shared hosting, web hosts were all… Read More

Network maintenance on dallas011

posted by Dave on December 27, 2014

We’re going to be doing some emergency maintenance on dallas011 tonight (Saturday 12/27/14) at 11:30pm Eastern time. Maintenance is expected to last about 30 – 45 minutes, and should result in a dramatic increase in network performance. We apologize for the short notice, and thank you for your understanding.

Hello 2015!

New Years 2013
posted by Dave on December 25, 2014

Calling 2014 “an exciting year” just doesn’t seem to cut it. For us, it’s been a year packed with some incredible changes and more growth than we ever expected. So far in 2014, we’ve: Waved goodbye to good friends as one of the industry’s oldest web hosts went under Made some new… Read More

Merry Christmas, Internet!

Santa datacenter
posted by Dave on December 25, 2014

We’re taking the day off to celebrate Christmas, but your server is in good hands. Our friendly technicians are staffing our help desk and watching our datacenters around the clock, ready to help you with whatever you need. We’ll be back on December 26th with some incredible end-of-year savings. So go ahead… Read More