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I’m not one for kicking someone while they’re down, but Verizon’s recent 48-hour downtime should be instructive for companies seeking to put all of their eggs in the cloud basket. The planned outage was announced to users of Verizon’s cloud via an email, sparking a storm of angry Tweets and articles about the reliability of […]

CloudHosting Industry
Jan 20, 2015, 12:55 pmBy: Corey Northcutt (0) Comments

Part of your job as a server administrator is tracking down stuff that doesn’t work – and then taking steps to fix it. Unfortunately, that job sounds a whole lot easier on paper than it is in practice. Most often, it won’t be entirely clear what’s gone wrong with a server – and you’ll end […]

Hosting IndustrySysAdmin ToolsSystem Administration
Dec 24, 2014, 12:46 pmBy: Corey Northcutt (0) Comments

In what is likely to be the first of many cases, IBM has prevailed in a complaint against the registrant of two new generic top-level domains that used its brand. The domains “” and “” were registered by someone with no connection to IBM, who redirected both domains to “”. Over the next year we’re […]

DomainsgTLDHosting Industry
Feb 26, 2014, 1:52 pmBy: InterWorx (0) Comments

Since its inception, the Internet has been agnostic when it comes to providing bandwidth to sites and online service providers. It didn’t matter whether you were a small-scale blogger with a few hundred uniques a month or Netflix — your traffic would flow over broadband provider’s networks with the same priority. Net neutrality meant that […]

Hosting IndustryNet Neutrality
Jan 28, 2014, 4:04 pmBy: InterWorx (0) Comments

CentOS is the operating system of choice for the majority of web hosting companies. It provides a stable and reliable Linux hosting platform without the sting of having to pay for the subscription support service of its source OS, Red Hat Enterprise Linux. In a move that surprised many open source watchers, Red Hat and […]

CentOSHosting IndustryOperating System SupportRed Hat
Jan 21, 2014, 11:57 amBy: InterWorx (0) Comments


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