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Amazon’s Quantum Computing Service Goes GA with 1 Hour for Free Tier Users

Tags: , , , Date/Time: August 25, 2021 @ 12:00 pm, by raindog308

AWS announced this week that Amazon Braket, their quantum algorithm development environment, is available now in their US East and US West regions. AWS Free Tier customers receive 1 free hour of simulation time with AWS Free Tier. The product offers managed Jupyter notebooks for development. According to Amazon: “Customers can use Amazon Braket to test […]

Microsoft Raising Fees for Office 365

Tags: , , , , Date/Time: August 20, 2021 @ 11:30 am, by raindog308

Microsoft announced that they are raising prices for Office 365 subscriptions. The price increase is between 10% and 16%, depending on product.  This is the first price increase since Office 365 launched in 2011. On March 1, 2022, we will update our list pricing for the following commercial products: Product Old Monthly Price New Monthly […]

Outage at Akamai Takes Down Major Internet Sites

Tags: , , , , , Date/Time: July 22, 2021 @ 6:19 pm, by Jon Biloh

Akamai, a leading global content delivery network, was responsible for an outage today which impacted large portions of the Internet, including popular websites FedEx, UPS, Home Depot, and many others. The outage lasted at least an hour and was the result of a “software configuration” update which went wrong, apparently causing a disruption to the […]

Tarsnap: Cloud Backups for the Truly Paranoid

Tags: , , , Date/Time: July 18, 2021 @ 12:00 am, by raindog308

Tarsnap is a cloud backup company that emphasize strong cryptography. It’s the brainchild of Dr. Colin Percival, former FreeBSD security officer. Its motto is “online backups for the truly paranoid” and Tarsnap has been in business since 2008. Tarsnap uses an open, documented cryptographic design that securely encrypts your files. The command-line client is perfect […]

Running Like a Swiss Watch: Interview with Andrew Azarov, CTO of ServerAstra

Tags: , , , , Date/Time: July 9, 2021 @ 12:00 am, by raindog308

Our interview series has featured a lot of industry leaders and we continue today by talking with Andrew Azarov, CTO of ServerAstra. In this interview, you’ll learn about their focus on security, self-managed infrastructure, and why he sees a lot of growth ahead for the hosting industry. Tell me about your background and your company’s […]

One Folder to Rule Them All: Running Dropbox Headless on Your VPS

Tags: , , , Date/Time: July 8, 2021 @ 6:28 pm, by raindog308

Dropbox is a folder synchronization product that takes a folder (eponymously called Dropbox) and makes sure it’s identical across all devices.  This folder is also available on the web and there are robust sharing options.  Dropbox was one of the first in this space, before Google Drive and Microsoft’s OneDrive.  They support all major operating […]

Location, Location, Location: Interview with QuadraNet CEO Ilan Mishan

Our interview series has featured a lot of industry leaders and we continue today by talking with Ilan Mishan, CEO of Quadranet. They’ve brought us many great offers in the past.  In this interview, you’ll get an inside look at a market leader and learn why geographical coverage is a key differentiator in 2021. Tell […]

How to Save Your Customers $270,000 a Year: Interview with Steve Eschweiler, COO of HiVelocity

Tags: , , , , , , Date/Time: June 25, 2021 @ 12:00 am, by raindog308

Our interview series has featured a lot of industry leaders and we continue today by talking with Steve Eschweiler, COO of HiVelocity. In this interview, you’ll get some practical advice about the hosting business and a great perspective from an industry veteran…plus an example of why you should be drinking IPAs. Tell me about your […]

OnApp Brings Cloud Hosting into the SaaS Age, with Cloud.net!

Tags: , , , , , , , Date/Time: March 31, 2021 @ 12:00 pm, by raindog308

OnApp will shortly be releasing their new SaaS cloud platform, cloud.net, and we’re excited to get a preview of their plans in the press release below. Readers might remember our recent interview with OnApp’s CEO, Ditlev Bredahl, in which he mentioned cloud.net would be a “a cloud in a box, easy to deploy and instantly […]

ServerMania’s New Public Cloud Now Open for Business!

Tags: , , Date/Time: November 24, 2020 @ 12:00 am, by raindog308

ServerMania dropped us a line to share news of the new ServerMania Public Cloud.  Read on for details about this interesting new offer! ServerMania’s Public Cloud, In Their Own Words: The recently launched ServerMania Public Cloud is built to deliver a reliable, secure and scalable solution for any evolving business. With high-performance and a highly-available […]

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