Category: Hosting

Email…No… Exchanges…..No Office 365

It has been a while since I selflessly promoted a product that I have been involved with launch of, however this is one that has taken the best part of a year of my life, many many meetings and a truly immense amount of coffee, tee & wine.  This week (Tuesday at around 06:30 in …

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Red Sky at night!

Red sky at night, shepherds delight, Red sky in the morning shepherds warning, Red sky at lunchtime??? Sadly I did not have my real camera with me so had to make do with the one on my phone, you can not really tell how dark it got, but it was enough to trigger the street lights …

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A great little cartoon strip from Scott Adams

Raspberry Pi: Teaching computer program and coding skills

All five to 14-year-olds in English state schools will be taught how to code in one change to the national curriculum designed to prepare children for the workplace.   Raspberry Pi’s director of educational development Clive Beale and Emma Mulqueeny, who set up an organisation which finds and brings together young coders, explained what skills …

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1&1 Snap up a bargin in Arsys

It has been an open secret for the past few weeks or months that United Internet was looking to acquire Arsys, the Spanish Domains, hosting and cloud provider, however today it was officially announced in a press release that they had bought Arsys for 140 million Euros.  What effect will this have on the Spanish …

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Porn – Infographic

Pornography and the internet go together like cheese and pickle, many innovations that we not take for granted on the net were developed by the Porn industry and even today it is helping to drive forward the use of new technology and software in it’s one unique way.  The info-graphic below show a very high …

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New Server on the range

I just quietly launched a new server on the range.  Expanding our use of the Dell PowerEdge C5000 servers we now have a improved server over the ever popular DS4.5. Featuring : Upgraded Intel Xeon Quad-core E3-1230v2 @ 3.3GHz 8GB DDR3 RAM 2 x 500GB SATA HDD (expandable to 4 x 3TB SATA, and …

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New server from

    The Guys at have been at it again and this time they have been working on a real powerhouse of a serve.  When I dropped in with the test unit the kettle had not even boiled before they had swiped the box, had it open and were already poking and prodding it …

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Hosting Mergers & Acquisitions 2012

Web Host SupraNet Acquires Fiber Optic Network Mad City Broadband December 31, 2012 — Web hosting provider SupraNet Communications announced last week it completed the acquisition of Mad City Broadband. The press release did not disclose the financial terms of the acquisition. Sidera Networks, Lightower Fiber Networks in $2 Billion Merger Deal December 27, 2012 …

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