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Mar 24, 2016
Public health, education, high-tech farming and agriculture, seismic data collection, oil exploration and production, clean energy generation and management, transportation, and disaster management are examples of the many industries that require intense computing resources, often in rural America. SMBs in rural areas, just like in the major cities, are becoming increasingly reliant on cloud services as part of their core operations. Collecting, distributing, and updating information is maximized when widespread coverage, reliable connectivity, and proximal computing power are available. Take agribusiness for example: agriculture and food… Read More
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Feb 29, 2016
When it comes to choosing a cloud hosting provider, business owners have two primary concerns: performance and service. Unfortunately, many hosting companies focus on one or the other, succumbing to the “Tyranny of the OR,” making this seemingly simple decision a huge headache—until now. At Codero, we believe in the power of the “AND.” The Genius and Power of “And” At Codero, we are all students of Jim Collins’ Built to Last: Successful Habits of Visionary Companies. Collins touted the “Tyranny of the OR,” a concept that explains that… Read More
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Feb 19, 2016
The Vulnerability: Recently, security researchers working for Google and Red Hat announced a vulnerability in a library commonly used in Linux environments.  Specifically, Glibc getaddrinfo() is susceptible, under certain conditions, to a stack-based buffer overflow attack while performing DNS queries.  This vulnerability has been designated CVE-2015-7547. Who is Affected? Any server running Linux with glibc 2.9 or later is affected.A complete list of the linux distributions affected can be found on the nixCraft community site. What do I need to do? If you are a Proactive Managed customer, we… Read More
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Feb 9, 2016
Finding the right place for your apps to live is like shopping for real estate, with choices between owning, renting, and hybrid models. Owning your own home is like owning your own data center. Alternatively, a hotel lets you use as many rooms as you need without much of a commitment, which is like parking your applications in the public cloud. And hybrid clouds are somewhere in the middle. Owning a Data Center and Owning a Home Running your own data center is similar to… Read More
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Jan 27, 2016
Overview Running a business SaaS platform is hard enough, but nearly impossible with a hosting partner that doesn’t understand your business. Founded in 2014, WyWare had the vision of empowering businesses to track and control operations based on data, without having to invest in bloated enterprise SaaS systems. Its InCHECK platform enables custom software development services and practical technology solutions to provide businesses the flexibility to build and use only features they need. Challenge WyWare made the choice that many developers have: Amazon Web Services… Read More
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Jan 15, 2016
Codero Hosting closed out a fantastic 2015 on another high note, ranking seventh in Netcraft’s global hosting reliability rankings for December 2015. Netcraft’s rankings prove Codero is one of the world’s most reliable hosting providers, ahead of many of its direct competitors. Codero earned top spots in Netcraft’s rankings for much of 2015 and anticipates maintaining the trend by continuing its dedication to reliability and exceptional service in 2016. [caption id="attachment_8817" align="aligncenter" width="630"] Table 1: Netcraft's Top 10 Most Reliable Hosting Companies in December 2015[/caption]… Read More
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Jan 4, 2016
Originally posted on the WHIR.  Perspective is always important when picking technologies to base the future of your company’s IT on. Technologies go through generations of improvements along multiple dimensions before they reach true ubiquity. Take the disk drive as an example. First built in 1953 by IBM, each new generation of disk drives replaced larger, more sensitive, and more cumbersome devices. The cost also dropped precipitously with every generation. Not many people remember, but the earliest drives were usable only in the protected environment… Read More
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Dec 30, 2015
2015 was a year of transformation and growth for the entire IT industry, and the cloud was the poster child for that transformation. 2016 is sure to be filled with even more new cloud opportunities and advancements. Now that the industry is realizing the customization and control that enterprise needs, we have gotten a peek at the world that Nicholas Carr saw in 2003, when he said IT doesn’t matter, and then in 2008 when he predicted the big switch. IT has completely transformed and… Read More