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Emil Sayegh
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Mar 26, 2015
(This content was originally posted at IT Best of Breed.) Big data is big business in 2015. A rapid increase in data technologies and computing power has led to more and more enterprises and small businesses around the world accumulating massive amounts of data. Every day, we create 2.5 quintillion bytes of data from sensors gathering climate information, social media posts, digital media, purchase transactions, cell phone GPS signals… the list goes on and on. It’s hard to comprehend just how big that number is.… Read More
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Mar 18, 2015
Picking out the right server configuration for your needs can be tricky. There are many factors you need to take into consideration, and even tech-savvy people may still not know how every aspect of a given configuration will impact their websites or applications. Worry no more! Codero is happy to introduce The Codero Raw-Power Bundles to make your life easier. Each bundle is a pre-configured hosting package built around our most popular bare metal servers. The bundles add features like managed hosting, server monitoring, RAID… Read More
Emil Sayegh
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Mar 13, 2015
If you’re using a version of the popular WordPress SEO plugin Yoast prior to 1.7.3.3, you and your site are vulnerable to a blind SQL injection attack. What damage can the vulnerability cause? The issue with Yoast can lead to a database breach and exposure of confidential information. “The orderby and order GET parameters are not sufficiently sanitised before being used within a SQL query.” Read the full security advisory here. A particular GET request causes the SQL query to execute and sleep for 10 seconds if… Read More
Emil Sayegh
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Mar 3, 2015
SXSW is one of those events companies plan for every year. From startups to the biggest companies in the world, SXSW brings a level of (overwhelming) exposure that few other events can match. I've personally worked for SXSW and attended the last 12 festivals as a sponsor. Here are some tips to making the most of your SXSW experience. Produce Content Producing content at SXSW is a great way to engage with people, especially if you’re rolling out a product, giving out special perks or… Read More
Emil Sayegh
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Feb 25, 2015
We just received our most recent NPS® survey results at Codero. If we weren’t so committed to providing exceptional service, we’d be popping bottles right now! Our latest NPS customer survey yielded a score of 70. An NPS score of 70 places Codero among the top performing service-driven companies, in the world, and far ahead of most hosting companies which typically score less than 20. Read the press release here. What is NPS? Net Promoter ScoreSM (NPS®), is a management methodology used to measure and grow… Read More
Emil Sayegh
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Dec 30, 2014
This article originally appeared in the WHIR. Around this time of year, a lot of articles crop up predicting what’s going to happen in technology next year. Quite often, the ‘predictions’ are pretty safe and the observations are obvious. For a decade now, Chandler, our Senior VP of Product Development, and I have been getting a kick out of reading these types of articles because all too often, they don’t say much - “Everything will become more important” and so on. The industry expects technologies to… Read More
Emil Sayegh
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Dec 22, 2014
As the holidays approach, I want to take a moment to personally thank you for your business, your partnership and your trust. Since 2009, Codero has been serving our customers through reliable, high-performance and flexible hosting services, proudly backed by our excellent customer support. We are committed to continuing this in 2015 and in the years to come. 2014 was a big year for investing in our customers' needs. For starters, we expanded and invested in a new state-of-the-art data center in Dallas/Fort Worth, TX, and developed… Read More
Emil Sayegh
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Nov 25, 2014
I really relish Thanksgiving, not just for the wonderful company and food, but for the time of reflection and gratitude it brings. A time to review the multitudes of blessings we’ve received. For me, many of those blessings are Codero’s customers and employees. When life is going a mile a minute, it’s so easy to get stressed out, to hunker down and forget to look up once in a while to be thankful for what we have. But when we approach life with gratitude, things… Read More