Posted by Jeffrey Huckaby on October 09, 2007
The other day I heard an NPR story on email "bac'n." What is bac'n? Well it is not spam or ham, but emails that you want but are of very low importance. As spam filtering improves, I am finding that these useful but low priority messages are becoming more problematic. They start to clutter up your mail box. A couple of tips ... have an unsubscribe day and use role-specific accounts.
Posted by Jeffrey Huckaby on September 14, 2007
What do Gary DeCarlo and Ensim have in common? This week, SWSoft announced that they have acquired two important rivals: H-Sphere and Ensim. Though SWSoft says they intend to support Ensim, I don't really think it will happen. Which means it is time to say goodbye to those Ensim servers.
Posted by Jeffrey Huckaby on September 06, 2007
If you asked me a few years ago about SWsoft's Plesk, I would have said "run". "Run very fast to another control panel." But Serguei has worked hard on quality assurance since taking the helm and the efforts clearly show.
Posted by Jeffrey Huckaby on August 17, 2007
Backing up dedicated servers, especially shared hosting systems with control panels, has always been a pain. cPanel, Plesk and Ensim all have their own format. When you get a restore, problems often emerge. I think we've finally found an affordable solution to the problem in the form of R1Soft's CDP.
Posted by Jeffrey Huckaby on August 06, 2007
Let's ask a simple question. If your servers were down for a week, would your life change? Could you meet payroll? Would you have to cancel that family vacation? Could you pay your server bill? If you are unsure how to answer any of these questions, then you really need to take a hard look at how much you spend to assure your IT infrastructure continues to earn you money.
Posted by Jeffrey Huckaby on July 30, 2007
At rackAID, we work with a large number of start-ups providing Software as a Service and Web 2.0 services. A couple of our clients are doing quite well. MyYearbook.com and NowPublic have both received venture and first-round financing. Working with such star-quality clients is a rewarding experience. We love to see our clients do well.
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