Archive for the “General” Category

Four Open-Source Accounting Software Packages for Small Businesses

Posted on January 21st, 2013 by Jake Neeley

QuickBooks is one of the world’s leading accounting packages and at times synonymous with small business.  However, it would be mistake to believe that this is the only option out there.  We found a few solutions, including some free ones, which you may find useful to manage the business hosted by Midphase.

Phone System Migration and New Office

Posted on October 31st, 2012 by Jake Neeley

We are very excited to announce we’re moving our U.S. headquarters to a newer, bigger, and better office! Located close to our old location, the new office brings together a lot of work and effort by many of our team members. _________________________________________________________________________________________________ Important Notice Due to the office move, our phone systems will be unavailable…

Come On – Have a Laugh!

Posted on October 17th, 2012 by Jake Neeley

Managing global, bandwidth-hungry datacenters is no laughing matter: It requires scores of engineers, networks, SANs and a huge server infrastructure to deliver the uptime and reliability necessary to run blogging websites, corporate intranets and sophisticated content managements systems. With all that, everyone needs a quick vent every now and then to lighten up.  Come on,…

IPv6 and What your Hosting Provider Needs to Do

Posted on October 3rd, 2012 by Jake Neeley

It was only recently that nearly 3,000 websites, ISPs, router vendors and hosting providers, including Midphase, enabled IPv6 on their internal data center networks, marking a major milestone in the growth of the Internet. Since IPv4 addresses are running out, or have run out in certain parts of the world, the new protocol was required…

Internet Explorer 10 Goes Where No Browser Has Gone Before (So Says Microsoft!)

Posted on September 19th, 2012 by Jake Neeley

HTML5 is here and is reshaping the way websites using our cheap hosting platforms are developed and designed. Web browser developers are continually updating to support HTML5, including Internet Explorer (IE). Past versions of IE have caused a few headaches for web developers so on that note, how many HTML5 features do you think are…

How do some hosting companies keep prices so low?

Posted on April 30th, 2012 by Clint Reeves

Whenever the term cheap or affordable comes up in a conversation relating to web hosting companies there may sometimes be a natural tendency to assume that there is a consequent loss in quality, features and/or benefits. However, over the last several years a small minority of cheap hosting providers have been carefully fine-tuning their infrastructure…

Do lighter web servers challenge the status quo of L.A.M.P?

Posted on February 28th, 2012 by Clint Reeves

In the world of web servers, Apache stands head and shoulders above the rest, with roughly 19 million new hostnames selecting the software to run their web assets in February 2012 alone. But, over the years this popular open-source web server has started donning a lot more clothes and accessories, that means it’s not as…

Start thinking ‘privately': Launch an Intranet!

Posted on January 19th, 2012 by Clint Reeves

So you think your one-person operation or SMB is too small to kick-start an intranet? Think again! Web designers, web developers and small business owners including architects, accountants, lawyers and medical practices can all benefit from a private internal network that allows both your employees (and customers) to share, post and download files relating to…

Strategically speaking, could these predictions affect your SMB in 2012?

Posted on January 5th, 2012 by Clint Reeves

While Nostradamus may have cornered the market for apocalyptic predictions, in the IT world many turn to Gartner Inc., for insights into what may be in store for business owners, consumers and SMBs over the next 12 months. They released their top 10 strategic technologies for 2012 which you may find useful in analyzing your…

5 Do’s That Will Help Your Site Succeed!

Posted on April 28th, 2011 by Clint Reeves

There is a battle that wages every minute of every day. There are many underdogs, and sadly, many casualties. If you were going to send your forces into the battle, wouldn?t you want to equip them to win instead of sending them to their deaths? Of course, the answer is that you would never knowingly…

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