Instant Provisioning

Recently I asked one of our employees to sign-up for several of our competitors product offerings. Before you jump to any conclusions, it was simply to test responsiveness of our competitors — not to get accounts and find out what features they offered :)
The first 24 hours:
3 Auto-responders from billing systems
2 Companies provided no feedback
1 [...]

Google, robots.txt and sitemaps

Like it or love it, Google remains the dominant force in SERPS (Search Engine Result Pages). Ignoring it could result in lowered rankings and lower visits to your sites.
It is well worth investigating Google’s webmaster tools pages for a great resource in helping to optimise your sites – or SEO (Search Engine Optimisation) as it [...]

HostingCon 2007

Well HostingCon 2007 Chicago has come to an end. The conference boasted packed lectures, over 1000 knowledge-hungry attendees, and week-long networking opportunities with the hosting industry’s top executives and companies.

Overall I think it was a well put together event, that presented a lot of opportunity to meet with other like minded professionals. I do feel [...]

With all the iPhone hype today, this headline caught my eye this morning. “Last year, we spent more on Poland Spring, Fiji Water, Evian, Aquafina, and Dasani than we spent on iPods or movie tickets–$15 billion. It will be $16 billion this year.”
There are lot of really odd things going on in the world when [...]

Tux 500

I stumbled across the Tux500 project this morning. “Our goal is simple: we want to collect community donations to enter a Linux sponsored car in the 2007 Indianapolis 500. We need your help! If less than 1% of the Linux community donates $1, this will happen… will you do your part?” As of writing [...]