Is High Performance Cloud Worth the Cost?

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Is High Performance Cloud Worth the Extra Cost? Many cloud providers offer basic packages and services compared premium, higher performance and higher cost options. Are they worth it? And what types of individuals and businesses are a good fit? There are two axioms we get drilled into our heads from a fairly early age that… Read more »

Ideal Cloud Customer Service

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Most businesses claim to offer superior customer service, and the cloud computing industry is no different. Which factors can help differentiate the truly great customer service providers from the pack? If you asked every business owner, regardless of industry, what the top five things were that their business excels at, odds are strong that almost… Read more »

BIND Vulnerability – CVE-2015-5477

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There has been a new vulnerability reported in BIND. This critical vulnerability can potentially allow an attacker to utilize BIND as a vector for a Denial of Service attack. At present, the only way to fix this vulnerability is via patch. We highly recommend patching BIND on your server as quickly as possible. If you… Read more »

OpenSSL Vulnerability – CVE-2015-1793

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A new vulnerability specific OpenSSL versions has been discovered. Due to this vulnerability, an attacker could cause checks on untrusted certificates to be bypassed. This would then enable the attacker to use an invalid certificate. This vulnerability has been assigned ID CVE-2015-1793. Client side applications which verify certificates including SSL/TLS/DTLS & servers using SSL/TLS/DTLS may… Read more »

Upcoming Leap Second on June 30, 2015

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On the night of Tuesday, June 30, 2015 (going into July 1, UTC) there will be a leap second added to timekeeping.  One second doesn’t sound like much, but it has the potential to cause problems.  This article will describe a leap second and list potential issues from various operating systems. What is a leap… Read more »

Logging into your management portal.

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Just a quick reminder, when logging into your management portal, please remember to use https:// as opposed to http:// https://manage.my-tss.com/ https://portal.my-tss.com/    

3.2 Billion people predicted to use the Internet in 2015

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The ITU (Internet Telecommunication Union) predicts that 3.2 billion people, half of the global population, will use the Internet in 2015.  The sheer numbers of people using the power of the Internet provides some tremendous opportunities for businesses with an ecommerce presence. Take advantage of the power and strength of the Total Server Solutions network… Read more »

What makes the cloud so fast?

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The Total Server Solutions Cloud is truly high performance.  Our cloud platform boasts some of the highest performance levels in the industry.    We tested a myriad of storage solutions prior to our engineers deciding on the system we have in place today.  The heart of the Total Server Solutions Cloud is our SolidFire SAN storage… Read more »

High Performance Cloud Available in Phoenix

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Managed Services Provider (MSP) Total Server Solutions today formally announced the availability of their new cloud platform at their Phoenix datacenter. This high performance cloud platform leverages the technical expertise and experience of the TSS engineering team to provide a solution that is scalable, reliable, easy, and extremely fast. “Providing customers the right services that… Read more »

GHOST – glibc Remote Code Execution Vulnerability – CVE-2015-0235

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There’s a new security issue causing headaches for many server owners running Linux, it’s called GHOST and designated as CVE-2015-0235.  A patch for this vulnerability was issued approximately two years ago.  But, most production linux servers are, even now, unprotected and unpatched.  One of the primary reasons for this is that after patching, all services… Read more »