How to use a CDN with Drupal.

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Our recent posts have centered on utilizing the power of a CDN to speed up your CMS.  This one is no different.  If you use a Drupal based site, there are tremendous speed gains to be had by leveraging the power of a Content Delivery Network, such as ours.  A CDN helps keep your content… Read more »

How to integrate a CDN with Joomla

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Your Joomla! site is working well.  But, you want to increase its speed and keep engagement with your visitors as high as possible.  What’s a quick, easy way to do it?  By using a CDN.  Our fully featured Content Delivery Network integrates seamlessly with Joomla!  To show you just how easy it is, we’ve created… Read more »

How to use a CDN with WordPress.

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If you’ve got a busy WordPress based site you know that speed and responsiveness is key to keeping your visitors engaged.  More importantly, it’s key to keeping them coming back for more.  One of the best ways to do this is to leverage the power of a Content Delivery Network or CDN to help serve… Read more »

Google factors SSL / HTTPS into their search algorithms.

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If you run a website, especially an ecommerce site, you already know that HTTPS is important in keeping your transactions secure.  But, did you know that Google uses SEO as a signal inside their search algorithms to help determine rankings? According to an article posted at Google’s Webmaster Central Blog, over the past several months, the… Read more »

Cogent POP Opens in COLO@ Dallas Facility

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Colocation facility provider, COLO@ (http://www.coloat.com), is proud to announce that bandwidth provider Cogent has chosen the COLO@ location in Dallas, TX to open a new POP. Dallas is one of the premier locations in which COLO@ operates colocation space, and the new Cogent POP will bolster an already diverse and robust bandwidth provider blend to… Read more »

Critical Vulnerability in SuperMicro IPMI Controller

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A critical vulnerability was announced that affects SuperMicro’s baseboard management controller, more commonly known as IPMI.  This vulnerability allows attackers to gain all passwords for the controller functions in plain text.  Once passwords are determined, an attacker is able to connect to the vulnerable equipment as though he/she was sitting in front of it at… Read more »

COLO@ Announces New Atlanta Data Center

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(COLO@) Atlanta, GA, USA – COLO@ (www.coloat.com), a respected leader in colocation and data center services announce the opening of their second facility in Atlanta. The latest facility for the COLO@ team comes as a part of healthy growth and expansion. The latest data center in the Total Server Solutions/COLO@ portfolio is located at 470… Read more »

What’s an SPF record?

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SPF?  Are we talking about sun tan lotion?  Nope.  We’re talking about SPF which is a type of record, under the “TXT  record” category that that are used by your DNS.  SPF stands for Sender Policy Framework.  Simply put, a SPF record is a way to prevent spammers from sending email with forged “From” addresses… Read more »

How can I block countries using the CSF Firewall?

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Sometimes you may want to block certain countries from visiting your sites.  This may be due to excessive fraud or legal issues with accepting customers from countries.  Blocking countries via the CSF Firewall is quick and easy.  Here’s how it’s done. If you’re on a VPS or Dedicated Server, the block using the Firewall is… Read more »