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Mail Server Upgrades over Weekend

Over the Canadian Thanksgiving long weekend, our team made some major upgrades to our mail server, all of which were aimed at vastly improving our client experience. From a webmail perspective, we’ve upgraded from SmarterMail 8 to SmarterMail 11.  This is a pretty big jump and clients will notice a minor number of changes in […]

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Upcoming Business Hosting Maintenance

On this upcoming Friday, October 18, 2013, our team will be performing maintenance on our Business shared hosting server.  This maintenance will begin at 8PM EDT (Toronto/New York) time and is expected to last approximately 5-8 hours.  Regular updates will be posted via twitter.com/nerdshosting.

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New Webmail Login

Our team has refreshed the look of our webmail login page (https://mail.nerdsisp.com) to give a cleaner login experience to our clients, and one that matches our hosting account management login page as well.

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Upcoming Mail Server Maintenance

Our team would like to give advance notice of a upcoming mail server maintenance window start Friday, October 11 at 6PM EST (Toronto/New York).  The maintenance being performed is a major upgrade of our hardware, which will result in increased throughput and performance.  Accordingly, this upgrade will take more time than a normal maintenance windows, […]

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Globally Distributed Computing Wins Again!

Last night a major partner of ours suffered an upstream network issue, causing major performance issues for our Business hosting service and millions of sites around North America.  The issue with CloudFlare lasted less than an hour, but it isn’t the problem that was interesting, it was the way the network adapted and allowed as […]

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Uninstalling and Reinstalling NerdsBackup

The following procedure should be used when replacing an older version of the NerdsBackup software (for all versions prior to 2975; i.e. 1654, 678 or NB Server). If an older version was previously installed but has already been removed skip to step 3. Shut down the NerdsBackup client by clicking File -> Shutdown in the […]

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Meals.WellDelivered: Manage Meal Suspensions

This is a video tutorial showing our Meal Suspension tool in Meals.WellDelivered.  Meals.WellDelivered is a cloud-powered software package that enables organizations to manage and delivery meals to their clients.

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19% of Internet Uses WordPress, Host Yours With Us!

It was just announced that 19% of websites are powered by WordPress, a pretty amazing statistic for the 10 year-old platform.  At Nerds Hosting, the majority of our clients use WordPress, and we are also big fans of the platform!  Nerds Hosting has a unique service for our WordPress clients, and we invite you to […]

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Backing Up Sage 50 with NerdsBackup

You cannot restore a Sage 50 (Simply Accounting) database from a restoration of the company file as not all of the needed data is present in that company file.  You can only restore the data from an actual backup created by the software.  The following procedure should be used for all database software with a […]

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Updated Plesk Dashboard

Our team has just updated the Plesk dashboard, and you’ll notice a few style changes.  Plesk is provided to our clients for advanced access, such as to change your DNS Zone.  If you use our Plesk interface, please note that it will look a little different than you are used to.

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