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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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Hosting Maintenance Doesn't Go As Planned

This evening our team planned to perform a small amount of maintenance to our Business shared hosting server.  In essence, we needed to fix a setting issue on the server that we had overlooked for a few weeks, and which made our server slightly more vulnerable to hackers than it had to be.  Our maintenance […]

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Are You Spending Less on Hosting than a Cup of Coffee?

Does your business buy new products and services based solely on the lowest price?  Think about your phone systems – do you trust your business’ phone system to that $1/month VOIP system that uses a USB adapter in your laptop?  Probably not.  Today, if you buy a name-brand cup of coffee, you are probably spending […]

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NerdsBackup Maintenance Window

Maintenance Window Duration: Wednesday, April 24th, 2013 8pm EST – Thursday, April 25th, 2013 12AM Expected Impact: Datacenter Operations will be performing system and infrastructure upgrades that may result in short, intermittent delays in client backups. The upgrade has been planned to proactively prevent system resource contention, keeping to the Datacenter Operations capacity planning program.

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How to use the Clean Up Wizard to Reduce your NerdsBackup storage

Your NerdsBackup cost is based on the average amount of data stored for the month.  The NerdsBackup Cleanup Wizard can be used to reduce your NerdsBackup storage. This article was submitted by Emmet, our NerdsBackup Support Team Leader. Data is never automatically removed from your NerdsBackup account.  The reason for this is because accidental deletion […]

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Determining How Much Storage Your Email Is Using

Starting on May 1, our legacy Basic hosting packages will see their mail storage space changed to 1GB per mailbox.  If you are currently using a Basic hosting package, it is important to determine how much mail storage space you are using in order to see if you will be affected by this change.  To […]

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Cloud Migration Service

We are extremely excited to be able to offer a new cloud migration service. For as little as $0.10/kg we’ll lift the customers data into various cloud data centers located around the atmosphere. The air quality is good, and we make every effort to save the customers data from crashing. Features Save time. Instead of […]

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Upcoming Mail Server Maintenance

This is advance notice that our team will be taking down our shared mail services starting at 8PM EDT on March 29, 2013 for maintenance work.  This maintenance is expected to last approximately 12 hours, and no email services will be available during this time.  Frequent status updates will be posted to our Twitter account, @nerdshosting.  All […]

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