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Upcoming Server Maintenance

Nerds On Site would like to give notice of an upcoming maintenance window for our Business hosting services.  Starting at 8PM EDT on Tuesday, April 8, our team will be upgrading our systems to add more resources, to better power our client’s websites.  This maintenance window is not expected to last more than 2 hours, […]

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World Backup Day

What if your computer crashed today, would you be able to get all of your files back? If not, what would you be willing to sacrifice to recover your precious data? World Backup Day, a day for computer data backup awareness, is today!  A recent study from Carbonite revealed that although 82% of Americans keep only digital files, 39% […]

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New Domains Coming – Get There First!

There are many new exciting domain names coming, and the demand is sure to be huge! Nerds On Site is offering a chance at pre-registration for many of the new domain names.  Contact us today to get in on the rush! The Best Opportunity to Get Your Domains The launch of a new TLD (Top […]

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Internet Explorer 10 and 11: NerdsBackup Website Compatibility Issues

Both Internet Explorer 10 and 11 have compatibility issues with many websites.  The portal is just one of them.  Many of the features of the account portal do not work unless you enable the Compatibility View in Internet Explorer. This article was written by Emmet, our NerdsBackup Support Team Leader. In Internet Explorer 10 […]

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New Viruses Make Online Backup Critical

The past few weeks have seen the discovery of a new breed of computer virus scarier than anything we’ve seen in the past.  It helps to first take a brief look at a class of malware called Ransomware.  Ransomware was first spotted in 1989, and is a type of malware that attempts to hold your […]

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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

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New Webmail Login

Our team has refreshed the look of our webmail login page ( 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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