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Amazon Launches Bulk Email Service: SES

January 28th, 2011 . by Claire

Earlier this week, Amazon announced the launch of its new Simple Email Service (SES). SES is part of the Amazon Web Services (AWS) division. That’s the division that also provides Amazon Elastic Compute Cloud (EC2), Amazon S3 and Cloudfront. What is Amazon SES? Amazon SES is not an email service like Exchange or Gmail. It’s designed […]

How to Deal With Planned Hosting Downtime

January 26th, 2011 . by Claire

Hosting providers often have to plan downtime to update something. You might also need to plan downtime to work on your own site. Google recently released its suggestions on how to deal with planned downtime. Let’s explore them. What Not to Do Here’s how not to handle downtime. Take your site offline and serve a […]

Do Hosts Have New Year Sales?

January 14th, 2011 . by Jonathan

It’s important to search for savings when you’re looking at hosting accounts – depending on the deal and the account, finding a good hosting sale can literally save hundreds of dollars over the course of a year. For small businesses, this can be an especially important action because a deal on hosting can save a […]

A New Year a New Host?

January 6th, 2011 . by Jonathan

With the new year comes a chance to do some analysis and reflection. It’s a chance to look at all aspects of you life, physical and digital, and decide what changes you might want to make. Though I personally loathe New Year’s Resolutions, there’s no doubt that the turning of the calendar is a great […]