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DedicatedNOW Announces 100% Uptime for 2009

March 15th, 2010

DedicatedNOW Managed Dedicated Server HostingDedicatedNOW Achieves 100% Uptime for 2009 Calendar Year

DedicatedNOW, a leading managed dedicated server hosting company, recently announced a 100% uptime for all of 2009. According to Josh Ewin, Director of Sales and Marketing at DedicatedNOW, the 100% uptime in 2009 is due to the investment in the company’s infrastructure, engineering support, and backbone providers. “DedicatedNOW maintains a state-of-the-art data center in Clifton, New Jersey, just 12 miles from New York City, with easy access to major backbone providers for optimum network bandwidth.”

Achieving 100% network uptime

Part of DedicatedNOW’s 2009 100% uptime success is due to their own dark fiber ring connecting two redundant pops in 111 8th NYC and 165 Halsey (Equinix) NJ. “Our core consists of Dual Cisco 6509 SUP720-3BXL routers, fully meshed to multiple aggregation switches for maximum uptime,” says Jason Silverglate, CEO of DedicatedNOW. “In addition, our cooling systems offer an accurate and reliable control of humidity, airflow, and room temperature that improves the working conditions for delicate electronic equipment.”

DedicatedNOW also uses redundant power systems including an inline power backup, using industry standard Liebert UPS systems and onsite Caterpillar generators with four days of standby fuel. In the event of a power outage, DedicatedNOW’s power management system kicks in the UPS systems and within seconds the generator is automatically fired up to power the facility. The Liebert UPS systems control and constantly monitor the quality of power so that all equipment receives filtered and clean power for 100% uptime reliability. DedicatedNOW’s engineers also test the UPS and generators weekly to ensure maximum reliability.

Learn more about DedicatedNOW

View the DedicatedNOW profile to learn why DedicatedNOW is a leading provider for managed dedicated server hosting services.

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SingleHop Continues Innovation With Server Management LEAPtoolbar

January 21st, 2010

SingleHop Continues Innovation With Server Management LEAPtoolbar

Leading Chicago based managed dedicated server hosting company SingleHop continues its quest for producing innovative high quality server management tools with the addition of LEAPtoolbar, part of the hosting provider’s LEAP Total Server Control System.

LEAPtoolbar sits in the user’s browser window and provides instant, one-click server management control. Users can access LEAPtoolbar via mobile, desktop, or web-based desktop (web-top) access.

According to SingleHop, LEAPtoolbar offers quick links for common server management functions including:

  • Submitting, reviewing, and updating support tickets
  • Monitoring bandwidth usage
  • Rebooting remote servers

Additionally, LEAPtoolbar can be used in popular browsers including Firefox, Internet Explorer, and Safari.

Becoming a Dedicated Server Hosting Leader

SingleHop has quickly become a leading dedicated server hosting provider offering innovative tools, products, and services to customers, making it easier to manage and run a server, especially when compared to other managed dedicated hosting providers.

SingleHop’s VP of Operations Andy Pace says LEAPtoolbar is “designed to maximize convenience for the user, while maintaining strict standards of login security. One-click browser access for support tickets enables us to respond more quickly in critical moments, and gives our clients added time, freedom, and control.”

Visit www.leaptoolbar.com to learn more about LEAPtoolbar and SingleHop’s other innovative server management tools.

To learn why daveonwebhosting.com chose SingleHop as a top pick for managed dedicated servers, read the SingleHop directory post.


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DedicatedNOW

January 19th, 2010

dedicatednow-logoCompany Name: DedicatedNOW

Website: http://www.dedicatednow.com/

Year Established: 1997

Founder: Jason Silverglate

Location: Clifton, New Jersey

Web Hosting Services: Dedicated Servers, Managed Dedicated Servers

Control Panels Offered: Parallels, cPanel

Why I choose DedicatedNOW for dedicated server hosting.

You’ll see a trend here at Dave On Web Hosting. Many of the hosting companies I write about have been established since the mid to late 1990’s. DedicatedNOW was established in 1997 and has been providing dedicated server hosting and managed dedicated server hosting to thousands of small to large businesses. But you are most likely reading this post because you want to know what makes DedicatedNOW a leader in providing dedicated server and managed dedicated server hosting services. Okay, so what makes DedicatedNOW one of my top choices for dedicated server and managed dedicated server hosting?

There are multiple reasons DedicatedNOW is a top choice.

  1. Flexibility
  2. 100% uptime SLA
  3. Dynamic Support
  4. Affordability

DedicatedNOW does not charge RackSpace or Peer 1 pricing, but you get a 100% uptime SLA in addition to superior support services including Dynamic Support team and proactive monitoring. And there’s absolutely no intimidation factor involved. You can get a dedicated server fully managed based on your specific requirements. DedicatedNOW makes it easy to get started with low pricing options, ideal for those individuals, companies, and organizations that want to get started with dedicated servers.

2009 100% uptime

Recently DedicatedNOW published a 100% uptime for all of 2009. I will post more about DedicatedNOW’s 2009 100% uptime in an upcoming blog post.

Want to know more about DedicatedNOW? Contact me to learn more.

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Liquid Web

January 19th, 2010

Company Name: Liquid Web

Website: http://www.liquidweb.com/

Year Established: 1997

Founder: Matthew Hill

Location: Lansing, Michigan

Web Hosting Services: Dedicated Servers, Managed Dedicated Servers

Control Panels Offered: Parallels, cPanel

Why I choose Liquid Web for dedicated server hosting.

Liquid Web has been around since 1997. I first learned about Liquid Web in 1999. At the time, they were one of the few pioneers in the hosting industry. In the early days, Liquid Web did not have reliable services. Support was not responsive and servers would go down periodically. But one thing they did have going for them, and continue to do so today, is their branding.

Whether it’s from word of mouth, site referrals, or general advertising, Liquid Web was and continues to be upfront and center for customers looking for a dedicated server or managed dedicated server solution. But you cannot rely on branding and marketing tactics alone. Liquid Web quickly realized that and decided to make some significant improvements around 2004-2005.

Since then they have built their own data centers (now up to three) and drastically improved support by introducing Heroic Support (move over Fanatical Support) and Sonar Monitoring. I’m a fan of innovative marketing and branding. And if you’ve been reading any of Dave On Web Hosting blog posts, you’ll know that one of the most important features of any web hosting company is the usability of their website. Visit Liquid Web and you’ll see all the dedicated server and managed dedicated server hosting products and services are well organized and easy to find. The site provides plenty of nicely written content to support their product and service offerings.

Want to know more about Liquid Web? Contact me to learn more.


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What is the best managed dedicated hosting company?

September 23rd, 2009

Top web hosting companies differentiate themselves by offering unique features, services, and characteristics. There isn’t just one hosting company that I consider as “the best managed dedicated hosting company.” Instead, there are several managed dedicated hosting server companies that rank high on my list.

The list of top managed dedicated hosting server companies

SingleHop

Turnkey Internet

LayeredTech

FastServers

PEER 1

DedicatedNOW

Steadfast Networks

What makes these companies worth choosing?

1. Each company brings something unique to managed dedicated server hosting including network, hardware, software, and peering technology.

2. Each company has a track record of superior services including testimonials and awards.

3. Each company does not go by price alone. Instead they focus on quality, quality hosting for customers and clients that rely on network, hardware, and server uptime.

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SingleHop Launches New Data Center

May 21st, 2009

Managed dedicated web hosting provider SingleHop, launches a new data center in Elk Grove, IL.

According to Zak Boca, SingleHop’s President and CEO, “the data center space at the new facility allows us to locate our client’s servers in one of the most technologically advanced facilities, not only in the Chicago area, but world-wide. We have superb redundancy, connectivity, fire and cooling systems that we can depend on. This facility wasn’t refit, or re-engineered. It was built entirely from the ground up to anticipate high server density. It allows for our company to use all of our space, and power. With 48U cabinets and the ability to more than adequately handle 12KW per cab, we’ll waste less money and resources, which in turn will keep our clients from paying for inefficiencies.”

Some specifications of SingleHop’s new data center include:

• 10,000 square feet of available, raised-floor data center space
• 210 watts of power capacity per square foot
• Up to 12 kilowatts of power per cabinet
• Laser-based early fire detection system (VESDA)
• 24-hour security: bullet-resistant security area, level III walls and doors, keycard & biometric ID
• On-site NOC staffed 24/7/365 by SingleHop technicians

For the new data center, SingleHop entered into a $2.5 Million agreement with collocation provider ServerCentral, which operates this facility within DuPont Fabros Technology, Inc’s (NYSE:DFT) facility in Elk Grove Village, IL.

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To learn why daveonwebhosting.com chose SingleHop as a top pick for managed dedicated servers, read the SingleHop directory post.

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