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See how a simple “+” brings unlimited flexibility to your XMission email.

Today’s email tip will help you make better use of your XMission email with an amazingly easy to use feature called “suffix support” and it works with traditional @xmission.com or our Zimbra hosted email accounts. One email to rule them all Suffix support gives you the power of multiple email addresses, allowing you to easily identify […]

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Zimbra Power Tip: Use Persona settings to easily manage emails and control costs

Today, we are going to discuss how to save time and money by using the Zimbra Persona setting to handle multiple account and domain aliases inside your webmail. Here is a question asked by one our XMission hosting customers: “We want to have separate accounts so that our craft business emails can show jane@craftydomain.com instead […]

How XMission spam and virus filtering works.

Today I would like to go a little deeper than the typical “4 reasons” type articles I commonly post. As a pioneer of Internet services, XMission has been providing particularly amazing email services for 20 years. We are very good at it and dedicate a tremendous amount of resources to keeping our customers’ in-boxes free […]

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You + XMission = Win! 4 reasons to become an XMission Channel Partner.

I am pleased to introduce the XMission Channel Partner program. Since 1993 XMission has provided amazing support and products that have garnered loyal fans and awards. Our loyal evangelists touted our products and provided referrals allowing us to grow and prosper all while building a reputation for excellence. Now we are looking to lend our […]

4 ways your business benefits from XMission’s privacy policy

In the past few weeks there has been a lot of media attention given to XMission’s stance on customer privacy (links below). Honestly, it feels great to finally be recognized for one of our core values. What isn’t being talked about is why our privacy policy matters to businesses. Earlier today, I asked our long-time […]

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5 things I learned at HostingCon 2013

A couple of weeks ago, I attended HostingCon with another XMission long-time team member, Grant Sperry. We had an incredible experience and I wanted to share a few of the lessons we learned: * Love what you do. Staying relevant and connected with your customer base means that providers need to focus on the components […]

The NSA and XMission

Last November, I was invited to tour the new NSA Datacenter in Bluffdale as part of a Utah consortium of datacenter operators. The facility is impressive, as it should be when you spend over a billion dollars. Yet any questions about purpose were deflected by our tour guide. Instead we got raw specs about how […]

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Six Strikes, CISPA, and the Assault on American Privacy

We’ve recently heard from many customers asking whether XMission is following the “Six Strikes” program that other larger Internet providers are undertaking in conjunction with media companies.  XMission is required by the DMCA “safe harbor” law to inform customers of potential copyright infringement sourcing from their account or connection.  We usually do that by passing […]

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Declaration of Internet Freedom

With a continual barrage of threats against Internet freedom and individual privacy, it is time to establish a Declaration of Internet Freedom as we celebrate the Declaration of Independence. XMission has always fought for a free and open Internet while protecting individual privacy. We work with law enforcement under proper judicially sanctioned warrants, and do […]

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XMission Completes SSAE 16 Type 2 Audit

As VP of Operations, I oversaw XMission’s recent SSAE 16, type 2 audit certification. Since this was our first such audit, we decided to limit the scope to the two products where customers would benefit the most: colocation and our Stackable cloud hosting product. In recent years, XMission has greatly expanded our focus on business […]

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