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XMission's Company Journal

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Who Still Needs Colocation?

Cloud hosting has been getting a lot of press in recent years. It’d be easy to assume that everything is going to “the cloud.” With promises of lower CAPEX and higher elasticity, some business owners might feel obligated to move everything over. But is that the best choice for all organizations? Statistically, most companies still […]

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Colocation or Cloud?

With so much media attention focused on cloud hosting, companies might feel compelled to move everything there. We all have those IT decision maker moments where the status quo no longer works and we realize that we need to stop mulling over the options and actually pick a new solution for X. Perhaps your current […]

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3 Reasons XMission Cloud Infrastructure is better than AWS

 I often get asked why an individual or business would want to host their VPS on XMission’s Cloud Infrastructure over a larger provider like Amazon. After all, AWS is the market behemoth, hosting huge sites in different locales around the world. How can a small local hosting company beat out AWS? Here are 3 reasons: […]

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5 Questions Customers Commonly Ask + Our Best Answers

When it comes to technical support, there seems to be a pattern in the questions that are asked on a daily basis. Even with all the training we provide for our customers there simply is not enough time in the day to train everyone. To help you out, we have composed the top five customer […]

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Use the Cloud Infrastructure API to Automatically Resize Your Server

The RESTful API is one of the more interesting and useful features of XMission’s Cloud Infrastructure service. The API exposes nearly all the features of the control panel in a consistent and well documented interface. This article will demonstrate how to use the API to automatically resize your server’s RAM dynamically, without the need to […]

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Have Your Own Custom Website in Minutes

Customers expect your business to have a professional-looking website that, at the least, describes your company, hours of operation, and contact information. Your website is often the customer’s first point of contact with your company, so it is crucial that you invest your time and money preparing it. Over the past 10 years, developing a […]

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Cloud Hosting Cuts Costs: Here’s Why.

Cloud is the hot technology buzzword of the day, with a new cloud product emerging from the corners of the web every hour. People evoke many different things when they say cloud, so it is important to have a common definition that makes sense to the non-technology-savvy folk. A simple way to think about cloud […]

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Magento and Stackable hosting, a perfect fit!

Some days are just better than others. Today started out great! I check into the #Stackable support channel and what do I see? Big kudos from a developer using XMission‘s Stackable.com hosting platform for a Magento ecommerce site. Check it out: [macnewbold:#stackable] : Well, in case anyone here is interested… last night we did a […]

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Introducing Stackable: XMission’s Hosting Service for Developers

For the past two years, members of our research and development team (Jason Hansen, Mike Place, and Eric Waters) have spent their days and nights working on a new premium web hosting service for XMission. Because of their hard work and the direction of our fearless leader, Pete Ashdown, we are very proud to announce […]

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