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Approved Host DedicatedNOW Celebrates 13 Years of Service

November 10, 2010 by · Comments Off on Approved Host DedicatedNOW Celebrates 13 Years of Service 

Web Hosting ServicesClifton, NJ – Managed dedicated server provider, DedicatedNOW, celebrates its thirteenth year in business this month. Founded in New Jersey in 1997 by Jason Silverglate, the Company  has grown from a small shared hosting company to having its own datacenter with more than 5,000 servers, supporting clients from more than 90 countries.

“I’ve met the brightest people in the (hosting) industry, here at DedicatedNOW,” says Salvatore Poliandro, Director of Information Technology. In recent years, DedicatedNOW has carved out a niche for itself within the managed and complex hosting space. Leaning on its proficiency with Linux clustering, load balancing and managed security, the Company has earned many awards over the years for best in class service.

Current client Chris Azzari says “DedicatedNOW sets the bar high… Just knowing that your site that you have spend countless hours creating and promoting is in good hands is worth its weight in gold.” Mr. Azzari’s sentiment mirrors that of many DedicatedNOW customers – the support and customer service available with DedicatedNOW are unparalleled in the industry. That level of service has helped DedicatedNOW to earn the business of headliners like AirTran, COMODO, NYU and SpiritAir. “We love what we do and we do it well,” says CEO Jason Silverglate.

On the horizon, DedicatedNOW is gearing up to launch its own cloud service. Details will be released in coming weeks, however the company is posting updates and announcements of its ongoing development on its Twitter account (@dedicatednow). Read more

Managing Risk – Your Backup Strategy

November 10, 2010 by · Comments Off on Managing Risk – Your Backup Strategy 

We’ve all been there. You think to yourself that you should back up a file, directory, or database then after making some really critical changes… do a quick file copy and – BAM! – all your work is lost. Less frequently on desktop machines – but surprisingly often on heavily used servers – a disk failure can result in even more catastrophic losses. If you consider that many sites online comprise the intellectual property, storefront, and contents of a business, a disk drive failure could at a minimum mean downtime for the business. In a worst-case scenario with a complete failure where all contents were lost, a business could be shut down immediately due to a loss of data, configuration, and/or the complete site software and configuration. All of this may be stating the obvious to most but, believe me, total data loss does happen to many sites that weren’t equipped with a proper backup strategy. Read more

Beefing Up Security With Web Application Firewalls

November 2, 2010 by · Comments Off on Beefing Up Security With Web Application Firewalls 

If you’re fortunate enough to have a growing online business, you will find your hosting needs growing along with it.  What may have started as a single server may now begin to resemble a burgeoning IT shop, with multiple web servers, database servers, mail servers, and file servers.   All businesses reach a threshold where security and reliability of the environment becomes paramount – to the point where it becomes a higher priority to protect the assets and infrastructure before investing any further in functionality and business growth.  One of the first appliances deployed to protect that infrastructure is a firewall, which can be defined as a hardware and/or software appliance whose primary purpose is to protect network resources by limiting or eliminating unauthorized access to those resources.  While larger businesses often opt to invest in hardware firewalls capable of on-the-fly packet filtering, encryption of all incoming and outgoing requests, and processing of extremely large numbers of concurrent connections, small-to-mid-sized businesses are often best served by software firewalls and specifically Web Application Firewalls, or WAFs. Read more

DedicatedNOW, Announces 100% Uptime for 2009 Calendar Year

February 17, 2010 by · Comments Off on DedicatedNOW, Announces 100% Uptime for 2009 Calendar Year 

Web Hosting ServicesClifton, NJ – DedicatedNOW, a leading provider of managed dedicated servers, announced today its 100% uptime core network and power status for the entire year of 2009.

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. “The success of DedicatedNOW’s 100% uptime in 2009 is due to our investment in data center infrastructure, engineering support, and backbone providers,” said Josh Ewin, Director of Sales and Marketing at DedicatedNOW. “Our multi-homed network is fueled by premium tier 1 carriers such as Sprint, Saavis, Telia, NLayer, Global Crossing, and Level3.”
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DedicatedNOW Partners with MailChannels to Combat Email Spam and Provide Premium Email Security to Customers

September 8, 2009 by · Comments Off on DedicatedNOW Partners with MailChannels to Combat Email Spam and Provide Premium Email Security to Customers 

Web Hosting ToolsClifton, NJ – DedicatedNOW, a leading managed dedicated server hosting company, announced today a new partnership with MailChannels, a carrier-grade spam pre-filter that cuts email traffic volume by up to 95% before it hits your existing anti-spam infrastructure. The DedicatedNOW and MailChannels partnership will enhance email delivery times for hosting customers while reducing unsolicited emails from spammers.

“Our partnership with MailChannels will drastically improve the speed of inbound mail filtering by utilizing email traffic shaping technology provided by the MailChannels Traffic Control security product,” said Josh Ewin, Director of Sales and Marketing at DedicatedNOW. “The result is a dramatic reduction in spam volume as well as a reduction in email infrastructure costs.”

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