- Welcome to the New Hosting Nation
- Dear Nation…
Hosting Nation data Inc. is proud to announce that they have established a NEW base of operations in Parksville, BC.
Though Hosting Nation Data Inc. has been offering Web Site hosting services since 1999, the new operation is a departure from previous initiatives, in which Hosting N...Read More
- Completed website update.
- As of July 10th we have completed a major update of our hosting & domain management software. Once logged in you will find it much easier to navigate around as you manage your account.
Still to do:
- Marketing your Website
- Managing your Webs...Read More
Links to the new documents are located above, and in the footer of our website
- For Immediate Release - Hosting Nation moves to Softlayer facility in Seattle - October 24th, 2008.
- On October 21st and 22nd, 2008 Hosting Nation moved their servers to the Softlayer facility in Seattle. It's handled via an internal transfer protocol that allows for lightning fast resolution, a process so seamless that it would hardly be noticed on the client side. The reason for the move ...Read More
- To all Hosting Nation clients - Email Outages: November 25th, 2008
- Dear Nation.
As a result of an automated mail system update in the early hours of Tuesday, November 25th, Hosting Nation Clients would have been unable to send or receive email.
The specific reason for this was that after the update, the mail system defaulted to a simple default configuration ...Read More
- Announcing upgrades to our hosting servers
- Hosting Nation takes the notion of customer service very seriously. In an effort to increase the level of protection afforded to our clients and reduce any possibility of an interruption to service, Hosting Nation is adding an additional layer of redundancy to our hosting servers. This is in addit...Read More
- .CO Domains Now Available!
- .CO is a new globally available domain extension that is a credible destination for businesses, blogs, informative sites an more. They are available now at Hosting Nation for $29/year.
- Meet Tomkins
Our new server has been activated and placed into service. It is a dual quad-core xeon 5620 machine with 12GB or RAM. We have named it tomkins.hosting-nation.com. Thomas Tomkins (1572 – 1656) was an English composer of the late Tudor and early Stuart period. Tomkins wrote madrigals, keyboard music, consort music, anthems, and liturgical music. It our first server to run CloudLinux 6 ...Read More
- How CloudFlare increases speed and security of your site
This is a guest post written and contributed by CloudFlare. CloudFlare makes it easy for any site to be as fast and secure as the Internet giants. CloudFlare, a web performance and security company, is excited to announce our partnership with Host Nation! If you haven’t heard about CloudFlare before, our value proposition is simple: ...Read More
- Shared Resource Management through CloudLinux
Last year we mentioned that we were looking at installing CloudLinux across our fleet of shared hosting servers. We have finally completed that task. So what is CloudLinux, why is Hosting Nation excited about it and what does it mean to our customers? In a typical shared webhosting server environment, when a user is abusing ...Read More
- 10 Plugins You Can’t Live Without
Hi again. At Hosting Nation we have a number of clients who use WordPress. 10 Plugins You Can’t Live Without is an article from Website Magazine regarding 10 plugins that “should always deserve consideration.” It is a pretty useful list.
- Upgrade in our Backup System (February 27th)
Hi once again. In the coming days we will be making a major version upgrade in the software we use to maintain backups. Our current system in running R1Soft’s CDP 2.0. After the upgrade we will running CDP 3.0. Version 3.0 has a number of improvements to the backend and underlying technology to make it ...Read More
- CloudLinux for Web Hosting
One of the things that we have been excited about recently at Hosting Nation is a new Linux based operating system called CloudLinux. ?CloudLinux has been designed to meet the specific needs and demands of web hosting. ? In shared hosting, the most common reason for downtime is a single account slowing down other accounts on the ...Read More
- Bang v. Buck at Softlayer
Kevin Hazard recently blogged on the Softlayer Blog an article titled SoftLayer Market Positioning: Bang v. Buck. Softlayer is the main datacenter we use to host our customers. We have always felt that despite a higher price tag we were getting great service and product. In his post Kevin explains why Softlayer took the “More ...Read More
- The New Tofino Sea Kayaking Website
One of the projects that we having been working on, in association with our partners Fusion Creative and Harbour City SEO is the new website for Tofino Sea Kayaking, a kayaking tour and rental company in Tofino, BC. The website was launched this week and we invite you to check it out, www.tofinoseakayaking.com.
- Happy Canada Day, July 1st!
Up here in Canada, Thursday July 1st is our country’s birthday. As such we will have limited support and recommend all issues to be submitted via the ticket system. We will back to full support levels on Friday. Happy Canada Day from Hosting Nation!
- Viral Video Resurfaces on Inside Edition
In 2009, Hosting Nation Data Inc., a Canadian provider of shared web hosting services, launched a video of Dave the Dog to promote their Pennies for Pets campaign, a fundraiser where they donated 50% of proceeds from new hosting campaigns to local SPCA organizations. One year later, the video titled “Dave the Dog goes Crazy!” ...Read More