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  • 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: - FAQ - Tutorials - Articles- - Marketing your Website - Managing your Webs...Read More

  • New Privacy Policy and Terms of Service
  • At Hosting Nation, we believe that responsibility, transparency of dealings and personal privacy are all matters of great importance. In light of that, we’ve posted our new privacy policy and terms of service. Links to the new documents are located above, and in the footer of our website Qu...Read More

  • 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. ...Read More

  • Domain Price Adjustment 2016
    Today we are raising our retail domain name rates on both our US and Canadian websites to bring us up to par. Hosting Nation’s last domain price increase was in 2013 when Verisign, CIRA (.CA) as well as PIR (.ORG) all increased their bulk prices and domain providers including Hosting Nation found it necessary to […]

  • Stay in touch with Hosting Nation! We are rebuilding our mailing list.
    Stay in touch with Hosting Nation We are rebuilding our mailing list! With the fact that the new Canadian Anti-Spam Legislation (CASL) that becomes effective July 1, 2014, Hosting Nation is taking this opportunity to have all its customers re-opt in for electronic communications. Thus Hosting Nation seeks your express consent in order to send […]

  • Hosting Nation has moved!
    Hosting Nation has moved! Hosting Nation has recently changed locations. If you make regular payments using the postal service please be sure to update your mailing address to our new one. All of our support telephone numbers and systems remain the same so no updates needed. Our hosted data all remains the same as well […]

  • 35+ Resources to Become a Kick Ass WordPress Developer
    Many of our clients run sites on the WordPress platform. Here is a list of resources I just came across that can help someone move beyond the basics of WordPress into a more advanced user. http://premium.wpmudev.org/blog/35-resources-for-kick-ass-wordpress-developers/

  • Domain Price Adjustment 2013
    In 2012 VeriSign®, the provider of Internet infrastructure services for the networked world increased their domain prices. “Continued strong global Internet usage growth, along with increasingly powerful distributed denial of service (DDoS) attacks leveled against all parts of the Internet’s critical infrastructure, have dramatically increased the demands on Internet infrastructure providers such as VeriSign,” the […]

  • 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 […]

  • 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: […]

  • 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 […]

  • 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 […]