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October 30, 2020

What is Server Time/UTC Time?

What is server time/UTC time

Generally speaking, you don’t have to know what UTC time is. But when you run into an application not working correctly, you’ll have to dig in and see where a time is set incorrectly. We’re going to show you how.

October 08, 2020

Everything You Wanted to Know About Auto Scaling

If you’ve never heard of auto scaling before you can think about it like an HOV lane on the highway. When Nexcess Auto Scaling is enabled, if our servers detect a surge of traffic, we’ll automatically open up an ‘HOV lane’ to manage the expanding traffic.

September 14, 2020

5 Real Differences Between Cheap Hosting and Good Hosting

Have you ever looked at the price difference between two products and gone, “What the hell?? WHY is that one so much cheaper?” It’s like buying something on Wish versus at Target – price is everything, but a race to the bottom is not without consequences. You get what you pay for typically, and when it comes to hosting technology, that’s especially true.

August 31, 2020

What Is PCI Compliance?

Here’s how to make sure that your clients’ sites are staying compliant, and what to do when you’re dealing with an out of date application that’s reached end-of-life.

August 28, 2020

What Is a Platform As a Service (PaaS)?

Once upon a time, software as a service was the only as a service acronym floating around. As the industry flourished though, forks came off of it into relating spaces to create a whole slew of aaS companies in numerous technological categories. One of those forks is PaaS. What Is a PaaS? PaaS stands for […]

August 21, 2020

Managed Hosting: The Hidden Hack to Outsourcing for Agency Owners

When a client’s website is slow or down, they want answers yesterday, and any agency owner will tell you, that means an all-nighter of back and forth calls with the hosting company trying to get it figured out. You need to NOT be the person on those calls. You need a specialist who understands the technical infrastructure behind an ecommerce website and you need them to be able to pick up the phone and figure things out for you.

August 20, 2020

Safe Harbor is Actively Protecting Magento 1 Stores

Safe Harbor is Actively Protecting Magento 1 Stores

Keeping your Magento 1 store fully operational means protecting it against known vulnerabilities. If you have yet to invest in Safe Harbor, this vulnerability illustrates the importance of staying secure. We’ll notify you about these patches, and when needed, help you apply them.

August 12, 2020

10 Steps to Improve Your Freelance Business

Steps to grow your business freelancing
Freelancers need to hustle to expand their client base — but it pays off big time. Learn how to grow your business freelancing in this article.
July 28, 2020

Scheduling Sales & Marketing For Black Friday

Scheduling Sales & Marketing For Black Friday

Here are 5 things about Black Friday sales and marketing that you need to start thinking about before holiday shopping starts this fall.

July 20, 2020

Why DTC Ecommerce Matters More Than Ever Today

Why DTC Ecommerce Matters More Than Ever Today

Build resiliency, connect with your customer base, and get in on the thrill that is DTC ecommerce. Read on to learn what it would take to get your brand online and selling DTC.