Monthly Archives: March 2015

Companies Should Carefully Consider their IT Backup Plans on World Backup Day

The idea that March 31st should be World Backup Day was a concept started two years ago by Reddit users. It was aimed at making data backups as routine as a doctor checkup or performing an oil change, and showing that it’s crucially important. But it’s also a potentially difficult decision for many businesses wishing to safeguard their critical data. Continue reading

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Syrian Electronic Army Hacks Endurance Brands for Allegedly Hosting Terrorist Sites

Pro-Assad group the Syrian Electronic Army (SEA) announced Tuesday that it hacked several Endurance International Group (EIG) web hosts including BlueHost, JustHost, HostGator, HostMonster and FastDomain for allegedly hosting terrorist sites. The BlueHost Twitter account was also hacked. Continue reading

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Storm Internet Helps Customers Create Private Clouds with New Service

Web host Storm Internet launched StormCloud Private last week to combine the benefits of cloud and dedicated servers. The company says that the service can be delivered at “a fraction of the price” of “typical” private cloud solutions. Continue reading

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T-Shirt Giveaway & 60% Off, Today Only!

The post T-Shirt Giveaway & 60% Off, Today Only! appeared first on HostGator Blog | Gator Crossing . We’ve decided to do a good, ol’ fashioned t-shirt giveaway! Today only, we will randomly choose a handful of new signups that use the coupon code SWAGGY to receive a free HostGator t-shirt. Not only does each signup have a chance to win a t-shirt, but all uses of the coupon code SWAGGY will receive 60% off the hosting package. Winners will be chosen at random and emailed a link to the primary email address on their hosting account that can then be used to redeem their free t-shirt. This offer is valid today only: March 31st, 2015. We will also be choosing some additional winners who share this offer out via their personal networks using the hashtag #SWAGGY …everyone has a chance to win one of these fashionable and comfortable HostGator t-shirts! Good luck!!   Sign Up Now! web hosting Continue reading

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Asia Leads Global Growth in .ORG Registrations: Report

The number of .org domain names registered increased by 1.3 percent in 2014, bringing the number of domains under management of Public Interest Registry (PIR) to over 10.5 million. The increase is lead by growth in Asia, and is detailed in The Dashboard report released Tuesday by PIR. Continue reading

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