BALTIMORE, MD (August 2014) – For a fourth year in a row, Edgewebhosting Inc., a leader in highly available managed cloud hosting and dedicated server hosting services has been named to the exclusive 2014 Inc. 5000 list of fastest-growing companies in the United States. The list represents the most comprehensive look at the most important segment of the economy—America’s independent entrepreneurs. The prestigious Inc. 5000 selects and ranked companies based on revenue growth from 2010 to 2013, during which Edge has grown 130 percent.
A key driver of application uptime is storage performance. Using storage is not enough; it is important to understand how well it is working. Until now, it has been very difficult for managed hosting vendors to provide customers real-time visibility and storage analytics for mission critical storage resources on a per volume basis.
That changes today. To ensure that “You see what we see”, the Edge team is excited to announce the release of a new and unique feature in the Customer Portal which allows for near real-time visibility into the performance of your mission critical managed storage.
Shared storage is a NAS (Network Attached Storage) device that acts as repository of shared file data. In essence, it is a large, redundant, high performance file server.
Let’s discuss some different options for clustered file storage.
There is a new vulnerability in previous versions of WordPress and Drupal that can allow a denial of service attack which ramps up the memory on the server and maxes out resources. This has been fixed in the latest versions of the respective pieces of software. Continue reading
Another month, another big data breach. In case you haven’t heard, there’s news that 1.2 billion logins were stolen by a Russian cyber group. Hold Security, the group that reported the breach, isn’t forthcoming in the details as to who or what services are affected due to non-disclosure agreements on their end. They do offer a service to check if your password was stolen but even then, the form appears to be asking for your passwords which they will then hash using SHA-512 and compare that against the database they have reportedly obtained. Continue reading
In April 2014, Heartbleed and OpenSSL were in the news. From technologists to grandmothers everywhere, everyone was talking about Heartbleed. The good news is that the attention led to a significant number of eyes and scrutiny on code around OpenSSL. Continue reading
BALTIMORE, MD (May 2014) – EY recently announced that Vlad Friedman, CEO of Edgewebhosting Inc. is a finalist for the EY Entrepreneur Of The Year™ 2014 Award in the Maryland Region. The awards program recognizes entrepreneurs who demonstrate excellence and extraordinary success in such areas as innovation, financial performance and personal commitment to their businesses and communities. Mr. Friedman was selected as a finalist by a panel of independent judges. Award winners will be announced at a special gala event on Thursday, June 12 at the Hilton Baltimore Hotel. Continue reading
BALTIMORE, MD (April 2014) – Managed hosting provider Edgewebhosting Inc., a leader in highly available managed cloud hosting services, today announced that it has achieved Statement on Standards for Attestation Engagements (SSAE) No. 16 Service Organization Control (SOC) 2 Type II standards compliance. Assessed by auditors from CliftonLarsonAllen, this certification demonstrates the companies commitment to the highest standards of operational excellence for its customers around the world. Continue reading
BALTIMORE, MD – April 2014 – Managed hosting provider Edgewebhosting Inc. announced it has successfully completed an independent, third party audit for compliance with the Security Rule of The Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act of 1996 (HIPAA) and The Health Information Technology for Economic and Clinical Health (HITECH) Act. Continue reading
There has been a lot of talk on the Internet of a new OpenSSL bug called Heartbleed / CVE-2014-0160. Edge has already taken protective measures to prevent an attack and a ticket has been generated for each server that is potentially affected by this. To see if your server(s) is/are affected, please log into the Support Portal and view your most recent tickets. If there are tickets with the subject: IMPORTANT: OpenSSL Vulnerability on <server>, your server(s) is/are potentially affected. Continue reading