Web Hosting

March 26, 2019

Premium Email Filtering by Mailchannels

We would like to introduce a new product here at Hosting Nation, MailChannels Inbound Email Filtering, as a premium email filtering service. Email spam has become troublesome at every level for people who just want to read their communications. It can be offensive, threatening, and definitely misleading.  With MailChannels Inbound Filtering you get an ever-updating and adapting service with spam, […]
May 24, 2018

We are moving, get on the bus!

This is a copy of the email we’ve sent out to all our domain name customers. Email Subject: Urgent News from Hosting Nation. We are moving your domains! You are receiving this email because you have a domain registered with Hosting Nation and your email address is the Registrant email contact. What is happening? Due to a recent major price […]
June 2, 2017

What is Cloud Hosting?

The term “cloud” is used a lot these days on the internet. You have probably heard of cloud storage services such as Dropbox, Google Drive, or Microsoft’s OneDrive.  These services provide storage for your files that can be accessible from many devices. Cloud hosting is somewhat different as it consists of CPU, memory and storage resources. Our cloud servers use […]
February 26, 2016

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 adjust their prices accordingly. Although […]
August 1, 2012

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: we’ll make any website twice […]
June 30, 2012

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 the server it affects the […]
February 23, 2012

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 more scalable, faster and more […]
May 11, 2011

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 server. CloudLinux helps control this […]
November 7, 2008

New Backup Technology Coming to Hosting Nation

In the next few weeks Hosting Nation will be activating a Continuous Data Protection backup solution to enable easier and smoother backups for our servers and users. We will be integrating R1Soft’s CDP solution to our arsenal of backup utilities in order to scale better as we grow and provide a better sense of comfort for the user. This client/server […]
October 23, 2008

For Immediate Release – Hosting Nation moves to Softlayer facility in Seattle – October 23rd, 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 was speed, by having servers in Seattle there are less ‘hops’ […]