The Hostway Blog

'WannaCry' – Time to Assume the Phalanx Formation?

As you've likely heard by now, the world received a giant wake-up call on Friday, May 12th in the form of a ransomware cyber attack that used vulnerabilities in the Microsoft Windows OS (yes, the...
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Excellence in Cloud Award? Don’t Mind If We Do!

Several members of our team headed out to Phoenix, Arizona last month for the 8th annual Ingram Micro Cloud Summit. It’s one of the premier events for staying ahead of the game and finding out...
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Happy Cinco de Mayo from Hostway!

Cinco de Mayo, Spanish for "May 5th," celebrates the date the Mexican Army defeated French forces at the Battle of Puebla in 1862. While it's mainly a ceremonial commemoration in Mexico, in the US...

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World Password Day: It's Time to #LayerUp

If you had to enter every single password for every single online site you accessed each day, you'd be a little more than overwhelmed. So what do you do? You pick a password you can easily...

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May the Fourth Be With You!

It's Star Wars Day, a special celebration of a galaxy far, far away. And you know we take it pretty seriously at Hostway. 

We work in a fast-paced environment where we always challenge ourselves...

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Encrypt or Be Hacked: Healthcare Information Security

It’s a fact. Hackers want healthcare information. They want it even more than they want credit card information. Due to the value of electronic protected health information (ePHI), healthcare has...

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Earth Day and the Impact of Hosting and Cloud Computing

Earth Day is upon us. This annual celebration began back in 1970, backed by participants 20 million strong and it has grown every year since then. All these years later, more than a billion people...
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What Is a Risk Assessment and Why Does It Matter?

At its most basic definition, a risk assessment is simply a standardized way to evaluate the potential risks of an activity or process. In the hosting industry, though, the need for a risk...
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Back Up Today, So You’re Not an April Fool Tomorrow!

In the tech industry, we’re always thinking about moving forward. But today is actually a day dedicated to backing up. March 31st is World Backup Day! Yes, there is such a day, and you can even...
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The Four Horsemen of the Hybrid Cloud Apocalypse

We're constantly on the lookout for articles and resources to keep ourselves and our customers up-to-date on the state of the cloud and IT industries. So when we ran across  The Four Horsemen of...
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