7 03, 2012

DNS Explained

By | 2017-08-15T15:51:05+00:00 March 7th, 2012|Categories: Web Development|Tags: , , , |

Ever been mystified by the numerous acronyms involved in DNS and/or what the heck DNS is anyway?  This fun six-minute video is well worth the time and does a really good job of explaining the mysterious world of the Domain Name System.  Of course, our Web Hosting experts can also assist with any questions you have, so be sure to contact us!


5 12, 2010

What’s New Now??

By | 2017-02-23T17:05:44+00:00 December 5th, 2010|Categories: Web Development|Tags: , |

Yes – it’s been quite a while since I last made a post in the Beacon Blogosphere!!  So, I thought I would comment on some of the new enhancements to our hosting arena – some of these enhancements have been here a while and some of these features have been added recently.

We have made several enhancements to our infrastructure over the last 18 months.   Here are some of the hi-lights:

  • Increased Internet connection to 100 Mbps to improve our network capacity
  • Upgraded all the switches and firewalls to support Gigabit network which increased our network performance
  • Installed new servers to increase web site performance
  • Implemented VM Ware to allow us to provide virtual dedicated hosting solutions
  • Upgraded to SQL Server 2008
  • Installed a new Barracuda Spam Firewall
  • Installed a new SAN to increase our storage capabilities

We continually strive to provde state-of-the-art solutions and technologies for our hosting clients.  If you need a hosting partner please consider Beacon as we have experienced engineers and flexible pricing options to meet your needs.

It’s important to remember that at Beacon we provide manage hosting solutions so you can focus on your business and leave the hosting issues to us.