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      MacDirectory interviews MacStadium!

      MacDirectory interviews MacStadium!

      MacDirectory magazine is the premiere creative lifestyle magazine for Apple enthusiasts featuring interviews, in-depth tech reviews, Apple news, insights, latest Apple patents, apps, market analysis, entertainment and more.   Their mission is to educate, inspire and help readers get the most out of their Apple experience. The team at MacDirectory did a great job digging into […]

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      Moving from Amazon to MacStadium?

      Moving from Amazon to MacStadium?

      The case for shutting down your Amazon EC2 VPS instances and moving them to dedicated infrastructure is now more palletable than ever! With the help of Apple’s Mac mini and Mac Pro, we are able to greatly reduce traditional Datacenter operating expenses via the low power consumption, low heat output, and minimal square footage requirements […]

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      Hosting Elite Gigabit Speed Tests

      Hosting Elite Gigabit Speed Tests

      Often times subscribers wonder if Hosting Elite (Gigabit) connectivity is ‘really’ full Gigabit, and is it ‘really’ 10x faster than our Hosting Pro 100Mbps package… The answer is YES! Hosting Elite is truly a full duplex Gigabit (1,000Mbps) Ethernet feed to the Internet. Better yet, just like our Hosting Pro 100Mbps package, we do NOT […]

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      Hosting Pro 100Mb Speed Tests

      Hosting Pro 100Mb Speed Tests

      In order to give all of our potential customers a better idea of the level of Internet performance that should be expected at MacStadium.com with all of our Hosting plans, we decided to complete an “Around The Globe” speed test compilation based on the Ookla Speedtest.net Internet benchmarking site.   Internet performance benchmark results are always […]

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      OSX 10.9 Mavericks is here – and its Free!

      OSX 10.9 Mavericks is here - and its Free!

      Great news from Apple today! OSX 10.9 aka ‘Mavericks’ is now available on the App store for FREE as a single step upgrade from 10.6.x (snow leopard), 10.7.x (lion), and 10.8.x (mountain lion) for all Mac mini server hardware 2009 and beyond! As a MacStadium subscriber, you are free to install and/or upgrade to OSX […]

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      1,500 Mac mini servers can’t be wrong!

      1,500 Mac mini servers can't be wrong!

      We just completed inventory, and had a few moments to reflect on the fun journey we have had here at MacStadium since we first got our start in early 2012.  Obviously we are not the oldest Mac hosting company on the planet, but our explosive growth shows that without a doubt we are the most popular, and we are […]

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      Hosted DNS, Web & Mail Server Quick-Start: Part 2

      Hosted DNS, Web & Mail Server Quick-Start:  Part 2

      This is a 4 part series designed to get new  subscribers educated, configured, tested, and ultimately up and running with their Mac servers at MacStadium for the common tasks of hosting authoritative Internet DNS, Web Server, and Mail Server all using OSX Mountain Lion Server App in about an hour. In this second part of a 4 part […]

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      Hosted DNS, Web & Mail Server Quick-Start: Part 1

      Hosted DNS, Web & Mail Server Quick-Start: Part 1

      This is a 4 part series designed to get new  subscribers educated, configured, tested, and ultimately up and running with their Mac servers at MacStadium for the common tasks of hosting authoritative Internet DNS, Web Server, and Mail Server all using OSX Mountain Lion Server App in about an hour. In this first part of a […]

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      New Mac Pro Hosting and Colocation will be here soon!

      New Mac Pro Hosting and Colocation will be here soon!

      A week ago, Apple announced the stunning New Mac Pro line which features a radically new ‘miniature’ form factor that we believe is absolutely perfect for deployment into high density server Hosting environments like MacStadium. Mac products have earned their reputation of being ultra reliable, compact, and eco-friendly while at the same time being a tried, and […]

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      MacStadium.com Enterprise Solutions PR

      MacStadium.com Enterprise Solutions PR

      From PRWeb 4/15/13: Title: MACSTADIUM.COM LAUNCHES THE WORLDS MOST ADVANCED APPLE MAC HOSTING SERVICES FOR ENTERPRISES. Subtitle: MacStadium is the first in the Apple Mac hosting services space to offer end to end Enterprise grade hosting solutions which enable large scale and mission critical hosting, colocation, and cloud solutions for business. Body: ATLANTA, GA – […]

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      Installing Mountain Lion VPN and Firewall

      Installing Mountain Lion VPN and Firewall

      If you desire to ‘lock down’ your hosted Mac mini in MacStadium, there are a variety of solutions available from our managed firewall services using Cisco ASA to other lower end software solutions which can be implemented at no cost! Please find the following tutorial which describes some of the most common base practices for […]

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      In-Depth Remote Desktop Performance Review

      In-Depth Remote Desktop Performance Review

      Last year, we ran some blog articles about video performance using various remote desktop programs for remotely managing a Mac mini in the MacStadium datacenter. In those articles, we mentioned VNC (which comes with OSX by default), Splashtop, TeamViewer, Log-me-in, and others. This continues to be a very popular subject here at MacStadium colocation. Beyond […]

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      MacStadium is SSAE-16 (SAS70) & PCI Compliant

      MacStadium is SSAE-16 (SAS70) & PCI Compliant

      MacStadium (BroadRiver Communication Corp) is very proud to announce that its Data-center facility has successfully passed a stringent audit by an external auditor, and is now compliant with PCI Security Standards Council DSS 2.0 standards based on the results noted in the Report on Compliance (“ROC”) dated October 5, 2012, by BrightLine & Associates. This […]

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      True 100Mbps Internet Performance!

      True 100Mbps Internet Performance!

      Just about every day, we get asked.. “Exactly how fast does the Internet connection that MacStadium provides to every Mac mini really operate?” The answer is that we deliver exactly what we advertise – a 100Mbps Wide Open Upstream and Downstream internet connection directly to every Mac mini seated at the MacStadium datacenter facility. Why […]

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      Filemaker 12: Powerful databases in “The Cloud”

      Filemaker 12: Powerful databases in “The Cloud”

      Many of our customers are taking advantage of the versatility, simplicity, and cost savings of running their FileMaker database in the cloud. It’s called FileMaker Database Hosting. MacStadium provides hassle free FileMaker hosting of your database on your very own dedicated Mac mini server starting at $50 per month – and with no contracts! With Filemaker […]

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      Kerio Connect: Better than MS Exchange

      Kerio Connect: Better than MS Exchange

      IT Managers are learning more and more about the benefits of hosting an Exchange Server via Windows Server installation on a dedicated Mac Mini. It’s no surprise that many have created unique solutions with robust features that drastically reduce IT cost, improve stability, and provide cross-platform compatibility. Occasionally, we come across these solutions and discover a “nugget” that […]