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Digital Currencies in the Datacenter: Altcoins Explained

Note: This is the second in a two-part digital currency series. See our first post for a detailed explanation on Bitcoin and how it is being mined in Data centers around the globe. In our first post of this series we discussed Bitcoin, the original digital currency to be introduced to the market. As Bitcoin […]

Keeping our Heroic Promise

No matter the reputation of your web host, there is always the unfortunate possibility of downtime. You might have noticed the plague of outages in the news in 2013. Even at Liquid Web, we’re aware that we can’t prevent against every outage. For example, our overall uptime for the 2013 was 99.995%, according to HyperSpin […]

Top 6 Questions to Ask When Shopping for Managed Hosting

If you’ve ever shopped around for managed hosting, you know how crowded the market is. How do you know which provider is best for you and your website? We’d love to wax poetic on the many benefits of a Managed Hosting Plan with Liquid Web, but instead we’ve compiled the top six questions you should […]

12 Days of Christmas at Liquid Web

Celebrating the Holiday season at Liquid Web requires more than a Christmas tree and some festive lights. We gathered the best sweaters we could find, willing volunteers and tons of old hosting equipment for a hilarious series of nerdy and wacky holiday photos. To top it off, we held a caption contest for all of […]

What is Responsive Design?

If your eCommerce website isn’t optimized for the many different mobile devices that consumers are using today, then you’re likely missing out on a significant amount of sales. In fact, mobile sales grew 43% compared to Black Friday in 2012. While providing consumers with more avenues to make purchases is a boon for retailers, it […]

E-Commerce Hosting Tips for the Holidays

The Holiday shopping season is upon us! While consumers are powering up their laptops, tablets, and phones, retailers should be metaphorically battening down the hatches to prepare for the onslaught of Holiday traffic. Is your e-commerce site ready for the craziness that is the Holiday shopping season? We’re ready to help you prepare your site […]

A Lesson in Network Redundancy with Healthcare.gov

The new government healthcare website, Healthcare.gov, has recently been heavily featured on news networks for the myriad of problems that have repeatedly plagued the site. One of those problems was the service outage experienced at the end of October when their webhost, Verizon Terremark, experienced a networking component failure. The outage prevented consumers from utilizing […]

Announcing Storm Private Cloud!

We’ve taken all the power and flexibility of our Storm Platform and put it directly in your hands with our latest product release: Storm Private Cloud. Storm Private Cloud allows you to create your own private cloud environment with the purchase of a private cloud server (or servers), within which you can create, move, resize, […]