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Another Year of 99.995 Percent Uptime at Liquid Web

Now that 2015 has well and truly begun, we can take a look back at our uptime throughout 2014. For yet another year, we’ve maintained 99.995% uptime, according to HyperSpin reports. This impressive number represents all the hard work our Heroic Support® teams have put in throughout the last year for our customers, including everything […]

What is Block Storage?

Looking for the perfect storage solution? Our Storage Series focuses on Block Storage, Object Storage, and, coming soon, the ideal use cases for each. This article will explore the differences between Storm® Block Storage and local storage to help you find the storage solution that is right for your business. Do you know which storage […]

Upgrading The Liquid Web Network

As a part of our commitment to Heroic Support® and excellent customer service, we are constantly working to improve the infrastructure, network, and power systems that support our data centers. To that end, we’re in the middle of some big updates to our network, including increased capacity across all layers and new hardware. These improvements, […]

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 […]

Where Are Your Favorite Websites Hosted?

We have spoken in this space previously about the value of considering the geographic location of datacenters prior to choosing a webhost. In fact, the purveyors of many of the world’s most important and frequently visited websites consider this amongst the most significant key elements in settling on a location to host their data. In […]