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January
13
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Why Leonardo da Vinci Might Advise You to Employ WindSpeed And/Or WindShield

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The brilliant Italian Mona Lisa painter, inventor, and jack of all trades, Leonardo da Vinci, once said, “Wisdom is the daughter of experience.” What wise words about wisdom coming from a wise individual way ahead of his time (can you tell I like repetition in creative writing?). He’s right! Oftentimes you can’t become wise solely...

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January
08
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Data Center Alchemy

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HOSTWINDS FIELD TRIP! The other day, I took a trip to Hostwinds’ Seattle Data Center with our Data Center Expert, Dustin, and it. Was. Awesome. The first thing I remember while passing through the multitude of locked doors that led up to the server room was the very real possibility of getting lost within this...

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January
06
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SSL = Secure Sockets Layer, But It Could Also Stand For “Smooth Sailing Lock”

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“No person was ever honored for what he received. Honor has been the reward for what he gave.” -Calvin Coolidge A couple days ago, I noticed a magnet on the Hostwinds Seattle office fridge. Said magnet contained the above Calvin Coolidge quote. I lit up when I saw it because the Hostwinds Team seems to...

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January
05
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Hostwinds For The New Year: Humorous New Year’s Resolutions From Various Hostwinds Team Members

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We’re five days into 2019, and the Hostwinds Family is proud to report that we have been keeping our New Year’s resolutions. In the spirit of honesty and fun, we thought it would encouraging to share our New Year’s resolutions with you. SPOILER ALERT: Most are a touch on the silly side. MORE ACCURATE SPOILER...

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January
04
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Snapshots & The Stars

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Dear blog World Friends/Audience, Hi! Sincerely, Me Wow, and I thought it would be difficult to figure out an eloquent way to begin this blog post. This goes to show you, folks, nothing is impossible. That reminds me to discuss some dreamy/hippie stuff with you about the mysterious and enthralling stars. Seeing as Hostwinds is...

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January
03
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The Omnipotent Powers of The Minecraft Expert

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Weird confession to get us started: I had a recurring dream when I was in Kindergarten that I was ($10 word time:) omnipotent, and I vividly remember I would always first change the colors of the bricks on the side of my school’s building. More weird confessions: As I reflected on this as an adult,...

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January
02
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Front-Line Imaginative Interviews, Ideas, & Inquiries Pt. 4

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Who’s ready for more unconventional and eccentric interviews with the endearing Hostwinds Team! What’s that? A resounding and unanimous “WE ARE?” In Part 4, we’ll be interviewing a very integral part of the Hostwinds Family – our Cloud Template Developer/Office Jack of All Trades, Benjamin. I know what you’re thinking: “That name sounds familiar! Wasn’t...

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January
01
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Happy New Year! A Memorable 2018 & A Happy 2019 For The Hostwinds Community

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Newness and possibility are palpable in the air today, as it is the first of a promising new year. First thing’s first: HAPPY NEW YEAR! I am bouncing off the walls with excitement today because Hostwinds has so much in store for our clients in the next twelve months. Speaking of, our team hopes 2019...

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December
31
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The Phoenix & The Firewall

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Can you guess what dad joke I’ll bestow upon you to begin this blog post? If you guessed “(*Musical Notes*) THE WALL, THE WALL, THE WALL IS ON FIRE! (*Musical Notes*)…like that song?…except instead of the roof being on fire…I said the wall is on fire…because this post is about firewall… … Moving right along...

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December
30
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Favicons: Fancy, Flashy, & Fabulous

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Have you ever had one of those moments when you are in the midst of a conversation with someone and that someone says a technical term you’ve never heard, so you give them one of these?… “OOH, UHHUUUUUUUH, UHHHUUUUHH…carry on.” What’s that? You are wondering if I asked you that question because it is something...

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