December
25
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Hostwinds Web Hosting Updates

Hey guys, I have not had time to post a blog post in quite some time, mainly because I have been so busy working on bringing new things to Hostwinds.  The last post we made was way back in August. I think  I should start by bringing everyone up on our current network statistics. We currently own and operate 40 Servers deployed between 3 cabinets in our Dallas data center.  We have room to expand in our current cabinets to the point of having 60 Servers. We Host over 10,000 Domains across our entire network We push around 100+ Terabytes of bandwidth through our lines every month We are growing faster than ever and a lot has changed since my last…

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August
31
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New Details on New Servers, Unlimited Web Hosting Prevails

Unlimited Web Hosting Company Hostwinds Gets 4 NEW SERVERS I am sitting here at 1:00 AM on a Thursday morning getting the final software configuration done on these servers before I will be sending them out to the Data Center. In total I will be deploying 4 total servers. These servers will ease the load on our servers so as to allow for everyone’s websites to load faster! We take speed very seriously here at Hostwinds. Our unlimited web hosting client’s all know how fast their websites already load. This is just the beginning though, we are planning to have a total of 10 servers in deployment by the next of next month (We currently have 6 in Deployment). We…

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August
15
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WordPress Hosting Clients Zero Day Exploit Alert!!

This is a public service announcement for all clients hosting WordPress websites. If you use the plugin “TimThumb” which is used in many popular themese, you need to be aware that is has been fund to be  a very vulnerable exploit that will allow hackers to gain control of your WordPress installation.  If you are using the plugin TimThumb.php (or Thumb.php, as I am told it is also called) then you need to replace that file on your blog with the latest version of TimThumb located here (http://timthumb.googlecode.com/svn/trunk/timthumb.php). We have sent an email out to all shared hosting clients, in hopes that our clients catch this bug in time to help prevent any damage to their blogs.

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June
20
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New Servers :)

Hey everyone just wanted to post a blog update letting you guys know about our new servers! We are actually launching 2 ultra powerful server’s today that will be the new homes for Hostwinds Shared Customer’s as well as our VPS Customer’s, there will be absolutely now downtime for you guys. Your websites will just start loading even faster than before! We take speed very seriously here at hostwinds, and we can’t wait for everyone to experience the new fast speeds these servers are going to bring to the business!

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April
06
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WordPress Web Hosting

I see people talking about “word press web hosting”, so I figured I would make a post about it, and clear up a few questions and concern’s about it. The first thing I would like to say is Hostwinds 100% supports WordPress, and we even offer an automatic wordpress installer script. WordPress is one of the most popular blogging engines in the world. It has really gained a lot of ground in the past few years not only as being the basis for great blogs, but also serving as the framework for thousands of business websites around the world. The thing many people do not understand about WordPress web hosting is that, well any hosting can be wordpress web hosting….

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March
18
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Hostwinds Launches 9th Server Into Deployment

This is a big week for Hostwinds, launching our 9th server, we are working very hard to bring you the best possible hosting experience possible. This is why we are constantly expanding so that our servers never feel crowded. If you can tell there are other people on your server, then you need to find a new web host. This mission critical launch will be taking place over several days, to allow for extra time to ensure 0 downtime or data loss occurs for any of our customers. This newest server launch will complete our name server setup we have been moving towards for awhile. This will give us two full redundant name servers on separate physical servers.  This does…

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March
06
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More Server’s For Hostwinds.com!!!

Hostwindians, as I am beginning to call the clients of Hostwinds.com who are getting the best unlimited web hosting on the internet. I have ANOTHER SURPRISE for you guys. We are launching more SERVERS!!! We are rolling out 2 more servers in the next 2 weeks to add to our already impressive LineUp! We will have a grand total of 8 Servers in Deployment after this latest launch. I have updated our Hostwinds Server Status Page to include all of the Servers we currently have in deployment. This next wave of servers is aimed toward our Virtual Private Server Hosting as well as our Unlimited hosting clients. This means that everyone is going to see some MAJOR speed increases on…

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March
02
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New Web Hosting Servers Deployment…Again!

Well it seems like just last month I was finally starting Hostwinds V2’s initial server launch. Well actually it was about half a month ago. Hostwinds has done nothing but grow since that time. Our new much more powerful servers have given us the leg up over other web hosting providers. Our customer service is better, our servers are faster, and we are better than the rest. We have big dreams and goals for the company and we are glad you have chosen us as the host you want to grow with. We hope to one day be filling up server racks with speedy Hostwinds websites.   Maybe the above picture is a little much to hope for…..this year at…

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February
20
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Hostwinds V2 Launches

Hello Everyone! I am pleased to announce the official launch of Hostwinds V2 I just finished transferring the last of our accounts over from the old server to the new one! I hope all of our client’s are seeing the huge speed increase that this has given to us. This new era of Hostwinds doesn’t just bring about new hardware. We no have a brand new website that has been completely redone from scratch. This includes a brand new client area so everyone should have a much easier time navigating around compare to the mess it was before, looking something similar to this.   We are very excited that you have come across our website and we really want to…

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