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Free Public DNS Resolvers

Blog on February 15th, 2013

Generally, your Internet Service Provider (ISP) will auto-assign a primary and secondary DNS resolver. It usually happens when your router or computer requests network information via DHCP. However, what if the ISP-provided DNS servers are junk? Maybe you’re troubleshooting something and you think DNS might not be working as it should be? We totally have [...]

VM Stuck on XenServer 6.0

Blog on April 10th, 2012

Today I found our PRTG monitoring server could not be accessed. It happens to be a virtual machine on our Citrix XenServer cluster. Trying the basic functions to fix things in XenCenter hit a wall. I could not access the console in XenCenter, just a black screen. When the VM was being forced to shutdown [...]

Search Engine Optimization (SEO) Tips

Blog on September 9th, 2010

I just wanted to throw out some very basic Search Engine Optimization (SEO) tips. Lots of people almost always overlook the basics while trying to accomplish way to much with other crazy tactics. It’s best to start small, get things all cleaned up, then work you way up to more complicated SEO tactics. Meta Tag [...]

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True Cloud Hosting

Blog on September 3rd, 2010

At ApertureHost, we’re always looking for the best solutions for our clients. We would like to know what visitors and clients think about cloud hosting. Not just a VPS, but real cloud hosting with the following functionality. Redundant Shared Storage Array Automated Load Balancing Fully Self Healing Client Self Service Resource Pools Mobile Control of [...]

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Windows VPS Hosting Available

Blog on August 31st, 2010

Great news for all of our current and future clients. We now fully offer Microsoft® Windows™ 2008:R2 Web, Standard and Enterprise Edition on our Xen VPS Hosting platform.

OpenVZ VPS Web Hosting Plans Added

Blog on August 31st, 2010

We’ve added OpenVZ VPS plans to our product line up to fill the gaps with Xen. Plus some clients just like the idea of burstable VPS’s vs. fixed resources. Check them out here:

Site changes and promos!

Blog on August 28th, 2010

You may have noticed that our site is undergoing some minor changes. CSS color adjustments, some new graphical images, etc. Please report any issues to and we’ll give you a 50% recurring discount for the life of your service! This offer is valid for all shared, reseller and vps hosting plans. This is a [...]

Windows VPS Sneak Peek!

Blog on June 3rd, 2010

We’re working behind the scenes to bring our clients Windows based VPS’s. Here is an example of Windows Server 2008 Standard running on one of our Xen SolusVM nodes.

ColocateUSA purchases CPC Technologies

Blog on May 30th, 2010

As some of our clients may be aware, ColocateUSA has purchased CPC Technologies. CPC being our provider, did not make this decision lightly. ColocateUSA is a premium colocation provider in Dallas, Texas. They happen to be inside the exact same facility as CPC, so expect our reliability to remain top notch as always. You can [...]

Upgraded Cabinet Cabling

Blog on April 24th, 2010

We’ve overhauled our entire cabinet with all new CAT5e cabling cut and crimped to fit. Along with proper asset tagging and PDU assignment on our new APC Power Distrobution Unit. Not only does this help us to manage our clients, it helps our clients (namely dedicated server clients) to better help themselves. In part due [...]