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Cloud storage upgrade works

By Stuart Stones / 14/12/2018 / 0 Comments

16/12/2018 – Cloud Storage Upgrade We’re doing a cloud storage upgrade on our Ceph cloud storage cluster this Sunday night, 16h December, starting at 22:00. The works involve installing InfiniBand cards into our existing storage servers and doing some software upgrades. Due to the distributed nature of Ceph storage and […]

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Updates at HA – Moving SAN

By Chris Allen / 27/11/2018 / Comments Off on Updates at HA – Moving SAN

Bit of a Change Around Last week at HA Hosting we were busy moving SAN (Storage Area Network) around in preparation for a bigger push in our Online Backup services. Originally this SAN was used for cloud server storage and were what the cloud servers data was kept. However, they […]

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Exchange 2010 end of life

By Stuart Stones / 24/11/2018 / 0 Comments

​As of today (24/11/2018) our aging Exchange 2010 platform is being shut down.
All mailboxes on Exchange 2010 are being migrated to our Exchange 2016

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Backup – Can It Save Your Business?

By Chris Allen / 20/11/2018 / Comments Off on Backup – Can It Save Your Business?

  Will Data Loss Be The Downfall Of Your Business? Not having a backup strategy is never a good idea for a business. Data loss can be the cause of devastating issues for business of all sizes, with potentially crippling aftereffects. The worst part of data loss is that it […]

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Meltdown & Spectre

By Stuart Stones / 08/01/2018 / 0 Comments

Spectre can manipulate a process into revealing its own data, while Meltdown can exploit a process to read memory assigned to the Kernel or other processes… ​As many of you will know, last week saw publication of a new set of security vulnerabilities.Affected hardware and software vendors were made aware […]

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Client Control Panel upgrades

By Stuart Stones / 01/11/2017 / 0 Comments

Client Control Panel upgrades We’re applying some patches and software updates to our Client Control Panel… ​We’re applying some patches and software updates to our Client Control Panel (https://clientaccess.hahosting.com/ccp/).  As a result over the rest of today and tomorrow (1st/2nd November), there will be intermittent access to our portal for […]

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