Archive for January, 2011

Events 2011: iWeb is Out and About!

Published on January 26, 2011 at 12:33 pm by iWeb Technologies in: iWeb Articles

At iWeb we like to stay close to our clients and our partners. We try to take advantage of every opportunity for interaction, especially through our blog or social media networks. This year we’ve pledged to get up from in front of our screens and get out there because there is nothing like a real face to face conversation.

Here is a first list of events we will be attending (from January to March 2011), whether it be as a sponsor, a speaker, to expo our products and services or simply to be a part of the audience. (more…)

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1000 Smart Servers Online : Thanks a million!

Published on January 25, 2011 at 10:45 am by iWeb Technologies in: iWeb Articles

We are really happy to announce that in less than 3 months, iWeb has activated 1000 SMART Servers!

Coincidentally, an important milestone has been reached and we now host more that 14 000 dedicated servers in our 4 data centers located in the Montreal area.

Launched in mid October 2010, Smart Servers represent our largest innovation to-date. In only 3 months, the Smart Server has secured a very important place in the company’s portfolio of products.

The launching of this new line of dedicated servers marked the first step in the company’s transformation into one of the most innovative providers of automated hosting services. (more…)

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Upgrade to the Jinn and Lumiva email infrastructure

Published on January 18, 2011 at 1:42 pm by iWeb Technologies in: Web Hosting Articles

An upgrade to the Jinn and Lumiva email infrastructure is currently in progress.

Jinn and Lumiva are the servers that host email services for our shared hosting service. Clients who obtained hosting services on a Panelbox server within the past two years will not be affected by this upgrade.

Here are the steps that will be taken. (more…)

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What To Do When Your Website Goes Down

Published on January 12, 2011 at 12:02 pm by Paul Tero in: Web Development Articles

This article was originally published on smashingmagazine.com and is reproduced with kind permission. Smashing Magazine is a fine Web mag that delivers useful and innovative information to Web designers and developers since 2006, go check it out!

Have you ever heard a colleague answer the phone like this: “Good afterno… Yes… What? Completely?… When did it go down?… Really, that long?… We’ll look into it right away… Yes, I understand… Of course… Okay, speak to you soon… Bye.”

The call may have been followed by some cheesy ’80s rock ballad coming from the speaker phone, interrupted by “Thank you for holding. You are now caller number 126 in the queue.” That’s your boss calling the hosting company’s 24 hour “technical support” line.

An important website has gone down, and sooner or later, heads will turn to the Web development corner of the office, where you are sitting quietly, minding your own business, regretting that you ever mentioned “Linux” on your CV. You need to take action. Your company needs you. Your client needs you. Here’s what to do. (more…)

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How to Setup a Basic Website in IIS for the Beginner

Published on January 11, 2011 at 11:14 am by Tom Fanelli in: Web Hosting Articles

So you have decided to get your first Windows based dedicated server and you want to know how to setup your first website? You have come to the right place.

One of the things that is helpful about Windows is the user interface but with all the options, checkboxes and features you need a clear understanding of what needs to happen to configure IIS to successfully.

This article will rescue you from countless hours searching the web for answers, when you are not even sure what questions to ask. (more…)

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