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Dedicated IP addresses no longer required for SSL sites on Rochen’s newest hosting platforms

Published on March 25, 2015 | Posted in Web Hosting

Previously anytime an account was setup with an SSL certificate it required a dedicated IP address to properly function. Not only did this incur a monthly fee for the customer, but as IPv4 space is rapidly depleting, web hosting providers like Rochen need to be doing everything we can to conserve usage. Rochen’s new Premium […]

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Single hosting plan, multiple PHP versions

Published on March 18, 2015 | Posted in Web Hosting

As we touched on in our last blog post: “Introducing our new shared hosting platform“, Rochen now provides multiple versions of PHP. We provide PHP 5.3 through 5.6 with PHP 5.4 being the default. This is especially useful for developers, allowing multiple sites under a single premium shared hosting plan to use different PHP versions. […]

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Introducing our new shared hosting platform

Published on March 10, 2015 | Posted in Web Hosting

Rochen recently introduced our new and innovative shared hosting platform – Premium Shared Hosting. It is available in both our US and UK facilities. The new platform has been developed over many months and its architecture has been built with performance, security, and reliability in mind. It differs greatly from many traditional shared hosting offerings. […]

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Season’s Greetings

Published on December 24, 2014 | Posted in Web Hosting

I would like to take this opportunity to wish all of our customers and friends a Happy Holidays and a prosperous New Year. Rochen has several exciting announcements to make in early 2015 including the launch of our new branding and website. This is the first branding update we have done in over 10 years. […]

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Optimizing your PHP Scripts with Xdebug’s Profiler

Published on April 23, 2014 | Posted in Web Hosting

Often times, website owners will find that their site running slow or their host will inform them they are using too many resources, tracking down the root cause can be a tough task.  While many factors could be in play, chances are it is a poorly written script. This can be a difficult thing to […]

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Crawlers eating your bandwidth?

Published on April 16, 2014 | Posted in Web Hosting

The Internet is a active landscape with something going on all the time. Often times you hope the visitors are those seeking what your site offers, but sometimes it’s the search engine ‘bots’ crawling your site.  These bots can and do consume quite a bit of your website hosting bandwidth and CPU power resources. Bot’s […]

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Security Statement on OpenSSL “Heartbleed Bug”

Published on April 9, 2014 | Posted in Security, Web Hosting

Earlier this week a vulnerability with the OpenSSL cryptographic software library was publicly disclosed. This vulnerability is officially being referred to as “CVE-2014-0160” and being widely referred to in the media as the “Heartbleed Bug”. OpenSSL is very widely installed including on many servers here at Rochen. An article in The New York Times estimates […]

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Rochen Customer Spotlight – PICnet

Published on January 22, 2014 | Posted in Customer Spotlight, Web Hosting has the very good fortune of being the host to many amazing companies who provide all types of services and products to their customers.  In today’s blog post, we highlight one such company whose focus is solely in a unique space, that being supporting non-profit organizations. If you’ve ever been involved in a […]

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Hack Prevention is better than Hack Clean up

Published on January 9, 2014 | Posted in Web Hosting

Web Security is not one time event. It’s not even an “extension” or “plugin” installed on your site. Security is an ongoing practice, one that requires your active attention. Preventing a site from being hacked is, not easy, but cleaning up a hacked site is harder. Clearly the path of least resistance is prevention and not the […]

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Rochen at the Joomla! World Conference

Published on November 18, 2013 | Posted in Joomla, Joomla Events, Joomla! World Conference, JWC, Web Hosting

Last weekend five Rochen colleagues from around North America, including our CEO Chris Adams, CTO Ben Johnson, our Enterprise Solutions Group Leader Tom Canavan, Support Staff member Mike Hamanaka, and myself, had the pleasure of attending the Joomla! World Conference  in Boston. What is Joomla! World Conference? JWC is a gathering together of like minded Joomla! […]

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