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Our Latest Blog Posts

Volusion Primes SMB Sites to Convert Sales — How 900+ Features and a Longevity-Focused Team Produce a Comprehensive eCommerce Platform

Volusion Helps SMBs Design & Build Turnkey eCommerce Sites

For more than 15 years, Volusion has been helping small- and medium-sized businesses create effective eCommerce sites, helping merchants attract, convert, and retain... read more »
Sean Garrity
By: Sean Garrity
12/8/2016
How Format™ Empowers Creative-Minded Professionals to Design and Build Beautiful Sites to Complement, Showcase, and Sell Their Work

How Format Empowers Creatives to Build Beautiful Sites

Format provides a platform for creative industry professionals to design and build beautiful websites to showcase and market their work. Artists can choose from a... read more »
Sean Garrity
By: Sean Garrity
12/6/2016
2016's Ultimate Guide to Virtual Machine Management Software for Web Hosts: SolusVM vs. VMware vSphere vs. VMmanager vs. Others

2016's Ultimate Guide to Virtual Machine Management Panels

As the demand for scalable and customizable VPS hosting grows, everyone from individual developers to hosting companies and large enterprises is urgently looking for tools to... read more »
Alexandra Leslie
By: Alexandra Leslie
12/6/2016
More Than Compute, Networking, and Storage — Microsoft Azure Changes How Teams Build and Deploy Modern Applications

The Cloud on Your Terms: Microsoft Azure Powers Flexible Tools for DevOps

A cloud platform with more than 600 features, Microsoft Azure can surely handle everything you need. With close attention to streamlined user experiences, however,... read more »
Laura Stamey
By: Laura Stamey
11/30/2016
How RANDOM.ORG's Journey From Radio Static to True Randomness Generates Reliable Results for Games, Security, and Clinical Trials

RANDOM.ORG: Radios to Generating Truly Random & Reliable Numbers

In the early days of the web, Mads Haahr and his friends knew online gambling would take off — they were just a decade too early. Although their startup never got off... read more »
Laura Stamey
By: Laura Stamey
11/29/2016
The Fascinating Story of ibiblio: From Their FTP Roots to Today’s Digital Repository of Public Information and Open-Source Software

Long History of ibiblio's Innovation With Sharing Information & Software

As one of the first websites in the world, the predecessor of ibiblio set the stage for the ultimate “collection of collections.” An online public library supported by... read more »
Laura Stamey
By: Laura Stamey
11/29/2016
5 Popular Text Editors for Linux

5 Popular Text Editors for Linux

Yes, all of you Microsoft and Mac users, text editors are still a big deal in Linux systems! You may think graphical text editors are where it’s at, but in a world that is... read more »
Toby Sembower
By: Toby Sembower
7/1/2014
Alexandra Leslie