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M5 Hosting is listed the Inc 5000 List for 2017!

M5 Hosting Customer Focus Results in Recognition on Prestigious Inc. 5000 List M5 Hosting Ranks No. 4,299 on the 2017 Inc. 5000 with Three-Year Sales Growth of 61% SAN DIEGO, CA (PRWEB) AUGUST 23, 2017 M5 Hosting, a worldwide leader in customized, high performance cloud, colocation, and dedicated […]

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2017 San Diego Business Journal Top Tech Exec Awards – M5 is a Nominee for the Second Year in a Row

M5 Hosting is a leader in the San Diego tech scene.  For the second year in a row, M5 Hosting was recognized as a Nominee in the Top Tech Execs Award Ceremony on the playing field at Petco Park.  This year it was Jimmy Richardson being recognized […]

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Snapshots are NOT backups

Many IaaS Cloud Providers offer a “Snapshot” feature on their block storage (eg: AWS EBS). Generally speaking, a snapshot is a point in time that can be reverted to, at some time after it was made. A good use for a snapshot is when you are about […]

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Major Network Upgrade

I am writing today to announce our latest network upgrades. We have recently upgraded our edge routers. We have used Cisco Catalyst 6509s and 6504s for several years. They were, at one time, the workhorses of the Internet, found in every Internet data center and commercial colocation […]

Read more now at M5 Hosting!

People often ask us various forms of the question, “How fast can I move data to/from my server, VPS or VM at M5 Hosting?” There are so many variables. All of our dedicated servers have 1Gbps NICs or 10Gbps NICs. Does that mean you will get 1Gbps […]

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How We Handle Hard Disks and Data Destruction

It’s part of being a Dedicated Server and Cloud hosting company. We go through a lot of hardware. If a customer cancels service and the server hardware is still viable, it will be used to provide service to a new customer. The hard disks and SSDs in […]

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M5 Hosting Won Best of San Diego Internet Hosting Award Two Years in a Row: 2016 and 2015

M5 hosting won the “Best of San Diego Internet Hosting Award” two years in a row, 2016 and 2015. This award is for excellence in marketing and customer service. The 2016 Best Businesses Winners were determined based on information gathered by Best Businesses and data provided by […]

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M5 Hosting attended the 3rd Space Collaborative Happy Hour

We love to see the strong start up community in San Diego.  We attended the Happy Hour event at 3rd Space last night and met many people doing start ups of all kinds.  We are proud to support the entrepreneurs in our backyard and beyond.  M5 Hosting […]

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Immortal Laces loads 6x faster on M5 Hosting Server

After doing his homework, Eric DuRose of D & D Company, chose M5 Hosting to host his clients sites. Here is the update from Eric after migrating his first site: “I Wanted to give you an update on our server: We have migrated our first site: […]

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M5 Hosting is among San Diego’s Healthiest Companies of 2016

M5 Hosting is a finalist for the 2016 Healthiest Companies Awards! This event recognizes organizations who have excelled in recruitment, retention, and the bottom line by creating environments where their employees flourish. This award is from the San Diego Business Journal.

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