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ETC Maryland’s new focus and a new name

The past few months have been interesting. I was able to partner with a few companies that I am excited about, I added another web-server to my fleet, and have begun shifting my services to a more web hosting focus than the IT industry MSP focus.  It has taken a few...

RedHat Linux Gets Borged

Just like Sun got borged by oracle IBM has borged RedHat: Press Release by RedHat I posted I am moving to Ubuntu in a recent post.  This has the effect of moving me even faster.  This also explains why there has been ZERO movement towards a RHEL 8 alpha.  In order to...

Major Internet Outage Affecting Comcast and Other Providers

There have been multiple fiber cuts affecting the largest Tier 1 backbone providers.  This is causing connectivity issues for Comcast, Verizon and other providers.  If you are experiencing Internet issues or communications issues this is going to be why.  ETA right...

How Important is Your Website Security?

Many businesses think their website is just a piece of advertising.  However a website needs to be maintained in terms of updates from a security standpoint.  If your site gets compromised there are tangible detrimental consequences for your business.  Many webhosts...

ETC Maryland Rescues Gaming Site

There is a site I frequent called the Christian Gamer's Alliance.  I used to be many things on the site, server administrator, forums administrator, chat administrator...just to name a few.  Over time I faded away from the site as the clan I was in(God's Frozen...