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How XMission spam and virus filtering works.

Today I would like to go a little deeper than the typical “4 reasons” type articles I commonly post. As a pioneer of Internet services, XMission has been providing particularly amazing email services for 20 years. We are very good at it and dedicate a tremendous amount of resources to keeping our customers’ in-boxes free […]

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You + XMission = Win! 4 reasons to become an XMission Channel Partner.

I am pleased to introduce the XMission Channel Partner program. Since 1993 XMission has provided amazing support and products that have garnered loyal fans and awards. Our loyal evangelists touted our products and provided referrals allowing us to grow and prosper all while building a reputation for excellence. Now we are looking to lend our […]

4 ways your business benefits from XMission’s privacy policy

In the past few weeks there has been a lot of media attention given to XMission’s stance on customer privacy (links below). Honestly, it feels great to finally be recognized for one of our core values. What isn’t being talked about is why our privacy policy matters to businesses. Earlier today, I asked our long-time […]

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5 things I learned at HostingCon 2013

A couple of weeks ago, I attended HostingCon with another XMission long-time team member, Grant Sperry. We had an incredible experience and I wanted to share a few of the lessons we learned: * Love what you do. Staying relevant and connected with your customer base means that providers need to focus on the components […]

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Have Your Own Custom Website in Minutes

Customers expect your business to have a professional-looking website that, at the least, describes your company, hours of operation, and contact information. Your website is often the customer’s first point of contact with your company, so it is crucial that you invest your time and money preparing it. Over the past 10 years, developing a […]

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XMission upgraded to Zimbra 8.0.4 on June 15th

XMission’s Zimbra email & collaboration cluster was successfully upgraded to 8.0.4 on June 15th, 2013. This release update provides additional fixes addressing general stability and includes an improved beta Outlook 2013 Zimbra Connector support (for PC). With the upgrade complete, we encourage all customers with XMission Premium Zimbra accounts and Outlook 2013 to download the latest version of the Zimbra Connector for Outlook […]

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The NSA and XMission

Last November, I was invited to tour the new NSA Datacenter in Bluffdale as part of a Utah consortium of datacenter operators. The facility is impressive, as it should be when you spend over a billion dollars. Yet any questions about purpose were deflected by our tour guide. Instead we got raw specs about how […]

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Cloud Hosting Cuts Costs: Here’s Why.

Cloud is the hot technology buzzword of the day, with a new cloud product emerging from the corners of the web every hour. People evoke many different things when they say cloud, so it is important to have a common definition that makes sense to the non-technology-savvy folk. A simple way to think about cloud […]

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What is PCI Compliance and why should you care?

What is the PCI DSS? The Payment Card Industry Data Security Standard (PCI DSS) was developed by the PCI Security Standards Council many years ago to provide “an actionable framework for developing a robust account data security process – including preventing, detecting and reacting to security incidents.” While the credit card industry outlines policies and […]

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4 Questions to Help you Determine if Cloud Hosting is Right for your SMB

A lot of bootstrap businesses don’t realize that pouring money into on-premise IT infrastructure and staffing right away is often unnecessary—even if they are the next Facebook or Amazon. Cloud technologies can meet the changing needs of small business owners and make it easier to grow IT infrastructure more organically. In this post, I’ll cover […]

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