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XMission's Company Journal

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Understanding your Unlimited Web Hosting account

So you setup an Unlimited Web Hosting account with XMission and now your website is up but with a default template rather than your content. Yikes! You need to fix this but are completely confused as to where to log in to find anything and what credentials to use. Let’s make sense of it all. Your […]

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Premium and Base Zimbra XMission mailboxes, a tell all

XMission’s Business Email and Collaboration has two mailbox service levels to choose from: Premium and Base, both powered by Zimbra Collaboration. The mailbox run down: Both mailbox types provide email that can be accessed by your preferred email application (desktop and mobile) or by the rich AJAX webmail experience (meaning drag and drop) which provides all the features and tools in […]

Five Tips for Businesses to Avoid Downtime

Salt Lake City companies never expected a tornado to take their business offline but that’s exactly what would have happened to XMission if we hadn’t properly prepared for the worst. Back in 1999, we decided to expand into the empty former battery factory next door and convert it into a modern data center. The Internet bubble was in full […]

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Is Colocation Right for Your Enterprise?

While most Internet savvy people have heard about data centers, many don’t know what it means to colocate servers in one, why they’d want to, or how to when it makes good business sense for them to do so. Why would you need to colocate? Virtually all web sites you visit online are hosted in […]

Zimbra Server Admin Tip: Mailbox Password Migration and Server Settings Comparison

Mail server administration is not easy. That is why, for over 8 years, XMission has provided Zimbra Email & Collaboration services for thousands of businesses that don’t have the time and resources to manage their own mail server. We also sell Zimbra server licensing for those that do have the resources. This post will focus on […]

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7 tips for aspiring systems administrators who also like to sleep at night

Nobody likes to get a call in the middle of the night that the company web site is down, or worse, hacked. It’s one of the key reasons why businesses often choose managed hosting solutions, after all. Of course, not all web sites can be run by someone else and in many cases administrating your […]

Improve sales and retention in 2 steps with “Send Later” in Zimbra

Recently, a company owner that uses our hosted Zimbra service asked me about tools her teams could use to improve sales and manage customer relationships more efficiently. After a few minutes of talking we realized that what she really needed was a way to follow up on sales and service messaging that would be quick, simple to use, […]

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Mail servers love Zimbra licensing. XMission makes it easy.

Email is the work horse of the Internet. It is tried and true. Inboxes rule our lives. Email is not going anywhere and, truthfully, it is only getting better. Recently we helped a customer out of a serious predicament with their mail server. They had installed the free, 60-day trial of Zimbra Network Edition and […]

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Resources for your WordPress Website

I’ve covered how to set up WordPress and how to edit your site content in previous articles. Today’s installment of All Things WordPress is your definitive resource list of where to find just about everything you could need to get your WordPress site looking great and working perfectly. Refer to this handy guide for setting […]

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Announcing secrets.xmission.com – A Self Destructing Encrypted Notes Service

Today, XMission launched https://secrets.xmission.com, our new free, publicly available service to fight off Big Brother, snooping individuals, hackers, and adversaries. Background Off and on for a few years, I had been toying with the idea that I wanted the general public to have access to 100% transparent encryption, repudiation, and deniable plausibility. I am a […]

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