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XMission Proudly Sponsors the 2015 Twilight Concert Series

As a long-time Partner sponsor, XMission has loved watching the Twilight Concert Series grow from a blanket event into a most beloved, summer-in-SLC tradition. We appreciate the hard work of the Salt Lake City Arts Council, who bring diverse, emerging artists to our beautiful downtown Salt Lake City every year. The Lineup If you didn’t […]

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Art Lives Here: XMission proudly sponsors the 2015 Utah Arts Festival

We can’t believe that 2015 marks our fifteenth year of XMission sponsoring the Utah Arts Festival! The Festival kicks off at Library Square on Thursday, June 25 and runs through Sunday, June 28. XMission will once again sponsor the popular Hospitality Patio! This year, the Festival has partnered with KUER (another friend of XMission) and […]

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Netflix Ultra HD 4K now available to XMission subscribers!

  In 2013, XMission kicked off a strategic peering agreement with Netflix and joined their Open Connect Content Delivery initiative. This allowed XMission subscribers with an Internet connection exceeding 5Mbps to stream Netflix Super HD content using approved Super HD devices. Now, subscribers with an Internet connection exceeding 25Mbps and an Ultra HD-ready television can […]

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XMission initiates legal fight against spammers

XMission encourages all email customers to read this post about our fight against SPAM, our updated Terms of Service, and how it impacts you. During our 21 years in business¬†we have observed and participated in what has undoubtedly been the biggest technology advancement in the history of mankind. We are proud to be part of […]

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What you need to know about making the switch to a Hosted PBX system.

I have been selling Hosted PBX for XMission since 2011 and have learned quite a bit about the advantages of using a Cloud-based solution like this as opposed to purchasing a premise-based phone system. First things first… what is Hosted PBX? Hosted PBX is a phone system that really isn’t a phone system. At least, […]

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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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Who Still Needs Colocation?

Cloud hosting has been getting a lot of press in recent years. It’d be easy to assume that everything is going to “the cloud.” With promises of lower CAPEX and higher elasticity, some business owners might feel obligated to move everything over. But is that the best choice for all organizations? Statistically, most companies still […]

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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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Disaster Recovery Finally Affordable for SMBs

Any company that relies on computers to store and process data should understand the importance of backups. Unfortunately, many small and medium-sized businesses feel overwhelmed at the prospect and don’t know how to proceed. Sound familiar? Thanks to free and easy to use software, sensible off-site backups for disaster recovery can now be accomplished cheaply […]

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Frequently Asked Questions about Macquarie and UTOPIA

Last night, I attended the Murray town hall meeting on UTOPIA/Macquarie. It was refreshing to see over 300 people turn-out with many thoughtful questions. Although there was some misinformation from the audience broadcast, the city council and mayor did their best to answer questions on an extremely technical subject. There were times that I wish […]

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