Should uploading files via FTP be slow?


Question: Should uploading files via a FTP program be slow? Answer: It depends on your Internet upload speeds and your web host. If your broadband Internet connection is capped at 5 Mbps than you won’t be able to exceed this limit. Another factor that can make your FTP uploads feel sluggish is your web host. […]

Web hosts with great reputations

Green award ribbon

Great reputations still great? When you come across reviews of web hosts. Many customers may be raving about their web host. Proclaiming that their web host is the best or greatest. Now look at the dates for those reviews. Were they written in the last few weeks, months, or years? The reviews that you encounter […]

Tucows acquires eNom


Rightside Group has entered into an agreement to sell eNom, the domain reselling registrar business to Tucows. Rightside will retain ownership of it’s retail domain registrar business ( and it’s portfolio of new global top level domains (gTLDs). Tucows’ is the owner of, Ting (virtual mobile network operator), OpenSRS (domain reselling registrar), and […]

Compass Datacenters receives investment from RedBird Capital and Ontario Teachers Pension Plan


Compass Datacenters has announced that RedBird Capital Partners and the Ontario Teachers’ Pension Fund have invested in the datacenter developer. Compass Datacenters is a company that specializes in building datacenter facilities for datacenter operators and large technology clients. With the growth of the Internet and new “Internet of Things” which involve a lot of devices […]

Bandwidth usage by Googlebot

Three gears

If your site’s bandwidth is being eaten up by the Googlebot. You will have to enter into Google’s Search Console and change the setting so Googlebot doesn’t crawl as often. When the Googlebot doesn’t crawl as often on your site. The bandwidth usage by Googlebot will decrease. The “freshness” or how often new pages on […]