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Archive for October, 2009

Yahoo closes Geocities. What happens to your website?!

Monday, October 26th, 2009 by Servage
Yahoo has decided to shut down GeoCities today, rendering thousands of users' home-pages unserviceable. Yahoo is doing this in order to follow a business strategy that focuses more on Yahoo's core businesses. However, this basically leaves the normal guy, with his homepage, in the dark. Literally. After today all GeoCities' homepages will no longer work, and the users' content deleted irrevocably. What should you do? If you are a GeoCities users, you are encouraged to move your website to Servage Hosting. This will ensure your site continues to be online and available. Servage actually offers a 30% DISCOUNT to all GeoCities users that switch to Servage using the coupon code GEOC. Thereby you will get the attractive One ...

IPv6 – The new Internet Protocol

Friday, October 16th, 2009 by Jan Boysen (Servage)
You may already have heard, the currently used Internet Protocol IPv4 (Internet Protocol version4) is running out of space faster than originally thought. The protocol we are currently using to do all the 'funny things' around the Internet has already been developed back in the 1970's. At this time no one could imagine what this protocol would be in use for in the future. Today we are transferring Exabytes of data from one point of the world to another in a few seconds day by day. Due to technical limitations IPv4 can handle 4.294.967.296 unique systems in total. Many of those IPv4 addresses have already been assigned to ISPs, universities and other organizations. Back in 1994 the Internet Engineering Task Force ...