Back to blog

Articles by Max


Our sole Hamiltonian, Max is a digital content strategist with degrees in Marketing and Philosophy. He has worked at the intersection of digital UX and marketing for banks, software creators and agencies. Conferences in South Africa, USA and Australia have invited him to talk about what he’s learned there. Working behind a keyboard suits him well: in a completely different job, he once crashed a truck.

We're directly registering international domains now

/ Domains

A milestone moment introduces a new, more direct approach to registering .com and .org domains with SiteHost.

Gmail tightens its spam filters again

/ Domains

To safely deliver thousands of emails a day, you need the right SPF, DKIM and DMARC records.

Hard drive history, 2007-2023: Hundreds of times faster, dozens of time bigger

/ Technical

How economic is it to run your own hardware rather than rent cloud services? A look at storage media shows how fast the maths is changing.

When you're serious about AI, it makes sense to host your own

/ Products

Your own dedicated AI Hosting makes everything, from experimenting to budgeting, easier.

Order your free 2024 SiteHost t-shirt and celebrate our 20th anniversary!

/ News

Our annual t-shirt giveaway is back, and this time it marks a serious milestone.

Holiday hours, summer 2023-24

/ News

Phone support hours will be reduced over the holiday period. Work on support tickets will keep happening, but on a reduced roster, and we’ll be available 24/7 for emergencies.

Phishing attempts target SiteHost customers

/ News

SiteHost customers are receiving phishing emails with fake login links. Time to add 2FA to your SiteHost account and take other steps to protect yourself.

Benchmarks show how fast our High Performance Virtual Servers are

/ Products

Our new High Performance Virtual Servers (HPVS) deliver more than you get from the big international names, and we have the receipts.

AWS finds a new toll to charge everyone, calls it "modernisation"

/ News

AWS puts a price on IPv4 addresses while blocking adoption of IPv6. Another reason to think twice about going all in on The Cloud.

Lessons from years of AWS cost management

/ Opinion

Optimising AWS bills is never easy. Not even if, like our Product and Automation Lead, Ben, you've helped customers save thousands every month.

The annual cPanel and Plesk price rise strikes again

/ Products

WebPros have informed us that cPanel, Plesk, and CloudLinux will be more expensive from January 2024. It's an annual event. As always, Cloud Containers offer a way out.

Dedicated CPUs over the years: There's improvement, and then there's this

/ Products

A few hundred dollars a month is worth about 100x as much as it used it be.

1 of 4 pages