Jon Cavanaugh

Jon is the Principle Cloud/VPS Solution Engineer and most times you'll find him presenting solutions to new and existing clients. He also blogs, helps with growth strategy and works with the support team to make customers happy.

What Makes Gartner So Good?

Gartner Vendor Briefing Hostek - On VPS Hosting Services

What is Gartner? How do they develop the Gartner Magic Quadrant? This can be somewhat of a mystery. Businesses covet to be included on their trusted annual report. We will share what we have learned from becoming a partner. Why trust a Gartner Analyst? Companies need a trusted source for products that are “best” in the market. They use Gartner for this. To gain the wealth of expertise from their collective knowledge.  Hostek is now also working with Gartner. We presented ourselves to the Analyst in our market Douglas Toombs team as part of the on boarding process. Gartner provides valuable feedback to partners! First off, when...
Continue Reading Article →

Questions and Answers Hostek VPS Hosting

Questions About Hostek VPS Hosting - What Makes Hostek

We offer free consulting for anyone who would like our team to discuss possible solutions for hosting. We usually hear from companies wanting to move existing sites or servers. VPS hosting is a great option especially for companies because of the low cost and it’s easy to get started. We get a lot of questions about VPS hosting. Below are some of the most common answers we share. Will VPS Hosting Be Slow? Physical server hardware is shared with multiple VPS’s but the good news is we’re super careful about resource consumption. We never OVER provision a server; guaranteeing your...
Continue Reading Article →

ColdFusion 2016 Is Released What Now?

ColdFusion 2016 - What's Next For ColdFusion And Hosting

With ColdFusion 2016 being released almost 1 week ago. It’s had time to settle in and get reviewed. Hostek made ColdFusion 2016 Hosting and ColdFusion 2016 VPS Hosting ready in less than 24hrs after announcement. We caution everyone to recognize it’s a new product so mileage may vary. What’s Being Said About ColdFusion 2016? There’s been several blog posts already describing the pro’s and con’s from recognized names. So instead of writing about this we’ll link to them here: Adam Cameron – “by far the worst ColdFusion release” Charlie Arehart – “hidden gems to uncover” Rakshith Naresh – “Embrace futuristic technologies” There’s...
Continue Reading Article →

When the going gets tough start coding

We get asked a lot about what technology is “dying” and what we suggest. New and veteran developers ask, trying to get a feel for how one solution is perceived vs another. Just a hint so they can start coding if it interests them – in a new more “progressive” language. There’s many benchmarks to analyze popularity. Brad Wood recently tweeted that CFML still ranked high on the Code2015 list. There’s many other languages there too. But is a code’s ranking enough to “adopt it”? Not always.. but sometimes. Similarly when Hostek plans it’s yearly goals. We know people are still interested in...
Continue Reading Article →