Archive for 2011

What’s all this SOPA GoDaddy mess about anyway?

I’m sure by now you’ve heard about how the Internet community is in an uproar and ‘revolting’ against GoDaddy, the largest domain registrar on the Internet because they initially came out in favor of the SOPA legislation, only to retract that support because of the stance of the Internet community (you can read about this…

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See Appliedi.net at DotNetNuke World in Orlando, November 9-11, 2011

DotNetNuke World is the annual user conference specifically designed for developers, web designers, administrators, business decision makers, and end users on the DotNetNuke Platform. This year the conference will be held in Orlando, Florida on November 9 through 11 at the Hilton Orlando Resort. Applied Innovations is a Platinum Sponsor of DotNetNuke World this year,…

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A Cloud Computing Crash Course

You’ve heard about the Cloud and you have an idea what it means.  But do you really? Platform as a Service. Desktop Virtualization. Application Service Providers. Virtual Private Servers. Grid Computing. Software as a Service. Utility Computing. Remote Backup Services. Infrastructure as a Service. Yes, all these terms are related to the cloud or even…

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Taking the Mystery out of PCI Compliance

A VERY Brief History of PCI Short for Payment Card Industry Data Security Standard, PCI is a set of requirements designed to guarantee that all companies who handle customer credit card information maintain a secure environment. So if you have a Merchant ID (MID) and accept credit cards as a form of payment, this applies…

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Making Migration to the cloud effortless

One of the services we’ve really prided ourselves on over the years has been our managed dedicated server offerings. We’ve deployed over a thousand dedicated servers in production over the past few years and many of our clients have been running without an issue on the same hardware for years. But over time hardware starts…

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What in the world is an Applied Innovations?

I frequently get asked “Why’d you name your company Applied Innovations?”  Well there’s a couple reasons for that: I wanted to be first in alphabetical indices so I wanted a company name that started with an A (yes, it’s an old yellow pages trick) I wanted something somewhat generic that if I decided to switch…

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PHP4 End of Life Notification

We are pleased to announce the end of life support for PHP4.  We began reaching out to our clients on August 9th to give everyone ample time to migrate to newer versions of the scripts they are using (in case of WordPress, Joomla, Mambo, ZenCart, osCommerce, etc) or update their code in the case of…

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