What Hapened to Technoblog?
Good question. For those of you who may not have noticed, I have been down for about a month now. Why? Because Managed.com (my dedicated server provider) was recently purchased by Web Host Plus. The way they decided to deal with this move was by turning 7,000 people's servers off without any notice at all, ship them across the country with poor if any labeling, and throw away any servers they did not know what to do with. At least that is what Leonid Gudovich, the Director of Sales told me. My server was one of those that was thrown away. I have been in denial over the last month or so because I wanted to believe if they tried hard enough they would find it. I was wrong. They just couldn't care less. I emailed these people over and over, called them daily, left messages, did everything I could. They almost never responded to email and they never returned a phone call.
Lesson learned: NEVER EVER EVER EVER go for the cheapest dedicated hosting you can find. It will cost you BIG time in the long run. If you are looking for something better, go with ev1servers.net or Rackspace. In the mean time I am going to try to put the pieces of my web presence back together from scattered backups. If any of you have full copies of my previous blog entries, I would kiss your feet if you sent them to me at lucas at rufy.com. I will post them as I receive them. Thanks for hanging in with me and not giving up, I promise to keep up with my blogging now that I have moved to Planet Argon + Blogger setup.
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