Author Archives: Cody Robertson

Semi-Dedicated Hosting – Increased IO Speeds!

We’re happy to announce that effective immediately all of our Semi-Dedicated web hosting plans will get a IO speed boost for free! Now every plan will have an IO limit of 10MB/s which means you shouldn’t ever be running into IO limitations! This change should … Continue reading

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Seven Days of Christmas Sale – Holiday Web Hosting Specials and Coupons!

It’s that time of the year where everyone is shopping and looking for a bargain! While not many people receive web hosting as a gift perhaps we can lighten your monetary burden and give you some amazing deals for this holiday season. You may be … Continue reading

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Hawk Host and Bitcoin – Our cryptocurrency experiences

About a month ago we decided to start accepting Bitcoin for our services – this blog post will be outlining our experiences thus far and our initial thoughts. We just recently hit a total of 1 BTC ($450~) worth of … Continue reading

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WHM 11.40.0 + EL6 + Issues installing Ruby

This is just a brief post that hopefully helps some people so they don’t start banging their head on their keyboard. As of recently a bunch of OpenSSL* package updates have been released for *EL6 (RHEL, CloudLinux, etc) which is … Continue reading

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Vroom! – Now offering CloudFlare Railgun!

We’re happy to announce we’re now offering CloudFlare’s wonderful Railgun™ service to every user for free (shared web hosting only). You’ll simply need to go to the “CloudFlare” option within your control panel and enable it (more on that in … Continue reading

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Web Hosting Affiliates – Become a Hawk Host affiliate (new payouts)!

We’ve had an affiliate program for some time now and most people don’t even know because we don’t actively promote it. Well today we’re happy to announce some changes that existing and new affiliates will like! Previously we offered 25% … Continue reading

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GEO-IP Databases – We’re not in Kansas anymore

This is going to be a brief post as to why (as some customers have aptly pointed out) some of our IP’s will show up in completely different locations than where your website was setup in. The way most GEO-IP … Continue reading

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cPanel with PowerDNS – Avoiding BIND CPU issues and woes

The most popular name server is ISCs BIND. It’s been the market leader in name servers since the very beginning and has proven to be a reliable workhorse with robust features and reliable updates. It also has some issues that … Continue reading

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PHP 5.4 Now supported!

We’re happy to announce we officially support PHP 5.4 on all of our shared web hosting packages! You’ll be able to utilize it on your account by following these instructions in our knowledge base or contacting our support department. Here … Continue reading

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