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Jason Michaud

Mac mini 2014 Tear-Down and Benchmarks

A couple days ago, Apple released its latest round of Mac mini hardware to the world. Today, we show you a complete step by step how-to tear-down the 2014 Mac mini from the outside-in.

October 2014
November 2018

Apple’s Big Announcement is Here

"It's been way too long." That’s the cryptic message Apple sent out a few weeks ago as a teaser to its big announcement made today.

October 2014
April 2018

OSX 10.8 & 10.9 Headless GPU Enabler Comparisons

Did you know you can easily change your remote desktop resolution to a variety of choices which will best suit your requirements? From 800x600 to 1080p and beyond, we have solutions that will enable them all!

August 2014
April 2018

MacDirectory interviews MacStadium!

If you ever had any unanswered questions about what we do, and how we do it here at MacStadium, this article will likely fill in the gaps.

June 2014
April 2018

Moving from Amazon to MacStadium?

The case for shutting down your Amazon EC2 VPS instances and moving them to dedicated infrastructure is now more palpable than ever!

May 2014
November 2018

Hosting Elite Gigabit Speed Tests

Often times subscribers wonder if Hosting Elite (Gigabit) connectivity is ‘really’ full Gigabit, and is it ‘really’ 10x faster than our Hosting Pro 100Mbps package… The answer is YES!

May 2014
April 2018

OS X 10.9 & 10.10 Bugs & Network ARP Issues

Several weeks ago, we have obtained a working patch which corrects this condition for 10.9.x and 10.10.x. It is our understanding that this patch will eventually be incorporated into a future version of OS X 10.10.x Mavericks.

January 2014
November 2018

OS X 10.9 Mavericks is here - and its Free!

Great news from Apple today! OS X 10.9 aka 'Mavericks' is now available on the App store for FREE as a single step upgrade for all Mac mini server hardware 2009 and beyond!

October 2013
April 2018

1,500 Mac mini servers can't be wrong!

We just completed inventory, and had a few moments to reflect on the fun journey we have had here at MacStadium since we first got our start in early 2012.

September 2013
April 2018

Hosted DNS, Web & Mail Server Quick-Start: Part 2

Part two of a 4-part series designed to get new subscribers educated, configured, tested, and ultimately up and running with their Mac servers at MacStadium.

August 2013
November 2018

Hosted DNS, Web & Mail Server Quick-Start: Part 1

This is a 4 part series designed to get new subscribers educated, configured, tested, and ultimately up and running with their Mac servers at MacStadium.

August 2013
April 2018

New Mac Pro Hosting and Colocation will be here soon!

The stunning New Mac Pro line features a radically new 'miniature' form factor that we believe is perfect for deployment into high-density server hosting environments like MacStadium.

June 2013
November 2018

Installing Mountain Lion VPN and Firewall

If you desire to 'lock down' your hosted Mac mini in MacStadium, there are a variety of solutions available...

May 2013
April 2018

Hosting Pro 100Mb Speed Tests

We decided to complete an "Around The Globe" speed test compilation based on the Ookla Speedtest.net Internet benchmarking site. See the results...

May 2013
April 2018

Hosted OSX Mountain Lion Server Series

OSX Server for Mountain Lion (OSX 10.8.x) is an add-on which can be purchased for $19.99 from the Apple App Store and installed on any Apple Mac server running here at MacStadium.

May 2013
April 2018

MacStadium.com Enterprise Solutions PR

MacStadium is the first in the Apple Mac hosting services space to offer end to end Enterprise grade hosting solutions which enable large scale and mission critical hosting, colocation, and cloud solutions for business.

April 2013
April 2018

In-Depth Remote Desktop Performance Review

Last year, we ran some blog articles about video performance using various remote desktop programs for remotely managing a Mac mini in the MacStadium datacenter.

January 2013
April 2018

MacStadium is SSAE-16 (SAS70) & PCI Compliant

MacStadium is proud to announce that its Atlanta data center facility has successfully passed a stringent audit and is now compliant with PCI Security Standards Council DSS 2.0 standards.

November 2012
April 2018

True 100Mbps Internet Performance!

Just about every day, we get asked.. "Exactly how fast does the Internet connection that MacStadium provides to every Mac mini really operate?"

October 2012
April 2018

Kerio Connect: Better than MS Exchange

IT Managers are learning more and more about the benefits of hosting an Exchange Server via Windows Server installation on a dedicated Mac Mini.

September 2012
April 2018

How to Install Minecraft Server onto Mac mini

Installing a Minecraft server on a Mac is slightly more involved than on a Windows machine; however, the process is very simple when following our step-by-step video!

September 2012
April 2018

Installing Daylite Server onto remote Mac mini

Looking at the trend in small business functions, many owners and managers are looking to have full control over their own remote services such as email servers, web hosting and now database management.

September 2012
April 2018