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Anka

Anka Private Clouds for iOS CI and DevOps

Anka is a powerful and easy-to-use virtualization engine for continuous integration on macOS, and it provides an alternative to our traditional VMware private clouds.

June 2018
June 2018
iMac Pro

The iMac Pro is Coming to MacStadium

Coming soon! Harness the power of the iMac Pro in a private cloud from MacStadium. See a preview from WWDC...

June 2018
June 2018
ACG Fast 40

MacStadium Named #6 on ACG's Fast 40

MacStadium was included on ACG Atlanta's "Georgia Fast 40," an award that recognizes the fastest growing middle-market companies in Georgia.

June 2018
June 2018
WWDC18

Where to Be at WWDC

WWDC is fast approaching. If you’re planning to visit San Jose, you’ll want to be sure your time is filled with both work and fun. Even if you weren’t able to get a ticket to WWDC itself, there is still plenty to do.

May 2018
May 2018
Jenkins Days

Join MacStadium at Jenkins Days

Join a gathering of DevOps leaders and Jenkins users for a full-day event to discuss the latest advancements in continuous delivery best practices and automation.

May 2018
May 2018
TiE50

MacStadium Announced as a 2018 TiE50 Winner

MacStadium has been selected as a "2018 TiE50 Winner" for TiE Silicon Valley's premier annual awards program recognizing the world's most innovative tech startups.

April 2018
April 2018
Pacesetter Awards

MacStadium Recognized as an Atlanta Pacesetter

We're excited to announce that MacStadium is a winner of the Atlanta Business Chronicle's Pacesetter Award, honoring Atlanta's fastest-growing private companies.

April 2018
April 2018
ISO Certification

MacStadium Achieves ISO 27001 Certification

Independent audit verifies that MacStadium meets the global standard for information security best practices and risk management.

May 2018
April 2018
New MacStadium Website

MacStadium Launches Redesigned Website

We’re excited to announce that we have a new-and-improved website today! The new website features a refreshed design and improved functionality that will enhance user experience across the site.

April 2018
April 2018
TAG Top 40

MacStadium Named a TAG Top 40 Innovative Technology Company

The Technology Association of Georgia (TAG) announced MacStadium as one of its Top 40 Innovative Technology Companies in Georgia.

April 2018
February 2018
Meltdown and Spectre

Update on the Intel Security Issues

Meltdown, affecting Intel processors, and Spectre, affecting Intel, AMD and ARM processors, are security flaws that could give applications access to protected kernel memory data.

April 2018
January 2018
MacStadium Portal Thumbnail

MacStadium Notes: A review of 2017 and one big announcement

As 2017 comes to a close, we want to take a moment to share with you what has been happening at MacStadium this year. This has been a busy year for us!

April 2018
December 2017
Ken Foster

Security Q&A with MacStadium’s CISO, Ken Foster

How are the security concerns around CI/CD different from those of other workloads? With CI/CD, the speed and number of changes occurring can lead to higher exposure to vulnerabilities.

April 2018
November 2017
Fast 500

MacStadium Ranked #125 on Deloitte's 2017 Technology Fast 500™

MacStadium is number 125 on Deloitte’s 2017 Technology Fast 500™, a ranking of the 500 fastest growing technology, media, telecom, life sciences and energy tech companies.

April 2018
November 2017
MacStadium Portal

Introducing the New MacStadium Customer Portal

We have listened to your feedback on our current subscriber dashboard and we are excited to announce the all-new MacStadium Customer Portal.

April 2018
September 2017
Venture Atlanta

MacStadium Selected to Present at Venture Atlanta 2017

MacStadium has been selected to present at Venture Atlanta 2017, the Southeast’s premier event for connecting technology innovation and investment capital.

April 2018
September 2017
Inc 5000

MacStadium is in the Inc 500 for the second year in a row!

Here we are one year (and a lot of change) later, and we’re even more excited to be on the list a second time.

April 2018
August 2017
Talk Show Live

MacStadium Notes: Gitlab, Uber, Zayo, Summit Partners and more

From time to time our customers will post about their experience with us. We love to read these posts.

April 2018
July 2017
Talk Show Live

Observations on sponsoring The Talk Show Live

This week at Apple's WWDC, John Gruber of Daring Fireball hosted his sixth annual "The Talk Show Live" and we were happy to help sponsor it.

May 2018
June 2017
Pure Storage

MacStadium Notes: Shopify, Pure Storage, and more

From time to time, our customers will post about their experience with us. We love to read these posts.

April 2018
April 2017
Wall-E and Eve

A new life for Xserve

As the Mac mini became Apple’s most popular server, we started to phase out the Xserve hosting. These machines were six times the size and way more power hungry than the Mac mini so they weren’t as profitable for us.

April 2018
March 2017
Cloud Expo Europe

MacStadium at Cloud Expo Europe

A month after experiencing Dublin Tech Summit, we're taking another trip to Europe. This time our team will be in London for Cloud Expo Europe 2017 March 15 - 16.

April 2018
March 2017
Dublin Tech Summit

MacStadium Travels to Dublin Tech Summit

For our first big event of 2017, MacStadium is heading to Dublin, Ireland for the inaugural Dublin Tech Summit.

April 2018
February 2017
Mac Pro Rack

We now offer instant activation on Mac Pros

We are now staging Mac Pros for instant activation. We keep our most popular configurations ready to go so you can sign up and get started right away.

April 2018
December 2016
Credit Card Fraud Protection

Credit Card Fraud Protection at MacStadium

In case your transaction is flagged by our system, quickly get up and running at MacStadium.

April 2018
December 2016
MacStadium Help Site

A New Help Portal for MacStadium Customers

Today, we're releasing a new dedicated Help portal with built-in search for our customers and others new to Mac hosting.

April 2018
November 2016
MacStadium in Ireland

Partnering with the IDA in Ireland to Reach a Global Audience

Behind-the-scenes details and talk about what it means to be the first enterprise-class, growth-friendly Mac hosting provider in EMEA.

April 2018
November 2016
Stacks of minis

Be notified when MacStadium offers a promotion

From time to time, MacStadium will offer special promotions and coupon codes for new customers to sign up and try our service.

April 2018
October 2016
Mac candle

Super sniffer test of the "New Mac" candle

The “New Mac Candle” is a hand-poured soy wax candle that is supposed to mimic the new Mac smell. We ordered one right away so we could put it to the test with our expert sniffers.

April 2018
October 2016
US West - Las Vegas

Mac Hosting in Europe and US West

In an effort to better serve customers around the world, we’re happy to announce that you can now host Mac minis and Mac Pros in multiple locations around the globe.

April 2018
August 2016
Mac minis

MacStadium and Macminicolo

2016 is already full of excitement for our team at MacStadium. Read on for the highlights about our growth, new funding, and acquisition of Macminicolo.

April 2018
April 2016
Rabbit

How Rabbit Utilized MacStadium to Reach a Worldwide Audience

Check out our case study and see how Rabbit grew on a Mac mini solution and migrated to blade infrastructure without issue thanks to our dedicated engineering team and network infrastructure.

April 2018
December 2015
Xserves

The Future of Enterprise Looks Apple-Shaped

When Apple talks, consumers listen. That's the message we hear so often these days. When Apple talks, the tech world listens.

April 2018
October 2015
Travis CI

How Travis CI Halved Boot Times for OS X and iOS Testing at MacStadium

Travis CI is one of the best examples of a company succeeding in the continuous integration space with a variety of free and paid, open and closed source platforms.

April 2018
September 2015
Mac IT Conference

What We Learned at the 2015 MacIT Conference

The 2015 MacIT Conference had 500+ attendees and we were excited to be a gold sponsor. We're excited to be back in Atlanta, after the MacIT Conference, but we're sad to see it's over.

April 2018
July 2015
Mac IT

Heading West for the MacIT Conference

In less than one weeks’ time, we'll be heading to Santa Clara, California for the MacIT Conference. We're proud to be a Gold-level sponsor of this enterprise Apple-specific event.

April 2018
July 2015
Apple

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.

April 2018
October 2014
MacDIrectory

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.

April 2018
June 2014
Moving from AWS to MacStadium

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!

April 2018
May 2014
Network Environment

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.

April 2018
January 2014
OS X Mavericks

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!

April 2018
October 2013
Palette of Mac Minis

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.

April 2018
September 2013
Mac Pros

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.

April 2018
June 2013
Speed Test

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...

April 2018
May 2013
PR Web

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 2018
April 2013
Certification Logos

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.

April 2018
November 2012
Speed Test

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?"

April 2018
October 2012