Orka Now Available on 2018 Mac minis
We've had a lot of interest in the 2018 mini, and we're excited to announce that we've added a new hardware offering to the Orka family - 2018 Mac mini clusters.
MacStadium Sees 3x Increase in Utilization as Developers Work From Home
While the COVID-19 pandemic continues, many of us are finding new ways to collaborate online with our coworkers. At MacStadium, we've noticed a huge increase in utilization.
Let Us Know How We Can Help During COVID-19
In the upcoming weeks, as our teams become increasingly remote, let us know how we can help bridge the gap. We can provide you with the ability to manage your Mac infrastructure without having anyone in the office.
Coronavirus Business Continuity at MacStadium
MacStadium has a robust business continuity strategy to ensure the continuation of critical services to our customers across the globe. Read updates about our COVID-19 policies here.
MacStadium Achieves ISO/IEC 27018 Certification for Cloud Privacy
MacStadium adds ISO 27018 certification, demonstrating the company’s continued commitment to security and privacy
There's a New Mac Pro Coming to MacStadium
Announced earlier this year during WWDC, the new Mac Pro is officially available to order today. As with every new release, MacStadium was first in line to get our hands on the latest and greatest Apple hardware, and can't wait to see how Orka performs on this new Mac.
Catalina Released... and Live on Orka!
Catalina was officially released today, and within a matter of hours, the Orka team had made a Catalina ISO available to our customers. We encourage all of our current Orka customers to pull the new ISO and give Catalina a try.
DevOps World | Jenkins World Talks are LIVE
The 2019 DevOps World | Jenkins World conference in San Francisco is in the books. While we were there, we hit as many of the talks as we could. In this piece, we take a look back at some of our favorites and give our thoughts and takeaways.
Virtualizing Mac Infrastructure at Scale: A Dropbox Case Study at VMworld 2019
MacStadium had the pleasure of presenting a case study on virtualizing Mac infrastructure at scale with Dropbox during a live session at VMworld 2019.
MacStadium Ranks Number 1329 on the 2019 Inc. 5000
For the fourth year in a row, MacStadium appears on the Inc. 5000 list with three-year revenue growth of 310 percent
Announcing Orka - Orchestration with Kubernetes on Apple
Released today, Orka (Orchestration with Kubernetes on Apple) is our new virtualization layer for Mac build infrastructure based on Docker and Kubernetes technology.
MacStadium Announces New Patent for Its Data Center Technology
We're excited to announce our latest patent for rack mounting Mac Pros. This raises our patent portfolio to five issued patents dating back to 2016.
CI Best Practices for iOS and macOS App Development
MacStadium recently hosted a panel on CI best practices at AltConf. It was an interesting discussion as the companies participating in the panel represent very different development teams and CI practices.
Week in Review: Orka, Mac Pro, WWDC, AltConf and more!
This has been a busy week at MacStadium. So much so that we put together a “Week in Review." Read on for all the great stuff that happened just in the first week of June alone.
Where to Be at WWDC
WWDC is almost here. It seems that more and more events are planned in and around San Jose for this annual Apple event. As usual, MacStadium will have a big presence in San Jose and this year we have a whale of an announcement to make as well. Come and see us!
MacStadium Achieves SOC 3 Security Compliance
To demonstrate our commitment to security, we are excited to announce that we have added SOC 3 compliance to our list of security certifications.
MacStadium is a TAG Top 40 Innovative Company for the Second Year
The Technology Association of Georgia (TAG) announced MacStadium as one of its Top 40 Innovative Technology Companies in Georgia.
Capital One Closes $35 Million Credit Facility for MacStadium
Capital One announced a $35 million, five-year revolving line of credit for MacStadium. The company is using the revolver to fund the purchase of new equipment and fuel additional growth.
The Long-Awaited 2018 Mac mini is Here!
We've been hard at work making sure that the new Mac mini meets the same high expectations we have for all of our Mac infrastructure. We know you have questions about the status of the new mini, so we’re assembled this quick FAQ.
Chat with MacStadium on Slack
We’re excited to announce our new Slack channel! We created the MacStadium Community channel for open discussion about best practices, innovation, and collaboration.
MacStadium Ranked 182 on Deloitte’s 2018 Technology Fast 500
We're excited to be number 182 on the 2018 Technology Deloitte Fast 500. This is the third year MacStadium been recognized by Deloitte on their list of the fastest growing tech companies in North America.
The Most mini Day of My Life
"I'm Mac mini aficionado and MacStadium VP Brian Stucki, and today is the most mini day of my life." Let me share 24 hours in Brooklyn and some of the things that led up to that day. I also have some thoughts on the new Mac mini.
MacStadium Makes a Splash at VMworld
MacStadium was pleased to attend VMworld as a “New Innovator” last week, where we surprised even the most experienced VMware users – their employees – with our success at running VMware Enterprise on Macs.
MacStadium Acquires Cloud Orchestration Software Company
Addition of Virtual Command's Atlanta-based key personnel and intellectual property will fuel MacStadium's growth in cloud deployment.
MacStadium Ranks Number 923 on the 2018 Inc. 5000
For the third time, MacStadium appears on the Inc. 5000 list with three-year revenue growth of 536 percent
Retiring the 2012 i5 Mac mini
We have decided to retire our base 2012 i5 Mac mini from our lineup. Existing customers can keep using them, but we'll steer new customers toward the i7 line.
Apple’s $1T Market Cap is Good for CI
Apple's recent earnings and $1T valuation only mean an increase in iOS and macOS app production and their corresponding CI efforts.
New MacStadium Knowledge Base
We've launched a new Knowledge Base! Read articles, follow tutorials, and have your frequently asked questions answered here.
How does your iOS DevOps program compare?
Check out the results of the iOS developer survey we conducted at this year’s WWDC and AltConf.
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.
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...
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
MacStadium Achieves ISO 27001 Certification
Independent audit verifies that MacStadium meets the global standard for information security best practices and risk management.
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.
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.
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.
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!
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Credit Card Fraud Protection at MacStadium
In case your transaction is flagged by our system, quickly get up and running at MacStadium.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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!
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.
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!
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.
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.
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...
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.
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.
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?"