Announcements & Updates

  • Power system upgrade scheduled for September 27, 2015

    Sep 3rd, 2015

    On September 27, at 2.00 am EST (6 am GMT; 7 am BST; 8 am CET) Host Color will migrate its South Bend, Indiana based infrastructure into a new power cycle. We will start switching the rack server cabinets to the new power cycle one by one (rack by rack), in order to minimize the interruption of services. The migration will allow Host Color to ...

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  • Kernel-based Virtual Machine based Virtual Dedicated Servers Launched

    May 11th, 2012

    Host Color launched new Virtual Dedicated Servers (VDS) based on KVM virtualization. We host the new KVM virtual machines in our main data center located in South Bend, Indiana, 90 miles from Chicago. With the launch of the new VDS our customers can now get low cost VPS hosting services, while choosing between three (3) virtualization platforms - ...

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  • 22 Apr, 2012 - Server Software Upgrade -

    Apr 22nd, 2012

    Hello, Today we are updating the PHP and MySQL software on cPanel server The sites hosted on that server may experience few short interruptions. After the update we will be able to offer improved performance and newer software versions (MySQL 5.1.x and PHP 5.3.10) to our customers hosted on that server. If you notice any ...

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  • March 24, 2012 - Scheduled Network Outage

    Mar 23rd, 2012

    On March 24th, 2012 in the time frame between 9 AM and 11 AM EST customers will experience five (5) minutes of network outage. We have scheduled maintenance on a core router. We apologize for the inconvinience!

    Dimitar, Supervisor of Operations, Host Color LLC

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  • Scheduled NextColor Server Migration

    Nov 4th, 2011

    We will soon start the phisical migration of our shared servers based on the NextColor control panel to the new datacenter facility. You may experience some service interruption during the next few hours but we do not expect it to last long.

    Thank you for your patience and understanding!

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  • September 1, 2011 - Restoring Hosting Accounts

    Sep 1st, 2011

    Host Color's administrators are currently restoring some virtual hosting (Shared Hostign) accounts that reside on two (2) of our servers. The server run our own proprietary control panel NextColor. 15% of the virtual accounts on one of the servers and 5% on the other one have been compromised. Please note that no cPanel based servers or accouns ...

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  • July 20, 2011- Changing Switches - 12.00 AM

    Jul 20th, 2011

    Host Color is changing some switches tonight, July 20, 2011 at 12.00 AM EST (05.00 AM GTM). There will be a short scheduled interruption of service. It should last 5 - 10 minutes!

    Tank you for your understanding!

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  • Scheduled Network Maintenance - June 15, 2011

    May 19th, 2011


    One of our quality IP bandwidth providers will do maintenance of his network on June 15, 2011 between 04 am GMT and 10 am GMT. We expect our Level3 uplink to be down for 10 minutes. During this time our redundant network will continue to be fully operational.


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  • Host Color Is Activating New Uplink to Level3

    May 2nd, 2011

    Hello, We are testing our new 1 Gbps uplink to Level 3 on May 3 and May 4. There will be a few minor interruptions of HTTP service, each of them should not be exceeding 10 minutes. We need to work on the networking equipment and to change network configurations. Thank you for your understanding. We are improving our network to provider better IT ...

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  • Slow performance of Host Color Network for Comcast users

    Mar 8th, 2011

    Hello, We would like to notify Host Color customers that because of some peering issues between Comcast and Level 3 you could probably face a slow response when trying to reach any websites located at network. If you are trying to connect to your website using a Comcast connection you are experiencing bandwidth issues. Excluding ...

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