Announcements & Updates


Power system upgrade scheduled for September 27, 2015

Thursday, September 3, 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 improve the overall power delivery (power...

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Kernel-based Virtual Machine based Virtual Dedicated Servers Launched

Friday, May 11, 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 - OpenVZ VPS, KVM, Xen virtual machines....

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22 Apr, 2012 - Server Software Upgrade - hcsh1.hostcolor.net

Sunday, April 22, 2012

Hello, Today we are updating the PHP and MySQL software on cPanel server hcsh1.hostcolor.net. 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 issues with your sites, please do not hesitate...

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March 24, 2012 - Scheduled Network Outage

Friday, March 23, 2012

On March 24th, 2012 in the time frame between 9 AM and 11 AM EST HostColor.com 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

Scheduled NextColor Server Migration

Friday, November 4, 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!

September 1, 2011 - Restoring Hosting Accounts

Thursday, September 1, 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 has been accessed or compromised. What do...

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July 20, 2011- Changing Switches - 12.00 AM

Wednesday, July 20, 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!

Scheduled Network Maintenance - June 15, 2011

Thursday, May 19, 2011

Hello, 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.  

Host Color Is Activating New Uplink to Level3

Monday, May 2, 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 hosting service to you. HCShark,...

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Slow performance of Host Color Network for Comcast users

Tuesday, March 8, 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 HostColor.com network. If you are trying to connect to your website using a Comcast connection you are experiencing bandwidth issues. Excluding this temporary issue your websites are...

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