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Eleven2?s annual NFL Pick’em League is back with even more prizes!
Aug 25, 2014
It’s time to sign up for the Eleven2 NFL Pick’em League! This year all participants will receive a free Eleven2 t-shirt* and have a chance to win $100! Join Now Win a $100 Amazon Gift Card The more games you predict correct, the more points you earn. Whoever has the most points at the end […]
VPS Double Ram and Double Storage Sale!
Jul 29, 2014
As part of our Summer Sale we will be doubling the RAM and Storage Space on all VPS packages! Our VS-100 package will now include 2 GB RAM and 240 GB Storage for only $49/m. That is $40 in free upgrades! All Virtual Premium Servers come with: - Free cPanel and WHM - Free 24/7/365 […]
4th of July Special – The Fireworks Aftermath!
Jun 20, 2014
Did Eleven2 really blow up a server with fireworks in the 4th of July video? We sure did, and here are the aftermath pictures! ? There’s nothing more American than blowing up a server with fireworks in a corn field. Since we love America so much we’re offering all web hosting and reseller hosting packages […]
A direct line to Management
Jun 16, 2014
Here at eleven2, we strive to offer the best products and service in the hosting industry.   One of the ways we do this is by taking our customer feedback and implementing their suggestions and ideas.  So today we are announcing a direct line of contact to our management team. We know that when you […]
Late fees are history!
May 30, 2014
Eleven2 will no longer add late fees onto overdue invoices! We value our customers more than anything.  If for any reason you can’t pay your invoice and it becomes overdue, we will not add a late fee no matter how overdue it is.   If you have a current invoice with a late fee applied […]
The Heartbleed Bug
Apr 09, 2014
You may have heard about the Hearbleed Bug and be wondering what it is and how it effects your account with eleven2.  So we have provided all the information you need here and will answer any questions you have via comments. What is it? The Heartbleed Bug is a serious vulnerability in the popular OpenSSL […]
Eleven2 $1,000 Bracket Competition and March Madness Specials!
Mar 04, 2014
? March madness is hitting Eleven2!  Sign up for our March madness bracket competition for a chance to win one of our four great prizes - $1,000 for a perfect bracket - $100 Amazon gift card for having the top bracket in our competition - $50 Amazon gift card for having the 2nd best bracket […]
Jon has a baby sale! 40% off all hosting!
Oct 25, 2013
Many people over the last few days have been asking, “Who is this Jon guy?” and “why are you having a sale?” We have put together a post to tell you a little bit about Jon, and why we are running a sale. Introducing Jon Jon Eichler is the VP of Systems and Development at […]
WHMCS UPDATE
Oct 03, 2013
Attention Resellers, A message from WHMCS! WHMCS has released new patches for the 5.2.7 minor releases. These updates provide targeted changes to address security concerns with the WHMCS product. You are highly encouraged to update immediately. WHMCS has rated these updates as having a critical security impacts. Information on security ratings is available athttp://docs.whmcs.com/Security_Levels. Releases […]
Customer Spotlight: Baltimore Print Studios
Sep 19, 2013
Today we have yet another fantastic customer spotlight to share with you. Kim & Kyle are the owners of their business Baltimore Print Studios. We have interviewed them about their business, and why they continually choose to host with eleven2. Tell us a bit about your company Baltimore Print Studios is a public access, letterpress and […]
Make the Switch to Better Web Hosting!
Sep 17, 2013
We have so many reasons why you should #MakeTheSwitch to eleven2 web hosting. We pride ourselves on moral values, with 10 years in business, and an ever-expanding team of world-class professionals. Here are just a few reasons why you should make the switch over to better hosting today! Free Website Migrations Want to move over […]
Eleven2 NFL Pick’em League + Prizes!
Sep 04, 2013
So with the NFL season about to start, we are running a pick’em league for all eleven2 customers (and anyone else who wants to get in on the action). Simply signup at the following link, and choose who you think will be the winner of each NFL game. Enter Here: http://pickem.eleven2.com Win a $100 Amazon […]
Customer Spotlight: Golden Gloves Fitness
Sep 03, 2013
We are very passionate about showing off our customers websites here at eleven2! Today we interview one of our customers Alexandr Berman, on his business Golden Gloves Fitness, and why he chooses to host his business with eleven2. Tell us a bit about your company We are your one stop Health and Wellness Centre: Training, […]
Save 60% on Web Hosting, Reseller and VPS
Aug 30, 2013
We would like to introduce the biggest eleven2 sale ever! We are offering a huge 60% off your first invoice to celebrate Labor Day weekend! This discount applies to all Web Hosting, Reseller Hosting, and VPS Servers! But hurry as this discount ends Midnight on Monday 2nd September 2013. Save more with longer billing terms! […]
The Basics of Good Posture
Aug 22, 2013
Now more than ever, we are spending more and more time sat down. Whether it be at work, driving or watching TV, we are spending more and more time moving minimally. Watch this animated video guide, which highlights some of the dangers of bad posture, and provides some useful tips & tricks on how to […]
New iOS Social Networking App KeWe
Aug 19, 2013
Singer, Songwriter Star Taio Cruz unveiled a new social networking app over the weekend. KeWe, pronounced “Key We”, is intended to act as one ultimate app, combining functions based on Facebook, Instagram, FourSquare and WhatsApp. “With Facebook, as soon as you become friends, you are automatically connected. With Twitter, a mutual follow allows for direct […]
European VPS Servers Launching Soon
Aug 16, 2013
Driven by popular demand, our Premium Virtual Servers are now expanding across the pond over to Europe! We are pleased to announce that we are launching a secondary VPS location in the heart of Europe. Our Infrastructure technicians are still working on finalising some of the last few details, however you can register to be […]
Back to School Web Hosting Sale
Aug 15, 2013
Its that time of year again, and as summer begins to come to a close, we would like to offer you 40% off our entire range of hosting products! But you need to act fast, as this sale won’t be around for long! Continue reading for details on how to grab this exclusive discount. Hosting […]
eleven2 iPhone App, Web Hosting on the Go
Aug 06, 2013
The latest version of our eleven2 iPhone app (v3.0+) has been in the wild for nearly two months now. Our aim was to make customers life’s even easier, by putting all the essentials of managing your website, right in the palm of your hand. Whether you’re in the car, on the train, or having lunch […]
5 Free Flat Design Icon Sets
Aug 01, 2013
The eleven2 team loves to gather together freebies and collections to make your life easier. We have put together a small showcase of our 5 favourite flat icon packs. These are all free to download, and some come with editable .PSD and .EPS files! Flat design is a huge upcoming trend we have seen in...
10 High Quality Free Hand Drawn Fonts
Jul 23, 2013
Hand Drawn font’s are are must hand, in a creative designers font library. They give the typography that human touch, and are perfect for projects that require a little more creativity than your standard sans-serif clean and modern designs. Compiled here are 10 hand drawn fonts we really like the look of at eleven2. Remember...
Happy Fourth of July from eleven2!
Jul 04, 2013
The team at eleven2 would like to wish everyone a Happy Fourth of July! We hope you have a great day, filled with parades, fairs, concerts, fireworks and family reunions. Don’t forget, our Fourth of July web hosting sale is running! For a limited time only, save 40% across our entire web hosting range! Click Here...
Introducing the eleven2 iPhone App v3.0
Jun 18, 2013
I am very pleased to announce the latest version of the eleven2 iPhone App, version 3.0. Many of our customers use the iPhone app on a daily basis. We went out and listened to your feedback, and have implemented some great new changes. We started off by designing an entirely new and polished user interface....
Introducing the eleven2 iPhone App v3.0
Jun 18, 2013
I am very pleased to announce the latest version of the eleven2 iPhone App, version 3.0. Many of our customers use the iPhone app on a daily basis. We went out and listened to your feedback, and have implemented some great new changes. We started off by designing an entirely new and polished user interface....
Examples of iOS 7 App Design
Jun 13, 2013
At the WWDC on Monday 10th June, apple unveiled the latest version of iOS. Its a mobile OS from a whole different perspective, with added functionality, and an entirely overhauled design. Alot has changed design wise. The homescreen icons have been redesigned to be more “flat”, transparency is used across the app, and the general...
Examples of iOS 7 App Design
Jun 13, 2013
At the WWDC on Monday 10th June, apple unveiled the latest version of iOS. Its a mobile OS from a whole different perspective, with added functionality, and an entirely overhauled design. Alot has changed design wise. The homescreen icons have been redesigned to be more “flat”, transparency is used across the app, and the general...
Cheap VPS Servers… What’s The Catch?
Jun 11, 2013
With Eleven2 being a Premium VPS provider we get this question a lot. Why do you charge $49/mo when I have seen VPS Servers available for a few dollars? To answer that question, lets take a further look into the details. After doing a Google search for ‘Cheap VPS’, I averaged out the plans of...
Cheap VPS Servers… What’s The Catch?
Jun 11, 2013
With Eleven2 being a Premium VPS provider we get this question a lot. Why do you charge $49/mo when I have seen VPS Servers available for a few dollars? To answer that question, lets take a further look into the details. After doing a Google search for ‘Cheap VPS’, I averaged out the plans of...
WHMCS Distributor Program Not Affecting e2 Customers
Apr 24, 2013
A few weeks back, leading billing platform WHMCS announced that they are discontinuing their distributor program. I just wanted to take a few minutes to explain what this actually means, and why it will not be affecting eleven2 customers. The WHMCS distributor program allows software distributors to sell the WHMCS software, at major discounted prices to the...
WHMCS Distributor Program Not Affecting e2 Customers
Apr 24, 2013
A few weeks back, leading billing platform WHMCS announced that they are discontinuing their distributor program. I just wanted to take a few minutes to explain what this actually means, and why it will not be affecting eleven2 customers. The WHMCS distributor program allows software distributors to sell the WHMCS software, at major discounted prices to the...
Eleven2 is now on RateLobby
Apr 18, 2013
Eleven2 is now officially on RateLobby. We have been looking for a solid review platform since RatePoint were closed down. RateLobby seemed like the perfect option for us. A few customers have already submitted reviews, but we would love to hear your thoughts and feedback! What is RateLobby? RateLobby is a place where websites and businesses can collect...
Eleven2 is now on RateLobby
Apr 18, 2013
Eleven2 is now officially on RateLobby. We have been looking for a solid review platform since RatePoint were closed down. RateLobby seemed like the perfect option for us. A few customers have already submitted reviews, but we would love to hear your thoughts and feedback! What is RateLobby? RateLobby is a place where websites and businesses can collect...
New VPS Hosting Banner Ads for Affiliates
Apr 16, 2013
We have a brand new set of banners for our web hosting affiliates to use. These advertise our brand new eleven2 Virtual Premium Servers. Our new Virtual Premium Server offering is ideal for websites that need more power than traditional shared and reseller hosting. Our new VPS servers are 100% fully managed by our technicians, and come complete...
New VPS Hosting Banner Ads for Affiliates
Apr 16, 2013
We have a brand new set of banners for our web hosting affiliates to use. These advertise our brand new eleven2 Virtual Premium Servers. Our new Virtual Premium Server offering is ideal for websites that need more power than traditional shared and reseller hosting. Our new VPS servers are 100% fully managed by our technicians, and come complete...
Announcing New Virtual Premium Servers
Apr 04, 2013
Announcing eleven2?s brand new Virtual Premium Servers! Starting from just $49 per month, our brand new VPS’s are the perfect step up from shared and reseller hosting. Every VPS is 100% fully managed by our technical support team, so you can get on with actually building and running your website. Each VPS comes complete with...
Announcing New Virtual Premium Servers
Apr 04, 2013
Announcing eleven2?s brand new Virtual Premium Servers! Starting from just $49 per month, our brand new VPS’s are the perfect step up from shared and reseller hosting. Every VPS is 100% fully managed by our technical support team, so you can get on with actually building and running your website. Each VPS comes complete with...
St. Patrick’s Day Web Hosting Sale
Mar 14, 2013
To celebrate St. Patrick’s Day, we have a fantastic web hosting sale on this weekend. Save 40% on new shared & reseller web hosting plans! The 40% saving is for the first billing term, so the longer you signup for (annually, biennially etc), the bigger saving you get! How can I get this discount? The discount is...
St. Patrick’s Day Web Hosting Sale
Mar 14, 2013
To celebrate St. Patrick’s Day, we have a fantastic web hosting sale on this weekend. Save 40% on new shared & reseller web hosting plans! The 40% saving is for the first billing term, so the longer you signup for (annually, biennially etc), the bigger saving you get! How can I get this discount? The discount is...
Merchant Warehouse Partnership Agreement
Mar 14, 2013
Eleven2 is pleased to announce the signing of an affiliate arrangement with Merchant Warehouse, to offer merchant’s payment acceptance solutions and merchant services. Merchant Warehouse was established in 1998 and has become one of the largest and most respected merchant service providers in the country. Setting up a quality, secure online merchant account is a...
Merchant Warehouse Partnership Agreement
Mar 14, 2013
Eleven2 is pleased to announce the signing of an affiliate arrangement with Merchant Warehouse, to offer merchant’s payment acceptance solutions and merchant services. Merchant Warehouse was established in 1998 and has become one of the largest and most respected merchant service providers in the country. Setting up a quality, secure online merchant account is a...
Zurb Launches Foundation 4 Responsive Framework
Mar 08, 2013
Product design company Zurb, have just released Foundation 4, which is an upgrade to their world class responsive framework. Foundation is used to develop fully responsive websites and web apps. It claims to be “the most advanced responsive front-end framework in the world”, and the all new 4.0 is the smartest yet. New Features Zurb...
Zurb Launches Foundation 4 Responsive Framework
Mar 08, 2013
Product design company Zurb, have just released Foundation 4, which is an upgrade to their world class responsive framework. Foundation is used to develop fully responsive websites and web apps. It claims to be “the most advanced responsive front-end framework in the world”, and the all new 4.0 is the smartest yet. New Features Zurb...
#ValentinesFail Twitter Prize Giveaway
Feb 04, 2013
We are hosting our biggest ever giveaway to date! And this time, we thought we’d venture onto twitter using the hashtag #ValentinesFail. We have well over $1,000 worth of prizes up for grabs! And the best part is, you only have to send out a single tweet to enter! Prizes include apple iPod’s, Real-time analytics accounts, free...
Outlaw Touring Series Championship
Jan 21, 2013
Eleven2 recently sponsored the outlaw touring series championship. Our logo was printed on the trophy, and we wanted to share with you a quick snap of it. Continue reading below for sponsorship options. Sponsorship with eleven2: We are always looking to sponsor events, no matter how big or small. If you have an event that you are interested in...
Our Web Hosting Network Status System
Jan 04, 2013
The eleven2 development team are always hard at work, developing new innovative ways to make clients lives easier. One of our newest developments is the network status system, and it has actually been live since the end of November. So here’s how it works… Our tech team logs any issues or upgrades being scheduled for our network....
The Most Innovative Year For Eleven2
Dec 28, 2012
And so we’re approaching the end of 2012. This year has been phenomenal for the team here at eleven2. We don’t know where the time has gone. So much has happened this year, It’s fair to say this has been eleven2?s biggest year since launching back in 2003. We’re just going to talk you through a few...
Real-time Web Analytics Inside e2Panel!
Dec 12, 2012
You may have noticed that we rolled out a new e2Panel update last week, named v3.1. Amongst bug fixes, and various other tweaks, we are super excited to announce one feature we think customers are going to love. Announcing live real-time web analytics, right from within e2Panel! Full Features: Real-time analytics is extremely helpful for website owners....
Affiliate Bonuses! Cash, iPad Minis, Gift Cards!
Nov 30, 2012
December is Bonus month! As you may know, we’re very fond of running huge affiliate bonuses throughout the year. 2012 Has been a remarkable year here at eleven2, and we want this December to be the biggest affiliate bonus giveaway we have ever done! Up for grabs we have $10,000 cash, iPad Mini’s and a...
PSD Super Bundle – Half Price for e2 Customers
Nov 27, 2012
Two months ago, we announced a brand new deals & discounts section, exclusive to eleven2 customers. We have been teaming up with more and more partners since launching. We know a large portion of our customer base are designers & developers, and today we are extremely excited to add the PSD Super Bundle to our list! Half Price...
Cyber Monday Web Hosting Sale
Nov 26, 2012
Shop until your mouse breaks! It’s Cyber Monday, and we have some incredible discounts on our entire hosting range. Grab a huge 40% off shared and reseller hosting! The discount is automatically applied at checkout, and will end Midnight EST, so act fast! You can also grab a huge 50% off the first billing term...
iPad Mini PSD Collection for Web Designers
Oct 29, 2012
It’s official! Last week Apple unveiled their brand new iPad Mini, to enter a niche they have since left untouched. The iPad mini will be going head to head with smaller tablets, such as samsung, acer etc. Designers were quick at their fingertips at creating some beautiful full layered PSD freebies! Here is our collection...
Sale! 50% Off All Dedicated Servers!
Oct 15, 2012
In need of a dedicated server? Or three? Well look no further, as today we’re launching a truly unbeatable deal, so hot you’d better bring your sunscreen! All jokes aside, if you want to save some big money, we’re offering ALL Dedicated Servers at 50% OFF for the first month. Dedicated Servers from $87.50! Our dedicated servers...
Eleven2 September 2012 Newsletter
Oct 03, 2012
September has been a really busy month for the team here at eleven2. We have been improving our customer support, rolled out some brand new affiliate banners for higher CTR, and added an exclusive deals section for our clients in September 2012. Improved Support! Eleven2 continually works on improving support. In September all our staff saw...
Redesigned Affiliate Banners for Higher CTR
Sep 27, 2012
With the eleven2 affiliate program getting more and more signups each and every month, we decided it was time for a complete banner resource overhaul. Today I am pleased to announce that we have an entire brand new collection of eleven2 banners available for affiliates to use. Why We Redesigned Them The web is always...
Deals Exclusively For Eleven2 Customers!
Sep 21, 2012
Over the last few months, we have been in close contact with a few well known web companies, striking some fantastic deals exclusively for eleven2 customers! These include, website resources, stock images & photography, online web apps, business tools and many more! Grab These Deals! To see what’s on offer, simply login to the eleven2 Brain, and...
iPhone 5 PSD Collection for Web Designers
Sep 17, 2012
So Apples new iPhone was unveiled in California last Wednesday (Sep 12th). It looked like the rumor mill was true, to some extent over the design and aesthetics. Being a designer myself, I know we appreciate it when fellow designers release apple product PSD’s and GUI sets. So to save you the search, I’ve put together a small...
Gosh Darnit SPECIAL!
Sep 10, 2012
Gosh Darnit! If you haven’t already heard, today millions of websites and email accounts have been brought offline due to a significant outage at a competing web hosting company. As a result, we have received a significant number of calls, chats, and emails, from people asking us to help them get their websites back online....
Eleven2 August 2012 Newsletter
Aug 28, 2012
Eleven2 had an exciting month of August. We launched reseller web hosting in Asia, launched our new e2Panel v3.0, offered $10,000 in bonuses to affiliates and are in the process of gathering feedback from our users with our short 30 second survey. We have also been working on some secret projects that will be unveiled soon, and...
Still time to earn your $10,000 affiliate bonus!
Aug 15, 2012
August is now half complete and many affiliates are on their way to earning bonuses. Don’t worry there is still time to get your bonus. Start referring your friends, colleagues and family today with the Eleven2 Affiliate Program! Here are the details about our affiliate bonuses… $10,000 Affiliate Bonus: How does $10,000 sound? That could get you a...
Your Opinion Counts! Take Our Survey!
Aug 14, 2012
We have put together a small little survey that consists of 7, super easy to answer questions. If you could take 30 seconds out of your day and possibly fill out our customer feedback survey that would be fantastic! We want to collect as much customer data as possible. This will help us to improve...
e2Panel v3.0 Officially Launched!
Aug 09, 2012
Our design and development team have at eleven2 been hard at work, and I’m really happy to finally announce version 3.0 of our e2Panel! This is now rolled out to all our Shared Hosting customers. So much has changed since version 2.0, and id like to point out some of the key main features about...
Employee of the Month! – July 2012
Aug 09, 2012
In an economy where most businesses are cutting back and reducing their staffing, Eleven2 is proud to be a thriving business that has adequate staffing to ensure our customers’ needs are met. Where most companies are forced to have their team focus on quantity of work, we’ve been able to focus entirely on quality of...
Eleven2 July 2012 Newsletter
Aug 07, 2012
Eleven2 launched our new live chat platform and our dedicated server product line in July 2012. Then coming up in the month of August we have launched our $10k and $250 affiliate bonuses! New Live Chat The new Eleven2 live chat system allows us to handle all support and sales chats more efficiently, with faster...
Earn a $10k Affiliate Bonus, or Smaller $250 Bonus!
Aug 03, 2012
In June, we did a small affiliate prize where if any affiliates referred 10 or more clients, then they would bag themselves a free Apple iPad! A few affiliates reached over 10+ referrals, and have their iPads in the post. We really like to award our affiliates, and this month we have decided to go...
Moqups – A Free HTML5 App to Create Mockups & WireFrames!
Jul 18, 2012
A few weeks back, we wrote a post that outlined how important the wireframe process is in design. If you missed it, you can read it here. If you’re a designer, you have probably come across many online wireframing tools before. Many of which you have to pay a monthly fee to use. The solution:...
Brackets: A Free, Web Based Development Editor!
Jul 13, 2012
Adobe brackets is a brand new, open source, code editor for web design and development. It’s actually build with HTML, CSS and JS. Effectively you could say it’s for the web, by the web! Unlike other web editors, Brackets main focus is “Quick Editing”, and it achieves this by smart in-line views, and the UI of the...
The Best jQuery Sliders for Web Developers
Jul 05, 2012
jQuery sliders are used all over the Internet in today’s age. We use 2 different ones ourselves here at eleven2, one of which I coded custom slide transitions for (which look awesome by the way!). Sliders are great to have on your websites homepage, or landing pages, as you can display alot of content in little space....
Eleven2 June 2012 Newsletter
Jul 03, 2012
Eleven2 had an awesome month in June 2012! We continued our weekly twitter giveaways, improved our support ticket process and saw record affiliate sales due to the Ipad giveaway! Every week Eleven2 has a twitter competition and the winner gets an awesome prize. Get involved every Friday on http://twitter.com/eleven2 to start earning some awesome Eleven2 gear and prizes....
Kout – Selling Online Has Never Been This Simple
Jul 02, 2012
So you’re probably thinking, yet another eCommerce solution. Why do we need anymore, with platforms such as Magento out there. Well in actual fact, Kout is a completely new approach to eCommerce. It’s a dead simple, stripped down eCommerce solution, that just works! For example if you’re just wanting to sell a few products, why...
Top Stats & Metric Tools for Web Designers
Jun 28, 2012
Stats and Insights are everywhere on the Internet in today’s times. There are tools for measuring practically everything you could ever imagine. We at Eleven2 use around 5 – 6 separate statistics tools, just for our site alone! Visitor data has never been so Important to companies, so we thought we would round up some of our favourite Statistics & Metrics tools. GoSquared...
The Importance of Wireframing In Web Design
Jun 22, 2012
Wireframes are extremely important in web design. Whether you’re designing a brand new website, or tweaking certain elements of a live-site, wire-framing provides an extremely cost effective way to design something out, really really fast. Wireframing makes it super easy to represent where various elements will go. Why It’s Important Designers can save a ton of time (and costs on a project) by...
Dynamically Changing CSS Using jQuery
Jun 08, 2012
We use alot of jQuery around the eleven2 site, to make the user experience even greater. For instance, on our cloud hosting page, the entire slider is jQuery based. Button hover effects are slightly faded using jQuery, and of course our beautiful jQuery lightbox that we use. I’m going to share with you today a very simple...
June Affiliate Special – Free iPads!
Jun 07, 2012
This month we are running a fantastic giveaway! If you refer 10 or more people this month (June 2012), you will receive a FREE Apple iPad, on top of your $750 referral commission! If your not already an eleven2 affiliate, signup today and get referring! If you have any questions about this promotion, please leave a comment here...
A Larger Internet as IPv6 Launches!
Jun 06, 2012
Several large companies at 00:01 GMT today have turned on IPv6, to encourage more companies to adopt the new standard. If you’re unsure what IPv6 is, we need to start with IPv4. Every-time you connect to a website, your device needs an IP Address, which is sort of like looking up a number in an address...
Top 5 Best E-Mail App Alternatives to Mac Mail
May 31, 2012
When you buy a Mac, its preloaded with tons of great software right out of the box. Mac Mail is great, don’t get me wrong, but it lacks in having more in depth features for the advanced user. If you are tired of using mac Mail, or just fancy a change, then check out our list...
Customers Showing off their eleven2 T-Shirts
May 21, 2012
Every Month or so we get a fresh batch of eleven2 t-shirts in, which we ship out to our biggest fans who tweet into us, or drop us a comment on our facebook page. In High Demand! Here are just a few of our customers showing off their eleven2 shirts that we shipped them. At...
Happy Customers Tweeting @eleven2
May 18, 2012
In the last month we have had some great tweets being posted to @eleven2 on twitter. We’ve had customers tweeting in about referring friends to us, our super fast server speeds with CloudLinux & LiteSpeed, and also people showing off their eleven2 t-shirts! Here are some of our favourite ones… @TheMacMommy check out @eleven2 they...
What Exactly is LiteSpeed & CloudLinux?
May 17, 2012
Around the end of February, we announced plans to roll out LiteSpeed & CloudLinux on all shared & reseller our web servers. It’s been about 10 weeks since the announcement, and we wanted to share some information about what this means for your websites speed & performance, and what LiteSpeed & CloudLinux actually do. LiteSpeed Static Content: LiteSpeed...
Domain name pricing increase
May 16, 2012
Eleven2 has held our domain pricing at $11.11 per year for a very long time even though there has been two domain price increases.  Today we increased our domain pricing for the top TLDs to $15.00/yr to help us maintain our high level of domain support and to keep us from losing money on domains....
Predefined Ticket Subjects Improving Support Response Times
May 16, 2012
Around a month ago, we updated our ticketing system to use pre-defined subjects for when users submit a ticket. In this short period of time so far, we have seen an improvement in ticket response times, and an improvement in ticket resolution times! At the same time, we also rolled out our ticketing security update, which basically meant that...
Win awesome prizes every week with eleven2!
May 04, 2012
Starting today, eleven2 will be running a weekly competition on twitter that will commence every Friday! Every week there will be some cool prizes to be won. We are teaming up with theme companies, photography websites & many more to offer you some super awesome prizes! Up for grabs Today (4th May 2012), we have...
Eleven2 April 2012 Newsletter
May 03, 2012
In April 2012 Eleven2 saw record sales and record affiliate referrals. We also introduced further security in our ticketing system. Record Affiliate Referrals Our Eleven2 affiliates continued to earn huge amounts of cash in April. We saw record affiliate referrals. If you’re not already an affiliate, then sign up now at http://www.eleven2.com/web-hosting-affiliates/ and start earning $75 per...
Get More Involved With Eleven2!
Apr 17, 2012
Social Networks: If your not following us across the social spectrum, then you don’t know what your missing out on! We’re always posting interesting stuff, and every month you can bag yourself one of our famous eleven2 t-shirts, absolutely free! Facebook: http://www.facebook.com/eleven2 Twitter: https://twitter.com/#!/eleven2 Google+: We now have our page on Google Plus! Our Hosting Community: If your not a member...
Ticketing Security Update
Apr 13, 2012
Starting April 20th we will be making a change to our ticketing system for enhanced security.  This change will require that you log into eleven2.com/brain to submit your support requests, this will ensure that only those who have the proper access are contacting support.  We think this will also cut down on duplicate tickets and responses to...
Eleven2 March 2012 Newsletter
Apr 04, 2012
We have been very busy this month, and have some great things rolling out over the next few months. Also, for those of you wanting t-shirts, follow our Facebook or Twitter to find out when we’re giving some away! PHP Upgrade to 5.3.x We made the switch to PHP 5.3 from PHP 5.2 which is...
PHP 5.3.x Upgrade Coming Soon
Mar 23, 2012
Due the PHP 5.2.x being set to end-of-life. We are going to start the upgrade next Friday evening to upgrade a batch of servers to PHP 5.3.x. This update will take place over a 2 week period and we will post the schedule listed here: Part 1 - http://www.eleven2.com/forum/topic/14852-php-53-upgrade-part-1-march-30-2012/ Part 2 – http://www.eleven2.com/forum/topic/14853-php-53-upgrade-part-2-march-30-2012/  All clients will receive a...
Grab Yourself a Free Eleven2 T-Shirt Today!
Mar 13, 2012
Many of you on Social Networks have been after eleven2 t-shirts for many months now. Heres your chance! We have quite a few to giveaway. Here are the sizes and colours we currently have in stock… Pink e2 T-Shirts: 4 x Small, 1 x Medium, 3 x Large, 1 x X-Large Grey e2 T-Shirts: 8 x X-Large How...
Eleven2 February 2012 Newsletter
Mar 05, 2012
Eleven2 saw some amazing improvements in February 2012! CloudLinux and LiteSpeed We implemented CloudLinux and LiteSpeed on our servers. Both CloudLinux and LiteSpeed will increase reliability and make your websites load even faster! New Asia Location! We opened our new data center location in Asia. It currently is only available for shared web hosting packages, but will...
Eleven2 implementing CloudLinux & Litespeed!
Feb 28, 2012
We are in the process of rolling out Litespeed Web Server and Cloudlinux Operating System for all Shared & Reseller customers! This is a great improvement for all customers. I will go further and explain the details of each. First of all, both Litespeed and Cloudlinux are designed to improve both our performance and uptime...
Official Certified CloudFlare Partner
Feb 16, 2012
That’s right, we are now listed as an official certified CloudFlare hosting partner. We have been offering CloudFlare as a free addon to all our customers for a few months now, but only recently became a Certified CloudFlare Partner. What is CloudFlare? CloudFlare is a really neat tool that basically straps a rocket to your...
Currently Testing New Asia Hosting Location
Feb 08, 2012
Today we have started testing our new Asia Hosting Location on our shared hosting platform. When you signup, customers now have the option of selecting Asia. This is just a soft-launch, as we are only testing the new location. We plan to release Asia as a location for customers to select on Reseller Hosting, in around...
Eleven2 Server Sale! 100mbps Unmetered Servers Available!
Feb 08, 2012
Eleven2 has a blowout sale on dedicated servers. Available servers and data center locations: Asheville NC – Netriplex Atom D510 – 4GB – 2x 500GB HD – Hardware Raid - IPMI – 3 Available at $90/month per server Bandwidth: 100 mbps Unmetered Dallas, TX – Colo4 Dual AMD 246 – 2GB Ram – 2x 80GB HD – 3...
Eleven2 January 2012 Newsletter
Feb 02, 2012
In January 2012, Eleven2 went to Las Vegas for the Affiliate Summit, we have had a record number of affiliate sales and also we are making big improvements to our customer support. Affiliate Summit Las Vegas We were glad to see many of our affiliates at the 2012 Affiliate Summit in Las Vegas. Both Scott...
Eleven2 December 2011 Newsletter
Jan 03, 2012
We have made some fantastic new design changes plus introduced a new mobile forum app in December 2011. Design Changes The web hosting, reseller hosting and forum pages were all re-designed in December. Check them out and give us your feedback: Web hosting page: http://www.eleven2.com/shared-hosting/ Reseller hosting page: http://www.eleven2.com/reseller-hosting/ Forum: http://www.eleven2.com/forum/ New E2 Mobile Forum...
WHMCS Update
Dec 26, 2011
Attention Resellers! Our friends at WHMCS have been hard at work and have released a few major updates to their Reseller billing system.  If you haven’t heard about the 5.0 update its a great update and we recommend that you upgrade. Here are some of the great new features: New Client Area Style Product Bundles Product Options Domain...
Brand New Redesigned Eleven2 Footer
Dec 06, 2011
We have been busy at eleven2 the last few weeks upgrading many parts of our website. We want to keep up with the latest design trends, make it easier for customers to use our website, and most of all, maintain being the best looking hosting company on the Internet! Let us know what you think...
Eleven2 Forum Updates, Plus Mobile Web App!
Dec 05, 2011
We have made some huge improvements to our eleven2 community forum. There are now even more members, more content, and you can even keep up to date with threads and important announcements on the go, straight from your mobile phones browser! Keep reading to find out the fantastic changes we have made! SharkSpace Forum Merge We have...
Eleven2 November 2011 Newsletter
Dec 05, 2011
Eleven2 introduced additional security features, a new support center and an awesome new website footer during November 2011. Security Changes Eleven2 made password and security enhancements that require clients to use stronger passwords to prevent brute force login attacks, required password updates every 180 days and disabled the reseller login switch to prevent mass defacement...
Password and Security Enhancements
Nov 26, 2011
We are making 4 noteable modifications to our password and login procedures, which are very great to our customers, however we know with any change that affects thousands and thousands of customers, it will create some backlash and we are okay with as this is a great benefit for all of our customers. 1. Increased...
1 Day Only! $11.11 Yearly Hosting Plans!
Nov 10, 2011
That’s right! Seeing as the date is 11/11 (eleven2), we want to celebrate by doing a 24 hour sale for 1 day only! We have setup 2 amazing deals which you can save a load of money! $11.11 for a year on S-100 This incredible deal will give you an entire YEARS hosting on the S-100 plan,...
IPv4 Map of the Internet
Nov 07, 2011
This map is quite a nice representation of the IP Address Space Corporations and Governments own. This map is a comical representation only and should not be used for real representation. By XKCD - http://xkcd.com/195/
Eleven2 October 2011 Newsletter
Nov 03, 2011
In October Eleven2 added 3 awesome new features: Eleven2 Template Directory Launched The template directory has over 800 templates for you to use on our hosting or to give out to your reseller clients. The directory can be found at http://www.eleven2.com/templates/ Eleven2 Wallpapers for your iPhone Show support for your web hosting company and add...
800+ Free Templates for all e2 Customers!
Oct 27, 2011
Thats right! Dont ever say nothing in life is free, because we have launched our templates directory containing 800+ FREE downloadable templates for all eleven2 customers! Whether you have just a domain name with us, or any sort of hosting, you have access to every single template free of charge! You can preview templates before...
New eleven2 HD iPhone Wallpapers
Oct 17, 2011
We have designed up 2 brand new eleven2 iPhone wallpapers! They are available, free for all eleven2 fans to download and show your support towards us! Highest Quality for Retina Display We have designed the wallpapers in HD at 640px x 960px resolution so it fits perfectly on all iPhones, and looks Incredible on the iPhone 4...
If Facebook Merged With Twitter: TwitBook
Oct 13, 2011
What happens if Facebook ever merged with twitter? Designers Dillen Verschoor and Davey Heuser came up with a really cool concept idea. They basically took the content from twitter and added it to the design of Facebook, creating a whole different and unique new design. Click on the Image below to view Fullscreen…
Facebook Release iPad App and Lead Engineer Quits to Join Google
Oct 12, 2011
Many Facebook users have been asking about Facebook for iPad. Finally it’s here and is available free from the Apple app store from your iPad or iPad2. The new app puts the full Facebook experience right at your fingertips. It’s very fun to use seeing as you can swipe through albums, pinch to zoom photos and flick through your...
Millions Awaiting Apple iOS 5 Update
Oct 12, 2011
Many of the top tech blogs were reporting they have heard froma  reliable source that iOS 5 would be released at 12 midnight on the day Apple said iOS 5 was coming (october 12th). Well, that time came and went and left many Apple fans puzzled. This time was obviously not accurate. So when is iOS Coming?...
Traffic Falls For Google+ as 60% of Users Logout
Oct 11, 2011
Google have tried quite a few different approaches to get people to like their social network, Google Plus. But nothing seems to be working. They kept Google+ in a private invite only stage, to try and build up hype and anticipation around the internet. This didn’t work so they opened the doors and let everyone...
World’s First Google Store Opens in London
Oct 10, 2011
That’s right, the worlds first Google store has officially opened in the city of London. But, Google isn’t saying much about it to their fans. It opened in a 285-sq ft section of PC World in Tottenham Court, and will only be open until Christmas. There was no red tape, official opening date, no advertising about...
IBM Now More Valuable Than Microsoft!
Oct 10, 2011
For the first time since 1996, huge computer giant IBM is more valuable than Microsoft! It moved into the number 2 position for the worlds most valuable tech company, sitting quite a far distance behind Apple. IBM has demonstrated a consistent rise in market cap since 2008, while Microsoft’s have been going up and down like...
Eleven2 Remembers Steve Jobs
Oct 06, 2011
No matter what side of the “Mac or PC” argument you land, its impossible to deny the impact Steve Jobs had in this world. Apple announced yesterday that Steve had passed away, bringing about a lot of reflection, gratitude, and even new inspiration. Steve Jobs We all know Steve’s story for the most part. Steve created amazing electronics...
Eleven2 September 2011 Newsletter
Oct 05, 2011
Eleven2 has made some exciting improvements and additions during the month of September 2011. SharkSpace merges with Eleven2! Eleven2 grew substantially with the merger of SharkSpace into Eleven2. Not only did we gain a new client base, but we also brought over all the amazing staff members from SharkSpace. Support times at Eleven2 will continue...
Fall Hosting Special – 25% Off All Hosting!
Oct 04, 2011
As you may have noticed, we have a new special on. If you check our eleven2 homepage you literally can’t miss it! We are giving 25% off all hosting for the first billing period. This could be monthly, yearly, anything you like. Just enter the below coupon on the checkout process and you’re good to...
How Google is Affecting our Memory
Oct 04, 2011
Using Google each and every day can make us rely on it to solve our everyday problems. Whether it be a calculation, or a question that we are seeking the answer to, Google’s awesome tool set helps us. Because of this, we are not using our own brain and memory to it’s full extent. The...
Eleven2 Hosting Products Explained
Oct 03, 2011
Are you a newbie to hosting? Not sure what type of hosting you need for your project? Or are you a webmaster that can’t simply decide weather you need a cloud or dedicated server for your large site. We have made it easier than ever to point you in the right direction when choosing the...
Apple’s iPhone 5 Launch Date Rumoured Oct 4
Sep 28, 2011
Yesterday, invitations went out to the media inviting them to Apples iPhone event which they are hosting at their headquarters in San Francisco. Tim Cook is expected to be hosting the conference since he took over from Jobs on the 25th August 2011. The iphone 4 has become the best selling smartphone in the entire world since it’s...
Supercharge Your Website, With CloudFlare! Free to all eleven2 Customers!
Sep 26, 2011
That’s right, we have a brand new feature to ALL customers here at eleven2! Introducing CloudFlare. This handy little tool takes 2 clicks to setup, and will literally supercharge your website! And the best thing is, it’s 100% FREE and won’t cost you a penny to use! What Is CloudFlare? CloudFlare brings faster performance to your...
Diaspora Social Network Set to Rock the Internet!
Sep 22, 2011
Bored of Facebook? Twitter? Theres a new social network under development called Diaspora. I have been following the development of this exciting new project for over a year now. Next month (october 2011) they are set to send out all the invitations to people wanting to participate. Sign up for an invite! ~ https://joindiaspora.com The best...
Free Eleven2 T-Shirt Giveaway Promotion!
Sep 20, 2011
Thats right, eleven2 t-shirts are here! We have 2 fantastic promotions on to help you grab one of these fantastic free t-shirts to wear whenever you want, wherever you want! It doesn’t matter if your a new or existing customer, read on to find out how to grab one of these incredible tees! For New Customers…...
Web Trend Map on Tokyo Metro System
Sep 15, 2011
This is the web trend map. Its mapped the most popular internet websites on the tokyo metro system. They group each website on a line that suite it. Such as Twitter is on the the Shibuya train station (the one with the biggest buzz). The 2011 web trend map will be out soon. (click image...
Gmail: 80 Times More Energy Efficient Than Running In-House E-Mail
Sep 14, 2011
A few days ago Google Published a post to it’s official blog. I thought I would share it with you here because it really is quite interesting. Google claims, due to its cloud infrastructure, that GMail is 80 times more energy efficient than running in house E-Mail. They say this is because… Cloud-based services are typically housed in highly...
The Internet’s Undersea World Cable Map
Sep 13, 2011
The vast majority of the world communications are not actually carried by satalite, but instead huge undersea cables spanning thousands of KM long. This incredible infographic map shows how people rely on cabled around 10cm in diameter to link the world together! View the Map in Fullscreen Stats From the Map…
HTC Gives a Little Insight Into It’s Design
Sep 08, 2011
I actually have an iPhone now, as do most people at eleven2, but I actually used HTC Smartphones for around 2 years before the iPhone purchase. And I have to say, I think they’re fantastic. There products design absolutely rocks, and this short video gives us an insight to how they develop their design ideas.
Twitter Adds Recent Images PhotoStream
Sep 01, 2011
Has anyone noticed recently Twitters new recent images stream? Its on everyones profile in the sidebar, and you can actually click view all to bring up a stream of the users photos. Some people are saying Twitters just trying to copy Facebook, but we think its pretty nifty. Why not follow eleven2 on twitter! ~ http://twitter.com/#!/eleven2
August Newsletter
Sep 01, 2011
Eleven2 made some exciting improvements during the month of August 2011. To start we have been working to improve technical support.  Our response times are quickly dropping and are becoming the BEST in the industry. Department       Average Response Time Tech Support 12m Sales 23m Billing 8m Abuse 1h 5m Management 3h 20m Next month our...
Best Web Gallery gets a Lick of Paint
Aug 26, 2011
I have been following this site since the very beginning, and for the first time since launch, it has had a brand new lick of paint! Check out Best Web Gallery’s new design. Know of any other popular design gallery sites you like? Feel free top drop us a comment and let us know.
Updated Eleven2 Sitemap
Aug 19, 2011
Just a quick update here. We have been performing a series of site updates this week, and are continuing to roll out new and improved design to our site, making the user interface much easier for you. We have updated the eleven2 sitemap page. So if you ever get stuck with finding the right url...
Web Designers: 700+ Free Vector Based Photoshop Mono Icons!
Aug 18, 2011
Icons can be quite hard to find, especially plain and simple vector mono icons which you can style and size yourself. IconSweets2 is a really cool icon set comprising of over 400+ icons both in 64?64 and 32?32 sizes, and 292 16?16 icons, all created as vector Photoshop shapes. Download Here: http://www.iconsweets2.com Also there is original IconSweets,...
Important Message to anyone using WordPress
Aug 16, 2011
We have been seeing allot of recent hacks and exploits on sites running WordPress or really any open-source software. We HIGHLY recommend that anyone using any open-source software, and particularly WordPress update frequently. Both the core need to be updated frequently, as well as the actual plugins. We are seeing allot of hacks recently that are...
Eleven2 iPhone App V2 Released
Aug 15, 2011
That’s right! We have released the 2nd version of our popular eleven2 iPhone hosting app, allowing customers to manage their hosting on the go. This update is available as a free update via the iPhone app store. We advise all customers who use our app to upgrade asap due to various bugs being fixed. What...
New Login Form for all Customers!
Aug 12, 2011
I want to announce that we have launched our new login form for all customers to access their products and services they have with eleven2. The new login form is in a new lightbox popup and eliminates all confusion between different service logins (brain and vip). The New Eleven2 Login Form: We have built a...
Science Behind Passwords & How to Create a Super Safe Password
Aug 11, 2011
Eleven2 Users! Hacking is more common than ever nowadays! Hackers can get into your websites, email accounts, wireless home routers and even bank accounts! Its Crazy! The amount of personal information people store online compared to how insecure their passwords are to access this data is just incredible! I have actually had my WordPress site hacked before,...
Eleven2 Red Desktop Wallpaper
Aug 10, 2011
For all fans of eleven2. Here is a wallpaper you can download to support us. We have many more wallpaper’s on the way, and may even launch a wallpaper / press & graphics gallery on the site containing all our logos, desktop wallpapers etc. This wallpaper is currently only available in 1280px x 800px resolution, but larger wallpapers...
August 2011 Wallpaper – The Lion
Aug 02, 2011
So it’s the start of a new month and smashing magazine always do their desktop wallpapers for the month compilation. One I really liked for this month was the lion one (as you can see abouve). Seeing as Mac OS X Lion was released a few weeks back I thourght it would be a great...
Its Crazy How Many People Still Use IE6!
Aug 01, 2011
This is crazy at how many people are still using Internet Explorer 6! These stats are provided by the IE6 Countdown, and it shows that 10.9% of the whole world uses IE6! That figure is dropping and soon will be at a nice round 0%. I can say on behalf of all web designers and...
Do you Google Plus +1 Eleven2?
Jul 25, 2011
Theres so much hype about the brand new Google Plus social network, and whats best of all is that everyone can be tied in with Googles new +1 feature which is a way of sharing things people like. At eleven2 we are always changing with the way technology does, so please +1 us! We have...
Apple Release OS X Lion, New Macbook Air and Mac Mini!
Jul 20, 2011
Apple have had one hell of a day today! They have released their brand new state of the art operating system (OS X Lion), which I’m currently downloading along with half the team here at eleven2, although Jon seems to have beaten everyone to it! Along with Lion’s release into the wild, Apple also announced...
Google Analytics App for iPhone
Jul 18, 2011
Google Analytics has to be one of the best online tools I use. Every day I’m looking over stats, and number crunching. I was wondering if it was avaliable as an iPhone app, so I did a little google search and boom, I found an application for the iPhone called “Analytics App”. The app enables...
Free Google Plus Icons in PSD & PNG
Jul 11, 2011
So I got a beta invite to Googles new social network (google plus) and I thought I would share a quick freebie with you. Here are a few Google Plus social network icons in both PSD and PNG formats. The icons are in more a less all standard pixel sizes, both large and small so use them...
iPad 2 Jailbreak to be Available Soon
Jul 04, 2011
It emerged yesterday that the iPad 2 Jailbreak that had been touted as the next big thing ever since the middle of March 2011 might finally be on the verge of releasing. Initial reports yesterday suggested the jailbreaking software, JailbreakMe 3.0, had been made available to the consumers and that it included support for the...
Google Announces “Plus” a New Social Networking Feature
Jun 29, 2011
Google released its new social networking tool, the Google + recently. This move has been tagged as Google’s reentry into the world of social networking following the failures of its other tools like Google Buzz and Google Wave on the giants in the world of social networking like Facebook. Google has reportedly pulled out all...
Nokia N9 and N950 Announced
Jun 29, 2011
Functional units of the new Nokia N9 were finally released to developers on Tuesday this week following Nokia CEO Stephen Elop’s announcement earlier this year that Nokia would be releasing their first MeeGo device this year. While the device, also known as the Lankku, was made official on Monday itself, functional units started reaching developers...
Samsung Chromebook Series 5 Review
Jun 21, 2011
The Chromebook Series 5 is Samsung’s first netbook that will be running on Google’s much-awaited Chrome OS. The netbook has been designed based on the premise of a computer that would perpetually be connected to the internet while switching-on almost instantly and has a very long battery life to allow users connectivity on the go....
Sony Tablets Expected to Reach Europe by this Fall
Jun 21, 2011
Sony released the news on Wednesday that they would be launching their two tablet devices, code named “S1” and “S2” in Europe as early as the end of September this year while taking pre-orders from August itself. The devices, which are yet to be given their official names by Sony just yet, will be made...
Apple Lion Mac OS
Jun 21, 2011
Apple had reportedly been expected to release a new, updated version of its laptop called the MacBook Air any time now. The new MacBook Air would be powered by Intel’s new Sandy Bridge processors which utilize very low voltage. However, the company is said to be holding the new version as well as its new...
Divine Design: June 2011 Edition
Jun 15, 2011
Welcome to the first monthly series of Divine Design. At eleven2, design is so important to us. Everything has to be 100% perfect, or we won’t publish it. We want people to be blown away when they browse our site, so thats why we can sometimes spend days to way over a week on a...
HP Touchpad Release Date Announced
Jun 14, 2011
Hewlett Packard Co. (HPQ) has finally announced the release dates for the much awaited TouchPad, HP’s first WebOS tablet. The Wi-Fi version of the Touch Pad will be available in the United States on 1st July and Amazon will begin shipping it from the 17th of July. HP is largely relying on WebOS to differentiate...
Microsoft’s self-branded Tablet
Jun 14, 2011
Microsoft will be launching the next version of the all too popular Operating System, Windows 8, sometime in 2012. This new OS from the software giant is expected to be touch-friendly and should cater to the diverse needs of the tablet segment. However, it seems Microsoft is not satisfied with just building the software, it...
Apple Worldwide Developers Conference 2011
Jun 14, 2011
Apple held its annual Worldwide Developers Conference, popularly known as WWDC, from June 6-10 in San Francisco. This year’s event has been particularly groundbreaking for Apple because they have released some new products as well as a slew of upgrades for their existing products, primary among them being the iOS 5 for Apple’s mobile devices...
Qualcomm Announces Snapdragon Game Pack For Snapdragon Equipped Devices
Jun 07, 2011
Qualcomm, one of the largest manufacturers in mobile hardware has recently announced that an application called the Snapdragon Game Pack, a program mainly aimed towards optimizing the hardware and software capabilities of Qualcomm chipsets. This suite already boasts of over a 100 mobile game titles that have been designed for devices which are running the...
AT&T’s 4G Network 2-3 years behind Verizon
Jun 06, 2011
?? The CEO of AT&T Mobility, Mr. Ralph de la Vega, confirmed on Thursday in the All Things Digital press conference held at Rancho Palos Verde in California that AT&T won’t be able to match the quality of Verizon Wireless’ 4G data network for at least 2 or 3 years. AT&T, which hasn’t released its...
Windows 8 Previewed At Computex 2011
Jun 06, 2011
Microsoft released the first screenshots of its new next generation operating system Windows 8 on Wednesday. The new platform has been designed right from scratch and is most probably the biggest visual overhaul the Windows OS has gone through since Windows 95. The glimpse revealed a lot about the new direction that Microsoft is trying...
HTC Flyer Review
Jun 01, 2011
HTC released its first Android tablet, the HTC Flyer, exclusively in Best Buy stores and online on May 22nd.  It is claimed that using the stylus accessory, which is sold separately, allows the user to use the Flyer as a notebook instead of a regular tablet and is regarded as one of the main selling...
Dell XPS 15z Announced
May 31, 2011
Dell recently launched the Dell XPS15z, one of the slimmest 15 inch notebooks on the planet. This ultra sleek laptop (24.7 mm only) runs on the second generation of Intel Core processors (i5 & i7) and if the company is to be believed, comes with eight hours of battery life. This new offering from Dell...
Sony declares 3.2 billion dollar annual loss
May 31, 2011
It has been reported by a source that Sony Corp is now expecting an annual loss of $3.2 billion, which is the opposite of the earlier projections of profit returns made by the company. This is being attributed to the tsunami which hit Japan along with the ongoing hacking attacks at its services which have...
Blotter – Super Cool Mac Calendar
May 27, 2011
Blotter is a super cool mac os x calendar that places itself on your desktop, so you will never forget that important meeting, or lunch with the family again. It uses literally no memory and processing power, and is available on the Mac App Store for only $9.99. Grab it here: http://wireload.net/products/blotter/ Blotter Screenshots
Nokia rebranding Ovi
May 21, 2011
Ovi services are all set to be rebranded as Nokia Services, starting with the initial services on a couple of the new Nokia devices in the months of July and August in a transition that is expected to run well into 2012. This will involve all of the services which are currently offered under the...
Apple close to securing cloud music deals with the top four record labels
May 20, 2011
It has been revealed by a number of music industry sources that Apple has signed an agreement with EMI Music for cloud-music licensing and similar deals are near completion with other studios such as Sony Music Entertainment and Universal Music Group. It has previously been reported that a deal with Warner Music Group is already...
Samsung Galaxy S II Review
May 13, 2011
The next generation of a very successful droid, the Samsung Galaxy S II (or Samsung I9010 as it is officially known) comes with a very promising spec sheet and even the most tech savvy fans will find very little to complain about. It packs a dual-core 1.2 GHz (ARM A9) processor, a dedicated GPU, Android...
Skype acquired by Microsoft
May 12, 2011
The United States technology giant Microsoft has acquired the leader in communications software, Skype, for a reported sum of $8.5 billion in cash; announced by the companies in a press release on Tuesday. Microsoft CEO Steve Ballmer commended Skype for being so hugely successful in its VOIP services and said that Microsoft plans to create...
Gaming websites see spike in traffic as game sales increase!
May 09, 2011
Gaming websites have seen an unexpected spike in traffic due to higher than normal game sales.  Although gaming publishers make the best portion of their annual earnings in the holiday season, Electronic Arts have enjoyed an exceptionally profitable period from January to March. It was reported by the company that its net income in the...
Sony goes public with PSN breach details
May 07, 2011
It was announced by Sony yesterday that it is ready to answer the detailed list of questions which a US Congressional subcommittee investigating the PlayStation Network outage and data leak presented to the company. Sony came forward with its answers today providing a detailed timeline of the events that took place concerning the breach of...
Best of The Web April 2011
May 05, 2011
I have seen some pretty amazing things happening online this April. So we thought we would share with you a few of our ramblings. Feel free to comment with any other stuff you guys have found “cool” online over the previous month. Also, if you didn’t see the eleven2 April Fools site {click}. Design: - How to...
iMac Rumor suggests New Models Next Week!
Apr 26, 2011
Many top tech news sources report that apple has been notifying customers that their orders are being pushed back to next week. Its rumored that the iMac refresh is set to take place on tuesday of next week. We have also heard that apple is planning a huge change in the promotional materials in all their stores...
Some Kind Words From Our iPad Giveaway Winner: Brandon
Apr 14, 2011
First off, I’d like to thank Eleven2 for giving me the privilege to write a guest post, this is about how I received my iPad from Eleven2 and what I do most on it. Back in February, I signed up to Eleven2?s reseller hositng when Eleven2 opened it’s new support forum for hosting support and general...
Eleven2 Launches Sister Company – 3G Hosting
Apr 01, 2011
We at eleven2 have been working on another sister company for the last few months. Today we are releasing our brand new sister web hosting company, iHost3g. Here is the official press release… SPRING, Texas (April 1, 2011) – iHost3G (www.ihost3g.com) announced today the immediate availability of its revolutionary new hosting platform utilizing 3G mobile...
Gmail Motion Could Actually Become Real
Apr 01, 2011
I’m sure everyone has already seen the april fools google has unleashed onto the internet this morning – Gmail Motion. Google has a track record for their very believable april fools jokes year after year, but could GMail Motion actually be a thing of the future? Current technologies include the Xbox Kinect, the Nintendo Wii and Playstation Move,...
Why IE9 is a Web Designer’s Nightmare
Mar 30, 2011
I hate internet explorer. So many things I design here at eleven2 have to be tweaked because they don’t work correctly in Internet Explorer! I recently upgraded my mobile phone from a HTC Android to a HTC Windows Phone, and even the Internet Explorer in the mobile device sucks! I was reading an article on...
Eleven2 Hits 1,000 Likes on Facebook!
Mar 17, 2011
Wow! What a year It’s been so far! At eleven2 we are soo excited about upcoming releases we have. The company is growing like never before, with new staff starting, more servers, better support and so much more! And just to top this off, this morning we hit 1,000 official Facebook fans! If you want...
Mac OS X Lion – A Sneak Peek
Mar 15, 2011
With Mac OS X Lion’s release into the wild set for this summer, we have a few screenshots of Apples brand new operating system. This looks incredible! I thought when Leopard came out a few years back that they couldn’t improve that any further, but here we are again with yet another breathtaking operating system. A Look...
12 Fantastic Examples of Web Form Designs
Mar 04, 2011
Being the Creative Director here at eleven2, I have to make sure I’m fully up to date on all the latest web trends, and this can often mean spending a bit of time reading through popular web design blogs such as sixrevisions.com and webdesignerdepot.com. Also, looking at CSS web galleries can be good for web...
Our hopes for the iPad 2
Mar 01, 2011
Here at eleven2 we love the ipad, heck we love everything apple makes (Minus the Apple TV). So you can imagine our excitement to hear about the latest apple event happening tomorrow! Hopefully with the absence of Steve Jobs while he is wrapping himself in seaweed and doing yoga, apple will be able to crank out an impressive new...
Running jQuery Alongside Other Libraries
Mar 01, 2011
When designing the eleven2 forum, I came across a huge problem. Our whole header runs on jQuery to control the login bar that drops down on click, then phone number hover over effect and of course our whole dropdown navigation menu. And the thing is, our forums run on Invision Power Board, which runs the...
Spring Special! 25% Off All Hosting Plans!
Feb 24, 2011
We are running a spring special for a limited amount of time, which entitles you to get 25% off any hosting plan at eleven2 on your first payment term. For example if you take our S-300 plan and want to pay $192 per year, you can save yourself $48! The discount applies to the first...
Review Eleven2 Hosting on RatePoint
Feb 23, 2011
We have now put live our Awards & reviews page, and we would love it if more customers could write reviews about their experience with eleven2. So please, write what you think about eleven2 at the following link… http://ratepoint.com/seereviews/12420
Cloud Hosting Gets a Refresh
Feb 18, 2011
Just a quick update here, the cloud servers page has been slightly updated, as I continue to do more custom icon design on the product pages. Today, I’m working on some ideas for the shared product page. Even though we launched the new website on Jan 3rd this year (not even 2 months ago), we...
New Look For Reseller Hosting
Feb 14, 2011
Remember about a month ago, we told you that we have launched our new worldwide reseller hosting locations? Well, since then we decided to split it up and have a new page for each location. We also redesigned the reseller section too and have made it much more user friendly. You can now toggle between...
Apple Valentine’s Day Email Design
Feb 09, 2011
Valentines Day is coming up, and I keep getting emails from Apple, as per usual. As a designer I’ve noticed how they use their products to sell for certain events and times of the year. I love how their email design is so minimal in terms of design, but it works too well. What do you think?...
How Would You Like Your Graphic Design?
Feb 03, 2011
Being the Creative Director at eleven2 means I’m always rambling around the web looking at all sorta of wired and wonderful design stuff. Heres something I came across this morning, which caught my eye, and its actually so true. This was designed by Colin Harman and you can buy this in a large poster from his online...
A Closer Look At The Eleven2 iPhone App
Jan 31, 2011
We have advertised the fact that we have an iPhone app for our customers to download FREE off the iTunes app store, and it enables them to manage their hosting on the go! So I have taken a few minutes to explain what you can actually do with our hosting app, and how it can benefit each...
End of the Internet – Anyday now?
Jan 31, 2011
According to various sources, we only have 2-3 days left of IPv4 addresses left on the internet. What does mean? Does this mean the internet is over? No! Here at Eleven2, we have a good 18 months of IP addresses available to maintain our growth and are very pleased with. More importantly people think that...
Android 3.0 Design & Interface
Jan 25, 2011
Check out a preview of the new Android 3.0 codenamed Honeycomb. Its built for tablets, and man this looks awesome! Being an Android fan with a HTC Hero Smartphone, I really think Android can go places. Will the next generation of Android powered tablet devices defeat the iPad? Only time can tell…
The Best jQuery Vertical News Ticker
Jan 21, 2011
Designing the new eleven2 website has taught me alot about jQuery, from which used to be a scary new age code that all the “cool web designers” knew. With the new eleven2 design, we have implemented alot of jQuery, and one absolutly amazing plugin I would like to share with you is the most simple...
New Worldwide Reseller Hosting Locations Added
Jan 20, 2011
This has been in the works for the last few weeks. Seeing as we offer the choice of location with all our shared web hosting packages, we thought it would be an awesome idea if we offered this with all of our reseller web hosting packages as well. Instead of the dropdown menu that we use on...
A New Year, a New Eleven2
Jan 18, 2011
If you haven’t noticed yet, eleven2 has a brand spanking new website. We have been working on this for the past 5-6 months. It was about time eleven2 had a newsite, and we are making changes each and every day to the newsite, to make it even better. Not only do we have a brand...
e2 panel online now!
Mar 11, 2010
Its an exciting day here at eleven2, because we just put our e2 panel live across all of our shared servers!  I know most of you are thinking “that just looks like the old cPanel with a new header”  while that may be true, this is just the first step into something amazing that is...
The War on Tablets.
Jan 28, 2010
With today’s release of apple’s iPad begins what I’m calling the War on Tablets.  Today I want to look at the new Apple iPad and the joojoo, formally known as the crunchpad.  I know most people are thinking what the hell is the joojoo and how can it remotely compare to anything the almighty apple...
New Staff, New Support System
Aug 28, 2009
We are cranking away on something cool right now, that we hope to have released in the next week or so, but we have also done quite a bit in the last few weeks that we thought we would go ahead and share now before we forget. We hired 5 more tech support agents in the...
Git: Git With It!
Aug 26, 2009
We got with it, and installed Git on all servers now. Just let us know if you have any questions regarding it and you should be able to use it now via command line!
Blacklisting Problem Solved
Aug 07, 2009
We have recently been having allot of issues with Yahoo and ATT blacklist’s. We have found a solution and now have this available to all clients that wish to have their individual mail on their own IP address to prevent any further issues like this. A static IP cost only $4 per month and we...
Disabling SSH Temporarily
Jul 07, 2009
Due to many report of our SSH server, OpenSSH, being exploitable right now, we are going to temporarily disable SSH for the time being. Inforamtion can be seen here about this issue: http://isc.sans.org/diary.html?storyid=6742 We do know of a few competitors who have entire servers rooted and wiped due to this exploit, we are just not willing to...
Texas- The world’s largest frying pan?
Jun 26, 2009
It’s hotter than sin outside and Texas has been breaking heat records for the past week. You know things are bad when you break into sweat walking to your car. With heat hitting pretty hard we decied to take advantage of this an see if the old expression is true, is it really hot enough...
Tweet, Twit and Twitter!
Jun 23, 2009
We are so cool here at Eleven2 we have 2 Twitter accounts now and we want to let everyone be aware of these! twitter.com/eleven2 – for general what is going on at E2 twitter.com/e2status – service notifications This is a idea that was born from customer suggestion, so if you have any suggestions, please let us know, we...
Free Accounts for Student Developers
Jun 18, 2009
We are really excited to announce a new program we are starting up for the summer. We know with school out there are a lot of students out there with a little time on their hands to work on their own projects. So with this in mind we’ve decided to issue a limited number of...
$99 Dedicated Server Special
Jun 04, 2009
We have a number of the following servers available at a super good price right now: Dual AMD Athlon 246 1GB Ram 80GB Hard Drive 5000GB Bandwidth $99.99 per month unmanaged $199.99 per month fully managed w/cPanel If you want this unmanaged and want to add cPanel, it is only $25 extra per month. These will fly out the door fast, so if...