5 Considerations Before Launching a QR Code Campaign

Have you seen or used any QR codes lately? A QR Code stands for a Quick Response Code which is a matrix barcode or two-dimensional code like the image above. It was initially used in the automotive industry back in Japan. More recently, the system has become popular in all different types of industries among marketers and businesses of all sizes. They are a quick and useful platform to facilitate and add even more depth with your current or potential customer base to engage with your products or services. Various ways to use them include guiding consumers towards your landing page, prov...
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Dynamic Resource Management with VMware

  With the continuing deployment of our CA Cloud web hosting solutions, a topic that continues to come up is the use of “dynamic” resources or the ability to adjust resources on the fly when your virtual machine (VM) is maxed out.  One of the best ways to achieve this dynamic scaling, and more importantly, keep your server online us the use of VMware Distributed Resource Scheduler (DRS). At its core, DRS helps manage the resources on a VMware cluster including the memory and CPU resources of each individual ESX host.  When combined created a global resource pool that all VMs on that...
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What To Expect and Do at the Bunker Project Podcasting Event

Do you follow any podcasts? Have you ever heard of the Bunker Project Podcast? In short, here is what it's all about: The Bunker Project is a Social Media Meetup in Vancouver, BC. Every second Wednesday, Andrew McGivern and Bob Garlick host the Meetup and record two podcast episodes at the Bunker Bar under the historic Barclay Hotel on Robson Street. We thought it was an original ideal, doing a Meetup in a bar and recording a podcast so people who couldn’t make the Meetup or those who don’t live in Vancouver can listen take part in the show. If you're not familiar with podcasting, the Wik...
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Canadian Web Hosting Sponsors Ayogo Games: The Great Gamification Debate

Over the last Social Media Week, I had the pleasure and honour to get acquainted with the current social media manager from Ayogo Games, Shehani Kay, during the mobile session over on Granville Island and since then, we’ve had numerous conversations related to the technology industry, social media and her space, social gaming and health. We’re excited to announce that this Thursday evening, Canadian Web Hosting is sponsoring “The Great Gamification Debate” between Michael Fergusson, from Ayogo Games, and Steve Bocska, from Pug Pharm Productions, including moderator Joe Nickolls from Microsoft/...
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