Expanded Our Top-Level Domain Name Selection to 459 Choices

Top-Level Domains, better known as TLDs, are the extention on your domain name that people type in to access your website. In the beginning everything was a .com, .net or .org. We are all familiar with these extensions. Here is some information about TLDs from Wikipedia: A top-level domain (TLD) is one of the domains at the highest level in the ... Read More »

30th Apr 2018
Performance Improved - Server Upgrade

Everyone will be happy to hear that we have upgraded the server. The server remained active during the transition with the exception of about 30 seconds. A duplicate image of all the data was made, when the duplicate finished, one last check was made to make sure nothing had changed. Upon grabbing the few changes, the redirection to the new server ... Read More »

24th Mar 2018
Offsite Backups Add Additional Protection for Websites

Great Lakes State Hosting Backups We have four types of backups that are maintained for our customers: Daily Onsite, Daily Offsite, Weekly Offsite and Monthly Offsite. Each has its own place in the protection of your website or data. Let's explore the various the purpose and descriptions of the various backups.The daily backup is for that quick ... Read More »

17th Apr 2017
Why Our SSD Storage Is Better Than A Traditional HDD

Both SSDs and hard drives perform the same function: They store your website, if used at home they boot your system, store your applications and personal files. However, each type of storage has its own unique benefits. You may wonder how do they differ, and which one should you want to use over the other? Speed: SSDs shine when it comes to ... Read More »

4th Mar 2017
Michigan Based Website Hosting Designed By and For Business

Founders, Jeffrey Dennings and David Crabill have designed a website hosting service that is optimized for small businesses in Michigan. As Michigan natives, they have been active in a variety of Michigan businesses and understand the challenges facing business owners.Great Lakes State Hosting was formed by Jeff and Dave to provide a higher level ... Read More »

7th Feb 2017