The Amazon Web Services outage earlier this week that took down popular websites like Reddit, Airbnb, and FourSquare, as well as many start-ups, has people questioning the wisdom of putting their faith in “the Cloud”. It has not helped that some very well capitalized companies, rather than accepting any of the responsibility for the outage, [...]
I want to know just where my backup data is as it is getting destroyed along with my primary data!
You asked, we answered. Slinger™ now offers users the ability to perform on-screen real time searching. This is especially useful for near-real time analysis performed by many engineering and NOC personnel. Not enough? How about reports? Slinger™ provides current or historical quality and business reports across multiple platforms using a single user-friendly interface. The best part of all of this? [...]
Over the past several years, open source projects like Asterisk and openSIPS have helped to change the face of telecommunications. Now, someone has finally tackled the fickle word of telecom billing with the project OpenCDRRate (http://opencdrrate.org). We are big fans of the project and the people behind it. We have integrated Slinger™ with OpenCDRRate and have added [...]
Even though we haven’t thought of a name for this feature yet, we are so excited about it we figured we would tell you anyway. Slinger™ users can now share download and search results with non-Slinger users without having to download the files locally. Every download comes with a secure link that allows anyone to [...]
“The only thing worse than being blind is having sight but no vision.” – Helen Keller Nearly every day, I come across stories regarding complaints over companies’ practices on the tracking and monitoring of their customers’ behavior. Companies like Apple, Google and Facebook—as well as numerous mobile application developers—have been targeted by both the government [...]
On behalf of the entire team at IceHook, I want to send a personal thanks to all of our customers as Slinger™ recently surpassed 20 billion records under management. Looking back, it took nearly four months to compile the first billion records, while the last billion took less than a week. Furthermore, Slinger™ supports more [...]