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Optimizing Magento on VMware vSphere

Magento is a high performance, scalable eCommerce solution used by more than 240,000 merchants worldwide. Website speed and performance is critical with all eCommerce websites, however Magento’s flexibility can sometimes yield slow page speeds when not optimized. This technical blog contains several suggestions for optimizing Magento’s performance when running on Linux with VMware vSphere ESXi […]

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Pantek Launches Toolkit Server Program

As part of our continuing mission to provide the best Linux and Open Source Software support in the industry, Pantek is pleased to formally announce the launch of the Pantek Toolkit Server Program. The Pantek Toolkit Server is an innovative approach to enhancing the professional IT support process. It is a fully functional Cloud Dedicated […]


Pantek Hosting is optimized for Magento

While Pantek has been hosting and supporting Magento based eCommerce sites for many years, we are pleased to announce that all our Hosting plans are now optimized for Magento by default. Magento is a high performance, scalable eCommerce solution used by more than 240,000 merchants worldwide. Similar in many ways to Miva Merchant, it empowers […]

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Optimizing a Dell EqualLogic SAN for ESXi

Dell EqualLogic SAN’s provide a robust storage platform for small businesses, and are especially ideal for use with VMware vSphere. This blog contains several suggestions for optimizing the PS Series SAN Environment for use with vSphere. This is not intended to be comprehensive, and assumes both ESXi and the SAN are already implemented. Platforms Used […]

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Critical Linux Vulnerability Alert: BIND9

A critical security vulnerability has been announced in the BIND9 DNS server. This vulnerability affects all implementations of the Domain Name System (DNS) server Bind. It potentially allows any remote attacker to disable your Bind DNS server which could cause an interruption in your Web, Email, and other services. Fixing this vulnerability requires updating “bind” […]

Pantek Owners

An Important Message from Barry Zack

Dear All, Recently, my wife – Linda – and I decided to consider my retirement options. I have had an amazing career including stops at Computer Sciences Corporation and Progressive Insurance. Being a consultant allowed me to travel the world and to solve the most complex IT issues of the day. However, in the back […]


Miva ReadyThemes Support

Miva recently released exciting, new ReadyThemes for Miva Merchant 9.0003! ReadyThemes are designed to enhance your online store, with countless built-in capabilities and tools for you to create a modern website with seamless functionality. The feature we like the most:  ReadyThemes are 100% responsive right out of the box — they work seamlessly on all […]

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Critical Linux Vulnerability Alert: Ghost

A major security exploit has recently been identified and announced by security experts, nicknamed the “Ghost”. It is especially severe because it potentially allows remote users to gain complete root control over Linux servers. “Ghost” affects most Linux distributions. Resolving the vulnerability requires updating the glibc package AND rebooting your server. All Pantek consultants have […]

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Happy Holidays from Pantek/CybrHost!

Pantek is now offering two new services free! In celebration of the Holidays and our recent name change from CybrHost to Pantek, we are very pleased to present two new FREE services offerings: Modern Webmail skin for customers using CommuniGate Pro Email Direct Access to our Site and Server Network Monitoring Systems Modern Webmail skin […]


CybrHost is changing our name to Pantek!

We’re changing our name! As you may know, back in 2006 CybrHost was acquired by Pantek, Inc. and moved from California to Cleveland, Ohio. We merged our staff, management, and infrastructure, but kept our administration, marketing, helpdesks, websites, etc., separate. The time has now come to fully merge the two companies. CybrHost will now be […]