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The Great Firewall of China - Piercing the Golden Shield

Posted on May 31st, 2012 by Victoria Pal in Tech

Great Wall of ChinaSince we have already discussed the history of the Golden Shield project and how the Great Firewall of China works, it is time to see how the Chinese netizens can get around it. There are a number of ways to get through. Even those without skills can seek help from tech-savvy individuals and still get around the Great Firewall.

The different methods to bypass the Great Wall require different levels of dedication and resources. The Chinese government is always trying new techniques to prevent users from circumventing the shield. Controversially, internet censorship is helping smaller industries to develop. Let’s have a look at what’s currently available at hand.

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Getting Affiliated With WebSitePulse - One More Way To Benefit From Remote Monitoring

Posted on May 28th, 2012 by Lily Grozeva in WebSitePulse News

Make money with WebSitePulseLet’s start off this week with something different! Today, we are glad to present to you WebSitePulse affiliate program. Like most good services on the internet, we would like to give our trusted followers a way to further benefit from our services. Now you can earn a pretty penny on a monthly basis.

If you are already familiar with our flagship products this would be a walk in the park for you to implement. To get things rolling you simply need to fill our online form. Once you submit it, you will hear back from us within 48 hours.

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Mother's Day 2012 - Online Retailers Performance Monitoring

Posted on May 16th, 2012 by Lily Grozeva in Tech

Wee have been tracking the performance of online retailers around Mother’s day for the past 5 years. Being a day to celebrate mothers and motherhood, it is also a week of trials and perils for online retailers. High demand for flowers and gifts is exceedingly high one week prior to Mother’s Day and can cause many website to function outside of their parameters. Each year, our goal is to measure the performance and availability of selected retailers by executing full online shopping customer transactions, thus simulating the user experience.

This year was particularly interesting because of the significantly higher online demand for service and products. Notice the spike in 2012. Search for mother’s day gifts are through the roof. We bring you attention to this fact so that you could take into account the higher overall demand, when looking at the results.

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Alternatives for Free Cloud Storage in China

Posted on May 14th, 2012 by Lily Grozeva in Tech

China has a long-running practice of censoring and restricting access to foreign services, and cloud storage is no exception. Google Drive is the last service to hit the Golden Shield. It is hard to believe that Google will find solace in the fact that most of the popular cloud storage services are also restricted in China. 500 million active internet users are off limits while cloud storage is on the rise. There are already quite a lot of great service providers out there. The number of services suggests that there is a rising demand. Cloud storage for the masses is still a new and exciting thing.

Global could storage in China interest

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Monitoring Video Tips: Free Hostname to IP Test

Posted on April 6th, 2012 by Victoria Pal in Tools

What is the main purpose of a name server? It stores the DNS records for a given domain name and translates (resolves) domain names and hostnames into their corresponding IP addresses.

But what if you want to make sure that the domain name you have chosen for your website points to the correct IP? It is all very simple, run a simple and free hostname test. Within just three clicks you can check whether any given domain name is directed to its appropriate IP. If you want to see this test in action, check out the video below or try it out for yourself in our test tools section.

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