4Square Media has today implemented a major server upgrade for both ChannelNews and SmartHouse because of increased traffic and the introduction of new a video service, that will shortly be rolled out.
You should by now notice that sites like SmartHouse, ChannelNews and SmartOffice are loading considerably faster than before.
Since January 2009, consumer electronics trade site, ChannelNews has witnessed traffic growth of over 125% while SmartHouse has achieved growth of 29% with over 3.4 million unique visitors accessing the site since January.
During the next few days you may witness some images not loading properly due to the fact that over 50GB of images are being transferred and re-populated with the appropriate story or review.
The new quad core servers are double the capacity previously used. We have also upgraded our memory and storage capacity as well as installed new SQL enterprise databases which will deliver content faster.
In 2010, 4square Media will launch new two new web sites that will deliver extensive automotive and appliance information.
These are two markets where we see technology playing a leading role in the roll out of new devices that are energy efficient and driven by new technology.