Webinar: Demo & Discussion of New GoGrid Features in the February 2010 Release

February 11th, 2010 by - 8,088 views

As mentioned within the GoGrid Customer Update Video for February 2010, we have put together a webinar where we will cover a variety of subjects related to the new features and functionality found in this new GoGrid Release. If you are new to GoGrid or simply would like to hear about the new features that were included in the February 2010 Release, we encourage you to register now. The event details are as follows:

  • DATE: Wednesday, February 24, 2010
  • TIME: 1:00 PM – 2:00 PM PST
  • REGISTRATION: Please visit –
  • HOSTS: Rob Larson (Product Marketing Manager – GoGrid) & Michael Sheehan (Technology Evangelist – GoGrid)

Be sure to bring any and all questions you may have to this webinar and we will do our best to answer them. If you have questions ahead of time, feel free to leave a comment on this article.


The topics to be covered are:


  • Updated login screen on
  • New GoGrid Customer Portal Links
  • Login page (links to getting started guide, wiki and forums)
  • Support > Cases (links to wiki and forums)
  • Support > Add a case (links to FAQ, wiki and forums)
  • Network Widget
  • Unblock email (SMTP)
  • GoGrid CDN (link to CDN Portal)
  • New List View Tab (allows copy and pasting of IPs)
  • GoGrid Dedicated Servers
  • Edit Load Balancer  (Explanation of benefits)
  • End of Life of Linux Images
    • 64-bit RedHat 5.1 w/Apache 2.2
    • 64-bit CentOS 5.1 w/Apache 2.2


  • “GoGrid Dedicated Servers” – Refers to the three server options available in the GoGrid Portal.
  • “CloudConnect” – Refers only to ServePath Servers that are cross-connected to a GoGrid VLAN.  GoGrid Dedicated Servers do not use CloudConnect.
  • “Hybrid Infrastructure” – Refers to the ability to use a combination of physical and virtual servers to create a hosted server network

GoGrid Dedicated Servers

  • Manage GoGrid Dedicated Servers through GG Customer Portal (Available in the new “List” view)
  • Order & Cancel
  • Power Cycling
  • View Invoices
  • Manage Support Cases
  • Password Management
  • 3 Options:


  • Benefits:
    • Access to on-demand Cloud Servers
    • Hardware F5 load balancing included
    • Access to elastic Cloud Storage
    • Free inbound data transfer
    • Unlimited data transfer on your Private VLAN
    • No long-term commitments
      • Prepaid Monthly (1-month minimum)
      • Prepaid Annual  (2months free)
      • Same terms apply to Operating Systems
    • No setup fees
    • Deployment time  -  2 business days
  • FYI
    • API Support for GoGrid Dedicated Servers will be coming at a later date
    • Currently you cannot install a MyGSI onto a GoGrid Dedicated Server
    • GoGrid Dedicated Servers do have many other Base Operating System Images including: Debian, Ubuntu and Fedora as well as Windows, RHEL and CentOS

Please be sure to register early for this informative webinar on GoGrid’s exciting new features! We hope to see you there.

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Michael Sheehan

Michael Sheehan, formerly the Technology Evangelist for GoGrid, is a recognized technology, social media, and cloud computing pundit and blogger who writes regularly about technology news and trends.

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