SERVICE UPDATE – Transition of Roaring Penguin Services

Today's announcement pertains to as small number of clients using our commercial email service only.  It may be disregarded by anyone not using Roaring Penguin mail filtering.  Self-hosted email and users of SpamExperts filtering are not affected.   In our effort to move to a more robust, secure and feature-rich spam filtering system, some ... Read More »

8th May 2019
Important Notice regarding Google Chrome browser

As part of our continuing efforts to provide the best possible service, we would like to inform you that Google has sent out a notification that their Chrome broswer will soon begin showing security warnings for websites that are not utilizing HTTPS.Google has stated that Chrome (version 68) will begin displaying a warning that websites accessed ... Read More »

25th Jun 2018
AutoSSL Update/Installation Errors Resolved by Vendor

Engintron has finally issued the long awaited patch for AutoSSL certificate updates and installations that was causing errors that necessitated manual intervention to fix!  The patch is being installed today and any AutoSSL certificates need updating will be done after that.  This should eliminate unnecessary future emails warnings about failed ... Read More »

7th May 2018
Horde Webmail Send Problems Today

Webmail users are reporting they are unable to to send emails today from Horde.  We are currently working on the problem.  You can still use our SquirrelMail and RoundCube webmail clients to send email until Horde is fixed.

16th Mar 2017
[CLIENT NOTICE] Hosting Servers Upgrade Scheduled - March 3rd - 5th, 2017

Bigger and better things are coming your way! Due to the enormous growth we've experienced, we are performing significant upgrades to our website, email and database hosting servers' hardware and software. This is a major system upgrade and improvement for, ESmart Stores and Alpha Web Hosting clients. What this means is ... Read More »

2nd Mar 2017
Changes to email connection configuration

Due to an overnight email server security upgrade, some email accounts using older configuration settings will need to be modified before they can send emails.  If you can no longer send email, please follow instructions on this page to fix the issue.

1st Feb 2017
Hosting Packages Upgraded

To to serve you better, we have retired all old SearcherMagnet/ hosting packages and, all newly migrated hosting clients' hosting packages have been upgraded to our current, superior hosting packages and, more importantly to reduce and/or prevent "Out Of Disk Space" and "Out Of Bandwidth" errors that some were experiencing as ... Read More »

5th Feb 2016 Aquires SearcherMagnet's

**Press Release** Alpha Web Hosting aquired by For Immediate Release Alpha Web Hosting, a web hosting and domain registrar, formerly a subsidiary of SearcherMagnet, has been aquired by SearcherMagnet’s expertise and core competency is internet marketing and advertising, and has formed a ... Read More »

8th Oct 2015
Server/Hosting Migration & Upgrades Completed

All former SearcherMagnet webhosting services on their former platform have now been transferred to by  All infected websites have been restored to a clean state and outdated CMS (Content Management System) sites and their associated add-on plugins have been upgraded to ... Read More »

8th Oct 2015
Server Migrations in Progress

We have finalized negotiations to purchase SearcherMagnet's hosting services on Sep. 20th, 2015 and began test migrations at that time.  Although it was necessary to cleanup a several infected websites that the previous hosting servers were unable to prevent (or even find), only a few websites required rebuilds.  Final migrations are now taking ... Read More »

1st Oct 2015