That’s not a bad idea. Thanks.
Turnkey Internet has swapped out IP’s that were hopeless for me a few times in the past (at no charge). I probably should just just ask them to check the IP’s before they assign them. I’ve asked them to do weirder things than that over the years.
The back story behind my fondness for Turnkey Internet began a few years ago on Christmas Eve, when the company I was with at the time majorly botched a migration after being bought by a private equity firm.
It wasn’t my first rodeo, and I had good backups in multiple places; so I decided I needed a new provider. I called Turnkey Internet, late in the evening on Christmas Eve, and an honest-to-goodness human in Latham, New York answered the phone.
I explained my situation; and to make a long story short, the usual new-customer rituals were waived in favor of scans of my driver’s license, my DBA from the county, and a company credit card. A new VPS was provisioned to my specifications within minutes, and rDNS set up even though there were no sites hosted on it yet (which was another policy waiver).
On Christmas Eve.
Basically, Turnkey Internet vets new customers to try to weed out the scammers and spammers. Because the rep knew what was going on with the other company, all of that was waived save for my providing documents to prove I was an established, legit business. I moved all the sites over before most of the clients even knew anything was going on.
That was on December 24 of 2017. I’ve been with Turnkey Internet ever since. The reliability of service and the quality of support are the best I’ve ever experienced in this business. If there has been any unplanned downtime, it was so short that none of my monitors picked up on it; and any question or request I ever made was responded to in minutes.
In summary, I’m still banging ideas around in my head about exactly how to do the upgrade / migration. But I know what hosting company I’ll be using.
And no, Adam didn’t pay me to post this.