The benefits of centralized storage for servers

April 14, 2015 by Sam Turner in: Hosting Essentials

Many organizations know the benefits of centralized file storage on shared drives, and more latterly the convenience of cloud storage like Dropbox and Google Drive. But did you know that the benefits of consolidating and managing information centrally also extend to servers? And to the websites and applications they serve? They do. And they are critical in virtualized environments where computing and storage are separated.

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World Backup Day: Website Owners, Listen Up!

March 25, 2015 by Sam Turner in: Hosting Essentials

World Backup Day is not as peculiar as it may sound. According to PriceWaterhouseCoopers, 94% of companies that suffer a catastrophic data loss without backup will go out of business within 2 years. That’s a lot of livelihoods that could have been saved through a little awareness and simple precautions. Whether your website is a business or a blog, take note. And come with us on a tour of backup – the day, the risks, the options, and tips to help you secure the future of your own website.

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Guide to high-performance hosting

February 18, 2015 by Sam Turner in: Hosting Essentials

What is high performance in hosting, and which hosting model offers the ‘best’ performance? It’s all a question of priorities. Find out how focusing on the right features can mean choosing the most cost-effective, high-performance hosting solution for your own particular needs.

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6 predictions for the future of cloud infrastructure

February 3, 2015 by Satish Hemachandran in: Cloud Computing Articles

The future of cloud is bright, but in the coming year, cloud performance will become a critical factor. Organizations will be challenged to build a best-fit cloud environment that meets workload requirements and provides optimal performance.

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Below are six predictions about the future of cloud infrastructure for 2015.

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How to compare server processors (CPU)

January 9, 2015 by Sam Turner in: Hosting Essentials

Unlike shared hosting and virtual servers, hosted dedicated servers give you control over your choice of processor (CPU). Here’s some information to help you compare processors when buying dedicated servers.

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