R1Soft backup: how to exclude files efficiently

November 12, 2014 by Eric Laflamme in: Web Hosting Articles

Excluding files from regular R1Soft backups can save bandwidth and storage space. But it also costs time. In fact, excluding very large numbers of files can add days to the time it takes to back up your server – unless you follow this guide to excluding files efficiently in R1Soft.

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Windows Server 2003 Migration: How to Choose Hosting

November 7, 2014 by Sam Turner in: Web Hosting Articles

Migrating from Windows Server 2003 to 2008/2012 requires a hardware upgrade, but it’s also a chance to find better hosting and consider virtualization. Turn the hassle of Windows Server 2003 End-of-Life into an opportunity to build a more scalable, more secure hosting solution by considering these factors when targeting a new destination for your applications.

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How to buy cloud hosting

October 27, 2014 by Sam Turner in: Hosting Essentials

As our lives become increasingly intertwined with the internet and mobile technology, cloud services are becoming an important component of more and more commercial ventures. For business leaders, there is more of a need than ever before to understand and evaluate the suitability of the different cloud hosting options for a given project, service or application.

This article draws on new standardized definitions for cloud terminology published by the International Standards Organization (ISO). With the help of these definitions, and the business benefits explained in this article, you’ll be able to approach the decision of selecting a cloud hosting model with confidence.

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Managed hosting costs less than you think

October 17, 2014 by iWeb Technologies in: iWeb Articles

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Azure Private Cloud: Ship it

October 1, 2014 by Sam Turner in: Web Hosting Articles

Imagine the interface, features and benefits of Microsoft Azure, hosted on private servers, within a firewall, in the jurisdiction of your choice, available to your applications, employees or hosting customers, according to your own pricing and access decisions. Now stop imagining and ship it, by following these three steps.

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