Archive for December, 2012

Choosing a hosting location – where to host a server?

Published on December 13, 2012 at 5:20 pm by iWeb Technologies in: Hosting Essentials

When considering where to locate your server, the best location will depend on the quality of the hosting providers available, their connection to the global communications network and the proximity to your target markets. You should also briefly consider the legal, political, environmental and exchange risks.

Here’s a comprehensive overview of server location factors, and some information to help you make the important decision about where to host your website.
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Entrepreneurial anemia in Québec

Published on December 4, 2012 at 11:25 am by iWeb-IT in: iWeb Articles

This article originally appeared on iWeb Chief Executive Officer Eric Chouinard’s blog on business news website

In the early 20th century, economists confirmed a link between entrepreneurship and economic growth. It’s a self-fulfilling cycle; more entrepreneurs ensure the growth of the economy, and a growing economy fosters entrepreneurs! In tangible terms, this translates to increased individual and collective wealth.

That being said, Québec’s entrepreneurial index, as measured by the rate of business start-ups and intent to start a business, puts us at the bottom of the scale. Research done by the Fondation de l’entrepreneurship (FDE) suggests that there are 40% fewer entrepreneurs in Quebec than in the rest of Canada. That’s right, 40%! (more…)