Hosting Essentials

The benefits of centralized storage for servers

Published on April 14, 2015 at 5:00 pm by iWeb Technologies 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!

Published on March 25, 2015 at 9:00 am by iWeb Technologies 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

Published on February 18, 2015 at 11:16 am by iWeb Technologies 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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How to compare server processors (CPU)

Published on January 9, 2015 at 12:22 pm by iWeb Technologies 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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How to buy cloud hosting

Published on October 27, 2014 at 1:45 pm by iWeb Technologies 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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