Data centers are the lifeline of organizations and companies. This is because
most backend operations like web hosting, data back up, data storage, email
hosting and e-commerce activities are all carried out at the data centres.
These data centers are also pivotal in ensuring websites are up and running
continuously, and that people can conduct online purchases and transactions,
make updates on social sites, read news updates as well as a host of other
activities that people carry out regularly on the internet. All these just
outline the indispensable roles that data centre hosting companies play in
the day to day running and management of companies’ operations.
For most companies and organizations, small or large, outsourcing of data
services is usually the best approach as it saves a lot on the recurrent
expenditure of monthly running costs and also of hiring and ... (more)
Cloud hosting has been creating quite a buzz lately as being the latest, and
some claim also the best type of web hosting around. It is quite different to
your usually hosting server and certainly requires a lot of skill to use.
Most of the time it cannot be run by a single person, but rather by a team of
people who can get the job done at a quicker pace. One of the most popular
websites in the world that uses cloud hosting is Google. Ever seen Google’s
website down? No. So there really must be some excellent points to cloud
hosting that we will now look at.
The single most impor... (more)
We have discussed this before and I'm sure we will talk about it again -
government cutbacks and consolidation of cloud hosting. New York has opened
an enormous new data center in Brooklyn where the city will centralize all
its infrastructure for its agencies of the decade.
It has invested $11 million in equipment for the massive facility and will
pay about $3 million yearly to lease the space but in theory it stands to
recoup more than $100 million over five years. This of course is where we are
currently, the credit crunch is still with us along with the recession and up
Have you experienced a sudden traffic burst in your website today? If this is
becoming a common trend already, you should seriously consider replacing your
shared hosting plan with either a VPS or a dedicated server. Although the
common shared hosting service is a good plan on itself, your website would
surely garner more visitors in the coming days. Relying on your current
service might force you to find more disk space or bandwidth in the most
inconvenient time. If you know for sure that your website is already gaining
popularity, it would be wise to get the best server solutio... (more)
Managed server hosting refers to a hosting company managing servers for its
clients and providing them with the tools and resources necessary to run
their businesses. Hosting companies employ full-time administrators that
maintain the servers – something that users would have found themselves or
people they had hired doing in their stead.
While this is something that may sometimes scare people, deciding to go with
managed server hosting may in fact prove to be the most sensible decision for
some people - especially beginners that do not have a big budget to run their
server and t... (more)