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What do we get wrong about content marketing?

Editorial Team November 29, 2013 by under PCI Hosting 0 Comments

Content marketing is a simple concept: put stuff on your site, and put stuff on your social media brand pages. Of course, that seems too simplistic. In fact, it is too simplistic. According to the Content Marketing Institute, content marketing is a form of marketing that involves “creating and distributing relevant and valuable content to… engage… [your] target audience.”

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How Much is 1TB Bandwidth in the Real World?

Kent Roberts November 22, 2013 by under HIPAA Compliant Hosting 0 Comments

It’s not easy to shop for hosting because the quality is not always evident upfront. It’s not as obvious as the below scenario.

Beyond quality, it’s also unclear how much power and scope a site will require in memory, storage capacity, CPU, and bandwidth. Of course, it’s possible – and particularly speedy in scalability-friendly VPS hosting situations – to change parameters after the fact. Still, it’s easier to set up your infrastructure with enough room to serve visitors sufficiently and grow.

When looking at bandwidth specifically, web hosts sometimes have packages that offer a terabyte of bandwidth. A terabyte sure sounds like a lot, but calculating how closely a terabyte comes to meeting your needs will give you a sense of whether to select that option initially.

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What is Operating Systems Management?

Sam Guiliano November 20, 2013 by under VPS Hosting 0 Comments

As we all know, information technology is a vast field with many different facets. Staying abreast of all pertinent information and prioritizing all aspects appropriately is a tall order. Often, enterprises and SMBs find that certain tasks are better handled by an outside entity specializing in specific aspects of tech and have the tools available to quickly and accurately diagnose and solve problems.

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What to look for in a Cloud Hosting Provider

Kent Roberts November 18, 2013 by under VPS Hosting 0 Comments

Cloud server hosting is a topic that is not easy to evaluate as a consumer. When you attempt to look into how to compare one cloud server hosting provider to another, it’s challenging to determine what parameters you should be reviewing.

All in all, finding the right cloud server hosting provider is about knowing the right questions to ask. A solid hosting company that specializes in the cloud will not hesitate to provide you with the answers. The cloud, like any vague business concept, can be a dangerous terrain to explore without a reasonable amount of knowledge. With a firm understanding of how the cloud operates, though, you can find the correct solution for your company.

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How to manage the Black Friday Holiday Web Traffic

Sam Guiliano November 8, 2013 by under VPS Hosting 0 Comments

If you’re in business online, one of your primary considerations should be – and probably is – making sure that your website will be prepared for peak load. Exactly what peak load means, in terms of real numbers, will always be a matter for debate; but you know that you do not want your site to go down at times when your business is achieving its highest levels of success.

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HIPAA Overview and Four Questions for Web Hosts About Compliance

For those in healthcare IT, HIPAA has been a major concern since it was passed in 1996. The Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act has two main sections – Title I and Title II. Title I is about portability. In a nutshell, it deals with individual rights related to health insurance, especially group health insurance, when a person is laid off or switching employers.

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How Many GB (Gigabytes) are in a TB (Terabyte)?

Kent Roberts November 5, 2013 by under VPS Hosting 0 Comments
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How many GB in a TB, and what can you do with it?

One of the key factors to determine when reviewing cloud hosting options is the amount of monthly allowable data transfer. A host will charge a certain amount per megabyte (MB) of additional transfer. Typically you won’t just be “cut off” at that amount. However, the amount that comes standard with the package will give you a sense of what you’re paying for each month, assuming no overages.

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