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Mobile Apps are Shifting to Cloud Servers

Kent Roberts October 28, 2013 by under VPS Hosting 0 Comments

The parameters of cloud server hosting, like any form of cloud computing, can be foggy and unsure. The below comic expresses the dangers that can be found in a cloud’s gray areas.

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Regardless of misunderstandings and a range of quality provided by various cloud service providers (CSPs), there is a legitimate reason why so many enterprises are shifting their attention and resources to the cloud. Beyond its general positive aspects (and we will discuss the little-mentioned ones below), cloud technology has different implications for different businesses. Industries such as investing, marketing (both covered previously in this blog), and mobile applications can benefit in different ways.

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Cloud Hosting vs. VPS Hosting: Whats the Difference?

Kent Roberts October 23, 2013 by under VPS Hosting 0 Comments

Cloud server hosting and virtual private server (VPS) hosting are increasingly popular ways to deliver a website. These two options appear similar at first glance because they both represent a complete physical dedicated server while being something different. Cloud server hosting is woven into a network, a structure that divides work between servers. A VPS is much closer to being that physical piece of equipment, but it’s actually a piece of one.

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How BYOD is Changing Technology in the Workplace

Editorial Team October 17, 2013 by under VPS Hosting 0 Comments

Without a doubt, you probably own a smartphone, tablet, or laptop. You may also own two or all three of these devices. With the introduction of smarter mobile technology comes smarter ways of conducting business, and companies are beginning to see the correlation and implementing its benefits like never before.

How has the concept of bringing your own device (BYOD) impacted the corporate world? What benefits can employers reap from the BYOD policy? How does BYOD merge with cloud computing technologies?

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Migrate to a New WordPress Host in 5 Steps With No Downtime

Kent Roberts October 15, 2013 by under VPS Hosting 0 Comments

Some of us are experts at moving sites from one web host or server to another. For those of us who are not in that category, it’s often a task that makes us procrastinate.

For a good reason, too. Once everything gets set up and is functioning correctly on our site, it’s natural to be concerned that switching over to a different hosting service could cause downtime, glitches, and other headaches. The advice on WordPress itself, furthermore, is comprehensive but complicated.

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What is a WAF (Web Application Firewall)? Types of WAFs

Kent Roberts October 11, 2013 by under VPS Hosting 0 Comments

Firewalls come in essentially three varieties: hardware firewalls, software firewalls, and web application firewalls (WAFs).   Typically a cloud hosting company or data center infrastructure will take advantage of both of the first two types of firewalls for general use. The third type – the focus of this article – started gaining prominence about a half-decade ago (though there is an overlap of these categories, as discussed below).

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Improving Collaboration with the Cloud

Editorial Team September 30, 2013 by under VPS Hosting 0 Comments

Years ago, managing projects consisted of executives overseeing a group of teammates working together to achieve a common goal—a new innovation or improved process. Not anymore!

Now, project management is very much a social system. According to Mattias Hallstrom, author at The Guardian, the social approach to running companies, process and projects are here to stay. And just what is powering these social applications of management? You won’t have to look much farther than the highly popular cloud hosting.

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Why the Cloud is Raising Climate Questions

Editorial Team September 26, 2013 by under HIPAA Data Centers 0 Comments

As we all are very well aware by now, the architecture behind the cloud consists of extremely complex and technically evolved data centers that serve to store, process, and deliver information instantaneously over the Internet.

The cloud also allows users to access information that would have previously been stored locally; instead of being forced to access a critical file from a work computer, employees have access to all of the information they need from their favorite library or coffee show.

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