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cPanel Cloud Hosting – Why cPanel Is the Ideal Control Panel for the Cloud

Why cPanel is the ideal CP for cloud hosting. WordPress humor.

Per WebHosting.info, almost 2/3 of the world’s most prominent web hosting services used cPanel or WHM (with the latter, aka Web Host Manager, an integrated part of the same system) in 2011. http://cpanel.net/hosting-providers/ It’s a particularly common administrative panel for Linux servers, an open-source alternative to Windows and the most common UNIX server OS (operating system).

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Cloud Hosting offers unique options for real time applications

The speed and agility of cloud-based web hosting has changed the playing field in many industries, expanding the possibilities of technological application. One obvious example is medical research. Phys.org reports that the growing cloud server hosting option is being used in genetic profiling research to allow for a much faster and less costly analysis of DNA sequences. Wu Feng, a computer scientist at Virginia Tech, notes that data analysis generally has become more sophisticated because of the speed and scope of the cloud.

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VPS Hosting Providers: Comparison Chart

Kent Roberts January 7, 2014 by under VPS Hosting 0 Comments

web hosting surprise billing humor

Many companies are transitioning from dedicated servers to virtual private servers (VPSs) to take advantage of advances in virtualization technology. VPS software allows servers to be created and configured out of a single or multiple machine(s). In other words, you can either divide one server up into a number of different virtual servers (standard VPS), or you can combine parts of numerous servers to create the virtual machine (cloud hosting VPS).

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Cloud Hosting Providers: A Comparison Chart

One of the most difficult things for companies is trying to figure out which hosting provider to choose because there are so many different factors to consider. They may know they want cloud server hosting, but exploring different services can sometimes get complicated and confusing. Comparison charts allow a simple, side-by-side view of various parameters offered by a number of different companies so that you can easily determine what you are getting for the price.

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Great Customer service to write home about

Editorial Team December 16, 2013 by under VPS Hosting 0 Comments
Comic about good customer service as found at Atlantic.Net

Getting ahead. (This comic, an original by Atlantic.Net, initially appeared on the Olark Facebook page – https://t.co/NOHMp4Hpk4 – linked at bottom of piece.)

Frequently tales are told of stellar customer service, but often times those stories involve one individual and one incident. It’s rare that a company can develop methods that make incredible customer service the norm.

Let’s look at a number of elements of great customer service like the kind provided at Atlantic.Net that can make the experience so memorable, your customers will want to tell their friends or “write home” about it.

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Healthcare IT – Cloud Computing & Managed Server Hosting

This document explains the difference between dedicated, virtual, public cloud, and private HIPAA Cloud Hosting environments; along with essential information that healthcare professionals may require.

We introduce the concept of virtualization, its many benefits, and the reasons why it effectively contends with dedicated hosting services. Virtualization has created new possibilities and opportunities for the healthcare segment of technology. Healthcare IT professionals specializing in virtualization technologies have recently found more attractive and lucrative opportunities, especially with the new Healthcare Reform and healthcare IT initiatives introduced during the Obama administration.

Virtualization is the technology behind cloud computing, and it makes a vast pool of network resources a genuine possibility.

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Next Generation Datacenters Solving Healthcare Compliance Issues

Editorial Team December 4, 2013 by under HIPAA Data Centers 0 Comments

HIPAA stands for Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act, and HITECH stands for Health Information Technology for Economic and Clinical Health Act. Both acts have to do with how health records and data are handled. SSAE 18 is similar. It’s an accounting standard created by the Auditing Standards Board (ASB) of the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants (AICPA). The parameters of all three have enormous implications both for healthcare and for web hosting. Dedicated server and managed hosting services that use next generation datacenters must ensure that they can meet the requirements as outlined in the compliance requirements of each one of them.

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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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