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How Much is 1TB Bandwidth in the Real World?

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 cloud server hosting situations – to change parameters after the fact, but 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 whether to initially select that option.

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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 that specializes in specific aspects of tech and has 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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Add 2-Factor Authentication to Your Website

A great way to increase the security of your site is to deploy  two-factor authentication. Of course, you want to have complex passwords because it makes it difficult for someone to guess the correct login credentials. However, today, hackers have a number of different ways in which to locate the passwords, including the following:

  1. on a PC that has been stolen or discarded
  2. on other sites, if an identical password is used there
  3. via key-logging malware installed on the PC.

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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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The Rise of the Chief Marketing Technologist

Editorial Team November 7, 2013 by under PCI Hosting 0 Comments

Marketing is all about perspective. You have to be able to see the world through your customer’s eyes, but you also have to be able to get your message in front of their eyes. Both of these tasks – seeing as they see and allowing them to see what you have to say – require increasing technological sophistication every year.

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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)?

How many GB in a TB and what can you do with it?

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. Typically you won’t just be “cut off” at that amount. A host will charge a certain amount per megabyte (MB) of additional transfer. 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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