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A Broad View of Redundancy

Eddie July 26, 2013 by under Disaster Recovery 0 Comments

 

No one wants to be redundant in conversation, but everyone wants a redundant network. Redundancy allows your system to keep operating smoothly even if something goes wrong. By creating additional instances – through active-active or active-passive networking mechanisms – you can make your network more solid and less prone to being knocked offline due to failure. Redundancy of HLR, case: two HLRs, both are active, every HLR uses half capacity for own data and a half for backup of data of second HLR.

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Are You Guilty of Shadow IT Practices?

 It’s a new term, but an old concept: the phrase “shadow IT” refers to employees using computing methods not previously approved by the company in order to work more efficiently. Sometimes used interchangeably with the term “stealth IT,” IT departments are often kept in the dark about these methods, only finding out once it’s too late. But if employees are getting their work done, what can be so bad about it?

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Ecommerce Web Design

Editorial Team July 15, 2013 by under PCI Hosting 0 Comments

Placing promotions in the sweet spot is different for every web page but, on the home page, then it’s usually the corner that all of the eyes will be moving towards. Normally, and this is the case for western culture, Americans are used to going to start in the top left corner when they start reading something.   Atlantic.Net shares top advice business advice to our Community as well as offering award-winning Cloud hosting solutions.

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10 eCommerce Security Best Practices & Adding Ease-of-Use

Joel July 15, 2013 by under PCI Hosting 0 Comments

As we all know, making it in this day and age with a cash-only and/or bartering website is difficult. That’s why many online businesses are starting to accept credit cards (these hard plastic things with a bunch of numbers on them). Credit card payments, though, involve security concerns. This piece will explore some of the best practices to ensure your site keeps online payments secure for every possible transaction (including IOUs).

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10 Things Your Hosting Company May Not Tell You

Editorial Team July 15, 2013 by under VPS Hosting 0 Comments

When you’re searching the market for a cloud solution, make sure you ask vendors for the whole story. As we all probably already know, not all cloud servers are created equal. It is highly recommended that you look beyond marketing claims and search the fine print and ask the right questions. Here are ten critical points you should bring up when talking to potential providers, especially because they probably won’t bring it up first.

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Customer Surveys in the Cloud

Editorial Team June 26, 2013 by under PCI Hosting 0 Comments

Once you’ve got your website up and running, don’t neglect the user perspective of what they really think of your website. If you are barely comfortable with your own website development and the idea of creating forms, branched surveys, and check box fields are daunting for you, then I’ve found a few solutions here that may ease your pain.

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How Can Cloud Hosting Help SEO?

If you are at all familiar with the foundations of search engine optimization (SEO), you may be aware that hosting a website in the cloud provides benefits in the form of search engine rankings and online reputation. However, it is also important to understand exactly why this occurs and what other benefits hosting your website on a reliable and affordable cloud server provides for you and your business.

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How the Cloud Makes Analyzing Big Data More Efficient

Joel June 21, 2013 by under VPS Hosting 0 Comments

Have you ever waited until the last minute to complete a critical project, only to find out that you have to process significantly more information than you can actually handle? You watch the clock count the hours and then minutes down to your deadline, but there is still so much material in front of you that you still have left to analyze that you want to just pull out your hair. If you answered yes, you have experienced the concept of big data first hand.

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1TB Transfer Speed – How Much Is 1TB of Bandwidth?

Joel June 17, 2013 by under VPS Hosting 0 Comments

Early last month, Atlantic.Net officially announced that all virtual private servers received an upgrade that provides an increased outbound data transfer capacity of 1 terabyte (TB), absolutely free. This gives our customers the ability to send 1,000 times more outbound data from their  cloud servers than previously available. This essentially eliminates bandwidth costs, ultimately saving you more money. But, what does the phrase “1TB of outbound data transfer” actually mean?

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