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The speed and agility of cloud-based web hosting has change the playing field in many industries, expanding the possibilities of technological application. One obvious example is medical research. reports that the cloud 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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How Cloud Servers Make Telecommuting Easier

In this day and age, workers are telecommuting more than ever. Telecommuting allows employees to work from home, but nothing quite matches the ability of being able to look your co-workers in the eye as you brainstorm on the latest project. Cloud servers, as well as other cloud technologies, are helping to eliminate the line between the office and home to make telecommuting as seamless as ever.

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Is Vulnerability in the Cloud Still an Issue?

If you watch the news at all, it really does seem like the world is full of hackers who are prowling throughout the Internet, looking for your passwords and other sensitive information in order to disrupt your everyday life for their personal gain. Especially since technologies such as the cloud are on the rise, can anything—or anyone—be considered safe on the Internet?

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From Storage Closet to Data Center: Transitioning to the Cloud (A True Story)

It really is true – the most successful businesses often have surprisingly humble beginnings. Take, for instance, the Buckley Jolley Real Estate Team based in Livingston County, Michigan. The 10-employee business relied on Chris Jolley, the tech-savvy son of co-owner Karen Jolley, to maintain the company server and perform nightly backups of the data. When Chris Jolley decided to leave the company, his final task was to find his replacement.

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Spotlight on cPanel

cPanel is a Unix-based web hosting control panel that provides a graphical user interface (GUI) and automation tools to simplify the website hosting process. cPanel provides various mechanisms that allow administrators, resellers and website owners to control various back-end aspects of website and server administration through a standard web browser such as Chrome, Firefox, and Internet Explorer.

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Advantages of Managed Cloud Server Hosting for Small Businesses

If you own and/or operate a small business, you know that having a web presence is essential, but maintaining it can put a lot on your plate.  Sometimes it is simply better to outsource a task like server management to a cloud server hosting provider and let the experts do their job to help your business.  If your company is considering a managed hosting solution, consider the following benefits this service can offer:

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Virtual Networks and Cloud Server Hosting

Virtualization, the process of making applications available on virtual storage, is a technology that is growing at an incredible rate within the IT industry, and has taken a step towards merging with cloud computing to improve upon the already established reliability of cloud networks.  This merge represents a very important development within the cloud hosting industry, but its benefits may not be readily apparent.

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Hosting Your Web Application in the Cloud

A web application is a program that can be accessed by users over the Internet.  These applications are coded in a browser-supported programming language such as Ruby on Rails and can be accessed through browsers such as Chrome, Firefox, or Internet Explorer.  Web applications come in a multitude of varieties with an even wider range of purposes, from WordPress to e-commerce software.

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