Server Hosting

Windows VPS vs. Linux VPS

One of the most important decisions to make when choosing a virtual private server (VPS) is whether a Linux or Windows-based option is right for you.  While IT professionals often swear by one or another, these two systems are aimed at meeting the requirements of two different types of users.  Windows and Linux are both very different operating systems, with Linux being an open source operating system that is free to use and Windows a commercial operating system.  While many basic functions are shared between the two, the prices and uses of a Windows VPS and a Linux VPS are very different.

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Outage prevention tip of the month – Reduce downtime with Atlantic.Net!

Computer equipment is often located in back closets without adequate cooling; this poses even a larger threat to your servers when the air conditioning unit is turned off during weekends. A sufficiently ventilated, cool, and static-free environment is essential to the longevity of your servers and your business.


Fix the Net Today!

When Atlantic.Net was asked to help answer some questions for an article to be published in the computer world, we turned to Tony S., our Sr. Windows Administrators. With his 15+ years of full spectrum IT experience, Tony is a Microsoft specialist and also holds certifications from Cisco, Citrix, and VMware.  He has experience in development of advanced technology solutions and designing/building/managing IT operations for both internal and customer-facing systems.

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What is Managed Server Hosting?

Cloud Hosting

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Managed server hosting is a new service that is the future of computing. Simply stated, managed server hosting puts together all the pieces needed to operate a computer server.

Instead of purchasing and setting up a server at your office, hiring additional staff to setup & manage and maintain the server, a managed server is located in our data center and managed by our staff of experts eliminating many of the costs, time, and effort associated with running a server.

Some examples of managed server hosting include:

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Orlando Data Center Sponsors the Internet And Technology Summit in Tampa Florida

Atlantic.Net sponsored the 2009 Internet and Technology Summit held at the Intercontinental Hotel in Tampa, Florida on Tuesday August 25th.  The event was a great opportunity for us to network with technology professionals from Central Florida. It was a great venue to showcase our product information, distribute white papers on “Managed Server Hosting” and “How to Choose a Data Center”.

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Disposing Off Old Computers And Servers.

Old Computers

Several weeks ago it was decided across the board that I needed a fast computer for my daily activities here in our corporate office.  I contacted our NOC, told them what I wanted and a few days later a shiny new desktop sat atop my desk. I took care of all of the necessary transfer of data and whatnots and politely asked the guys, “So what do you want me to do with this dinosaur? Toss it?” They looked at me like I had a third eye and quickly informed me that there are “proper” ways to dispose of your computer. Gently removing it from my death grip they carried it out of my office, never to be seen again.

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