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8 Ways to Secure Data on the Cloud

Looking to secure data on the cloud? One of the primary advantages of cloud hosting is security. Cloud applications are designed so that vulnerabilities can be immediately patched rather than having to wait for users to install updates. But with recent data breaches at large cloud providers, how safe is the cloud?

When you choose a cloud provider your number one question should be, how are they going to keep my information safe? While cloud providers can assure you that security is their top concern, you can take some steps to ensure your information doesn’t fall victim to security breaches and hackers.

Making a few simple changes could have a significant positive outcome and keep your files safe in the cloud.

We put together a list of 8 steps you can take to secure your data in the cloud.

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Understanding How to Protect Against DDoS Attacks

Distributed Denial of Service attacks, or DDoS attacks, are becoming more common. These attacks can be a huge problem for any type of business that has an internet presence. Are you prepared to protect against DDoS attacks against your server?

Even with sophisticated DDoS protection, major online services such as Twitter and Spotify can suffer due to a DDoS attack. If your server has no DDoS protection in place, then you don’t stand a chance against these attacks.
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What Are Managed Servers and Why Should You Care?

Have you wondered if a managed server is a good fit for your business? Depending on the nature of your server needs and your technical expertise, your business might benefit greatly from a managed server.

There are a variety of server types including unmanaged, semi-managed, and fully managed servers. The distinction between these services can often be confusing, especially since each server provider defines server management packages differently.

In this article, we will explain what managed servers are, and some of the key benefits to a server management plan with ServerMania.

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Linux vs. Windows: Why Linux is The Clear Winner

Linux vs. Windows Server? — A question that has been debated endlessly by system administrators and server hosting clients since the dawn of the web. We’re clear where we stand: for most purposes, Linux is the right choice. Windows Server is a secure, flexible, and powerful server operating system, but our heart is with Linux.

The ServerMania team has worked with Linux since the company was founded in 2002. We have proudly watched as thousands of our clients have built successful businesses on our Linux-based server hosting. Our dedicated server, cloud server, and hybrid server plans run on a variety of Linux distributions, including CentOS, Debian, Fedora, and Ubuntu (as well as Windows Server 2008).

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8 Reasons Why You Shouldn’t Host Your Own Website

Traditionally, business owners have preferred to hire employees to do work for their company in-house. That way, they can oversee the process to ensure the quality of the work is up to par.

But business owners aren’t experts at everything. They don’t always know the severity of a problem when it arises and rarely do they know how to fix it themselves. This is especially true when it comes to their own website. Most owners have no idea what type of expertise is needed or how to eliminate problems before they become an issue.
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8 Web Protection Tips to Secure Your Website

Your website is the focal point of your business. It’s where you post your great content and ideas, and where your customers come for great service.

That’s why it’s more important than ever to make sure that your website and server data are safe and secure. With the rise in popularity of site software like WordPress, it’s becoming easier for intruders to gain access to hijack a website.
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The 5 Major Benefits of Using a Virtual Private Server

I think you’ll agree that over the past several years, virtual private servers, or VPS hosting has exploded in the hosting industry. As virtualization costs lower and performance increases, this will only continue.

Why does this matter?

You may be on the hunt for the perfect hosting solution for your project. Today, we’re going to show you the five major benefits of choosing VPS hosting, and why ServerMania Hybrid Servers may be the perfect fit for you.

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