Cloud hosting service providers span a vast range of services, capabilities, and expertise. The best cloud hosting providers offer a secure and reliable infrastructure platform capable of supporting and scaling business critical operations easily and consistently. But it can be difficult for prospective cloud clients to tell the difference between a great cloud hosting service provider and a provider that can’t offer the best service.Read More
Infrastructure-as-a-Service and Platform-as-a-Service are two of the most popular cloud modalities. Taking the time to understand the differences between IaaS and PaaS will pay-off in the long run. Making the wrong choice can limit flexibility and agility and may have cost implications.
In this article, I’d like to compare IaaS and PaaS to give CIOs and developers a clear picture of the relative merits of each.
Most cloud platforms are as resilient as an old bridge! On December 15, 1967, the Silver Bridge connecting West Virginia to Ohio collapsed during rush hour with horrific results. In the ensuing investigation, the cause was discovered to be the failure of a single supporting member. When the bar failed, the bridge collapsed. In the terminology of bridge engineering, Silver Bridge was “fracture critical”. The failure of a single component caused the failure of the entire system.Read More
There are three main planks to any secure system: technology, policy, and education. If any one of these is lacking, maintaining data security over the long term is next to impossible. A technological solution is worthless if no one knows how to use it and why it should be used. Even if they do know how to use it, without an enforced policy, it’s entirely likely that employees will take the path of least resistance and greatest convenience.Read More
Our cloud platform supports business-critical operations for a huge number of organizations. Those organizations can’t risk having their services offline for even a second, but no server, hard drive, or network connection is 100% reliable — components fail and they fail unpredictably.
I’d like to take a look at some of the work we’ve done to make sure the inevitable failure of a component of our cloud platform has no effect on the performance and uptime of the sites and services it hosts.Read More
At Server Mania, our goal is to deliver fast, reliable hosting services to our customers each and every day. That’s why we’re thrilled to tell you about the inclusion of the new Intel Xeon E3-1200 Series Version 5 CPU in our product line. Read More
Another Google algorithm update has been rolled out. Has your ranking been impacted? Does Google find your website to be Mobile Friendly? If you aren’t sure, there are a number of ways you can find out if your Google ranking is doing well for smartphone users, or if you have some work to do. Should there be a need to modify the design of your website for smartphones, you’ll find a number of resources here about mobile friendly web design.
“Marketing is not easy,” writes Neil Asher of Roar Local. “If you’re a small local business with a small budget, it can be even more difficult.” He couldn’t be more right – especially if you’re a small business owner, marketing can be one of the most difficult challenges you’ll ever tackle. And yes, that applies even if you start with local marketing.
Deciding what infrastructure to use for your application is a daunting task. A large number of factors need to be considered before deciding on infrastructure such as cost, agility, flexibility, stability, availability, and so on. Depending on the size and shape of your business, you can turn the knobs of these factors and end up using different kinds of infrastructures. We, at ServerMania, have advised many businesses to help decide what infrastructure suits them the best considering their options. In this blog post, we hope to cover some of the things that we consider while advising businesses to go for one option over another.
Looking for a well-rounded and powerful processor? The month of March marked the third year anniversary of the Intel Xeon E3-1270 V6 processors and we at ServerMania have been offering this powerhouse since its initial release. Since then, it’s remained one of our most popular and sought after dedicated servers.
If you are looking for a new revenue stream for your business, affiliate marketing is a great place to start. It’s an easy and passive way to earn additional revenue each month if you have a website or clientbase that may have a need for servers. In this article, we’ll introduce you to the ServerMania affiliate program and share our 4 tips for success.