A cloud application is an application that provides the functionality of a native application, but which runs in the cloud and is interacted with via web browsers and APIs. When we talk about the cloud, we usually mean public cloud Infrastructure-as-a-Service platforms, but IaaS was a late-comer in the cloud space compared to Software-as-a-Service — cloud applications came first.
Virtually every modern business needs servers to run their website, manage internal processes, or deploy cloud applications. In the past, that meant building and equipping an onsite server room. Today, it usually means leasing or colocating servers in an offsite enterprise-grade data center. But some businesses still choose to invest in building their own server room.
According to Capcom, the global online gaming market was worth 33 billion dollars in 2018. The U.S. is one of the biggest gaming markets in the world. With the increasing popularity of mobile and PC gaming, the business opportunities for game server hosting providers is expected to grow even more quickly over the next few years.
As you research various hosting options, you will come across a variety of hosting types such as VPS, Hybrid Servers, Cloud, and Dedicated Servers. The name may seem obvious, but what exactly are dedicated servers, and what applications are best for this hosting type?
Administrators control the software installed on their servers and its configuration, but they don’t control endpoints, the devices on which software is used and data is accessed. As client-server software delivery models grew in popularity, particularly Software-as-a-Service, endpoint security became increasingly important. But server admins can’t guarantee endpoint security given the vast array of devices that might be used to access software and users’ lack of security awareness.Read More
Small businesses are often called the backbone of the entire US economy.
In fact, small businesses make up 99.7 percent of all U.S. companies. With so many other small businesses to compete with, it's no wonder that being an entrepreneur can be so difficult. But, business owners don't need to only worry about competition.
Choosing a strong password is critical to securing your account. Strong and secure passwords can also be a pain, which is why many of us can fall into the bad habit of sharing a password or two across many different accounts. This practice, while helpful in remembering our passwords, makes us more susceptible to attacks on our accounts.
ServerMania has experienced unprecedented demand for our world-class colocation services in recent months. You asked for it, we’ve delivered. We’re excited to announce the expansion of our colocation services in Buffalo and Montreal to now include London, New York City Metro, and Los Angeles.
For any application requiring extreme levels of processing power at an unbeatable price, there is truly nothing better than the AMD Ryzen processors. While these processors are still uncommon in the data center setting, we’re excited to announce that ServerMania now has limited stock of these servers in our NYC metro data center.
Whether you’re into board games, console gaming, PC gaming, or retro gaming, there’s usually a game that most of us have fond memories playing as we grew up. For some people, this passion for gaming has continued well into adulthood and provides a much needed release from the stress of the day. In celebration of National Video Games Day, we’re showcasing some of our favourite video games here at ServerMania.
We're privileged at ServerMania to be surrounded by a team of enthusiastic and passionate experts in each of their fields. This week, I sat down with our marketing coordinator, Ayolt to learn more about his career and what he thinks makes ServerMania such a great place to work.