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SaaS Tools That Every Business Needs

SaaS stands for software as a service, and if you weren't aware it's a popular trend for growing businesses. Essentially, your company purchases access to cloud-based platforms that serve different purposes.

It often connects clients with employees or even employees with other company's employees. The applications are endless. Though the real power of SaaS platforms is the always-on cloud nature, backed by browser-based access.

But just knowing that SaaS tools are the future isn't enough.  So to help your business stay on the right track, we're bringing you the best SaaS tools to help your company needs.

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Easy Ways to Grow Your Email Marketing Database

It's a new year, and you're ready to take your online business to a whole new level. But where to start? A robust email marketing database may be the missing piece to your growth puzzle in 2018.

"But wait," you may be thinking. "Isn't email marketing dead?" Contrary to popular belief, email marketing is alive and well -- it has simply evolved.

And if you're not a part of this evolution, your online business may end up becoming extinct.

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IaaS vs. On-Premise Server Cost Comparison

Server technology is advancing at a steady rate each year. The components used in servers are becoming more powerful and efficient than ever.

But with advancements in IaaS (infrastructure-as-a-service) or cloud technology, utilizing the cloud may be a better option than purchasing servers for your office.

You may think purchasing a web server is cheaper. It's a one time fee and you can use the server for years. However, there is more to the story. 

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7 Great Benefits of Professional Hosting Solutions

If you've got a successful business, you know how vital it is to be easily accessible online. With nearly 4 billion people on the internet as of this year, you have the potential to reach out to a lot of customers.

But what happens when the heavy traffic from your customers threatens to slow down your online services? Will you just let your potential clients leave for another business?

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6 Services to Expect from a Managed Server Provider

The managed server industry is absolutely exploding. In fact, the entire market is expected to grow from $152.45 billion in 2017 to $257.84 billion by 2022.

Even though more and more businesses are seeing the massive cost benefits that managed services provide, there is still a bit of confusion as to what exactly a managed server includes.

So, if you're comparing prices and plans for a managed server provider, here is a list of services you definitely should expect.

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Public vs. Private Cloud Server: Which Is Best for You?

These days, backing up your information on a cloud server is a safe bet. That goes double if you're running a business and need storage. But should you choose a public cloud server or a private cloud server?

The kind of server that you should get depends on your needs. They both have benefits that should be considered prior to deciding.

In this article, we will discuss private and public cloud servers and why you may choose one over the other.

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5 Things You Need to Know About Managed Colocation

Besides growth, CEO's cite investing in technology is their highest priority for the next few years. 31% of CEO's said new products and technology is their biggest focus. This is the highest response in favor of IT in the history of the Gartner CEO Survey.

42% of companies have already begun digital transformation. With the increased possibilities of integrated AI, cloud computing, data analytics, and IoT (internet of things) this should come as no surprise.

But for business owners and IT professionals who are trying to stay ahead of the curve, all of the server options can also lead to confusion. To eliminate this confusion, Managed colocation is often the best choice for many larger businesses. 

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Why Your Company Needs a Managed Virtual Server

Each month, many businesses spend thousands of dollars hosting servers in their own office. This includes things like buying servers, replacing components, power / cooling costs, and having staff onsite to intervene during an outage.  That's money that could be better spent elsewhere.

Think of what else you could do with that capital. More resources could be spent on developing the goal of your business rather than worrying about getting a server to work properly.

A managed Virtual Hybrid Server could help you achieve your actual business goals, rather than spending money on maintaining servers every month.

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