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Why Bandwidth is Important to SaaS Startups: Tips and Tricks for Controlling IT Spend

When every business is in the startup process, but especially in the case of SaaS startups, there is often a rush to deploy a large amount of servers to meet the needs of a growing user base. "It was growing so fast that we were constantly about to fall down." Caterina Fake, co-founder of Flickr recounted on the Startup Podcast, "We literally had the number of the customs agent so they would call us when a shipment of Dell servers arrived so we could run to the colo."

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How To Choose The Right Server To Host Your Database

How To Choose The Right Server To Host Your Database

A database is the heart of most modern web applications, mobile applications, and services. Whether it’s a traditional SQL database like MySQL or PostgreSQL or a NoSQL database like MongoDB, the server that hosts your database will determine its reliability, availability, and performance. In this article, we will explore the factors that you should keep in mind when choosing a database server and take a look at three types of server – hybrid, cloud, and dedicated — and their suitability for hosting databases of various types and sizes.

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5 Tips for Choosing the Right SaaS Hosting

Nearly every business is constantly on the lookout for reliable technology solutions that can easily scale for future growth. SaaS hosting is a cost-effective way to reduce infrastructure costs without sacrificing performance. But choosing the wrong type of hosting now could jeopardize your long-term success.

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Which Backup Solutions Are Right for Your Server?

We all know how important data backups are. Backups ensure you are prepared in the event of accidental deletion or data corruption. 

But there are a lot of backup options to choose from, and they may not all work for your company needs. So how do you know which one to use?

Take a look at these server backup solutions and learn how to choose the right one for you.

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Buyer’s Guide to Xeon Servers

The Intel Xeon line is often the best choice for high-demand servers and workstations. A Xeon server can handle data-intensive processes and maintain the speed that Intel is known for.

If you are new to the Xeon server and Central Processing Units (CPU), read on to see what sets them apart from other CPUs. Understanding the features will help you choose the right server for your needs.

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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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