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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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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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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.

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Why Every Business Needs a Cloud Dedicated Server

Looking for a place to host your business applications and data? Outgrown your current hosting plan? It might be time to make the switch to cloud servers.

Cloud dedicated servers are the future of business hosting. From reduced cost and increased storage space, they outperform their traditional hosting counterparts in almost every way.

Let’s take a look at why your business needs a cloud dedicated server.
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Five Factors to Consider When Choosing a Cloud Hosting Service Provider

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.
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What Is The Future Of Cloud Computing?

What Is The Future Of Cloud Computing?

We’re rapidly approaching the tenth anniversary of the cloud. In the last decade, the cloud has fundamentally reshaped the infrastructure hosting and enterprise IT space, and in the process has matured enormously. The cloud has evolved from a rudimentary alternative to on-prem data centers to the highly capable and flexible platform we take for granted today.

It will continue to evolve in the future, in ways that are both predictable and beyond our ability to forecast. The future of cloud will be managed, hybrid, make heavy use of containers, and be distributed beyond the traditional data center. (more…)

IaaS vs PaaS Which Is Right For Your Application?

IaaS vs. PaaS: Which Is Right For Your Application?

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. (more…)

Business Applications You Could Move To The Cloud Today

Three Business Applications You Could Move To The Cloud Today

It’s easy to talk about the benefits of using a cloud platform rather than in-house or colocated hardware. In 2017, few would question those benefits. But it can be challenging to see a path from a company’s current infrastructure to the cloud. Moving complex and critical legacy applications is a big step, and without executive buy-in, it’s difficult to get the ball rolling. (more…)