I think you’ll agree with me that choosing the best server for a small business can be a difficult process. With so many server types, processors, hard drive, and other options to choose from, it’s almost impossible to know where to begin. If you want to know how to setup a server for a small business, you're in the right place.
For businesses involved in storing protected health information, ensuring you comply with HIPAA is critical. In this article, we walk you through the basics of HIPAA compliant hosting so you can start to understand your obligations under the legislation.
No one enjoys shopping on an ecommerce site that is slow. Since the dawn of ecommerce, studies have shown that higher latencies cause higher bounce rates and lower conversion rates. Performance optimization is critical to ecommerce sales and profitability. But what is a viable ecommerce performance target in 2020? And what can ecommerce retailers do to give shoppers the best possible experience?
A business that relies on self-hosted applications needs a hosting platform. There are many hosting platforms to choose from: dedicated servers, cloud servers, virtual private servers, Hybrid servers, platform as a service, and shared hosting are just a few of the options. If we were to list these options from least to most powerful, shared hosting would be at one end of the spectrum and dedicated servers would be at the other.
Game server hosting providers have a unique set of requirements for the hardware that hosts game servers for their customers. Perhaps the most important is low latency: gamers demand impeccable network and disk performance. But other factors also contribute to building and optimizing a dedicated server suitable for hosting multiple concurrent game servers.
One of the first decisions a web hosting reseller business owner will have to make is deciding which hosting control panel to offer users. A web hosting control panel is an application that provides an interface to clients for controlling and managing their website, email, and more without having to contact support. Choosing the wrong control panel can leave users frustrated and result in customer cancellations.
Streaming media has, over the last few years, become vital to online engagement, education, and marketing. It is estimated that the video streaming market will be worth more than $124 billion by 2025. Sixty percent of Millennial and Gen Z consumers stream video every day. Eighty percent of consumers would rather watch a video than read a blog post.
Technology has completely reshaped the way in which stock markets operate. The days of traders hustling on the floor of the New York City Stock Exchange are long over, and these trades have since been relegated to computers. This shift in trading has introduced new concepts such as high frequency trading, which leverage powerful servers to conduct trades in bulk. But how can Forex traders choose the right servers for this task, and why is server location so important?
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?
cPanel has recently announced another round of price increases for their licenses, on top of the restructured pricing from earlier this year. As a result, we have decided that we will no longer be offering cPanel licenses on new servers. Current ServerMania users with cPanel licenses will be able to continue their work as normal, but they will be informed about their (possible) monthly price increase in the upcoming weeks.
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.