When you have one server to manage, it makes sense to configure it manually. When you have a handful of servers, you might think about writing a few Bash scripts to handle repetitive software installations and configuration changes. But when you deploy many servers, whether dedicated servers or virtual servers, the complexity becomes overwhelming, and you waste enormous amounts of time troubleshooting, updating, and configuring servers.
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.
In the last decade, the Virtual Private Network (VPN) grew from a niche product for businesses into a global consumer service. Propelled by ubiquitous WiFi, constant connectivity, P2P, and increasing awareness of data privacy issues among the general public, the VPN is no longer an arcane piece of networking technology, but a tool many regard as essential to their online safety and enjoyment.
New York City has established itself in recent decades as a hub for business and innovation to North America and beyond. But with so many great locations in the area, why do businesses choose New York City for their server hosting needs?
The marketing language around data centers can be filled with buzz words like “top tier” and “tier 4 data center.” But what do data center tiers actually mean and how does it impact your business? In this article, we’ll outline what each data center tier means so you can make an informed decision.
When most people hear the city Buffalo, their first thought probably isn’t, “Wow, that sounds like a great city for dedicated hosting.” But Buffalo is in fact trusted by thousands of global enterprises for their New York dedicated hosting needs and it is the location of ServerMania’s flagship data center.
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."
Each year, the need for businesses to have access to reliable and affordable storage servers increases. This could be due to increased regulatory requirements to store customer data for longer periods of time, the importance of data redundancy due to cyber threats or simply because the amount of data we are storing is getting larger.
When IT professionals hear that criminals have hacked a company’s network via a trivial exploit, we wonder why the victim didn’t have basic security precautions in place. In most cases, businesses aren’t compromised through imaginative social engineering or ingenious and complex multi-layer attacks against hardened defences.
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.
The ServerMania team is full of incredibly talented and passionate technology experts who work hard each day to ensure our clients are empowered with the best server technology to meet their business goals. This month, we spoke to Jose Velilla, Customer Success Manager here at ServerMania.
It’s not hard for most of us to remember the good old days of dial up internet. While the content being loaded was significantly smaller than it is today, it could still take hours or even days to download some files. Thankfully, those days are long gone and many residential users even have access to speeds up to 1Gbps. But what advancements have been made for server connections?
During the month of October, ServerMania celebrated Computer Learning Month. We hope that you were able to learn a bit more about servers, through the various educational pieces we shared during the campaign period.
cPanel has introduced an updated licensing system for their popular web hosting control panel. In this blog, we’re outlining what exactly is changing in the licensing process and how this will impact current and future cPanel orders