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What is Business Continuity Management?

Business Continuity Management (BCM) is the process that creates a system to increase the resilience and reliability of a product by ensuring prevention and recovery from potential threats to a company. The comprehensive list of potential threats can be a mammoth document as it would include all theoretically possible threats that might threaten the continuity of the business.

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Server Infrastructure Guide

 Deciding what infrastructure to use for your application is a daunting task. A large number of factors need to be considered before deciding on infrastructure such as cost, agility, flexibility, stability, availability, and so on. Depending on the size and shape of your business, you can turn the knobs of these factors and end up using different kinds of infrastructures. We, at ServerMania, have advised many businesses to help decide what infrastructure suits them the best considering their options. In this blog post, we hope to cover some of the things that we consider while advising businesses to go for one option over another.

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The Difference Between Premium and Budget Network Carriers

Choosing a network carrier for your dedicated server is an important decision.  It’s important to fully understand your options.  The difference between premium and budget carriers often comes down to global reach, reliability and level of service.  When selecting a carrier you will hear terms like Tier 1, Tier 2 and Tier 3, but what exactly does that mean? 

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Chef vs. Puppet vs. Ansible: How to Choose a Configuration Management Platform

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.

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Server Room Requirements: Costs To Consider Before Building A Server Room

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.

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How to Deliver the Fastest and Most Secure VPN Service

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.

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How Does the Data Center Tier System Work?

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. 

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