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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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Unleash the Power of 10Gbps Dedicated Servers For Business

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?

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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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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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Is Unlimited Dedicated Server Bandwidth Possible?

Businesses today use more server bandwidth than ever before. With file sizes getting larger and the internet getting faster, this trend isn't likely to slow down anytime soon.

You've probably seen companies offering unlimited bandwidth, and while that idea sounds nice, it doesn't exist.

Just look at one notice a Rogers internet customer in Canada received when they tried to make use of their unlimited bandwidth. Don't let this happen to your business. 

To help your company find the best bandwidth options for your needs, we're breaking down why unlimited bandwidth doesn't exist, and the best alternatives.

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Say Hello To Our New Amsterdam Data Center

We’re happy to announce the latest addition to ServerMania’s range of data center locations: a brand-new facility in the heart of the beautiful city of Amsterdam, Netherlands. The new facility – ServerMania’s fifth – represents a 20% increase in ServerMania’s data center capacity and is our first location outside of North America.

At launch of our Amsterdam Data Center, we’ll be bringing managed services, dedicated servers, and hybrid servers to the Amsterdam location, soon to be followed by ServerMania’s public and private cloud hosting platforms. All the services hosted in Amsterdam are covered by the ServerMania Service Level Agreement, which guarantees quality service, fast customer support, a 100% Network Uptime Guarantee, and more.

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