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.Read More
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.
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.
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, 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.
Meltdown and Spectre are critical security vulnerabilities that exploit flaws in the design of computer processors to expose sensitive data. Most processors are vulnerable, including Intel, ARM, and AMD processors. The Meltdown and Spectre vulnerabilities affect the entire technology industry. Microsoft and the teams behind the industry standard Linux distributions have released patches that mitigate the most serious risk. Linux patches are available from distribution repositories, including the CentOS and Ubuntu repositories.
We live in a dangerous world. All of our personal data is intertwined in technology. All it takes is a simple mistake for a hacker to steal your identity and compromise many aspects of your life.
If you host any content on the Internet, you should pay close attention to DDoS attacks.
If you value your privacy but you don't use a dedicated VPN when you are connected to the internet, your private information isn't as private as you might think.
If you’re a website owner looking into server options and you’re feeling a little overwhelmed, don’t worry, you’re not alone. A big part of the problem comes down to unique requirements. Small companies and large brands have distinctly different requirements for their websites.
Your first step in choosing a server for your website, then, is to sit down and very carefully plot out your requirements, so you know what you do and don’t need. Still, with thousands of web companies offering server packages in dozens of unique flavors, it can be easy to feel overwhelmed.
What you need is a little direction and a fair amount of insight to make an informed choice. Today, we’ll be taking a look at three of the most popular server types, their advantages and disadvantages, and who benefits from using them.
2019 is ramping up to be a busy year for ServerMania, and we are excited to introduce a completely redesigned client experience to you. We have recently upgraded our Dedicated Servers pricing page, order form, and client management control panel Surge and we’d like to introduce some of the key functionality to you so that you can make the most of your hosting experience with ServerManiaRead More
We’re proud to announce the addition of a brand-new data center to our expanding global network. After consulting with clients to determine where ServerMania should expand to next, we received overwhelming support for a location that can deliver clients with low-latency connectivity throughout the Asia-Pacific region, including New Zealand, Australia, and Southeast Asia.Read More
In 2016, the Amsterdam data center industry grew by 30%. In 2017, it expanded even faster, a trend that is expected to continue into 2018 and beyond. Due to this increased interest by our clients in Amsterdam, earlier this year, we announced the introduction of our Amsterdam data center to the global network of ServerMania data centers.
We’re proud to announce that ServerMania has two huge new additions to our hardware portfolio – Intel’s revolutionary Xeon Scalable Processors. Available immediately to our dedicated hosting clients, the Intel Xeon Silver 4114 and Xeon Gold 5118 will replace the Dual E5-2630v4 and Dual E52650v4. Let’s talk a bit about what this means – and how you might leverage our new tech for your own business.Read More