Fifty-seven million Americans have a disability according to the most recent U.S. Census. That includes 8 million with a vision impairment and almost 20 million who have difficulty lifting and grasping, both of which can affect their ability to use the web. Many of the people who visit your website, use your app, or buy from your ecommerce store face challenges that you may not have thought of.
The Payment Card Industry Data Security Standard (PCI DSS) outlines the minimum security standards for merchants, hosting providers, and other organizations that store, process, or transmit credit card data. The standards are written and managed by the Payment Card Industry Security Standards Council, which comprises the major credit card providers, including Mastercard, Visa, and American Express.
The web hosting industry is massive and growing at 16 percent per year. It is expected to reach a total value of over $150 billion by 2022. Large web hosting and cloud providers dominate the industry, but there is plenty of room for smaller niche hosting providers to build a profitable hosting business.
It doesn’t matter whether you choose only the best server components and design all systems to be as redundant as possible, one thing that you can always count on for any long-running system is a hardware failure. There are multiple components in an IT system and each component is as important as the next when it comes to system function. For that reason, every business needs to anticipate the possibility of disruption caused by a disaster that affects business operations. One way of mitigating the damages of a catastrophic outage is through a Disaster Recovery Plan.
In recent years, there has been a surge of data privacy breaches which has caused many people to more closely monitor where and how their data is being stored. This has lead many businesses to migrate data to countries that are perceived to have stronger data privacy laws such as Canada. But how do data privacy laws in Canada compare to the United States?
In the constantly changing digital workplace, it is becoming more and more difficult to stay focused on business goals. There are so many different priorities that every business leader must juggle in order to be efficient with their time. Luckily, there are many tools available today that can help keep you on track.
In the age of fiber-optic and high speed internet access, it is sometimes easy to forget the days where pages could take seconds or even minutes to load. But even with the majority of people having access to fast network connections, e-commerce site loading speeds are more important today than ever.
Canada, and Montreal in particular, has a booming data center industry. Its rapid growth is in large part driven by Canadian and regional data privacy regulations. The Personal Information Protection and Electronic Documents Act (PIPEDA) ensures that data storage providers conform to privacy best practices, differentiating Canada from other countries, including the U.S., that have weaker privacy regulations.
On May 25, 2018, the European Union’s (EU) General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) came into force. As we approach the first anniversary of the GDPR, it’s time to look back at the impact of the EU’s stringent privacy regulations on ServerMania, our customers, and online business in general.
Large Cloud hosting providers like Google Cloud and AWS EC2 have been dominating the hosting space for the past few years. But how do they compare in price and performance to traditional Hybrid and Dedicated Servers?
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
2019 has been an incredible year for ServerMania. The demand for high-quality hosting infrastructure has never been higher with the increased consumer demand for media streaming 4K video content, game solutions with ultra-low latency, and more. We’ve seen unprecedented demand and growth this year for our services, and we’re proud to share some of our accomplishments.
ServerMania is excited to announce the addition of a new London data center to our global lineup of locations. The London facility is our second European location and eighth facility overall. London is among the world’s best-connected cities. As a major business and technology hub, the UK’s capital city offers some of the most advanced data centers in the world and low-latency connectivity to Europe, Africa, and the Middle East.