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5 Things You Need to Know About Managed Colocation

Besides growth, CEO's cite investing in technology is their highest priority for the next few years. 31% of CEO's said new products and technology is their biggest focus. This is the highest response in favor of IT in the history of the Gartner CEO Survey.

42% of companies have already begun digital transformation. With the increased possibilities of integrated AI, cloud computing, data analytics, and IoT (internet of things) this should come as no surprise.

But for business owners and IT professionals who are trying to stay ahead of the curve, all of the server options can also lead to confusion. To eliminate this confusion, Managed colocation is often the best choice for many larger businesses. 

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Why Your Company Needs a Managed Virtual Server

Each month, many businesses spend thousands of dollars hosting servers in their own office. This includes things like buying servers, replacing components, power / cooling costs, and having staff onsite to intervene during an outage.  That's money that could be better spent elsewhere.

Think of what else you could do with that capital. More resources could be spent on developing the goal of your business rather than worrying about getting a server to work properly.

A managed Virtual Hybrid Server could help you achieve your actual business goals, rather than spending money on maintaining servers every month.

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How to Set Up an Affordable Dedicated Server

For those of you experienced with system administration, a how-to on setting up a dedicated server is as exciting as reading the back of a cereal box. But, for some developers and anyone new to hosting, a guide is a useful resource to follow. 

This article will outline a very high-level overview of setting up an affordable dedicated server for your business.

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Understanding 3 Types of Premium Web Hosting

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.

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Why Use Linux? 8 Benefits to Consider

Are you setting up a new server and wondering which Operating System is best for you? Linux has been the premier choice in server hosting for decades, but you may be wondering, why should I choose Linux?  It has experienced consistent growth since it was introduced over 25 years ago. While it might not have the largest market share, it’s still a worthy competitor to traditional proprietary options.

In this article we will take a look at 8 benefits of choosing Linux that you should consider.

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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 email, 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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8 Ways to Secure Data on the Cloud

Looking to secure data on the cloud? One of the primary advantages of cloud hosting is security. Cloud applications are designed so that vulnerabilities can be immediately patched rather than having to wait for users to install updates. But with recent data breaches at large cloud providers, how safe is the cloud?

When you choose a cloud provider your number one question should be, how are they going to keep my information safe? While cloud providers can assure you that security is their top concern, you can take some steps to ensure your information doesn’t fall victim to security breaches and hackers.

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