Public Cloud Hosting vs. Private Cloud Hosting

Public Cloud Hosting vs. Private Cloud Hosting

It’s a debate that’s been raging on for years, but we may finally have the answer. While doing research for our up and coming eBook “AWS vs Dedicated Servers: A Guide to Choosing the Best Hosting Option”, we stumbled upon information which will likely be the tipping point for those on the fence about which service to choose.

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Government Cyber Weapons Stolen, Used in Massive Ransomware Attack

Government Cyber Weapons Stolen, Used in Massive Ransomware Attack

A massive ransomware attack that has affected more than 45,000 computers just occurred over the weekend. Here’s what you need to know, what to do if you’re server or desktop has been affected, and how to protect yourself from attacks like this in the future.

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Top Data Centers Aren’t Owned by IT Guys and That’s a Problem

Top Data Centers Aren’t Owned by IT Guys and That’s a Problem

Thought your data center was owned by your server host, or at the very least IT professionals? In most cases its not. Here’s a quick look at some of the top data centers, and why it’s a problem many of them aren’t owned by IT professionals.

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Should You Choose Managed Services or Take a DIY Approach?

Should You Choose Managed Services or Take a DIY Approach?

This question, often an afterthought is quickly coming to the forefront of entrepreneur’s and web admin’s minds. Why? Because back in the day, managed services were simply too expensive, and hosting solutions too simple to be reasonable.

Now however, both the price of managed services has lowered and the complexity of hosting setups has increased. This has resulted in a resurgence in interest of managed services. Here’s what you need to know:

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How ServerPronto Prevents Data Center Outages Like Delta’s $150M Meltdown

How ServerPronto Prevents Data Center Outages Like Delta’s $150M Meltdown

It’s common for server providers to eliminate server level failures, but few (if any) have answers for data center and city level points of failure. ServerPronto however has done just that with an innovative new technology.

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Web Hosting News Report | April 2017 | Data Center Security, DDoS Attacks, and More

Web Hosting News Report | April 2017 | Data Center Security, DDoS Attacks, and More

Welcome to the Web Hosting News Report, your roundup of last month’s top web hosting news stories all in one place. Here are the important stories you need to know about:

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The Simple Reason Companies are Abandoning the Cloud

The Simple Reason Companies are Abandoning the Cloud

Many companies, including Apple and Dropbox are leaving public cloud hosting (like AWS) in favor of private cloud hosting  and bare-metal/dedicated servers. The kicker? There’s one simple reason for the exodus from public cloud hosting:

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Dedicated Servers vs. AWS

Dedicated Servers vs. AWS

Not so long ago, “Amazon” referred to the largest rainforest in the entire world. Now, most people associate it with the largest retailer in the entire world. People go to Amazon for everything. While once it was just for books, now you can find everything from appliances to movies to unique antiques.

With Amazon’s ever-growing offerings, it probably shouldn’t come as a surprise that they have spread to hosting. Amazon Web Services (AWS) is a cloud hosting service that has already attracted a number of users. Does it beat dedicated hosting though?

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Will AMD Be Making a Comeback with Naples Server Processors?

Hot on the heels of AMD’s very successful Ryzen processor launch is a new variant targeted at enterprise and datacenter applications. The new variant is based on the Zen platform (used in the new Ryzen processors) and is code named Naples. Based on the current details and performance comparisons, Naples looks like a very strong competitor to Intel. (Who’s been dominating enterprise and datacenter grade processors for a while now.)

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Are server outages 2017’s biggest problem?

We’re not even 4 months into the year and already a major Amazon Web Services Outage has taken a large chunk of the internet offline, another outage left Microsoft Services like Skype, Office 365, and OneDrive down for 16+ hours, and there’s the looming threat of the largest DDoS attacks the world has seen.

It’s time we address what’s really going on here.

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