Colocation Or Cloud? The Difference Matters Less Than You Think

Colocation Or Cloud? The Difference Matters Less Than You ThinkColocation is often associated with the old way of hosting applications. Companies would buy servers, host software directly on their operating system, and manage software with a package manager. Services and applications were intimately tied to individual machines and their OS environments. The introduction of public cloud platforms instigated a new way of managing applications: DevOps. Cloud servers can be automated, deployed at will, and facilitate a more agile approach to infrastructure management.

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Three Ways You Can Prepare For The IoT Security Nightmare

Three ways you can prepare for the IoT security nightmareThe Internet of Things has incredible potential. Unfortunately, it’s also a cybersecurity disaster waiting to happen. Lax vendor practices, a fast-growing threat surface, and a lack of understanding have created the perfect storm for massive DDoS attacks, compromised networks, and more.

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Security Compliance Is Less Expensive Than Security Breaches

The cost of complying with privacy and security regulations is high, so high that many companies — whether deliberately or negligently — fail to implement the protections and processes that would keep data safe. Security requires investment in process, staff, and technology, but as a recent study from Ponemon shows, not making that investment is likely to be the more expensive course of action.

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Who Uses Managed Dedicated Servers?

Who Uses Managed Dedicated Servers?Dedicated servers — often called bare metal servers — offer more power, stability, and control than cloud and multi-tenant hosting options. In fact, all other hosting options build on the capabilities of dedicated servers. Infrastructure-as-a-service platforms, virtual private server hosting, software-as-a-service applications, and traditional shared hosting rely on the power and flexibility of bare metal.

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A Great Dedicated Server Is More Than Specifications And Price

CityscapeThe specifications of a dedicated server determine its capabilities. There is a huge difference between a low-end dedicated server and the most powerful servers on the market. For the best server hosting experience, dedicated server users should be careful to match server specifications to the resource needs of their application.

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