Is the Cloud a Safe Place for Our Business Data?

Posted on June 4, 2013

cloud hostingAs we progress into the 21st century, businesses are increasingly shifting to storing their data to cloud applications. A major concern with this practice is whether or not the cloud is a safe place to store business data.

However, cloud applications actually use some of the strictest security measures in protecting their servers, so there should be no reason to worry about your data being hacked, stolen or destroyed.

To begin with, for cloud providers their reputation is extremely important – their revenue is directly tired to their reputation as security experts – so they do everything possible to ensure safety and security of their systems. They continually test their code to ensure it is effective because a successful attack on their servers could mean losing many clients and cause them to go out of business. Cloud applications invest in the best personnel to continually update and protect their data. The specialists who work for cloud applications are much more knowledgeable and experienced than merely appointing regular staff members to a minor department in your company.

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The Benefits Of Virtual Servers (VPS)

Posted on January 10, 2013

Virtual Servers VPSAre you fed up with traditional web hosting fees?  Are you looking for a solution that costs less and offers more in return?  Well then you may want to consider Virtual Private Servers (VPS).  In addition to being less costly a VPS enables you to have total control over your hosting environment.  How is that you ask?  Well, let us explain.

A Virtual Private Server could be considered as being somewhere between shared hosting and having your own personal dedicated server.  The big difference being – as mentioned above – that you will not be shelling out the kind of money necessary for a full-blown dedicated server.  Now for some of the advantages.

By utilising a Virtual Private Server as opposed to shared hosting you will be afforded more peace of mind with your website.  Sometimes being on shared plans can result in certain sites that are on the bad side of the powers that be can wind up affecting all the other sites on the shared hosting as well.

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