Cloud Hosting vs. Traditional Hosting

In an era of tight budgets many businesses, from enterprise level to small and medium sized business, are looking for efficient new ways to manage their web hosting needs. The hosting environment is changing, and some are now looking beyond traditional setups, and into the possibilities of cloud hosting. Traditional Hosting Traditional hosting comes mainly in two forms, dedicated and shared. With dedicated hosting, a […]

5 Advantages of Choosing a Dedicated Hosting Provider

Business large and small are faced with a wide range of options for hosting their website,  web application, or mail server. The most common option option is shared hosting, where a single server’s resources are shared by a number of different websites. But a company looking for more power and control may need a service provider who offers dedicated hosting. With dedicated hosting, a client […]

9 Reasons Companies Choose Colocation

More and more companies are moving network and server operations offsite to free up space and budget. Companies that choose colocation generally have the staffing, skills and IT strategy to design and maintain their own environments. Colocation offers them the benefits of having and controlling their own servers, storage and network so that they can manage costs and tune performance. IT departments that choose colocation […]

Comparing Amazon Web Services, Microsoft Windows Azure and VMware Cloud Services

The public cloud services market is booming with innovation and demand. Researchers predict that Amazon Web Services (AWS) will reach $43B in revenue, and be 8.2% of all cloud spending by 2022. “The continued growth of the cloud services market will result from the adoption of cloud services for production systems and workloads, in addition to the development and testing scenarios that have led as […]

IaaS vs. PaaS: Understanding the Differences

You’ve probably read the stats, Infrastructure-as-a-Service (IaaS) will achieve a compound annual growth rate (CAGR) of 41.3% and Platform-as-a-Service (PaaS) will achieve 27.7%, through 2016. But what does that mean for your company, and how do you determine which service would be the best fit for you?   Whether IaaS or PaaS is right for an organization depends on many factors, including budget and the […]