Linux Encryption & Backup Tools
January 24,2017
If the data you store on your server or other service is important to you, likely you’d prefer it not ending up in the hands of others. If so you should use the power of cryptography. There are many options to choose from whether you’re running Windows, Linux or BSD but we’ll be focusing on &h [...]
Mitigating the Effects of Data Loss : Raid Vs Backups
November 18,2016
What is the value of a server? In this world of virtual machines and dedicated servers, our customers are becoming more and more removed from the physical components that comprise a server. Everything is easily replaceable — everything except the data contained within the servers. Countless wo [...]
Why you should upgrade to EasyApache4
October 4,2016
I’d like to talk about some of the great new features coming to your WHM/cPanel servers. One great feature in particular is EasyApache4. EasyApache is a piece of software available on your WHM/cPanel server that allows you to rebuild your Apache/PHP environment with different versions and modules [...]
Choosing a provider for your Native or Cloud App
October 4,2016
With so many hosting companies available to the consumer, how does one choose? Before you can do that, you have to know your application, in the case of mobile apps, knowing your app and its backend functionality is critical. Let’s discuss the three types for a moment. Native or Encapsulated apps [...]
Most Important Programming Languages for Web Development
October 3,2016
When it comes to websites and your online presence, there is an abundance of styles, ideas, and languages you can use. Some languages are more important, versatile, and common than others. These languages will make sure your website looks and works correctly in all browsers and operating systems, wh [...]
Common Social Marketing Mistakes Made By Tech Startups
June 15,2016
Social media mistakes happen. From accidental tweets to posting irrelevant information, these are all avoidable. I am going to go over some common mistakes you can make when you first market a startup on social media. Some of you are currently working in a startup, some of you are working at an agen [...]
Cloud Vs Dedicated: Which is better hosting for a startup?
June 7,2016
Cloud Vs Dedicated: Which is better hosting for a startup? Most of the time when hosting providers refers to Cloud hosting, they tend to leave out the fact that Cloud is primarily built on hardware-based dedicated server(s) infrastructure. The strength and resiliency of your cloud infrastructure dep [...]
Linux Hosting vs. Windows Hosting
May 25,2016
Choosing an operating system for your server may seem like a daunting task, but it doesn’t have to be a difficult decision. Whether you are just getting started with your first website or looking to get set up on a more powerful server at GigeNET, these simple guidelines can help you make your [...]
Four Social Media Marketing Platforms For Your Hosting Company
April 18,2016
Welcome to the wonderful world of social media marketing where you can get rich off shares, likes, pins, retweets, plus one’s, and more. Today I am going share four rewarding social media platforms for your hosting company. You have the power to share whatever you want with your audience but in th [...]
Winterizing the Datacenter, But Keep the Heat Off
February 4,2015
With winter in full blast in Chicago and across much of the United States, it is important to make adjustments to GigeNET’s datacenter’s mechanical systems to make sure we can handle it. To ensure the most optimal datacenter conditions year-round, quarterly inspections and spot checks are perfor [...]