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The GigeNET Staff writers work behind the scenes to highlight activities both internal and external. Our staff includes employees from a variety of disciplines who have volunteered to make our blog a better source of information for you.

Don’t be afraid to use IPv6, It’s not a whole lot different from IPv4. Let’s look at the IPv6 specification here, https://www.ietf.org/rfc/rfc2460.txt. IPv6 Basics Taking a first look at IPv6 can ...
Deca Core Dedicated Servers

Interested in Deca Core Dedicated Servers? View our inventory. What is a deca core dedicated server? Deca Core Dedicated Servers are servers that have a processor with ten cores. By ...
High Power does not equal High Performance Computing

The number one fastest supercomputer in the world (at the time of this writing) is the Summit supercomputer at Oak Ridge National Laboratory. This computer uses over 2 million cores ...

A cloud server is a virtualized server that powers storage resources and shared computing resources. Cloud server networks provide nearly unlimited resources and diverse capabilities. The virtualization technology allows the ...

Do you need your own dedicated server, or can you trust a cloud service for hosting? Before you make a decision, it’s crucial to understand the differences between dedicated server ...
Managed Dedicated Server Hosting Solutions

IT teams are expensive. Luckily, there are options besides hiring (and paying!) a team just to manage your server. The most flexible and reliable options for organizations that don’t have ...

So you’ve navigated the plethora of hosting options out there, and determined that colocation is right for your organization. But your diligence shouldn’t end there. You’ve got to choose the ...
Managed Hosting vs Colocation Hosting

Deciding which hosting plan is right for your organization requires a good grasp of the options. In this blog, we’ll help you compare two common web hosting plans that organizations ...

If you’re determined to spend as little as possible – just choose shared hosting and hope for the best.  But if you want stability and security, it’s time to take ...
GigeNET backups

Why a backup strategy matters – even though it’s usually invisible A truly beneficial backup strategy means that it will almost be invisible. It will run quietly in the background, archiving ...
GigeNET cPanel partnership

GigeNET Marks 15 Years of Selling cPanel by Reinvesting in Relationship GigeNET, an innovator in resilient managed cloud and dedicated hosting, reaffirms partnership with cPanel to mark 15 years of ...

GigeNET Cloud Adds Package Based Public Cloud for Easier Consumption GigeNET, an innovator in resilient managed cloud and dedicated hosting, announced, through their subsidiary GigeNET Cloud, a new cloud server ...
Mitigating-the-effects of Data Loss RAID vs Backups

GigeNET adds the last server building block to its server line-up, and completely removes legacy hardware GigeNET, an innovator in resilient managed cloud and dedicated hosting, announced the release of ...

GigeNET lends the voice of their customers to i2Coalition in the continuing debate for customer rights and privacy GigeNET, an innovator in resilient managed cloud and dedicated hosting, announced that ...
Underutilizing Cloud Computing Resources

The cloud is a computing wonder that will change IT forever. For the cloud to be revolutionary, the cloud computing resources must be integrated into IT infrastructure in a manner ...

GigeNET’s Intel Xeon-Ds were purpose-built to process hyperscale workloads for cloud and dedicated hosting with a reduced carbon footprint. GigeNET, an innovator in resilient managed cloud and dedicated hosting, announced ...

GigeNET’s new customer portal focused on decreasing complexity of common tasks and increased architectural control. GigeNET, an innovator in resilient managed cloud and dedicated hosting, announces the reimagining of their ...
High Bandwidth Dedicated Servers Unmetered Servers

For websites that are growing at a significant rate, the transfer of data can be very expensive, especially when server providers charge a customer a hefty fee for using more ...

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 software available on your ...
12 Essential System Administration Cheat Sheets

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 ...
linux vs windows

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 ...

Demand for Public Cloud Computing Services Remains Strong, but Adoption Hurdles Persist NEW YORK, Aug. 20, 2013 /PRNewswire/ — Market Monitor, a service of 451 Research, projects that Cloud market ...
How Cloud Could Help Cure Cancer

Computer clouds have been credited with making the workplace more efficient and giving consumers anytime-anywhere access to emails, photos, documents, and music as well as helping companies crunch through masses ...

GigeNET’s Cluster Solutions offer expert setup and easy administration with InterWorx’s Cluster Panel. GigeNET, a leading provider of full service hosting solutions, is excited to announce their new Cluster Hosting ...

Does cloud computing really reduce energy demands and greenhouse gas emissions? This has been a subject of debate for some time. The large data centres used for cloud computing are ...

If you are planning to start a business or website, it is essential that you select the right hosting plan. There are several different kinds of hosting plans for you ...
Dual Core and Quad Core Servers Optimal Ecommerce Solutions

Three banks plundered with DDoS distraction. Criminals have recently hijacked the wire payment switch at several US banks to steal millions from accounts, a security analyst says. Gartner vice president ...
DDoS Protected Hosting

Izz ad-Din al-Qassam Cyber Fighters, the group behind three phases of distributed-denial-of-service attacks against banks since last September, now says more attacks against U.S. banks are on the way. The ...
Dedicated Server Storage

Numericable is a cable TV company operating in France, Belgium and Luxembourg. Rex Mundi claimed to have stolen customer data and demanded €22,000 for its return. Numericable declined, and denied ...

In September 2012, six major American banks came under attack by hackers, and customers could not gain access to their accounts or pay bills online. The attacks did not affect ...
Managed Hosting vs Colocation Hosting

Alan McMahon works for Dell in enterprise solution design, across a range for products from servers, storage to virtualization, and is based in Ireland. Cloud computing is used in many ...

Way to go, NSA: America’s lead in cloud computing is in jeopardy because of you. Foreign competitors think they can grow market share in cloud computing because of concerns raised ...

Zimbabweans knocked offline and see data wiped because of slew of cyber attacks last week during the elections, TechWeekEurope learns. Cyber Repression: In the weeks leading up to and following ...

A recent edition of the UK The Economist had an interesting article called “The Server Market; Shifting Sands”. What the article highlighted was the fragile and fluid nature of the ...

TO MOST people, a computer is a device with a screen and a keyboard, sitting on their desk or on their lap. More and more of them have tablets and ...

Turkish security researcher claims to have found flaw in system, which has been offline since Thursday as company ‘rebuilds and strengthens’ security around databases Apple says its Developer portal has ...
12 Essential System Administration Cheat Sheets

Albert Einstein, a man not known for his lack of learning, once said that we should never learn what we can look up in a book. While it’s often efficient ...

About Graeme Caldwell — Graeme works as an inbound marketer for InterWorx, a revolutionary web hosting control panel for hosts who need scalability and reliability. Follow InterWorx on Twitter at ...

About Graeme Caldwell — Graeme works as an inbound marketer for InterWorx, a revolutionary web hosting control panel for hosts who need scalability and reliability. Follow InterWorx on Twitter at ...

Our CTO here at GigeNET, Ameen Pishdadi, was recently interviewed by Net-Security.org. In this interview he discusses the various types of DDoS attacks, tells us who is at risk, tackles ...

Cheap ways to a fully redundant cluster Over the past 18 months, cloud computing has become an increasingly important component of the individual business; large and startup alike. More and ...

GigeNETCloud V3.0.6 Release in LA!  Chicago customers will soon be migrated to new portal! We are excited to announce the latest version of our cloud portal version 3.0.6! This is ...

Colocation hosting gives businesses the service of putting servers in a high tech colocation facility which will provide ether a 100Mbps, 1,000Mbps, 10,000Mbps Internet connection. Enterprise can manage their servers ...

Colocation hosting offers many benefits over conventional dedicated server hosting. Most data centers offer a remote service so if your server needs a task performed like an OS reinstall which ...

Bloomberg’s enterprise solutions build on the company’s core strength, the leveraging of technology to allow customers to access, integrate, distribute and manage data and information across organizations more efficiently and ...

A recent AMD global cloud study reveals growing trust in cloud computing as businesses achieve measurable value. The study examined attitudes and approaches to Cloud Computing across the United States, ...

The results of an IBM survey of 3,000 chief information officers around the world have revealed that cloud computing and business analytics are the top technology priority for CIOs at ...

K-12 Schools in the United States Shift their IT Budgets toward Cloud Technologies According to the ‘CDW-G 2011 Cloud Computing Tracking Poll,’ conducted by O’Keeffe & Co on behalf of ...

Managed cloud computing is when a cloud provider providing the managing of scalable, on-demand, and redundant computing resources which are virtualized on many servers. Managed cloud hosting has the security ...

IBM has recently proved it can conserve water with cloud computing.  The city of Dubuque deployed IBM’s analytics and cloud computing technology in 2010 as part of its Smarter Sustainable ...

IBM recently published the results of its “2011 IBM Global CIO Survey,” the most recent biennial CIO survey. An important revelation of the survey was a chart that explains the ...

Downtime is far more frustrating experience. It can also lead to loss of revenue and critical data. Downtime is the amount of time a website is not able to be ...

As changing perceptions of cloud computing is changing, more industries are embracing the cloud. The financial services industry is one industry that is embracing cloud computing. Companies that deal with ...

For people who want to build a successful online business, they have to choose the best web hosting plan that meets their needs. Often, when starting out with creating an ...

What to Consider When Selecting a Managed Web Hosting Plan Whether you are new to the online business world, or you are looking to upgrade from a shared hosting plan, ...
Types of Managed Web Hosting

What are the Types of Managed Web Hosting Dedicated web hosting offers businesses access to customized web resources that are dedicated solely to one user for each server. Because this ...

What is Hybrid Hosting? Hybrid hosting is a combination of dedicated, colocation, and cloud servers that are delivered through a private dedicated network. When choosing hybrid hosting, users have the ability ...

GigeNET is proud to announce that we have been awarded and recommended as a Best Web Hosting Company by WebHostingSearch.com: “GigeNET has been awarded and recommended as a top rated ...

Government Agencies Confused By The Terms ‘Virtualization’ and ‘Cloud Computing’ A new study that was conducted by Quest Software’s public-sector subsidiary found that “nearly two-thirds of state and local respondents ...

Most people begin their business using a shared web hosting plan. However, they’ll eventually have to upgrade to a website host that will give them with the features and functions ...

Because Cloud computing has seen significant gains in popularity recently, the research firm Gartner says “cloud contracts still contain areas of risk for IT decision makers.” Research VP at Gartner, ...

For those unfamiliar with the cloud, it can seem a bit difficult to understand. Basically cloud computing is dynamic visualization of web hosting. In other words, Cloud computing is a ...

More studies are now showing that more businesses are seeking to take advantage of cloud computing in an effort to gain a competitive edge. According to a recent IBM survey ...

Dedicated hosting is one type of high-performance hosting you can acquire which is widely known as an efficient and cost effective hosting solution for small, medium, and large businesses. With ...

Colocation Hosting offers Businesses more Freedom and Flexibility For a business that has developed the infrastructure, such as acquiring their own server to run a high traffic website, they need ...

Recently defense and intelligence agencies have begun to adopt cloud computing. This in part is due to the higher efficiency cloud computing provides and the cost saving benefits. However, there ...

For an online business to be a success, it is important to acquire the best web host plan that meets your business needs. With a quality and dependable host provider, ...

Anyone who starts an online business wants it to grow and establish a clear presence on the web. If you have a shared hosting plan, you will eventually have to ...

Cloud hosting has become a force in the web hosting industry and is changing how businesses expand their operations. Cloud computing consists of a network of servers that are used ...

IT research firm Gartner recently reported that “the levels of hype around cloud computing in the IT industry are deafening, with every vendor expounding its cloud strategy and variations.” As ...

A recent survey the Interop Conference in Las Vegas revealed that migration to cloud computing services has increased 20 percent compared to last year.  As well, it was found that ...

The Distributed Management Task Force (DMTF), an industry group that develops systems management standards, has recently began an effort to develop cloud computing audit specifications with the goal of dealing ...

To be a business success on the web, a company needs an informative, reliable, and easy to navigate website. Today, there are many web hosting companies offering different types of ...

Cloud hosting is considered by many web developers as the future of web hosting. Cloud hosting uses distinct load-balancing methods to permit a network of servers to run simultaneously to ...
Shared Hosting and its Limitations

Shared Hosting is often chosen by users who are just beginning their online endeavors. However, for a growing business, shared hosting can have a number of limitations so it is ...

When a business has grown to the point where they need more website resources and control, they will often upgrade to dedicate hosting. When selecting a web hosting plan, it ...

Colocation hosting is type of web hosting that provides customers with server space in a state-of-the-art data center. Customers will give their server to the data center where it will ...

Attacks on computer systems are on the rise. If a hacker gets into a system and steals credit card numbers, customer data, Social Security numbers, it can be financially devastating ...

A recent report released by the environmental group Greenpeace entitled, “How Dirty is your Data? A Look at the Energy Choices That Power Cloud Computing,” revealed that the data centers ...

How you’ll host your organization’s web presence is a crucial decision. This blog post will help you understand the two most common types of hosting for small-to-medium organizations: dedicated web ...

For any business, no matter the size, it’s critical to have a website that maintains high performance and high security. If they don’t, they’ll likely lose customers and profits. For ...

When choosing a web hosting provider, it is essential that you understand each type of hosting option so that you can make an informed choice so that you select the ...

Dedicated web hosting is a popular web hosting choice as it provides access to basically unlimited amount of essential server resources such as memory, disk space, and bandwidth. Unlike shared ...

The earthquake followed by the 30ft tsunami that hit Japan’s North East did not just destroy physical infrastructure, but it also destroyed computer servers and networks. The result was enormous ...

Many businesses looking for a reliable way to host a website will often managed web hosting because you do not have to be an IT expert to run and manage ...

Due to the increasing number of DDoS attacks, it is vital that businesses implement a diverse number of security measures in order to protect their websites and data from a ...

Strategy Analytics, a US based market research company, released a report entitled, ‘Are Tablets Set for Enterprise Primetime,’ that revealed “increasing power, range and availability of tablet devices is driving ...

Engineered for Flexibility, Reliability and Cost-efficiency Colocation Hosting is one type of server hosting that is well worth considering. Colocation hosting gives businesses an efficient way to host their servers ...

When a business uses host managed servers, they will enjoy such benefits and features as: minimizing operational expenses, reducing capital costs, and they have more control of their server infrastructure.  ...

VPS hosting is a popular hosting option as it is one of the most cost efficient options on the market. Virtual Private Server (VPS) Hosting is a hosting a web ...

Many businesses are choosing Virtual Private Servers (VPS) because these servers can be partitioned into multiple servers allowing each of the replicated servers to operate as an individual virtual server. ...

A Virtual Private Server (VPS) can also be called a VDS or virtual dedicated server because you are getting a similar type of hosting as a dedicated server but it ...

Website hosting companies use to offer dedicated servers where the host provided minimal management services. Now, due to increasing demands, managed dedicated hosting services come with a wide range of ...

The function of dedicated servers is to maintain a single server that will be dedicated to a single user. It is the process of limiting applications to improve the efficiency of client-server ...

Multi-media has now become a major feature on the internet as a way to improve marketing strategies. Nearly every industry is now getting their webmasters to incorporate their media in ...

Recently, Toyota and Microsoft held a press teleconference to announce a new $12 million partnership to bring cloud computing to Toyota vehicles. The partnership will give Toyota’s the ability to ...

When a business ecommerce site has grown to the point where they need more resources, they will often look to dedicated hosting. When moving to dedicated hosting there are certain ...

The IT industry is seeing more services being moved to the cloud. The result has been customers in search of host providers that provide high availability ensuring continual up-time. Server ...

The UK government is now realizing that cloud computing is fast becoming the dominant form of internet computing. The government is now set to introduce cloud computing in the next ...

AMD focusing on Cloud and Virtualization Enterprise Chips To Improve Performance Business computing is quickly moving to virtualization and cloud computing and in the near future it is expected to ...