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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’s many options to choose from whether you’re running Windows, Linux or BSD but we’ll be focusing on my […]
Behind the Hosting Door (A project management story)
October 21, 2016
When deciding on a hosting company, there are things at work that you as a consumer may not know OR CARE about. Uptime, pricing and support are your key indicators and maybe equipment being offered. Have you ever wondered about the people behind the name? There are various positions and but one that is critical […]
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 decision. Budget […]
The Next Generation Data Centre Network – Adapting to Change
August 7, 2013
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 global server market. What stands out in the article is the decline in server revenue for the two leading server manufacturers HP and IBM when […]
Technical Debt Can Limit Scalability
July 15, 2013
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 @interworx, Like them on Facebook and check out their blog, http://www.interworx.com/community. If we accept that all businesses, when creating an infrastructure to support their online […]
Citrix Xen Benefits
December 30, 2010
Citrix Xen Technology The Xen was invented by Ian Pratt and his team at the University of Cambridge, and developed in cooperation with the world’s top engineers at more than twenty data center vendors, Xen is a distinctive open source technology that serves as an effective virtualization solution. The XenServer contains a thin software layer […]
Dedicated Servers vs. Cloud Servers
December 28, 2010
Dedicated Servers vs. Cloud Servers When looking to acquire a server to host their e-commerce site, many people will find themselves deciding between a dedicated server or cloud server. Before making a decision, it is important to understand the differences between the two systems so you will know that you are making the best decision […]