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3 reasons using a cloud-based dedicated server makes business sense

If you run a business in the current climate, then you need a website that delivers. Many people will rightfully focus on building the site itself but it is just as vital to think about your web hosting needs also. More and more businesses these days are choosing cloud-based dedicated servers in this respect for the superb advantages it offers. What is a cloud-based dedicated server? Put simply, a cloud-based dedicated server operates in exactly the same way as a [...]

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Cloud integration and its solutions

With its revolutionary milestones, cloud computing has introduced advanced solutions for enterprises. However, a somewhat overlooked component is cloud integration. Cloud integration has brought about an obstacle in the successful deployment of software as a service (SaaS). A survey showed that 90% of cloud users brought up integration as a common, occurring hurdle while another 94% relayed integration with other systems to be an essential factor in their business. Here are a few factors to consider when seeking cloud integration [...]

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3 reasons a managed dedicated server is essential for any modern business

If the average modern office added up every document, spreadsheet or other bits of data they used on a daily basis and printed it off, you’d be surprised by just how much each click, action and functionality produces. When it comes to physical records and reporting, we’re meticulous about storage and security – so why don’t we do the same with our digital files? A UK dedicated server, especially in combination with external management, can be the solution to the [...]

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Does a dedicated server increase website speed?

Site speed in the modern web climate is very important. It helps for search engine rankings, but it also improves the user experience for visitors to your site. Slow loading times can cause a huge bounce rate, and there will be no real value to your content. Even two or three seconds of delay can damage rankings significantly. The main question The prices of UK dedicated servers can be quite prohibitive, so for anyone considering using one they will want to [...]

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How to keep your dedicated server secure in 2018

Dedicated servers are an increasingly popular choice for many businesses. If you have a dedicated server then it is vital that you have it as secure as possible. Most of the things that make a dedicated server vulnerable to cyber-attacks are actually very easy to solve. Here are some of the best ways to beef up your UK dedicated servers security: 1. Make your passwords hard to hack This is a tip that is as old as the hills! But sadly, [...]

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The true cost of downtime – why 100% uptime is essential

‘The website is down’ is not a cry that any businessperson wants to hear. A non-functioning site can completely paralyse your site, making it incredibly difficult for new customers to buy things or contact you and impossible for existing customers to get stuff done. 99.9% uptime might sound acceptable but that actually means that your website could be down for more than eight hours a year without your host even breaching their service level agreement. In this article, we’ll [...]

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How your dedicated server bandwidth is measured

In order for companies to get the best rewards from their SEO and marketing efforts, it is ideal to choose a company that will provide a dedicated server hosting service. This is because a site with maximum uptime will inevitably be favoured more by Google than those with frequent downtime. There are several different methods that a provider may use to measure the bandwidth and connectivity of your dedicated server. These different measurements also differ in the way a [...]

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About virtual private servers (VPS)

Businesses looking for the benefits of dedicated servers, without the costs, could do well to look at virtual private servers (VPS). A VPS service provides an isolated virtual environment created by a physical server through the virtualisation process. Effectively it provides customised server solutions at a fraction of the costs associated with dedicated servers. What’s more, VPS’s are extremely scalable, giving you the ability to add or remove resources anytime and only pay for what you’re using. More about virtual [...]

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Critical skills for IT teams

Even one hour of business downtime equates to catastrophe for most companies, so maintaining an effective IT team is critical to continued business success and effectiveness. Some of the most critical skills for IT teams are discussed below. Software development Trained IT staff need to be aware of how software is being implemented within the business and the ways in which it’s utilised to ensure optimal results at all times. Even when companies use off the shelf software solutions, the [...]

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Why choose VPS hosting?

A VPS or virtual private server is part of a physical server housed at the data centre of your hosting provider. The physical server is often split up into different dedicated servers, shared servers and virtual private servers. Basic sites tend to use shared servers. As your site grows and traffic increases, you may want to upgrade to a VPS server. This is because a VPS allows for more customisation and control. Greater reliability Shared servers are on their way out. [...]

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