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Cloud Hosting vs Dedicated Server Hosting
In the era of cloud computing, this comparison of cloud hosting vs dedicated server hosting may sound strange to many, but since I realized that most of the websites on the Internet highlight only the benefits of cloud computing, I thought it'd be only fair to do a neutral comparison.
What Should You Choose - Amazon EC2 or Google...
Here's a comparative analysis of Amazon Ec2 vs Google App Engine covering the nitty gritty right from the ease of usage, complexity and necessity of technical support down to pricing, and practical implementations.
How to Use Google Web Hosting
Google web hosting is one of the best forms of free website hosting for the experienced webmasters, and bloggers who're looking out for a robust free website creation system, rather than relying on the good old Blogger and Wordpress platforms. Here's a brief guide to using google website hosting.
Why Is Anonymous Web Hosting in Great Demand?
Anonymous web hosting has become the need of the hour, looking at the presence of hackers, and cyber criminals all over the internet; nobody really wants the world to know the nitty gritty about their domain ownership, and website hosting details, and that's where anonymous website hosting comes into play.
Starting a Web Site Hosting Business
Web site hosting is one of the online businesses that don't require substantial investment upfront, and you don't require any special skills to become a web hosting provider. Here are some handy tips to succeed in web site hosting arena.
Do You Prefer Rackspace or Amazon EC2?
Amazon EC2 has been the dominant player in the market, until Rackspace entered the cloud arena, and it soon turned out to be a great choice for SMEs - read on to discover why I moved onto Rackspace, and figure out should you actually do the same or not!
Guide to Starting a Web Hosting Business as a...
Starting a web hosting business can be the best way for those who want to become an entrepreneur, but feel that they don't have enough capital to float their own company, or a full fledged business. Here's a quick guide describing how to start a web hosting reseller business, and make some serious money without really investing a fortune.
Plesk Control Panel Review
There are several types of control panels, and each of them offers something unique to the user, and Plesk is one of the most popular ones; here’s an insight to Parallels Plesk control panel.
What Is Cloud Hosting and How Does It Work?
If you're new to the cloud arena, then the very first question that'd pop-up in your mind is obviously -
Tips for Starting a Hosting Business in the...
Who says you need thousands of dollars, working capital, and a big office space to start your own hosting business? Well, you can actually start a web hosting business at home
How Much Money Can You Really Make as a Hosting...
Making money as a hosting reseller isn't that easy, but if you know how to play your cards right, then it isn't such an uphill task either. So, here's a beginners guide to making money as a hosting reseller.
Know More About Domain Names and The Registrati...
Whether you're a customer who wants to book a domain name for launching a website, or a host that wants to get into the domain registration business, here are some of the crucial aspects of the domain registration process that one must know!
What Cloud Storage Is Best for You?
With the competition in cloud storage arena getting stiffer with every passing day, it's natural that folks would look for comparison - so here's the clash of the titans - Google Drive vs Microsoft Skydrive vs Box.net vs Dropbox vs Amazon S3 vs the Apple iCloud.
Leveraging the Power of Reseller Hosting to...
Reseller hosting has always been the way to kick off a web hosting business in most cases, especially when you can't afford to invest a lot of money on VPS/dedicated hosting.
Before You Start a Web Hosting Company Without...
Here are some crucial suggestions for buying hosting plans to start a web hosting business, and best ones to be considered.
Amazon S3 Pricing and Comparison With Close...
Amazon S3 is the simple storage solution provided by the company for its cloud computing users, and just like the Amazon EC2 cloud, S3 has amazingly affordable pricing tariff, which makes it a viable option for anyone, and everyone. However, close rivals like Dropbox and Google storage services offer several benefits, which S3 fails to offer; here's a brief comparison.
Does Server Location Matter in Overseas Hosting?
Have you ever considered the importance of server location in case of overseas hosting? Well, here are a few interesting facts, so take a good look at them, if you hadn't really cared about these aspects to date.
4 Fatal Mistakes That Can Kill Your Chances of...
For those who're determined to build a successful hosting empire, these blunders can be a big hindrance to their path of success, and potentially ruin all the hard work, and years of efforts.
How to Make Money as a Hosting Reseller and...
Continuing our discussion of making money as hosting reseller, let us know take a look at bigger figures, and see how you can replace your current full-time job. Page 2.
Top 10 Cloud Computing Vendors
Here’s a closer look at the cloud computing leaders in the current market, reasons why they're the best in the cloud market, and a glimpse of their latest offerings.
How Competitive Is Amazon Cloud Computing...
Amazon's EC2 cloud computing platform has been gaining widespread popularity with every passing day, but how competitive is the Amazon cloud computing pricing? Well, find out more about the EC2, Amazon's cloud computing and digital text platform.
Basics of Dealing With Internal Server Errors
An internal server error refers to an error, which may be caused due to insufficient permissions or other issues with hosting space or the server. However, it does not necessarily imply an error in the server. This article briefs on the process of fixing internal server errors in Apache and cPanel running on LINUX platforms.
Differences between Colocated Web Server and...
When it comes to choose a server for a small to midsize business, web server colocation and renting a dedicated server are the two obvious choices. So, here are some of the major differences between the two.
5 Tips for Kick-Starting a Web Hosting Business
Web hosting is one of the best businesses that one can think of starting, that too without really shelling out too much money. Here are 5 handy tips for starting a web hosting business, and running it successfully in the longer run.
Reseller Hosting: How to Restore Backups to WHM
Here's a quick beginners guide to restoring backups to the WHM. If you're doing this for the first-time, then you may certainly come across a lot of ugly surprises, but with little effort, you should be able to get this done.
How to Choose a Catchy Domain Name for a...
If you're starting a new hosting venture, but confused about choosing the right domain name for it, here are a few pointers to assist you.
How does Hyper-V VPS Hosting Compare with...
When it comes to selection of one among Hyper-V VPS vs. Virtuozzo, it could be a tough call, because both of them come with their own share of benefits, but them none of them are free from fair share of drawbacks either.
Understanding What Bandwidth Really Is
Web hosting providers often lure the customers with catchy lines like unlimited bandwidth, unlimited storage space etc, so for those who've this basic question in mind -
How to Set Up a Website Quickly
Here's how you can register a domain
Step-by-Step Guide to Rebuild PHP in WHM
Here are a few basic steps involved in the process of rebuilding PHP in WHM interface.
Who Should Consider Unmanaged VPS Hosting and...
Unmanaged VPS hosting can be advantageous for customers who know how to configure a web server, and perform all the tasks, and a great option for providers who don't have enough support staff, but there are several downsides to it too; here are all the pros and cons of unmanaged hosting...
All That You Need to Know About Running...
This article basically briefs on the process of running EasyApache through SSH.
Beware of Cheap Reseller Hosting Issues
Cheap reseller hosting programs can surely save a good deal of money, but you must also be prepared to face the ugly consequences of these so-called cheap unlimited reseller web hosting packages.
Do You Have What it Takes to be a Successful...
VPS web hosting is one of the most powerful money grooming businesses on the internet; however, one needs to be ready to face lot of challenges if they want to become a successful VPS provider.
How to Promote Your Hosting Business with Value...
In order to promote your web hosting business, it may be a fine idea to offer some value added services free of cost, along with your best-selling hosting packages, so as to lure more customers.
Becoming a Successful Low Cost Web Hosting...
Nobody can give you the blue-print of becoming a successful low cost web hosting provider, but here are some trade secrets that can help you in establishing your identity in today's competitive shared hosting market.
Glacier - The Latest Cloud Storage Solution...
Amazon has introduced another new member in the cloud arena in form of Glacier, its newest cloud storage that allows the small businesses and enterprises to archive data effortlessly on the cloud, and to come out of the dark age of tape storage.
6 Things to Check If You Want to Start Your Own...
Thinking of starting a web hosting business? Here are few crucial aspects that you need to consider before you make the first move, to ensure success in the long run.
Understanding the Concept of Ubiquitous Computing
Ubiquitous Computing, also known as pervasive computing, is a unique computing concept that involves the dream of technology being everywhere and still being virtually inexistent or invisible; in simple words, to turn the virtual reality inside out!
Understanding Who Needs Offshore Hosting and Why!
Offshore web hosting may be required for various reasons, some of which include high security, and inability to host gambling/pharmacy related websites within the country due to local laws. Here's everything that you need to know about offshore hosting.
5 Cool Control Panels Capable of Competing With...
cPanel may definitely be the most popular control panel today, but there are several good alternatives available in the market. Let's take a look at 5 good alternative to cPanel.
Understanding Cloud Hosting and Differences...
Cloud hosting is one of the most popular hosting strategies at the moment, and this article explains what cloud hosting is, and its differences with cloud hosting with dedicated hosting.
5 Simple Steps for Manually Upgrading cPanel...
Depending upon the system settings, cPanel can be updated manually by running a cPanel update script or programmed to get auto-updated whenever an update is available. This article explains the process of updating cPanel manually.
Amazon Drops the AWS Pricing by Over 25%
AWS price drop has certainly come as a shocker to many, because it wasn't a small 5-10% reduction, but rather a massive 25%+ across various regions, which certainly caught many of the rivals by a big surprise.
Glossary of Web Terms Related to Hosting
This article presents a handy glossary of web terms commonly used by webmasters across the globe. However, rather than covering all the niches, it is a specific web terminology glossary related to just hosting.
Understanding a Data Center and Its Management
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Setting Up Steam Dedicated Server in a Jiffy
Counter Strike offers the most enticing multi-player gaming experience, but avid gamers may find it little hard to setup a steam dedicated server on their own. So, this creates a very small niche market in hosting industry, where the demand may not be too high, but things are only going to become better in future. Here's a simple guide to set-up a steam dedicated server using
Top 4 Cloud Platforms for Small Businesses
Many small companies often tend to think that making a move to the cloud could be a costly affair, so they don't easily consider cloud hosting options. So, here are 4 cost-effective choices for small firms to get started with cloud computing.
Understanding How Quality of Web Hosting Can...
There are tons of web hosts in the market, but due to a number of shoddy hosting companies, high quality web hosting has become the need of the hour, and if you really want to make a mark in such a competitive market, you must give highest priority to the quality of service and customer support!
Data Center Server Virtualization in Cloud...
Data center server virtualization can help a great deal, but it's not an easy thing to with either. Here are some handy tips for data center virtualization in cloud hosting environment.
Top Shared Web Hosting Providers Reviewed
This article presents an insight to some of the best shared web hosting providers in the market, and reasons why they're the best in the business, along with the downsides of each company.
Is Google Drive's New Pricing Competitive?
Google Drive has been officially rolled out in the market, and not just as a free offering, but rather as a comprehensive cloud storage solution. But, is the Google Drive pricing very competitive? Did the king of search engines get a little too greedy not to introduce it at a lower price than the market leaders like Microsoft SkyDrive, and Amazon S3?
Lack of Support to All Web Technologies Can...
If all the web pages of a website are to be viewed by all the Internet users out there, then the website needs to be hosted on a reliable public server that supports all modern web technologies. Now when it comes to servers and hosting, things totally depend upon the needs of an individual. While some of the web apps, and specific features of a website could be Windows-dependent, certain things like a Wordpress blog may require Linux compatibility. And, that's not all, some websites may require support to CGI, and modern technologies like Ruby-on-Rails, Cold-Fusion etc, so every host must provide support to all the latest web hosting technologies...
Custom vs Commodity Cloud Hosting
This post provides a fair comparison of custom and commodity clouds, throwing light on pros and cons of each of them, along with handy pointers that can help in assisting your clients with greater clarity in the process of making a more suitable choice
Do You Bother to Put Up Latest Web Hosting...
Putting web hosting articles on your website, be it the latest hosting updates, hosting tutorials, or general web hosting news about the industry can do a world of good to your business. Here are some of the top benefits of doing so.
Reasons to Invest on Dedicated IP Hosting
Dedicated IP hosting can safeguard your web apps and website from a number of online threats, and it's highly recommended for hosting important security web apps as well as websites that have specific requirements. And, almost half of the customers want static web hosting at one point or the other, so as a web host, you shouldn't disappoint them.
What is the Biggest Roadblock Preventing the...
If you think about expansion of your hosting business, at times, you may tend to black out, and totally be clueless about the future plans, because perhaps you never paid a lot of attention on creating a business plan with any expansion plans.
4 Things You Need to Know About the Heartbleed...
You must have heard about the heart bleed virus, which has left the experts baffled across all industries, but it has been haunting the financial institutions and hosting providers in particular. So, let's take a quick look into the top reasons why it's such a threat, and how to minimize the risk.
The Need for Registering Multiple Domain...
When you launch a website for your business, you should not just consider the .com or .us domain extension, but rather try to grab all possible domain extensions to safeguard the online identity of your business.
Benefits of Cloud Website Hosting
The benefits of cloud website hosting are quite evident, and all the big guns in the IT industry are making a move towards the cloud... At the same time, new businesses are also looking at cloud hosting solutions, presenting a whole new realm of opportunities for the cloud hosting providers, which don't need to worry about getting enough clients anymore!
Is There Really a Host That Provides Unlimited...
Sure thing, most of the folks fall for catchy features like unlimited space web hosting in a hosting package, but then they soon discover the limitations of unlimited disk-space and bandwidth in the web hosting industry...
Top 10 Web Hosting Forums
Here are some of the best web hosting forums on the internet where you can seek help related to hosting issues, and read user reviews.
3 Things to Look for in a Domain Name Registrar
Here are some tips for choosing a good domain name registration service provider, and a few warnings to be wary of things that sound too good to be true.
Amazon EC2 Problems
When you consider the rapport of EC2, Amazon's problems like the recent outage have been the only glitches that have harmed their reputation; otherwise Ec2 is extremely popular in the market today; here's an insight.
4 Tips for Choosing a Business Name for Your...
When you plan to start your web hosting firm, the first task is naming your hosting business, and if you go wrong in that, then everything would fall apart in due course of time, and it can turn out to be the biggest mistake of your life - so here's what you should keep in mind.
Google Drive and Skydrive - Head-to-Head!
Google's Drive is here to challenge everybody, right from Skydrive, iCloud, Amazon S3, down to DropBox, Box.net, and all the cloud storage service providers. In this article, we'll take a better look at the offerings of Microsoft and Google, to determine who turns out to be a superior contender in the battle of Google Drive vs SkyDrive from MS.
What Does It Take to Become a Great Web Hosting...
A great web hosting provider offers plethora of great features, amazing customer support and much more than an ordinary host. Making a mark in this competitive hosting market isn't that easy, and it takes a lot more than getting the basics right.
How to Make a Gmod Dedicated Server?
Gmod server hosting is in high demand amongst the gamers, but not too many hosting firms offer garrys mod dedicated server, so it might be a good idea to explore this niche market and generate some handsome revenues.
Comparing the Popular Control Panels in Hosting...
Here's a quick comparison of popular web hosting control panels such as Plesk, cPanel, Ensim, Direct Admin, and H-sphere.
Do Your Customers Expect Offshore and...
Customers who need offshore hosting usually prefer international hosting providers who can offer combination of Windows and Linux hosting.
Is Amazon EC2 Better Than Rackspace Mosso?
When you analyze Amazon Ec2 against the likes of Rackspace Mosso, it's not really like comparing red and green apples (which can be compared), but it's not like comparing apples and mangoes either (which can't be really compared, so let's take a look at pros and cons of both; here's a comparative analysis of Amazon EC2 Vs Rackspace Mosso
Reasons Why Cloud Computing is Needed in Auto...
Most of the companies in the IT sector have already made a move to the cloud, and they're reaping heavy benefits, and enjoying reduction in operational and maintenance costs. However, manufacturing, and automotive industry is yet to make a move to the cloud!
Starting a Small business: Web hosting is the...
If you've been longing to start your own small business, web hosting is certainly a great option, which requires minimal investments, until you really think of starting your own data center. And, in the beginning stages, it may be a fantastic idea to cater to small businesses, and offer basic web hosting packages.
Security Benefits of VPS
Not many of the folks consider the security benefits of Virtual Private Servers; they usually look at the financial benefits, and prefer them over dedicated servers, but don't really use them unless they outgrow the shared hosting limits; so here are some eye-opening facts about security benefits that a VPS offers.
Importance of Facebook Marketing for a Hosting...
Facebook marketing has become the integral part of most of the online marketing campaigns, and it can do wonders for web hosting companies too. So, here's a brief guide to FB marketing for hosting firms.
Top 5 Latest Trends in Hosting Industry for 2013
As 2013 is about to come to an end, we take a look at some of the latest trends in hosting industry this year, and expectations for 2014.
Guide to Promoting Your Hosting Firm Through...
Take a look at some of the great ways to promote your web hosting firm through the power of social media.
Pros and Cons of Windows VPS Hosting
Windows VPS services come with their own share of pros and cons; so, let's try to uncover the good bad and ugly things about Windows VPS.
What Do Small Business Owners Need in Hosting...
Ever wondered what really makes the best small business web hosting package? In this article, we discuss 3 crucial traits of a good small business hosting package, and what small business owners really look forward to.
Insight into Some of the Recent Hosting Scams
Here's an insight into the latest web hosting scams that have stunned the industry over the past 12 months, and spotlight on some of the lesser known facts about some famous web hosts.
Did You Ever Wonder Who'd Like to Buy Web...
It's essential to analyze who'd like to buy web hosting packages that you offer, and why; if you offer competitive pricing, it's not essential that customers would run to you, as there are tons of competitors in the market... So, even before your potential customers actually think of putting their money on your hosting packages, you should analyze whether it'd make sense for anyone to choose the web hosting packages that you sell!
5 Aspects That Are Currently Dominating the...
Cloud computing has truly revolutionized the way businesses are carried out, and here's a quick insight into top 5 promising cloud computing trends of 2014.
Is Google Drive Better than Dropbox?
Folks had mocked Google's new cloud storage solution as just another Dropbox alternative, but it turned out to be much more than that; here's a comparative analysis of Google Drive vs Dropbox.
Guide to Choosing the Best Cloud Email...
Here's a handy guide to choosing the ideal cloud email archiving solution for your business.
Windows vs Linux Hosting: A Brief Comparison
Those who are new to hosting arena often get confused with the choice of hosting platform. With this Windows Linux hosting comparison (as Linux and Windows happen to be the most popular platforms) let's try to clearly compare one platform against the other so that it makes the life of a hosting service provider much simpler while making a choice.
Will iCloud Finally be Apple’s Ladder to...
Apple's iCloud is the answer to all the cloud players, and probably it'll once again hamper Windows 8 popularity just as the iPhone killed Microsoft multi-touch technology few years back! iCloud is the buzzword everywhere, and why not - it has got almost everything to keep the users hooked on to it, and 5GB free data storage is a great bonus too!
SmarterMail 7.x Mail Server Review
Here's a comprehensive review of SmarterMail 7.x Mail Server covering everything that this mail exchange solution, which serves as a superb alternative to the costlier solutions like MS Exchange.
7 Things That You Must Include in Your Hosting...
Have you ever bothered to review whether your web hosting packages are enticing enough, and do they offer anything unique to the customers or are they just one among countless similar offerings in the market?
How Competitive is the Rackspace Cloud Drive?
Rackspace cloud storage services have certainly garnered lot of attention in past, but competition seems to have become really stiff with entry of Google Drive. Here are few things that new cloud storage providers must try to learn from Rackspace, and a brief review of Rackspace cloud drive, and insight into its pricing.
5 Quick Pointers for Analyzing the Reliability...
When the discussion boils down to finding a reliable web hosting service, there are certain popular parameters used for comparison of various services. So, here are 5 crucial traits of a reliable web host.
What to Look For in a Premium Web Hosting...
Wondering what really makes up a premium web hosting package? Well, sadly every other host calls their package a premium hosting package, which is not true at all, so let's delve into the details of an ideal premium hosting package, and how you can keep your customers happy by providing one.
Symantec Hosted Mail Security Review
Here's a comprehensive review of Symantec hosted mail security solution, and it can help you in assessing how it can help in enhancing security.
Learn How to Tweak the Look and Feel of WHM and...
cPanel accounts can be customized with the logos, colors, design, and everything as per specific requirements. This post explains how to do it, and even make use of remote access key.
Top File Hosting Service Providers
There are tons of file hosting service providers in the market such as EasyShare, Filedropper, and the likes of them, but most of the customers enjoy their free services. So, file hosting a profitable niche; well you can certainly reap good profits if you know how to play the game - here's how you can do it!
Insight into Cloud Solutions of Amazon vs...
The competition in cloud management arena has grow even tougher with VMware, Amazon, Microsoft, and several other contenders locking horns; here's an insight into the current cloud markets.
How to Prevent Mail Spoofing on a cPanel Server
It is a well-known fact that spam e-mails originate from fake addresses. The e-mail authentication feature in cPanel helps provide information about the nature of the incoming e-mails. This helps users discard unwanted e-mails with ease, and prevent mail spoofing.
Importance of Network Security Penetration...
If you run a web hosting business, network penetration testing is of great importance to ensure good security levels of your server, and in turn safeguard the data of your customers; here's more to it.
Benefits of Disaster Recovery in Cloud Computing
It's certainly the time to say good-bye to the good-old magnetic tapes, and move on to the cloud disaster recovery systems, but if you're unsure about their benefits, here's a quick look at them.
Benefits of Offshore Web Hosting
Offshore web hosting operations can considerably bring down the cost, and help you expand your business, and company's rapport; here's an insight.
Importance of Ensuring 100% Customer Satisfacti...
It's not just about getting more customers to subscribe to your hosting packages, and you need to keep your existing customers happy with the quality of services too.
Blackhole Exploit Kit Attacks Are Back to Haunt...
Malware threats are on the rise again, and this time the Blackhole exploit kit is spreading via Twitter; so let's see how to face the terror of the Blackhole exploit kits, and minimize their impact.
What Are the Perks of Offering Managed Cloud...
Managed cloud computing is gaining a lot of popularity as a service, and most of the leading hosting providers are competing neck-to-neck, but are you even a part of this race quite yet? If not, here are few reasons to offer managed cloud hosting services.
5 Reasons Why Cloud Computing is the Buzzword...
For those who don't know what the cloud has hot to offer, it may not be too obvious why cloud computing has become the buzzword all of a sudden. So, here's an insight to cloud hosting, and its benefits.
Ideas to Deal With Data Capacity Issues
Dealing with data capacity issues isn't as simple as it sounds, especially if you run a web hosting company with your own infrastructure rather than just reselling hosting space. Here are some ideas to deal with capacity issues in the web hosting arena.
All About Amazon's EC2
Amazon's EC2 platform has been the center of attention of all the cloud users, and cloud hosting providers.
Buying Web Hosting Packages as a Reseller
Buying a web hosting package as a webmaster is pretty easy since there are lots of options available in the market, but when you want to buy web hosting package as a reseller, things are fairly different; here are a few things that you must keep in mind.
Dominate the Local Hosting Markets before You...
No matter how good your business reach is, targeting the local markets is always a fantastic idea, especially as a web hosting provider since the local clients seem to be more comfortable dealing with a local vendor.
5 Elements that Make a Reseller Hosting Package...
If you want your reseller hosting business to flourish, it's imperative that it has these 5 critical elements in it.
The Need for CRM Hosting
With great rise in demand of CRM hosting, it can be a great idea to include it in your hosting portfolio, because most of the large corporate companies would look for CRM hosting at one point or the other, and that'd be your chance to grab some serious business as a host.
Top 4 Crucial Elements of an E-Commerce Hosting...
An e-commerce hosting package must come with all the essential components that are needed for managing an e-commerce site right from shopping carts, ease of management, and much more. So, here's an insight into the top 4 critical components of an e-commerce hosting package.
How Authentic are the Web Hosting Review Sites...
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All that You Need to Know About cPanel Hosting
Here's a master guide to using cPanel for all the beginner-level users.
Third-Grade Customer Support Services Can...
Customer support plays the most crucial role in determining the success rate of a hosting provider, and sub-par support means incompetency in hosting industry.
The Web Hosting Scene in India
Here's a quick insight into the Web Hosting Scene in India
Before You Buy a Shared Hosting Package: Your...
Buying a shared web hosting package isn't as easy as it sounds; you may get overwhelmed with the amount of options in the market. If you're buying your first web hosting package, then here are some important aspects to consider, in order to make a well informed decision, and find the best deal on shared hosting packages.
Challenges of Managing a Hybrid Cloud Environment
I recently came in touch with Jeremy Sherwood, ScienceLogic Cloud Strategist, to discuss the challenges of managing a hybrid cloud environment; here's what he had got to say.
4 Big Security Threats to Dedicated Server...
Dedicated hosting comes with a fair share of advantages over VPS and shared hosting, but it can be quite difficult to manage the security issues and prevent the malware attacks at the same time. Here are the top 4 security issues that have been haunting the dedicated server users for many years.
9 Tips That Can Improve the Speed of WordPress...
Wordpress has become a popular website development platform, but the default WP set-up may not be the fastest in the world, and you can considerably increase the speed up of a WP-based website using a few plugins, and simple tricks.
20 One-Click Installations Scripts That You...
One-click installers are the latest rage in hosting arena, and you ought to have these 20 fantastic one-click installation scripts in your hosting packages if you really want to keep your customers happy!
Why is CaaS (Cloud as a Service) Gaining...
Cloud as a Service offers plenty of benefits, and if you're a web hosting provider, there's no reason why you would not want to keep that option in your portfolio!
Data Center Hosting - A Booming Trend
Data center hosting services are in high demand these days due to the sheer fact that web server colocation, and managed hosting have become the need of the hour, on account on rising data capacity issues, and lack of reliable hosting providers.
Working as Hosting Reseller vs. Affiliate...
Whether you work as a hosting reseller, affiliate marketer, or manage your own hosting business, there are great opportunities to generate lucrative income, but each of these methods have their own pros and cons; let's take a quick look at some of them, and try to draw a conclusion about the most profitable option.
Need for Dedicated Hosting for Your Business
Dedicated hosting can ensure hassle-free operation, and ensure greater up-time guarantee than conventional share hosting. Additionally, shared hosting doesn't suffice for media-extensive apps, as well as huge traffic and bandwidth requirements. But, when you take a dedicated server, you can also consider reselling web space too.
3 Simple Steps for Dealing With Domain Name...
As a web host and/or domain registrar, you're likely to encounter the Domain Name Infringement cases every now and then, and you must thoroughly know the UDRP rules to provide an effective resolution in such cases.
Leading Cheap Web Hosting Sites in the Market
There are currently a few cheap web hosting sites that are extremely popular in the market, but one needs to understand the secrets to their success; it's not just about being cheap, but rather leaving no stones unturned to vow the customers.
Essential Components of Managed Dedicated...
A fully managed dedicated hosting package must comprise of all essential features that allow a website owner to sit-back, relax, and watch his/her website/web-apps being managed with great professionalism. There's no specific check-list, but following are the essential components that a managed dedicating hosting package must comprise of!
Quick Guide to Updating MX Records via cPanel...
If you want to change the email hosting location and point to an external server, take a look at these steps involved in the process of updating MX records in cPanel.
How does WHOIS Help in Domain Search?
There are several WhoIs look-up services that can help you in the domain search process, be it for sending a copyright infringement notice, or pulling out more information about a particular website for some other reason.
Leasing vs. Building Your Own Data Center in 2014
Should you choose to outsource your data center hosting requirements, or choose to build/lease your own?
Analyzing Every Move of Your Competitors to...
When it comes to promoting your hosting business, do you keep an eye on your competitors, and then make every move after a giving it a serious consideration or just do your own thing by following your strategies without bothering about what the world is doing?
3 Innovative Ideas for Web Hosts to Promote...
If you've had very little success in promoting your hosting deals through the traditional ways, then give it a go to these 3 off-beat ideas that may help you in promoting your hosting packages, and attracting dozens of new customers.
Top 5 Dropbox Alternatives
Well, if you are not amongst those who prefer Dropbox then here are 5 cool Dropbox alternatives that excel over it, in various aspects.
Insight into the Benefits of Semi-Dedicated...
Many of the folks aren't really aware of semi-dedicated hosting, and its benefits; so here's an insight.
Does Cloud Computing Make Sense to Small...
Do cloud services make sense for small business owners? Well, just the sheer fact that cloud hosting is the latest buzzword, doesn't necessarily make it a good choice for all types of businesses, especially the smaller ones.
A Brief Introduction to Linode
Linode is one of the most popular Xen-based Virtual Private Server (VPS) hosting firms today; in this Linode review, we'll be covering everything that you need to know about this great VPS system.
5 Sure-Fire Ways to Boost Your Web Hosting...
If you'd like to boost your hosting sales figures, here are 5 sure-fire ways that can come to your aid, and help in pumping up those numbers!
Basics of Generating Profits as a Hosting...
Reselling web hosting packages can be a great way to make money without literally taking the pain of server management, and dealing with customer complaints; all that the reseller needs to do is to book orders, and let the hosting company do the rest... So, here's an insight!
Video Hosting is a Lucrative Vertical!
YouTube be an extremely reliable video hosting service, but not everyone wants to use their embed codes; those want to run their video marketing campaigns often look at professional video hosts, and currently there aren't too many renowned players in the video hosting niche... So, there's a very good scope for the new entrants, to advantage of the situation, and establish their stronghold in the hosting arena.
Essential Differences between Leased and...
The main differences between a managed server, and a leased dedicated server are listed in this article to assist you in understanding the pros and cons of each of them, before choosing one.
Understanding the E-Commerce Hosting Needs
Web hosting needs for e-commerce businesses are quite different from the standard corporate websites, and the web apps. Be it a payment gateway, shopping cart, or inventory management, everything needs to be perfect, to operate a stable e-commerce business, and slightest of blunders can lead to a total disaster.
Common Hosting Issues and Ideas to Tackle Them
Starting a web hosting business isn't a cakewalk, and there are whole lot of issues involved in the process of setting up, and running a web hosting company. Here are some common issues, and ideas to deal with them.
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AWS EC2 platform offers a plethora of benefits, and completely flexibility to manage the hosting needs, making it a hot choice not amongst the customers, but also the hosting providers too.
5 Reasons Why You Should Switch to IIS 8 Hosting
The latest Windows IIS 8 has indeed turned out to be a game-changer
Common Roadblocks to Starting Your Hosting...
When you try to start your web hosting business as a reseller, you are likely to run into several common roadblocks, which may prevent you from proceeding further; here's an insight into 3 such common issues, and tips to deal with them effectively.
How to Grow Your Hosting Business into a...
When it comes to scaling up small to mid-size hosting businesses, there are lot of things to be considered, and this article throws light on some of them.
Do You Have What It Takes to Launch a...
Blogging has become full time profession of millions of Internet users, and the blog hosting sites like Blogger, Wordpress, Hubpages, Tumblr etc have been making serious money with the increase in number of their subscribers too. So, if you're planning to compete with the top blog hosting sites, then you should take a good look at their offerings, and prepare yourself to enter the market with full force!
4 Likely Changes in the Cloud Arena in 2014
Cloud computing has been the buzzword ever since the beginning of this decade, and this article throws some light on 4 emerging trends that are likely to rule the industry over the next couple of years.
3 Fatal Mistakes That New Web Hosting Providers...
New web hosting providers need to learn a lot of things, but it's always a smart idea not to learn it the harder way. So, here are 3 things that a new host can learn from GoDaddy, world's largest domain registrar, and a reputed hosting firm.
Will Hardware Play Important Role in Future...
Everyone has a personal take on future of cloud computing but it has been pretty tricky to guess whether hardware will play an important role in future cloud technologies or not; so, here are my 2 cents on the subject, and Oracle's take on the latest developments.
3 Precautions to be Taken Before Starting a...
Before you start a hosting business, there are various crucial things to be considered, and here are 3 aspects that you simply can't afford to overlook.
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