The Benefits of Colocation

Here’s a simple way to explain “colocation”: Your equipment is housed in the colocation company’s highly secure location and monitored by their technical experts. The colocation company provides building security, as well as infrastructure like power, cooling and fire protection, and redundancy for these systems. Specialized equipment like ... Read More »

9th Sept 2012
Planning a Server Migration

Planning a server migration is a complex task. But it’s also an opportunity to build a scalable hosting architecture for the future. The success of a migration to your new setup is all in the planning. So read this article, and get your thoughts in order before you begin. This article will be useful if you’re planning to move hosting platform ... Read More »

10th Oct 2011
The benefits of centralized storage for servers

Many organizations know the benefits of centralized file storage on shared drives, and more latterly the convenience of cloud storage like Dropbox and Google Drive. But did you know that the benefits of consolidating and managing information centrally also extend to servers? And to the websites and applications they serve? They do. And they are ... Read More »

11th Nov 2010
Choosing a hosting location – where to host a server?

When considering where to locate your server, the best location will depend on the quality of the hosting providers available, their connection to the global communications network and the proximity to your target markets. You should also briefly consider the legal, political, environmental and exchange risks. Here’s a comprehensive overview of ... Read More »

25th Dec 2009