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High Availability Hosting – The Best Defense Against Downtime

Digitizing business processes has enabled small and medium-sized businesses, agencies, and other organizations to raise productivity by making applications available to employees wherever and whenever they need them and encouraging continuous collaboration. When a mission-critical application goes down, however, all of that improved productivity grinds to a halt, and all workloads depending on the app […]

5 Security Questions You Need to Ask Your Cloud Hosting Provider

For years, the cloud hosting industry has been fighting the concept that hosting in the cloud is less secure than keeping data in your own data center (“data center” could mean anything from a few dusty computers in a closet to a state-of-the-art conditioned facility). Now that Cloud Service Providers have convinced the market that […]

When to Transition to Cloud-based Data Centers

Let’s face it. There are more security threats than ever before as businesses proceed down the 3rd quarter of 2018. From cryptojacking to malware threats, along with discontent employees and disruption from power loss, keeping servers up and running is a difficult job. Security threats are becoming more complex, as are infrastructure needs. To do […]

The Truth About DDoS Attacks

It starts with a bit of unusual traffic – a surge of access requests from seemingly-unrelated IPs. Slowly but surely, your servers are overwhelmed. Your network-facing infrastructure starts slowing down, until it eventually grinds to a halt altogether. With a sinking feeling in the pit of your stomach, you realize what this means. You have […]

Cyber Security Lessons You Need to Remember

There’s nothing scarier than losing your identity or finding out all of your critical data is gone – that’s why there is an entire month celebrating online security. This October is the 13th National Cyber Security Awareness Month – an event hosted by the Department of Homeland Security and the National Cyber Security Alliance encouraging […]