In the past, it was very clear what you meant when talking about a business’s corporate network. A few servers and PCs, a laptop or two, maybe a VOIP solution, all protected by a firewall. Remote work, where it existed, was relatively rare, and subject to heavy authentication. Then the smartphone was born.
Now that 2015 has well and truly begun, we can take a look back at our uptime throughout 2014. For yet another year, we’ve maintained 99.995% uptime, according to HyperSpin reports. This impressive number represents all the hard work our Heroic Support® teams have put in throughout the last year for our customers, including everything […]
Looking for the perfect storage solution? Our Storage Series focuses on Block Storage, Object Storage, and, coming soon, the ideal use cases for each. This article will explore the differences between Storm® Block Storage and local storage to help you find the storage solution that is right for your business. Do you know which storage […]
As a part of our commitment to Heroic Support® and excellent customer service, we are constantly working to improve the infrastructure, network, and power systems that support our data centers. To that end, we’re in the middle of some big updates to our network, including increased capacity across all layers and new hardware. These improvements, […]
Where are you saving your business’ important documents? A Storage Area Network, or SAN, centralizes your storage and provides you with unfettered access to your data, all without slowing down your web server. Allowing for easy growth and extra security, a SAN is the smart way to store your data. In this edition of “60 […]
How are you pushing website content out to your customers across the world? A CDN, or Content Delivery Network, can help speed up your content delivery no matter where your customers visit from. CDNs have grown in popularity and now serve more than half of all consumer traffic online. In this edition of “60 Seconds […]
The new government healthcare website, Healthcare.gov, has recently been heavily featured on news networks for the myriad of problems that have repeatedly plagued the site. One of those problems was the service outage experienced at the end of October when their webhost, Verizon Terremark, experienced a networking component failure. The outage prevented consumers from utilizing […]
We have spoken in this space previously about the value of considering the geographic location of datacenters prior to choosing a webhost. In fact, the purveyors of many of the world’s most important and frequently visited websites consider this amongst the most significant key elements in settling on a location to host their data. In […]