70% of firms planning on extending their cloud or virtual hosting presence

By Fred Jones IT decision makers are planning on extending their cloud or virualised presence, according to reports. Interestingly, the fears that many executives had over adopting cloud services for their online backup and hosting needs are beginning to wane, with 62% of respondents who did not already use SaaS (software as a service) or […]

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Scalability of VPS platforms

Growing with VPS We find that VPS web hosting provides an ideal framework for the majority of growing client’s hosting needs and rapid scalability before switching over to a dedicated environment.  Of course there are occasional times when VPS hosting is not the ideal hosting environment but on the whole this is an ideal hosting […]

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Common VPS web hosting FAQs

Bandwidth The amount of data that can be transferred to and from your hosting space, the higher the number of visitors you expect to receive to your site, the higher the amount of bandwidth you will use. There are multiple ways in which bandwidth is calculated by your hosting provider. Burstable memory The amount of […]

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VPS and Blogging

Writing a blog is now a growing popular pursuit whether it is the blog attached to your corporate or personal site, or one that is more personal to you and your interests. By hosting your own blog it allows you to create your very own professional customised look, and we’ve outlined some useful tips to be aware of when hosting your blog on a VPS platform.

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Disadvantages of VPS hosting

“So, as you can see a VPS solution is not for every site owner. They are a step up in price and benefits from a shared platform, although to be honest the difference in price between a good shared hosting plan and a good VPS is inconsequential, but still have drawbacks if you are used to the luxury of your own dedicated machine…”

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Virtual Private Servers

“Virtual Private Servers, or VPS cover most of the functional equivalent of a dedicated server. A VPS, occasionally referred to as a Virtual Dedicated Server or VDS empower you for non I/O heavy applications with the flexibility and benefits of a dedicated server at a fraction of the price.”

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Advantages of Virtual Private Servers, or VPS

Here are a few of the advantages of a VPS Hosting environment:

# your own secure and separate VPS hosting environment
# full remote control and access of your VPS server or servers
# the ability to host as many sites on your ‘virtual server’ as you wish without additional charge
# the ability to install & configure whatever applications you wish on your VPS server
# enhanced control, including server reboots and backups”

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What are Virtual Private Servers or VPS?

Defining Virtual Private Servers, or VPS? According to Wikipedia a Virtual Private Server (VPS) sometimes referred to as a Virtual Dedicated Server (VDS) is a method of effectively partitioning a physical server into multiple ‘virtual’ servers that each have the appearance and capabilities of running as a stand alone dedicated machine. Each virtual server, or […]

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What is a Virtual Private Server?

Definition of Virtual Private Servers, and the different types of Virtual private servers.

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