HealthCare.gov the Second Time Around: Will the Website Handle the Traffic This Time?

Millions of Americans watched in eager anticipation as late last year, the federal health insurance marketplace’s website HealthCare.gov came online. As the centerpiece of President Obama’s plan to overhaul the healthcare system in America, the marketplace was supposed to allow for those millions of citizens who are either uninsured or underinsured to quickly and conveniently […]

Will Web Hosting Companies Need to Change to Meet the Rising Mobile Market?

The term “smartphone” is somewhat of a misnomer these days, since the millions of people who are using these so-called phones every day are actually using them to do much more than just talk to one another. In fact, a 2013 Experian Marketing survey indicated that an average adult user spends about an hour on […]

Why Real Customer Reviews Matter to Web Hosting Shoppers

Modern web clients have many choices for their hosting company. Gone are the days when clients were limited to a few local hosts. Today, email and low-cost long distance access have given users a choice of hosts anywhere in the country. These hosts have grown in sophistication from the hole-in-the-wall outfit containing a few machines […]

Web Hosting Wars: How Far Will a Host Go to Gain Your Business?

Finding the budget for the huge expense of web hosting is a thing of the past, from a time when there were only a few large companies offering web hosting solutions. Web hosting is offered by many more companies and is relatively inexpensive. Independent web hosting firms are facing increasing competition for potential customers. The […]

What are the Best Advertising Avenues for Web Hosts?

Large web hosting companies such as GoDaddy are able to create television advertising campaigns that keep the public aware of their brand. These marketing campaigns are expensive endeavors involving a significant amount of time and effort to develop a strategy. The effort and cost is worth it. GoDaddy is a commonly recognized brand name, and […]

Speak Human! Should IT Workers Learn to Speak to the Layperson?

As an IT professional, you are one of the busiest employees at any organization.  Not only do you multitask problem solving for issues that come in at unpredictable rates, but you must find time to maintain current technology while planning for the future.  There is not a lot of time to develop professional skills outside […]

2014 New York Cloud Expo: Hybrid Cloud Growth Potential

Business discussions around cloud computing are increasingly focused on the idea of a hybrid cloud strategy. Instead of plans to move all data and applications to a cloud platform or to maintain an on-site data center strategy only, a hybrid of the two approaches is becoming a top consideration for many organizations. The trend toward […]