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 […]

Taking a Behavioral-based Approach to DDoS Security

As the proliferation of online data has grown, so too has the need for companies to develop massive and complex virtual infrastructures in order to support their online traffic. These systems offer users untold benefits in terms of front-end experience, web performance, and data storage. Yet one of the unfortunate consequences that has arisen from […]

Green Data: Is It Catching On and How Does One Comply With “Green”?

When you think of the term “going green”, you most likely have visions of futuristic zero-emission cars or homes powered entirely by solar or geothermal energy. However, you must not forget that many data storage centers also have a long way to go before they can be considered “green”.  According to The New York Times, […]

Will Web Hosting Companies Ever Be a Target of Cyber Attack?

With a slew of hackings and compromised customer information, cyber attacks have quickly come to the forefront of attention in the United States and around the world. With the human race’s increasing dependency on technology, vital and private information is stored on devices that most people trust to be quite secure. Yet the public has […]

Are Cloud Providers Pushing Clients Back to Colocation?

When it comes to networking capabilities, knowledge truly is power. Those companies that rely heavily on their networks for the storing and sharing of business information know that without a strong working knowledge of their IT infrastructures, they risk encountering significant obstacles in recovering whenever those networks experience issues. Yet not every company has the […]

Can You Be Held Liable for a Website You Host?

Web hosting seems like a straightforward business. You provide a server for customers to create websites on, and that’s that. Hosting is not always so simple, however. A little bit of content that violates copyright, is involved in cyber bullying, or incites violence and terror attacks can cause a huge stir, and the action you […]

Can You Be Required by Law Where to Host Your Website?

The Russian Duma passed an amendment regarding the regulation of personal data. The law will likely require all domestic and foreign companies to store data on servers physically located in Russia to stay in compliance with new regulations, and the law is anticipated to take effect in September of 2016. Russian equivalent of the FCC […]

Is Your Server Secure? How Vulnerable Is Your Data to Hackers?

The recent Heartbleed bug brought pertinent security issues to light. Multiple security redundancies are not preferable when combating ransomware; they are necessary. Victims of ransomware such as Heartbleed have already jeopardized numerous types of server security. Heartbleed has prompted widespread public awareness announcements for webmasters, IT experts, and almost every person who owns a smartphone.