Windows vs. Linux – Which is Better?

Windows vs. Linux – Which is Better?

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With around 80 million Linux users and hundreds of millions of Windows users, it’s an interesting question to pose – which one’s best? Both have great advantages and so we’re weighing up the main differences…
IBM is to take on Oracle and Cisco Systems

IBM is to take on Oracle and Cisco Systems

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It has been announced that IBM is set to challenge it rivals by introducing integrated systems that it claims will reduce the time and money that is spent by its customers. This new move comes…

Every 6 seconds a new virtual machine “cloud” is born

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IT business leaders turn on one VMware virtual machine every six seconds, that's faster than the rate of babies born in the United States: 1 every 8 seconds. A virtual machine of course is the…
SME Cloud Adoption: Numbers speak louder than words!

SME Cloud Adoption: Numbers speak louder than words!

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Sometimes numbers speak louder than words when persuading UK and US Small-to-medium-sized-businesses  (SMEs) that cloud-computing can save them cold, hard cash, time AND deliver a simpler operating environment. “We saved over $4000 in up-front costs…
Cloud Types Explained

Cloud Types Explained

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Cloud computing is a style of technology in which data, I.T. resources, and applications are streamed to users "as services" delivered over the Internet. The key benefits of the cloud computing model include self-service, cost-savings,…
Cloud Hosting Concept Explained

Cloud Hosting Concept Explained

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Cloud computing, and cloud hosting in particular, is perhaps one of the biggest developments in the technology sector since the invention of the Internet in the latter part of the 20th Century. Many analysts predict…
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SMEs seek out Tier 4 Datacentres

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Increasingly small to medium sized enterprises (SMEs) are seeking out web hosting companies that have invested in Tier 4 datacentres, the highest level of infrastructure available for colocation, dedicated servers or private / public clouds,…
Does it really matter where your colocation service is located?

Does it really matter where your colocation service is located?

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Many businesses now choose colocation hosting due to the knock-on benefits that offsite storage offers. Not only can they enjoy better speeds and uptime, but they free up internal resources thanks to a dedicated support…
Colocation – Should you choose it over Managed Hosting?

Colocation – Should you choose it over Managed Hosting?

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Colocation is a web hosting solution often suited to businesses that want to maintain their own hardware but cut back on the costs associated with on-premise datacentres including utility bills and physical space. Colocation generally…

Global Colocation Datacentre Demand Set To Grow by 13% in 2012

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A recent report released by the MarketResearch.Com suggests that Global Datacentre Colocation Services, dubbed GDCS, will grow at a rate of 13% or more between now and 2014. IT leaders are pursuing lower capital and…
A Newbies Guide to CDN

A Newbies Guide to CDN

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A content delivery network (commonly known as CDN) is, in its most basic terms, a network of computers that holds copies of data. This results in faster access to data in most cases. For example,…
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