Server Hosting: Does Your SMB Have The Technical Expertise To Handle It?

Even when a business is small enough to launch with shared hosting, a time will likely occur when the business’s growth will require an upgrade to a private or dedicated server. When that happens, the business has two options: to manage the server

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Unearth The 3 Key Elements To A Data Centre’s Infrastructure

There are three essential principles when you consider the design of a data centre. When you are able to fully understand these three principles, you will reap the following rewards: Improve the ability you have to reconfigure; Maximize your performance; Decrease the

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SSD and HDD: Knowing the Difference

As the world of data becomes more complex, it’s not hard to imagine how complex data storage devices are growing alongside it. Right now debates are raging over whether or not enterprise-level organizations should be implementing all-HDD, all-flash or hybrid storage solutions into their

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Security-Conscious Hosting

Many businesses are turning to cloud computing to save money, operate more efficiently and maintain backups. The cloud enables them to continue functioning even after events such as a catastrophic data loss, lengthy power outages or a natural disaster. Employees can also

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Storage highlights from 2012

“Once Upon a Time…” This traditional first line of ancient stories and fables will someday preface our attempts to explain floppy discs and CDs to our children some day. This will be during some misty future in which, if we’ve learned anything

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Understanding Batteries and their Mechanism

Types of Batteries Batteries have come a long way since their invention and the first ones were made of metals coupled with salt water and paper. This energy marvel has evolved and batteries have been made using different alloys, materials and metal

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New Age of digital storage interfaces

Since computers have become fixtures in homes and offices around the world, businesses have looked for new ways to store more data and retrieve it faster. Each new generation of storage devices sports more space and faster access times, but when your

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The Death and New Life of IT

With the rise of cloud-based data management solutions, the information technology industry’s landscape has been dramatically altered. Some say this isn’t necessarily the best thing for IT, though. The big worry is that traditional processes will be automated so much in the cloud

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Controlling Cloud Storage through a Standards-Based API

By Jennifer Marsh Jennifer Marsh is a software developer, programmer and technology writer and occasionally blogs for Rackspace Hosting. Application programming interfaces (APIs) are perfect for allowing third party programmers to interface with internal hardware. One method for saving in the cloud

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How to Buy the Right Apple iPad for You?

Apple’s latest ‘i’ series has quickly become home to the most favorite and wanted device in the market. Every user, regardless of the age and occupation desires to play with the newest technology using the Apple’s iPad device. Just few of us

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