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Jan 12, 2017
There are many discussions in recent events regarding the threat of vulnerable IoT devices. Part of the scare here is the ability of nefarious actors to unleash these devices in controlled botnets in strategic Denial of Service attacks. This is a very tangible threat that has manifested in a number of recent attacks including a massive DNS outage leveraged against DYN several weeks ago. The truth of the matter is that the threat from IoT and industrial devices is not really new, it just seems… Read More
Kami Haynes
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Jan 9, 2017
Each new year heralds a round of prognostications, with various industry analysts and writers scratching their heads about what happened last year and what may happen this year. We’ve rounded up a list of predictions for you to consider – time will tell who had the best view into the crystal ball when it comes to cloud technology. Topping the list with his one big prediction for 2017 is Joe McKendrick, Forbes contributor: “…the Internet of Things (IoT) is the major force that will drive… Read More
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Jan 4, 2017
Distributed Denial of Service (DDoS) attacks have been around for years, but lately the threat potential has risen for a variety of reasons. One of the primary factors is the propagation of minimally secured Internet of Things (IoT) devices. DDoS attacks were initially simple to execute and protect against, but the attacks have become more complex and more challenging than ever. The most sophisticated attacks employ botnets which are vast swarms of zombified systems directed at a specific target. Currently, DDoS attacks can be purchased… Read More
Jay Patrick
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Oct 12, 2016
Is your host lazy? Here’s your 5 signs. Bandwidth and disk space are only a couple of critical decisions to be made when deciding on the ideal hosting partner. Simply put, hosting has many moving parts, and they all need to work in unison to deliver a first-rate, continuous service. Choosing a low cost provider might seem like a rational choice, but in fact it could be a false economy due to the harm that it can cause your business. Don’t let your hosting provider… Read More
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Sep 22, 2016
In its 15th year of business, Codero customer Hen’s Teeth Network is a “soup to nuts” provider of web design and web hosting company. Looking for more features, reliability, and better performance, owner Art Zemon moved his company to Codero’s infrastructure from Rackspace in 2013. Art has been really impressed with his Codero experience, specifically Codero’s support. “While most of Codero’s customers probably run Linux, we are different in that we are on Virtuozzo and have built our own VPS services on it. Even with… Read More
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Sep 12, 2016
Not long ago VMware revolutionized computing forever. Its virtualization software allowed companies to stack greater workloads than ever before onto enterprise servers. Moreover, it had widespread appeal thanks to an agnostic approach to working across numerous operating systems and hardware platforms. Fast forward to today’s world of enterprise computing. VMware has transferred ownership a few times, but its unique worth remains solidly intact - with powerful ways of extracting value and flexibility out of a given set of compute resources. Network virtualization, highly configurable system… Read More
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Aug 23, 2016
For those that have as little as a casual awareness of the private cloud, its benefits stand out immediately. Flexible, powerful, easy-to-use, global, and cheap, cloud services have had a transformative and measurable impact on businesses for a number of years. We can thank marketing efforts as well as visible elements of consumer technology all around us for that general awareness. The limits of public cloud There is more to the story, however, because there are times when a business needs more than what the… Read More
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Aug 18, 2016
Every day, small businesses lose data on dedicated and cloud servers for a number of reasons, but the most incidents occur due to no data security. With the available technology options and services of today, those are unnecessary risks. These scenarios can affect a company strategically, financially, and even legally.  Minimizing risk is one reason why hosting and cloud computing services provide big advantages for small businesses. These services offer entrepreneurs cutting technology and capabilities that can be completely customized without a large up-front investment.… Read More