Archive for the ‘Industry Trends’ Category

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Apr 3, 2015
Just about every major platform and company today has an API that lets other users build on their platform. You can see it in effect all over the web -- many sites (like Yelp, Twitter, Google adn Facebook) offer APIs to allow for developers to incorporate functionality within into their page to enhance your experience on their site. There are some drawbacks to relying too heavily on APIs when developing a site or app, though. Many companies have realized this, and have moved to versioning… Read More
Emil Sayegh
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Mar 26, 2015
Cloud computing has been around for years, but recently there’s been a new wave of activity as companies adjust their hosting needs. According to a recent study: 44 percent of companies say they’ve moved either infrastructure or applications from one public cloud to another 25 percent moved from a public cloud into a private cloud. 24 percent moved from a public cloud back to an on-premise system. Why has there been so much cloud activity lately? The biggest reason there’s an increased level of cloud… Read More
Emil Sayegh
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Mar 26, 2015
(This content was originally posted at IT Best of Breed.) Big data is big business in 2015. A rapid increase in data technologies and computing power has led to more and more enterprises and small businesses around the world accumulating massive amounts of data. Every day, we create 2.5 quintillion bytes of data from sensors gathering climate information, social media posts, digital media, purchase transactions, cell phone GPS signals… the list goes on and on. It’s hard to comprehend just how big that number is.… Read More
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Jan 28, 2015
Kevin Price, the host of "The Price of Business", featured Codero's CEO, Emil Sayegh, to chat about the hosting industry and the challenges users face while searching for the right hosting service. Ecommerce, Big Data and SaaS products all require storage and computing power. Listen to this broadcast for critical insight on choosing the right hosting plan for your business. Read More
Emil Sayegh
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Dec 30, 2014
This article originally appeared in the WHIR. Around this time of year, a lot of articles crop up predicting what’s going to happen in technology next year. Quite often, the ‘predictions’ are pretty safe and the observations are obvious. For a decade now, Chandler, our Senior VP of Product Development, and I have been getting a kick out of reading these types of articles because all too often, they don’t say much - “Everything will become more important” and so on. The industry expects technologies to… Read More
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Dec 23, 2014
If 2014 showed us anything, it’s that the cloud is beyond any sort of hype at this point. There’s no denying it: What’s happening out there is that just about every significant emerging technology in the game today is truly best framed around the cloud. Thus 2014 was a big year in the cloud’s ever-evolving story, and it’s becoming more obvious with each passing day that we are in a golden age of cloud technology. Cloud platforms have become the de facto choice for businesses,… Read More
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Dec 18, 2014
What happens if your websites suddenly draw a lot of traffic? How about if traffic suddenly spikes? Or what if your sites get ‘slashdotted’?  This is where a link to your site pops up on a very popular site. While the additional exposure is great, if your infrastructure isn’t ready to handle a large influx of traffic, it can easily overwhelm your server. Hosting your websites on one server is fine.  Until that server cannot handle the traffic or goes down.  Sooner or later, every… Read More
Emil Sayegh
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Nov 13, 2014
As if IT departments weren’t busy enough dealing with security issues, users, BYOD, rapid requests for new applications and everything else, now they have two more worries: the Internet of Things and the rapid rise of big data. The two are connected. After all, the Internet of Things isn’t just expected to bring a whole wave of new and impressive gadgets. It's bringing with it a veritable mountain of data, one large enough to make us wonder if we should consider renaming “big data” to… Read More