A Beginners Guide to Web Hosting

If you’re planning on setting up your own website, then you’ve probably heard about web hosting. Web hosting is the service that platforms offer to host your website on the internet. And if you’re new to the world of websites and having an online presence, it can be tricky to know exactly what web hosting …

Understanding the Private Cloud

A private cloud is a flexible, secure, scalable infrastructure that you can use solely for your business. This gives you the chance to build up a reliable computer system without having to share your resources with other organisations. A private cloud can be either hosted internally by an organisation or it can be managed by …

A guide to cPanel and Plesk

cPanel and Plesk are two of the most popular online hosting services. Both have a different approach to creating and managing websites, email accounts, databases and more – but which one is right for you? In this blog post, our team takes a deeper look into what both interfaces are, how they can make your …

A Guide on How to Buy a Domain Name

Finding the right domain name is vital for your brand and business. The right name can make it easier for your potential customers to find you and it can help you to reach a global audience. Your domain name is more than just a web address; it is a key part of your brand. Whether …

Getting Yourself Online – An Introduction to Web Hosting

If one thing has become clear during the global pandemic, it is that nothing is more important to your business’ success than your online presence. Being online is far more important than you can ever imagine, particularly as it is increasingly becoming the main place of your sales. Whether you’re just starting out as a …

What is a VPS? Everything you need to know about VPS hosting

VPS servers are becoming a more popular choice when it comes to website hosting due to its lower cost and higher security. It has proven a good decision for game markers, programmers, SaaS providers, and companies searching for better hosting servers. But what does it mean? In this blog, we will be exploring exactly what …

How encryption and security are integral to the Microsoft SQL platform

As the world becomes more and more digital, security is becoming a bigger concern for individuals and organisations alike. For this reason, it’s important to understand how encryption can help protect your data from theft or unauthorised access. This post will cover what encryption is, why you should use it with SQL Server, and some …

What is driving price rises in the technology industry?

We’re used to falling prices (or deflation) in the technology sector. For at least the last thirty, prices for things like laptops, cameras, mobile phones and chipsets have come down tremendously. Now, though, it seems that things are finally changing. 2021 was different from practically every other year on record. Prices went up across the …

What is load balancing and why is it used?

Load balancing is the process by which incoming network traffic is evenly distributed across back-end servers, also called server farm or server pool. The idea behind using load balancers is to reduce the strain on the servers, making them more efficient, increasing speed performance, and reducing latency. A load balancer acts as the traffic police …

Virtual servers vs. physical dedicated servers: key differences you should know

To make your website visible to internet users, you must host it on a server. Choosing a server is not easy. You need to consider cost, resources, site performance, and the power of the hardware. To decide which server is right for your website, you should first familiarise yourself with different types of servers based …