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The benefits of WordPress development over “traditional” sites

on January 31, 2015 Uncategorized with 0 comments

Why should you use Wordpress development? Once question that constantly comes up is how should I build a website? In the “olden days” of the internet, this would typically involve hiring a web designer, saying the required incantations and summoning your site from the depths of the web. These days however you can put the robes […]

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Listening to the internet

on August 14, 2014 Uncategorized with 0 comments

One mans spam… I am always fascinated by a decent piece of spam. No, not just because there are promises to make me 7-feet tall with perfect abs, a full head of hair and award me a PhD in Nigerian Money Laundering; but because these nuisance messages still have a success rate. Not all spam visits […]

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Flipping the switch – Change Management in IT

on June 1, 2014 Technical with 0 comments

Change is (usually) as good as a holiday Change management is an excellent buzz term in most industries and seems to relate to buying new stuff and using it; but when it comes to messing with peoples workflow, subconscious or otherwise, you better be ready to deal with resistance. This is my iPad I was […]

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Storage Options

on February 10, 2014 Technical with 0 comments

In a physical environment, storage is connected directly to the server. Storage may be internal to the server chassis or in an external array. The biggest downside to storage in a physical environment is that a specific server expects complete ownership of the physical device, with an entire disk tied to a single server. Storage […]

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Host Server Hardware

on February 10, 2014 Did you know? with 0 comments

For the business owner, the question to ask is: Do you really want to trust your business data and processes to just any hardware? Most businesses will be far happier with a computer that is ready-made to be a dedicated server than with one that began life as a standard desktop computer. If your company’s […]

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VPS – Virtual Private Servers

on February 10, 2014 Did you know? with 0 comments

Physical vs Virtual – What is the difference? The most significant difference between physical and virtual servers is whether the Operating System is running on physical hardware or virtual hardware and therefore how the systems resources are managed. In a physical (or dedicated) server setup, the Operating System (such as Windows Server) is installed directly […]

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Rack Units and Power Distribution

on February 3, 2014 Did you know?, Technical with 0 comments

rack unit (RU) is the standard size for measuring equipment to be mounted in 19-inch racks used in almost all datacenters worldwide. Individual pieces of rack-mountable equipment such as servers, switches, routers, blades and so on can vary in size. Racks typically accommodate equipment 19 inches wide with size variance being a matter of depth; […]

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Internet Communication Solutions

on February 3, 2014 Technical with 0 comments

ith the global increase of information availability, Internet connectivity has become a mission-critical business tool that can struggle as regional technology races to catch up. Resilience, redundancy and reduced latency in communications are key factors in determining production site & data recovery facility locations. Through design and strategic partnerships we can ensure availability to your […]

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Our Datacenter Connectivity

on February 3, 2014 Technical with 0 comments

he datacenter is connected via redundant Cisco powered network which is built to ensure maximum network responsiveness and uptime. Multiple fibre optic backbone connections enter the datacenter through physically separate conduits in order to maintain connectivity in the unlikely event of a fibre cut. The network features include: In addition to hardware-based protection, we offer […]

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Introduction to the Cloud

on January 29, 2014 Did you know? with 0 comments

he term Cloud Computing has been used to describe a range of online services, as well as additional computing capacity that resides somewhere out there. Defining it is tricky but not impossible. Everybody is sure that cloud computing is key to the future of IT, but people often seem unsure quite what it is. In […]

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