Fully managed servers: 3 benefits for SMBs

SMBs choosing fully managed servers enjoy enterprise-grade benefits

Fully managed servers provide small and medium-sized businesses with enterprise-grade capabilities that would otherwise be outside their reach. In today’s data-driven business environment which is rife with advanced cyber threats, SMBs are often seen as targets of opportunity. They frequently lack the financial resources and specialized IT staff necessary to insulate themselves from security and continuity issues as effectively as larger organizations. Hackers are well aware of this disparity and are increasingly turning their attention to SMBs. Given increased pressure from threats specifically targeting small and medium-sized businesses, fully managed servers are more relevant than ever, as a cost-effective way for SMBs to ensure their bottom lines are well protected from these cyber security threats. Read more

4 advantages of custom cloud hosting

Custom cloud hosting delivers benefits not available in public cloud

Custom cloud hosting can help companies overcome challenges to a cloud-centric business model. While the first wave of cloud adoption and its array of accompanying security concerns is firmly in the rearview mirror, issues like data protection and management continue to prove hindrances to cloud investment. Many companies’ view of their cloud choices is limited to public and private, with a little hybrid cloud thrown in for good measure. Regarding cloud computing as only coming in three arrangements, however, does a disservice to the vast menu of options a company can benefit from, if it only knows where to look. A custom cloud hosting provider offers organizations the chance to design clouds specific to their needs. Here are four advantages of choosing a custom cloud hosting solution.

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ZeroLag to exhibit at HostingCon 2014

ZeroLag to appear at North America's only web hosting specific conference

LOS ANGELES, June 6, 2014 — ZeroLag Communications, Inc., a leading provider of high-performance web hosting solutions, announced that it will exhibit at the upcoming HostingCon 2014. The event, which will be held in Florida at the Miami Beach Convention Center from June 16 to 18, is the only conference in North America aimed specifically at the web hosting industry. Read more

How dedicated platform hosting maximizes IT ROI

Lower costs, increased efficiency of dedicated platform hosting improves ROI

Dedicated platform hosting enables businesses to maximize their IT flexibility. With dedicated platform hosting, companies can outsource the majority of their back-end IT infrastructure and support. The service provider performs all management tasks tasks that ensure performance, reliability, and security of the hosting environment. But the business retains full control over its applications and data. Read more

Fully managed cloud hosting: why businesses invest

Management headaches of public cloud alleviated by fully managed cloud hosting

Fully managed cloud hosting optimizes enterprise cloud investment. Adoption of hosted private cloud services continues to grow, a recent 451 Research survey found. It projected that by 2016, about 39 percent of organizations’ applications and resources will be in the cloud. When organizations had only a small percentage of software or applications operating in the cloud, it made sense to use in-house or ad hoc IT and infrastructure support. As cloud environments and mission-criticality increase, so too does the level of support businesses require. Fully managed cloud hosting is a solution for businesses that desire the benefits of cloud environments without the management headaches associated with public cloud platforms. Read more