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Linux cloud server hosting: private vs. public

Features, benefits of Linux cloud server hosting configurations vary

When acquiring Linux cloud server hosting for your company, you will need to choose between a public, private, or hybrid cloud configuration. Each cloud implementation has its own benefits, as well as some drawbacks. In this article, we take a quick look at some of the benefits offered by public and private cloud deployments. Read more

Private cloud leveraged to build hybrid cloud solutions

Best-of-breed cloud, dedicated technologies combined to solve challenges

With a managed private cloud, enterprises can specify how virtualized resources are deployed while managed hosting providers take care of infrastructure and services. Such an arrangement is useful for organizations that own on-site data centers but require assistance to improve performance. Read more

Cloud hosting – what does it really mean?

Everyone's talking about the cloud - but do they all agree on what it is?

It seems like everyone is talking about cloud hosting, but does anyone really know what it means? Wikipedia says it “is a term without a commonly accepted unequivocal scientific or technical definition.” Even within the tech industry – and especially among the innovators creating and deploying cloud technology – opinions and ideas about what is and is not “cloud” vary widely and have changed rapidly in a short period of time. Read more

Better game hosting solutions needed for online launches

Recent high-profile releases reveal shortcomings of cloud-based game hosting

Today’s video games are more sophisticated than ever, but the delivery of state-of-the-art features depends on the quality of game hosting solutions. Many of the most popular games on the market offer users extensive environments to explore and high quality graphics to enhance gameplay. A growing number also incorporate an online element for a true multiplayer experience, connecting users from around the world. As several recent releases indicate, however, high demands placed on existing gaming servers and game hosting infrastructure have led to a poor user experience. Read more

What are the benefits of managed cloud hosting?

Private clouds provide important advantages vs. shared public cloud

Although lower profile in media coverage than commodity public clouds, managed private clouds remain essential for enterprises, which rely on them for granular control over virtual resources and maximum uptime. With managed cloud hosting, businesses can harness the power of the private cloud with help from a managed cloud hosting provider well-versed in security practices and technical troubleshooting. Read more