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Who Should Use A VPS?

by Hayden Smith

A VPS, or Virtual Private Server, is a hosting solution which provides the flexibility of an expensive dedicated server without the worry of hardware and costs. For a more detailed explanation of how a VPS fits in with the range of hosting options available, check out our previous article here. Of course, knowing what something…

3 Ways VPS Helps Your Ecommerce Business Grow

by Kelly Kirkham

Like any entrepreneur in the digital landscape, you will likely be seeking out any advantages you can find to boost your business. The world of ecommerce is competitive and the stakes are always changing. Knowing that you need to keep your business on the cutting edge of technology is important, but understanding how to do…

5 Reasons Why You Might Be Ready To Upgrade To A VPS

by Kelly Kirkham

If you’ve owned a website for any length of time, you may have noticed that your shared hosting package is beginning to feel a little snug. Many webmasters start to yearn for more resources and greater control once their website starts to receive increased levels of traffic. If your shared hosting package is leaving you…

What Is A VPS? A Simple Solution

by Hayden Smith

If you’ve ever wondered what VPS is, but the technical jargon has left you baffled, then this post is for you. When it comes to internet hosting services, there are three main contenders:  shared hosting, Virtual Private Servers (VPS) and dedicated server hosting. Server Introduction As you are probably aware, computers use hard disks for…

Hosting Your Own Git Server On Your VPS With Gogs

by Hayden Smith

From its humble beginnings as a side project to providing a version control and source code management system for any team working on the Linux kernel, Git has become one of the most popular version control systems in recent years. A handy feature of creating a Git server is the ability for multiple users to work…

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Use Your VPS As Your Own DropBox With Seafile

by Hayden Smith

Cloud-based file sharing tools have become very popular. They provide a helpful way to share files with friends or as an automatic backup for files to allow easy synchronization between your devices. However, there are a number of issues with these services, not least of which is trusting a third party with your data. There’s…

What Can You Do With A Virtual Dedicated Server?

by Hayden Smith

Virtualization technology is a tool by which a server’s resources can be shared between multiple users. This works by creating virtual servers that are assigned allocated amounts of memory, disk and CPU time in order to run. These virtual servers are kept separate from each other and provide users with all of the options that…

Can A Virtual Private Server Ever Be Free?

by Hayden Smith

Everybody likes to have something for nothing, not least a free virtual private server. Unfortunately, a truly free VPS is somewhat of a unicorn, a mythical creature you can’t find. You can get close to free though so let’s look at how. Building an (almost) free VPS First off,  you’ll need a computer, generally the…

Use Our Cloud Site Platform To Help Your Business Grow

by Kelly Kirkham

If you are operating a small- to medium-size business, you may be unsure as to the best choice for your web hosting needs. Researching hosting solutions can be a long and confusing road, and can leave you with a lot of ‘what ifs?’. To help your business grow and keep cloud sites simple, we have…

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How Cloud VPS Can Benefit Your Business

by Kelly Kirkham

Whether you operating a small startup or a medium-to-large enterprise, virtual private servers (VPS) can boost your performance, and in turn your company. So if you are seriously considering making the switch from shared or looking to add flexibility to your dedicated server hosting, the top benefits below will help cement your decision. You will…

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