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How To Protect Servers Against Malware

by Guest Blogger

Knowing how to protect servers from malware is a constant concern for administrators. The threats posed by malicious software of all types have been around for decades, having been discussed back in 1949 in a theoretical scientific paper about self-replicating computer programs. Since the experimental viruses of the early 1970s, malware has remained a constantly…

5 Easy Ways To Reduce Latency

by Kelly Kirkham

The benefits of a speedy internet connection hardly need introducing. Nobody wants to deal with delays or lose their connection at a critical moment. Whether saving an important work document or playing an online game, latency kills productivity. Sluggish connections cause unacceptable amounts of lag in gameplay. This can ruin streaming media services or video…

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Am I Overpaying For Web Hosting?

by Kelly Kirkham

The web hosting marketplace is incredibly competitive. However, the lower cost may be mitigated by other additional costs or be burdened by slow speeds and unreliable connectivity. Determining whether a lower cost is really a better deal can take a little figuring out. Luckily, VPS.NET is here to help. If you are paying $400 per month…

Choosing Data Locations: Implementing Proper Geo-Hosting Strategies

by Kelly Kirkham

Choosing data locations is a tricky yet important decision to make for any business. The right data center location can make all the difference, ensuring you reach your entire target audience effectively and efficiently. By contrast, the wrong choice at the outset of a new business venture could lead to untold problems further down the…

Why Your 2019 Goal Should Be To Use A VPN

by Kelly Kirkham

The importance of data security increases with each year that passes, which is why 2019 should be the year of exercising better cybersecurity practices. A little effort towards securing your data can go a long way toward preventing cyber threats like malware, identity theft, and account breaches. Learn more about how a VPN, or Virtual…

Is This The Year When Li-Fi Will Take Off?

by Neil Cumins

Over the last few years, scientists and engineers have been working on a new technology which could become as transformative as the internet itself. Light Fidelity is on the cusp of revolutionizing data distribution – eliminating wifi, rendering 5G largely redundant, and providing secure data streams at unimaginable speeds. Light Fidelity operates on similar principles…

How To Build The Ultimate LAMP Stack – And What To Do With It

by Neil Cumins

It’s hard to overstate the importance of the humble LAMP stack when it comes to creating websites or online applications. This iconic stack comprises four pieces of unrelated open source software, each powered by the previous element, and collectively they can achieve wonderful things… On top of the Linux operating system rests an Apache web…

Important Steps You Should Take Before Finalizing Your New Website

by Kelly Kirkham

Building a new website is a busy and exciting time. Whether you are creating a new ecommerce shop, an individual profile, a new forum to showcase your passion, or any other website, the odds are that you’ve invested yourself into each line of HTML code. If you’ve reviewed and edited your web pages and are…

Understanding Page Speed Test Results

by Kelly Kirkham

Speed matters to website owners. A few seconds can be the difference between a very successful website and a wasted digital space. To determine the speed of your website, you can perform a simple speed test in a matter of seconds. The speed test results can provide you with insight into how well your website…

How Does Page Speed Affect SEO?

by Kelly Kirkham

Search engines use complex algorithms to measure important aspects of your website when deciding whether or not to send traffic in your direction. Google, Bing, Yahoo, and others use small elements of your website to determine the quality and authenticity of your site, an action which then translates to where your page appears in search…

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