January 17, 2018
history of IP addresses

History of IP Addresses Part 2: How TCP/IP Changed Everything

For Part 1 of our History of IP Address series, please click here!   It’s the early ‘80s and ~99 percent of the population of the world has no clue about ARPANET, IP Addresses, and all that’s to come related […]
March 27, 2017
raid array

What Is RAID Storage?

If you’ve spent some time around computers, then you have probably heard the term RAID, even if you had no idea what it meant. RAID stands for “Redundant Array of Independent Disks.” Yeah, I would use the acronym too. Also, […]
September 8, 2016
5 best data storage solutions

The 5 Best Ways to Store Your Data

Data Storage on the Cloud What’s nice about the cloud is that nearly all facets of everything—people, businesses, groups of people, larger businesses—can take advantage of the cloud. It doesn’t favor big businesses over small, or the picture-taking narcissist over […]
January 26, 2016
what ftp stands for

How Does FTP Work and How Can It Help You?

We know, we know—an FTP blog? There’s been some scuttlebut recently about transfer protocols that we thought we’d write up a little something to help internet users and website builders alike. In this blog, we’re going to discuss what FTP […]
December 15, 2015
saving money with blade servers

Warning: You’re Losing Money by Not Using Blade Servers

Maybe a blade server is an option you never thought of before, perhaps you’re interested in blade server hosting, but do not have the required infrastructure. Maybe you have no idea what I’m talking about and would like a little […]
December 10, 2015
mmr meet me room

Why Are Meet Me Rooms Critical to a Data Center?

Some data centers feature a Meet-Me Room (MMR), which provides an opportunity for communications firms to exchange data with hundreds of other major telecom carriers and Internet service providers (ISP) housed within the same facility. There are two types of […]
December 8, 2015
is a faster cpu better

What’s Better: More RAM or a Faster Processor?

Remember dial-up Internet? Well, since we discovered that the Internet can be faster than a geriatric slug on a salted, snowed-in street there’s been a push to load websites as fast as possible. Any delay anymore can be frustrating and […]
December 1, 2015
the difference between bits and bytes

How to Tell the Difference Between Bits and Bytes?

Get ready, folks. This is something everyone should take the time to read. There is a difference between all these megabits and megabytes and it’s rather consequential. So before you go yelling at your Internet Service Provider (ISP) that you’re […]
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