Should you move from Dedicated hosting to Cloud hosting?

Cloud hosting is transforming not just the hosting industry but creating waves the world over but does this mean you should move from Dedicated hosting to the cloud? What are some important things you need to consider of both before making this decision? The cloud has its own benefits over dedicated hosting in some cases: Price: Dedicated hosting requires a heavier down payment and requires a team of trained professionals to handle. Cloud providers offer a ‘pay as you go’ or ‘pay for what you use’ payment policy which is ideal for companies who dynamically expand and contract depending on […]

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More Growth in Big Data: New Opportunities for Hosting & Cloud

Big Data denotes the technologies and initiatives involved in data which is highly diverse, dynamic, or enormous for conventional technologies to address competently. Big Data refers to massive data sets that are so large and complex that it is impossible to manage them with outdated software tools. It is fundamentally about extremely distributed architectures and parallel processing, with the help of commodity building blocks to manage and analyze the data. In essence, Big Data relates to creating data, storage, recovery and analysis in terms of volume, velocity, and variety. It refers to scaling out data architectures so as to address […]

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What HostingCon 2014 Offered – Part 4: Infrastructure & Cloud

Our 4th part of ‘What HostingCon 2014 Offered’ brought us to the Infrastructure & Cloud block led by Lemanto Siantar, Channel Development Manager at SoftLayer Technologies. Lemanto Siantar shares best practices that hosting companies could follow to expand their business and go beyond being resellers to value providers. Do take a look at his presentation here: “Yes, I am a Reseller! But, Where’s the Margin?” from Lemanto Siantar Santanu Dutt was one of the most looked forward to speakers at HostingCon 2014. Mr. Dutt is a Senior Architect and Technology Evangelist at Amazon, one of the most well known online […]

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