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Monthly Archives: May 2013

The 5 Advantages to Colocation

May 31, 2013 |

Colocation is the process of buying a server and installing it in a professional grid that is held and managed by another company. You own the server, but the rack that you place it on and the bandwidth that you partake of belong to the other business. Typically, companies with enough room to “rent” their backspace will charge a fee to allow other companies to bring in their servers. However, colocation is a growing solution for smaller businesses that want to offer plenty of web solutions and a highly professional Internet. Advantages include:

1. More For Lower Expenses: 

When compared to buying a business line and paying entirely for personal bandwidth, colocation is markedly less expensive for companies that want their own server but and comparable bandwidth speeds. For the same price, bandwidth speeds get a boost. This makes colocation an ideal option for small or mid-sized businesses that have a lot of online … Read More

Hybrid Cloud Computing: The Architecture of Advancement

May 31, 2013 |

A hybrid cloud expands a private network with infinite resources, which means a business can grow without any hardware or software upgrades on the local network.

When traffic spikes increase, the resource usage increases and must be upgraded if performance issues occur. The upgrades and hardware expenses are lowered when the business incorporates a hybrid cloud. The traffic spikes “spill” into the cloud host’s resources, which take up the slack for overloaded servers. The end result is a fast network that facilitates growth while keeping infrastructure costs at a minimum. Here’s a look at the various components of hybrid cloud architecture that make it all possible.

Cloud Controller

The cloud controller is a divider between the Internet and its requests and the hybrid cloud. The cloud controller determines the route to which the traffic will go for the best response. It also determines if the traffic needs to use the hybrid public cloud for additional … Read More

Top Smartphone Security Tips

May 31, 2013 |

The fact that smartphones have the ability to be all-in-one media players, web browsers and personal data assistants is what makes them so popular in the modern age. Unfortunately it also makes them big business for petty criminals. In fact, according to statistics, 113 mobile devices are lost or stolen in the U.S. every single minute. And people frequently have their smartphones lost or stolen while traveling abroad.

Statistics such as these reinforce the notion that mobile security should be forefront in the average smartphone-user’s mind. After all, most modern smartphones don’t come cheap, so those who don’t take the proper precautions may just lose a chunk of cash along with sensitive personal info. Here are some tips to ensure that doesn’t happen.

Utilize Passwords

It may seem like a no-brainer, but it is vital for the average smartphone owner to password protect his or her phone. And this goes beyond theft. People constantly leave … Read More

How To Know When You Need a Dedicated Server?

May 30, 2013 |

Succeeding in the web requires time and in most cases the dedication and hard work.

Do your clients are having difficulty accessing your website? Need more space for your site? Have you thought about the opportunity to host your website and other data related to your business on a dedicated server?

If any previous situation sounds familiar, you may be asking yourself “Do I need a dedicated server?” The answer is “yes” if you plan to expand your business and more traffic if your site is constantly increasing.

When you started your online business, then you probably have your website hosted on a shared server. Usually the best choice for anyone starts a business on the web. A shared server costs much less than a dedicated server and is the best choice for a small business or personal website. However, when the company starts to grow, you need to consider getting a … Read More

Guide to Snoring Solutions and Snoring Mouthpieces

May 30, 2013 |

Disturbing others or your partner while you sleep? Not only can snoring affect your and other’s sleeping habits, but it also has several health risks, including risk to your cardiovascular and respiratory systems. While snoring is usually a very comical subject, it can have some very serious consequences.

Some suggest things like getting rid of extra weight, finding medicine for allergies, getting rid of congestion, or changing what position you sleep in. First talk with your doctor about what is causing your snoring before you decide what can fix it. Sometimes solutions can be very simple while other times solutions for snoring must be more than just buying a product. Often solutions for snoring include making a lifestyle change.

One solution is medicine that is supposed to stop snoring. It’s usually a medicine that you spray into your mouth and supposedly has no side effects and … Read More

A Pageless Future For The Web

May 29, 2013 |

The web was created and launched by researchers at CERN in 1989, with the first public web server instructions launched almost exactly 20 years ago in 1993. Over the decades, the web has grown from a tiny part of the Internet, accounting for just 1% of traffic in its earliest days.

Today, there are over 630 million websites, yet the fundamentals of layout and how they are structured have changed little. Catalogue-style navigation still harks back to an era of print design, and is more compatible with laptop or PC devices as opposed to tablets, smartphones and other new technologies.

Chuck Longanecker of PandoDaily.com said that websites were still aspiring to the standards of print, holding designers back from exploring more creative, user-friendly designs.

“Still tied to the same print-based paradigms and catalog-style navigation, these outdated formats now shackle designers to a limited framework that prevents them from truly exploring the advantages inherent in the … Read More

Apple’s Resized SIM Cards

May 29, 2013 |

If you own an iPhone 5, whether you know it or not, you’re already a user of the new Nano SIM card modules. Apple is known for being a technological pioneer, and it was the first manufacturer that brought us the previous generation Micro SIM cards, which all major phone manufacturers have now adopted as a mainstream standard.

The Basics

SIM stands for subscriber identity (or identification) module. It is an integrated circuit that stores the identity and related key of the user, in a secure way used to authenticate subscribers on mobile telephony devices.

A SIM card embeds a SIM in a removable plastic and metal strip, used to identify the mobile subscriber to the network without which the device is useless. The original SIM card was made the same size as credit cards (85.60 mm x 53.98 mm x 0.76 mm) and was never widely used. Technically speaking, the SIM cards we … Read More

5 Reasons Why Wireless Is the New Home Security Trend

May 28, 2013 |

Before I ramble on why you should prefer wireless home security systems over “wired” ones, let me humor you with a couple of hilarious yet thought provoking quotes I stumbled upon about safety:

“Work safe today–heaven can wait.”

“Safety doesn’t happen by accident”

“Safety isn’t expensive it’s priceless.”

“Better a thousand times careful than once dead.”

“Your first mistake could be your last.”

Safety – there is no other aspect of human life that seems so fragile than our safety. That is probably why you’re here reading this – because you have realized this inescapable fact as well. When shopping for home security systems, there are simply two options to choose from: wired systems and wireless systems. In this article, well discuss the 5 reasons why you should choose wireless security systems over its counterpart.

  1. Simplicity Is The Ultimate Sophistication – No Lines To Cut!

The number one reason why you should … Read More

Simple Ways To Make Money By Blogging

May 26, 2013 |

If you are planning for a business to make money online then there is only one way you could give it a great start. The initial step for online money making business is to create a website that will deal with your business. Creating a website for your business is a simple task. One could easily hire a website designer and ask him to build a website that will carry all information related to your business. But the tough job is to attract people towards your website.

Create your Business Blog

The best type of website that can help you in sorting out this problem is blog. A blog is the best way to attract viewers towards your business. When you plan to make money on the internet, the first thing you should think about is creating a blog. Once you are done with this you will … Read More

Beginners Guide to Creating Panoramic Photos

May 25, 2013 |

Panoramic photography is a unique photography technique that requires specialized software or equipments, which capture pictures with stretched fields of view. This is why it is also known as wide format photography. Few years ago, it was only limited to professional photographers who had money and time to create amazing wide angle pictures. It’s no longer the same story in this digital age, when one can easily create panoramic photos right on your computer, thanks to advancements in technologies. All you need to have is access to a camera and a computer.

How to Create Panoramic Photos

As a general thumb rule, such pictures can be captured only in two ways- by using a rotatable panoramic camera or by capturing many pictures and stitching them together. The technique of stitched panoramas is the easiest and best way to create panoramic views. This is nothing but a collection … Read More

Conventional Injection Molding vs Structural Foam Molding

May 24, 2013 |

As with most things in this world, scientific progress tends to make our lives easier as time goes on.  In the packing and shipping industry, the same holds true.  Conventional injection molding was the—well—convention for quite some time.  But now, structural foam molding is poised to take over the industry, replacing the older, outdated methods with more cost-effective and product-progressive ends.

Of course, the switch isn’t complete yet as many in the industry still use conventional techniques for many different applications, but when it comes to shipping containers and packaging materials, one thing is certain—the future lies in structural foam molding.

The Structural Foam Molding Process vs. Conventional Injection Molding

Perhaps the best way to explain the difference between the two methods is to describe structural molding and its benefits.  Then, as we go along, we can look at how conventional injection molding falls short.

Briefly, structural foam molding is the method used to … Read More

How To Use the Right Data to Strengthen Your Business Plan

May 24, 2013 |

Congratulations on going after your dream of owning or expanding a business. Just getting this far, to the point where you’re starting to file for licenses, permits and educate yourself about the types of workers (i.e. consultants, part-time employees) you could hire, is a commendable step forward. If you’ve been researching the business ownership or expansion process for a few weeks, you probably know how important it is that you infuse sufficient capital into your business.

Unless you’re the heir to thousands or millions of dollars, have existing capital from another business you recently sold or another source of expendable income, you’ve likely come to the realization that, to fund your business expansion or start-up, you may have to seek a bank loan. Of course, you could also seek out funding from an angel investor. Either way, you’ll have to build and present your bank or an investor with a solid … Read More

How to Stay Secure While Surfing the Web

May 23, 2013 |

Surfing the Web is a vital activity in today’s connected world. News, stock prices, emails, and radio shows will appeal even to those who aren’t interested in the finer details like social media, work opportunities, and building their own blogs. There are all kinds of activities you can do on the Internet for entertainment or work, but unfortunately, they don’t come without risk.  Read More