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#BacktoBasics – What is PCI Compliance?

7.8.2013 by Emma Blunt

PCI Compliance is all about ensuring a high standard of payment card data protection. But what standards do companies need to meet in order to achieve compliance and what does it mean for their customers? For companies dealing with customer…

#BacktoBasics – What is Load Balancing?

5.8.2013 by Emma Blunt

In this face-paced world of ours, slow page-load speeds can be very irritating. For a business, they can also deplete a customer base and damage reputation. So, what is load balancing and how can it help? Websites are hosted on…

#BacktoBasics – Exchange Servers

30.7.2013 by Emma Blunt

Correspondence is an integral part of our daily lives, and the quicker messages are sent and delivered, the better; which is why so many organisations implement an exchange server. From Google Mail to Hotmail, there are plenty of email options…

#BacktoBasics – Dedicated Hosting for Beginners

26.7.2013 by Emma Blunt

It sounds promising but what exactly is dedicated hosting and how do you know if it’s the right solution for your business? Dedicated hosting, as you might logically assume from its name, means that the server used to host your…

#BacktoBasics: What is Hybrid Cloud?

25.7.2013 by Alice Cullen

It might sound like a scientific experiment gone wrong but the hybrid cloud is actually a sophisticated and cost-efficient hosting solution bringing the best of cloud together into one. With so much buzz around cloud, it is hard to know…

#BacktoBasics: What is Private Cloud?

5.6.2013 by Alice Cullen

Of the three main types of cloud solution, the private cloud is the most secure virtualised platform available; the crème de la crème of cloud. Private cloud The very best in cloud computing, the private cloud offers enhanced security and…

#BackToBasics – What is a DrDOS Attack?

2.5.2013 by Alice Cullen

Hacking techniques evolve rapidly so keeping your finger on the pulse is essential for protecting your website. The latest development is the Distributed Reflection Denial of Service attack (DrDoS); the stronger, uglier version of a DDos. A DDoS attack, as…

#BackToBasics – Clustered Servers

1.5.2013 by Alice Cullen

So you know the basics of a single server solution but what about when things get a bit more technical? We take a look at what exactly a clustered server is and how can it benefit your business? Defining a…

#BacktoBasics: Your Webcelerator Part 5

18.3.2013 by Boba

Today, we take a look into the final preparations before setting your Webcelerator live. You've covered the basics, tested, tested and tested again - now what? HTTP Status Codes Having a Webcelerator in front of your solution can present you…

BacktoBasics: Your Webcelerator Part 4

11.3.2013 by Boba

In the latest of our Webcelerator posts we're looking at cookies, cache control and purging as we delve into deeper into making the most of your web acceleration technology. Cookie Monster Cookies are the enemy of caching. By setting a…