Linux vs. Windows: How to Choose the Right Server Operating System

Server Operating System

Many business owners and operators are surprised when they hear that Windows is not the dominant enterprise and server platform. For a wide range of tasks, experts often recommend using Linux or another Unix-like platform. However, there are a number of places where Windows can excel, and many businesses come to depend on Windows dedicated […]

Server Uptime: A Fundamental Business Issue

No IT service will ever try to claim that server downtime is acceptable, but many will claim all sorts of issues causing downtime are unavoidable. For businesses that rely more and more heavily on their web presence or web applications to do business, server uptime can be the difference between productivity, financial solvency—even industry presence—and […]

With Global Shortage of IPv4 Addresses, The World Prepares for IPv6

How can IPv6 help?

An IP, Internet Protocol, is the scheme used so computers can communicate with each other. It is a numerical label that assigns a device, such as a computer, to a network. It’s the computer equivalent of the post office system for physical home addresses. A device includes a computer, cell phone, home, automobile, printer, router, […]

Dedicated Servers vs. Public Cloud

There are advantages and disadvantages to each type of hosting service

The difference between using the cloud to host your services versus using an in-house, dedicated server is essentially the difference between leasing and buying; between using an in-house IT team or a professional outside team; and between hands-on control versus shared, but more affordable, services. There are pros and cons to each type of information […]

What are the Benefits of a Dedicated Server from Volico?

dedicated servers

For business owners, data security and resource management are often a serious consideration, regardless of industry. Utilizing a dedicated server prevents or alleviates many of the most common concerns for private businesses. Volico Data Center not only offers this service, but also a one-of-a-kind management program to allow for complete control and customization to suit […]

Is SSD Storage Right For Your Business?

SSD Storage

Unless your desktop, laptop or tablet is one of the newest models, you are likely operating on a traditional HHD storage system. This spinning hard drive is the basic permanent storage system for PC’s and essentially is comprised of a spinning metal disk with a magnetic coating. This coating is where your data is stored […]

Ways of Boosting Server Efficiency

Server Efficiency

Data centers are always searching for a means to boost server efficiency. Organizations put a lot of pressure on IT experts to operate critical applications while at the same time maximize cooling efficiency and minimize power consumption. Some of the ways IT managers can make their servers efficient while maintaining cloud security include virtualization, use […]

Unmetered Hosting, Traffic & Bandwidth Guide

Unmetered Hosting

Larger websites require additional resources. They need more bandwidth transfer because they have both more content and more visitors than smaller websites. They can’t afford to pay the overages that some hosts make them pay, nor can they afford to have their websites forced down temporarily until their bandwidth cap resets. To do so would […]

Which RAID Option is right for you? RAID Levels Explained

RAID Option

There are many RAID options available, and it can be hard to know which option is best for you. By following this guide, you can determine which of the RAID options is best for your hosting and what drive sizes to use. In general, with all forms of RAID you want identical drives, so different […]

Why You Should Choose Dedicated Hosting Servers for Your Website

Dedicated Hosting Servers

Many businesses are familiar only with shared and virtual private servers when it comes to hosting. While these solutions are adequate for small to moderate amounts of traffic, they can also be too limiting for some businesses to perform the daily activities that they require. Things like customization of the servers and the configuration, running […]