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What is Big Data?

Of all the buzzwords that are circulating in the IT, cloud and web hosting arenas, ‘Big Data’ is probably the most prevalent. To date we have heard that Big Data offers the potential to cure cancer, to accurately forecast the weather ...


4 Hosting Features You Should Definitely Look For

Selecting the Hosting Service that is best for you To remain viable in today’s competitive market space, a reliable web hosting service is critical. A good hosting company is the one that provides the right products, services and features ...


A Beginner's Guide to Web Hosting

The Internet has become a key resource for a variety of people with a wide range of different purposes. Whether you are a multinational company promoting your products and services, or a blogger giving a daily insight into what is current, everyone ...


What is Virtual Private Server Hosting and What Sort of Websites is it Useful For?

One of the initial hurdles facing someone who wants to set up a website is deciding which type of web hosting they need. In this article we will give a brief overview of one popular type of web hosting – Virtual Private Server, or VPS. We will ...


How to Register a '.UK' Domain Name

Gone are the days when the Internet consisted solely of websites with domain names ending '.com', '.net' or '.org'. At the time of this article going to press there were around 1,900 successful applications for new gtlds (generic top level domains) ...


9 Questions You Need to Ask Before Choosing a Web Host

If you are new to web hosting, the wealth of information you have to take in can be a little daunting. Not only do you have to absorb a lot of information, you then have to use it to make the right decision. If you don't, not only will you have ...


What's the Difference Between VPS and Dedicated Hosting?

One of the problems with building a website is how you are going to get it onto the Internet. Unless you have your own hardware and connection to the Internet network (which few people can afford), or you are going to use a service that is dedicated ...


A Beginner's Guide to Websites and Web Hosting

The Internet is no longer just a good idea for a business - it is absolutely essential. Despite this, a number of surveys have suggested anywhere between 10% and a third of UK businesses do not have a website. There is absolutely no reason to hold ...


Cloud Computing: Public Cloud or Private Cloud?

Cloud computing has very quickly morphed from a good idea to having a utility feel about it. It has suddenly dominated the Internet to the point where there are very few people who use the Internet and have not been touched by it. Why has it become ...


Location, Location, Location - Does it Matter Where Your Website's Server is Located?

SEO experts leave no stone unturned in the quest for higher search ranking, especially Google search ranking. One area of considerable debate is whether the location of your server impacts your search position. It is a difficult question to answer ...


Renewing Domain Names - What Happens When I Forget?

Every website has a unique domain name. Usually, these names start with the traditional www. and end with ".com", ".org", ".net", or one of the vast array of suffixes that are available on the market these days. There ...


Transferring a Domain to a New Registrar

As with most things on the Internet, people have a tendency to stick with the first provider they deal with. Often, web hosts offer packages for new customers - a new web hosting account often comes with a free domain name, advertised as being ...