When it first appeared, cloud technology was met with a lot of skepticism. Very soon, however, it proved everyone wrong and became one of the pillars of modern digital marketing. It has completely revolutionized the way in which digital marketers reach and engage their target demographic, as well as changed the approach to the storage and the distribution of critical data. Here are some ways in which cloud computing influences digital marketing on a daily basis. Continue reading
These days, it’s very possible that if you are being blocked while trying to access a specific website, it’s because you are on Akamai Technologies naughty list. With Akamai controlling nearly 30% of all Internet traffic, they are the hidden gatekeeper behind many of the world’s largest web properties. If you are being blocked, chances are it’s not without reason though. Depending on the number and severity of IP attacks Akamai detects, they assign a number a rating based on the likelihood of future attacks. It’s all very Minority Report and if you do find your IP address has been dropped into a “bad neighborhood”, note that it’s not just Akamai that blocks you, but the site’s owners as well. The ratings are devised in the Client Reputation Module that is sold to Akamai Kona Site Defender Customers. There are many other similar companies out there, with Akamai being just one option out of several large global companies that provide such services. But within the Fortune 100, Akamai is the clear market share leader. Continue reading
Cloud computing is one of the most popular high-end technologies that allows businesses to manage their data, business activities, and tasks more effectively and efficiently. The software keeps on introducing advanced features that helps both the large as well as small-scale businesses.
It offers a robust disaster recovery feature that empowers small businesses to implement cloud-based backup, and recovery solutions that save time, cost, and avoid large up-front investment and integrate third-party expertise as a part of the deal.
However, some of the products and services of cloud-based disaster recovery are still growing, but some of the organizations, especially Small businesses are searching and starting to utilize cloud services for Disaster Recovery. It is an incredible feature for those who want to leverage the IT services because the usage-based cost of cloud services is appropriate for DR. Continue reading
Only those who own a business know how hard it sometimes gets to break through a rough period or compete with some more-grossing companies that just keep taking all your customers. Being a small business owner means you have to make many important decisions and one of them is whether you will use the benefits of cloud computing or not.
If you decided to use this service, you have made one of the best decisions possible for your business. Here are the 5 reasons why cloud computing is just too beneficial for your business. Continue reading
Today’s data backup and recovery solutions have shifted from traditional tape and hardware-dependent solutions to cloud-based solutions that offer organizations more lively means of recovering mission-critical data in case any disaster occurs. Cloud is being accepted by private as well as public sectors but the concerns about moving data to the cloud and depending on the cloud for continuous workflow without any distraction which may, for example, be primary server failure. Continue reading
According to Internet research company Netcraft, as of last spring there were around 177 million active websites and the total number of websites worldwide is expected to reach 1 billion sometime this year. That is a lot of data to store. Businesses both large and small are migrating to the cloud and in doing so, they are creating tons of data for their web hosts to manage. Instead of buying, setting up, and managing their own servers to house their websites, many large companies are beginning to take advantage of third party web hosting services, which is resulting in a huge upsurge in the number — and size — of data centers being built, worldwide. Continue reading