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Can Hosting Companies Ignore DMCA?

Please visit our Terms of Service for our DMCA policy. If inconsistency rises between this article and our terms of service, the terms of service will supersede. The DMCA (Digital Millennium Copyrights Act) put in place a series of copyright laws effective in both the United States as well as the World International Property Organization. As the DMCA can be challenging to interpret and is often exploited to bring down legitimate websites, we have included a short explanation about copyright laws relevant to the hosting world and a brief review of Maple Hosting’s policies on this matter.

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9 Hardest Things About Being First-Time CEO

The 9 Hardest Things About Being a First-Time CEO

CEOs are the highest-ranking professional in a business, overseeing a multitude of managerial decisions.  The chief executive officer is ideally a professional with years of cumulative experience—each step gradually preparing them to take on this leadership role. Despite this experience, taking on the responsibility as CEO presents its challenges, especially if you’re a first-time CEO. Learn from nine business leaders about the most challenging aspects of being a first-time CEO to navigate your responsibilities as head honcho.  Tackling Self Doubt Delegating Responsibility Maintaining Culture Outsourcing Roles Creating A Team Proving Yourself Making Impactful Decisions Resolving Company Issues Prioritizing Aspects OfRead More

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Pros and Cons of Cheap Dedicated Server Hosting

The Pros and Cons of Cheap Dedicated Servers

The web hosting industry got its start in 1969 with only 4 hosts to choose from. Over the next 50 years, that number grew to 126 million hosts, with more coming online all the time. With a market that large, you can expect a wide range of pricing options. If you’re looking for cheap dedicated servers, read on to learn the pros and cons of that end of the server spectrum. Are Dedicated Servers Worth It? When you’re looking for a web server, you’ve got a few options to choose from, including: Shared hosting VPS (virtual private server) hosting CloudRead More

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3 Dedicated Servers Designed For Video Streaming

3 Dedicated Servers Designed for Video Streaming

The popularity of video streaming has been growing for several years but 2020 saw nearly 100 percent growth in the hours watched compared to 2019. If you’re planning to add your video stream to the mix, one of the most important decisions you’ll make is choosing the right streaming dedicated servers. Let’s look at how these servers work and how to choose the right one for your needs. Important Factors for a Streaming Dedicated Server Streaming content of any type needs a reliable server but video streaming is one of the most demanding applications for a web server. Video streamsRead More

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Benefits of Unmetered Servers

6 Benefits of Unmetered Dedicated Servers

One of the first things you need to consider when building a website is how much bandwidth will be required. Bandwidth usage depends on several factors, such as the number of daily visitors. Videos and other large media files significantly increase the amount of bandwidth needed. At Maple Hosting, we’re more than happy to help you make the right decisions for your server. Our hosting plans are fully customizable and can be scaled up or down as your business needs change. We’ve been offering award-winning unmetered dedicated servers since 2008.  Many of our clients choose an unmetered dedicated server becauseRead More

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7 Tips for Lowering Your Website's High Bounce Rate

7 Tips for Lowering Your Website’s High Bounce Rate

Are people visiting your website then leaving right away? Do you find it frustrating that you do not even have a chance to ask them why they left so quickly? Finding out why can be tricky, and you need to fix it to improve your SEO rating.  This effect is known as your bounce rate, and it is used by Google as a ranking factor for search engines. You need to reduce your bounce rate to increase organic footfall on your site and keep customers on your page. Read on to find out how to reduce the bounce rate inRead More

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Getting Started Guide for Fully-Managed Dedicated Servers

Getting Started: Fully-Managed Dedicated Servers

This guide is most useful for customers who purchased our Fully-Managed Dedicated Servers. In this guide, we will go over the tasks required to start hosting your websites on our fully-managed servers. 1. Learn The Basics Of cPanel All of our fully-managed hosting packages are delivered with the cPanel control panel. cPanel is very intuitive and easy to use. This web-based control panel makes site management a piece of cake. cPanel offers the ability to easily administer every facet of your websites using simple, point-and-click software. We offer a comprehensive knowledgebase to all of our customers with many useful cPanel guides. You canRead More

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The Complete Guide to Video Hosting Servers

The Essential Guide to Video Hosting Servers

Roughly 80 percent of US consumers watch streaming videos regularly. And the percentage is even higher with younger audiences. If you’re not offering video content on your site, a big part of your target market will probably never see your content. Video streaming uses a lot more bandwidth than plain text though. What’s the best way to deliver it without spending a fortune on hosting? Let’s look at the benefits of a video hosting server and why you should consider hosting your own content. The Benefits of Using a Dedicated Video Hosting Server You’ve got two choices for hosting video. You canRead More

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Managed vs Unmanaged Dedicated Servers

Managed vs Unmanaged Dedicated Servers – Pros & Cons

Shopping for a new Dedicated Server? That means you’ll need to make the choice between managed vs unmanaged hosting. In this article, we’ll discuss the pros & cons of each option and break down the many benefits of managed hosting. Nowadays, most websites begin their digital life on a shared hosting account. Most website owners will not switch to a dedicated server before they are certain that it’s required for them. The terms “unmanaged” or “managed” (sometimes referred to as “fully-managed”) are only relevant when talking about dedicated servers or VPS Hosting. Shared hosting is always considered fully-managed due toRead More

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What are Dedicated Servers and why get one?

What are Dedicated Servers and Why Would You Need One?

Nearly 2 billion websites reside on servers around the world. By the time you finish reading this article, there will be a thousand more. Businesses large and small benefit from websites of their own. If you’ve looked to create one, you’ve seen providers talk about dedicated servers. But what are dedicated servers, anyway?

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