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Unlimited Bandwidth vs Unmetered Bandwidth - What's the difference?

Is Unmetered Bandwidth The Same Thing as Unlimited Bandwidth?

Over 4.3 billion people — or 56% of the world’s population — now use the Internet. On any given day, many of these Internet users carry out over 3.5 billion searches on Google alone. And upon clicking on a search result, they end up on one of the 1.27 billion active websites today. Now, wouldn’t it be awesome if these users landed on your website? Of course. But for them to even see your site’s contents, your website needs to be on a server with sufficient bandwidth. This is why you should consider a server offering unmetered bandwidth. With this,Read More

14 VPS and Dedicated Server Security Tips and Tricks

14 Need-To-Know Server Security Tips

Cyberattacks can shut down your website, leak customer data and damage your reputation. They can come from anywhere at any time. And surveys show that nearly 70% of small and medium-sized businesses have dealt with cyberattacks at one point or another.  That should be terrifying for any business, big or small. Fortunately, there are ways to mitigate your chances of becoming a victim. If you have concerns that you may be next to get hit, read on to learn how to beef up your server security.  1. Update Your Software Regularly Yes, it is annoying. Yes, it takes time away from production. AndRead More

Benefits of Offshore VPS Hosting

What are the Benefits of Using an Offshore VPS?

The United States almost ranks in the top ten countries in the world for the quality of its infrastructure but it just missed the list, ranking at number 11. Internet and communication networks are part of that infrastructure. The quality and speed of the network connection are only some of the reasons to consider an offshore VPS. Let’s look at several benefits of offshore hosting. What is Offshore VPS Hosting? An “offshore” server means the server is located in a different country than your business operates. For example, Maple-Hosting offers Netherlands-based VPS hosting plans to clients in over 20 countriesRead More

Your Guide to setting up a video streaming server

Your Guide To Setting Up A Video Streaming Server

Allow your customers to watch your videos easily with a streaming server. Here’s how you can set one up.

What is bandwidth and how much bandwidth do you need to have?

What Does Bandwidth Mean, And How Much Does Your Server Need?

A slow website is one of the quickest ways to miss out on leads or lose buyers. Customers are getting more and more intolerant of slow websites and will click away within a few seconds if your site is still loading. Even if your web server contains the latest components, plenty of fast storage, and lots of memory, your site will still be slow if you don’t have enough bandwidth to support the amount of traffic you’re getting. So what does bandwidth mean? Let’s take a look. Bandwidth vs Data Transfer Bandwidth can mean different things, depending on the context,Read More