What is IaaS – Infrastructure as a Service

June 6, 2016 11:00 am / by Neil Christie posted in bare metal cloud

Infrastructure as a Service is one of three levels in the cloud computing stack model commonly used to describe the different types of service that hosting companies can provide.

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Increase SaaS profitability with IaaS

May 31, 2016 9:24 am / by Neil Christie

Adopting Infrastructure as a Service (IaaS) for your SaaS business could dramatically reduce costs, increasing customer lifetime value and helping you achieve or grow profitability.

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How to Get Started as a Successful Hosting Reseller

May 26, 2016 3:12 pm / by Neil Christie

Becoming a hosting reseller can be a lucrative means of starting a new business or cross-selling to your current customer-base, without the complexities of setting up and fully managing your own infrastructure. By employing your technical hosting knowledge, you can benefit from a recurring income and a long-term relationship with customers.

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Beyond London Colo: 4 Benefits of Local Colocation

May 19, 2016 11:27 am / by Neil Christie posted in colocation

Organisations choosing to co-locate their servers outside of London have the benefit of accessibility, reduced latency, affordability and increased security.

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What is colocation?

April 27, 2016 5:07 pm / by Neil Christie posted in colocation

Moving your existing servers out of your own premises and in to a data centre improves reliability and security while granting access to sophisticated connectivity and hybrid cloud computing options.

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Apache Spark vs Hadoop: What’s best for managing Big Data?

April 8, 2016 1:01 pm / by Neil Christie posted in big data

Apache Spark and Hadoop are both frameworks of platforms, systems and tools that are used for real time Big Data and BI analytics, but which one is the best for your data management?

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Bare Metal Cloud vs Dedicated Servers

March 31, 2016 3:59 am / by Neil Christie posted in bare metal cloud

Simply put, a bare metal cloud is made up of dedicated servers but is automated for near-instant provisioning.

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When is Bare Metal the Right Choice for ECommerce?

March 22, 2016 10:00 am / by Neil Christie posted in bare metal cloudecommercepublic cloud

For the majority of eCommerce businesses, workloads are quite predictable, making bare metal cloud a much more cost effective infrastructure choice than public cloud in many cases.

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Amazon AWS is a Bare Metal Cloud – for Amazon

March 16, 2016 8:46 am / by Neil Christie posted in bare metal cloudpublic cloud

For its users, AWS is a public cloud; for Amazon it's their own cost-effective bare metal cloud.

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Is the Size of Your Dev Team Harming Your Productivity?

March 3, 2016 10:24 am / by Neil Christie

Jeff Bezos, Amazon CEO, famously claimed that if a team couldn’t be fed with two pizzas it was too big. Of course, he also declared that “communication is terrible!” – so, was he making a valid point or just grandstanding?

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