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You’re  the CEO of a growing firm and just decided to outsource your servers to a managed dedicated server provider, however you have no idea what that actually means? All you know is that every time you speak with someone in IT, your eyes glaze over and a nauseous feeling creeps into your stomach. Not to worry. If the terms bandwidth, POP, CDN & network providers scare you, this blog will alleviate that nauseous feeling in the pit of your stomach. Bandwidth Bandwidth – According to Wikipedia Bandwidth, “refers to various bit-rate measures, representing the available or consumed data communication resources expressed in bits/second or multiples of it (kilobits/s, megabits/s etc.).” English translation: the amount of data you can use on a monthly basis, i.e. your monthly data transfer rate. Think of this in terms of your monthly Verizon cell phone bill. Per month y... (more)

All work and no fun makes Jack a….

DedicatedNOW is dedicated to providing you with industry leading managed servers and complex hosting solutions. We take pride in our round the clock customer service, our high performance data backup and out dotDefender Web Application Firewall. All in all DedicatedNOW knows we are the single best option available on the market today for all of your personal and business dedicated servers, cloud hosting and complex hosting needs. However we also know, all work and no fun makes Jack a dull boy. In this spirit, as loyal blog followers know, the DedicatedNOW/Solar VPS/FortressITX t... (more)

Video of the FortressITX Booth at Cloud Expo

Here at DedicatedNOW, Solar VPS & FortressITX we take a lot of pride in our appearance. The weeks leading up to Cloud Expo NYC 2012 the FortressITX team mulled over what our booth would look like. We wanted to use our booth to make an impression on everyone at the show. We wanted the booth to stop people dead in their tracks and wonder what FortressITX is all about. To accomplish this goal, we worked long and hard to decide what colors we would use, what slogan the booth would display, what typeface we would use and even what way the booth would be situated to people walking by. A... (more)

Jason Silverglate full video interview with Jeremy Geelan President of Sys-Con Media @CloudExpo 2012

As promised in an early post, here is the link to the full video interview between CEO of FortressITX Jason Silverglate and President of Sys-Con Media Jeremy Geelan (@jg21). Due to noise in the background, below you can find a full transcription of the interview. Sys-Con Interview with Jeremy Geelan @CloudExpo ****Intro**** Jeremy Geelan (Sys-Con): This is Jeremy Geelan for Sys-Con TV we’re here at 10th Cloud Expo, 10th Cloud Expo New York as is Jason Silverglate. Thank you for joining us Jason. Jason Silverglate (FortressITX): Well you’re welcome Jeremy. JG: We are pleased to s... (more)

Virtualized Servers vs. Dedicated Servers

Nick V. on Virtualized Servers See that guy to the left of this writing? The guy putting on a mic and wearing a sweet pair of glasses? That guy is Nick Vanadium. He is a Linux Administrator for FortressITX/DedicatedNO/SolarVPS. If you are one of our customers who has an issue and has to talk to one of our IT guys to fix your problem, you might end of talking to Nick. He is a nice guy full of a plethora of knowledge about pretty much everything. You can ask him about security measures in the Cloud and he will provide you with a stellar comprehensive response. Likewise, you can as... (more)