This is a question we get a lot. In the web hosting industry, most customers
know they need some variation of web hosting technology to power their
company website, professional blog or ecommerce site. However, although most
consumers and small to medium sized businesses understand they need web
hosting services, they are rarely sure of the particular details involved
with picking their web hosting needs, i.e., if they should utilize shared
hosting, virtual private servers (VPS), managed hosting or dedicated servers.
Due to this confusion, we are going to take the time to explain the
differences between dedicated servers and virtual private servers.
Dedicated Server Hosting provides powerful resource allocation and privacy.
The Benefits of Virtual Private Servers (VPS)
A virtual private server, be it a Linux Virtual Private Server or a Windows
VPS, is a server which a... (more)
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
Bandwidth – According to Wikipedia Bandwidth, “refers to
various bit-rate measures, representing the available or consume... (more)
Round Table Discussion: The Future of Web Hosting feat. FortressITX COO Ross
Brouse, FortressITX Dir. of Sales Brandon Hale, FortressITX Dir. of
Datacenter Operations Salvatore Poliandro and FortressITX Dir. of Marketing
Josh Ewin. Between the four is over 50 years of experience in the web hosting
industry. For anyone who is interested in web hosting, the Cloud or IT
Integration services, this is a highly informative, thought provoking must
As the FortressITX Content Coordinator, I am charged with bringing you the
best possible content available anywhere. Sometimes this m... (more)
We love everything we do. We love providing you with the best Dedicated
Hosting services available on the market today. However as much as we love
doing this, and we do love doing this, sometimes we have to stop and count
our blessings. This is one of those times. To everyone over at Sys-Con Media,
thank you so much.
A few months ago, as you might remember, the FortressITX family of brands hit
Cloud Expo NYC in a big way. We became heavily involved in the #CloudExpo
social media game, did some interviews with industry publications like
Sys-Con on the current state of the Cloud, ... (more)
By Salvatore Poliandro, FortressITX Dir. Of Datacenter Operations
Let’s recap: In the past two weeks we have covered the following material:
Who I am What my background is Why I love everything IT What the Cloud is
What the Public Cloud is What the Private Cloud is What the Hybrid Cloud is
It’s a lot. As such, if you need a refresher, here is Clouducation 101: Hi!
I’m Sal and Clouducation 101 pt 2: What is the Cloud?
Last week I ended with a question: How does the Cloud affect me as a
consumer, as a business owner and as someone working for a business – ex. a
mobile app developer? L... (more)