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About Michelle Joe: Michelle Joe is a blogger by choice. She loves to discover the world around her. She likes to share her discoveries, experiences, and express herself through her blogs. You can find her on Twitter, Facebook, and LinkedIn.

What is a VPN? Why Use it and Do You Really Need One?

What is a VPN? Why Use it and Do You Really Need One?

Get out of the US and try to log into Netflix. Can you? Well technically you can, but can you watch all US-based programs? I doubt it. So, what’s the solution available to such a situation? What if there is a really important program that you need to watch and it can’t wait? That’s where a Virtual Private Network (in short VPN) comes in. A VPN server reroutes your traffic through a server in the USA, allowing you to watch your favorite programs, browse your favorite websites, or do anything else online without getting geo-blocked. A simple diagram of how VPNs work includes: You → Your Local Server […]

How Do I Become a Successful Event Planner?

How Do I Become a Successful Event Planner?

Event planning is a very lucrative career field. Corporations and entrepreneurs are always hosting special events, product launches, and business gatherings for their stakeholders. If you want to be an event planner, you will find a lot of job opportunities waiting for you. However, a vast amount of competition exists in the event planning industry. You cannot just advertise yourself as an event planner and think that you will become successful. The key to becoming a successful event planner is through, networking, exposure to opportunity, education and establishing your reputation, much like you would attempt a brand, as a true professional. Event planning is a creative field that […]

6 Reasons Why Hosting Companies Should Focus on Regular Data Center Maintenance

6 Reasons Why Hosting Companies Should Focus on Regular Data Center Maintenance

It’s a good time to be in the web hosting business. The industry has been enjoying double-digit growth on its way to over $150 billion in annual revenues. Although price competition is fierce, the demand for managed hosting services and other premium offerings give companies options to protect their margins. To capture market share, however, the customer experience must be top notch. Unfortunately, many companies are being held back because they’ve overlooked the fundamentals of data center maintenance. Proper hardware upkeep comprises a long and pesky set of tasks, and many operators believe an army of IT staff is required to keep pace. This can make it tempting […]

When is Dedicated Server Hosting Ideal for You?

When is Dedicated Server Hosting Ideal for You?

The dedicated server market has been witnessing steady growth as Statista notes. Back in 2010, dedicated hosting’s market share stood at 3.05 billion US dollars. Over the years, it has grown to reach a market share of 5.41 billion dollars in 2017 and is forecasted to crawl to 6.53 billion US dollars by 2020. With such demand, how would you know when your business is ready for a dedicated server hosting? You could opt for shared server hosting. However, dedicated hosting is ideal for you when you want undisturbed space for hosting your applications. In simple words, dedicated servers offer exclusive space for your data storage. Let’s walk […]