How to Choose the Right Web Hosting Package for You

How to Choose the Right Web Hosting Package for You

So first of all, what is Web Hosting?

Web hosting is a service which allows us to upload webpages and full websites on the internet. Hosting providers allow the necessary technologies and services required in order for users to view our website or webpage on the internet. Generally one websites is often stored one hosting provider’s server. I say generally as you may split out your website over a number of servers if you have for example online email and other online applications, but this is quite advanced so let’s stick to the basics. One website generally have one hosting server.

 

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Subnetting

Subnetting

On a standard network environment, usually there is only one network for example, let’s say 192.168.1.0/24.

Now, for management and security reasons you may need to split your network based on your devices, departments or for any other reason you may want.

You can effectively accomplish this by dividing your network into smaller networks. This is what the term subnetting refers to.

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Online protection using a Dedicated Line and VPN

Online protection using a Dedicated Line and VPN

Is our data secure on the internet or is confidential information that we upload at risk on the internet?

The answer is YES it is at risk.

Over the years, this issue has been proven many times over. Millions of companies per year have the horrible experience of having their confidential data stolen.

Using sniffing methods, hackers can easily steal any personal data over the internet, it is not easy to do of course but by hijacking a BGP session an expert can get into your ISP and start a “man in the middle” attack.

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QoS – Quality of Service, what is it & how does it help us online?

QoS – Quality of Service, what is it & how does it help us online?

Imagine: it’s a wonderful morning and you are driving your car on the way to work, you naturally reduce your speed once you come across traffic because of approaching traffic lights, or worse, because of an accident. When you hear the ambulance sound, what do you do? As per the Highway Code you must pull your car to the side of the road in order to allow the ambulance to pass through; giving it priority because it is a matter of life or death.

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What is DHCP?

What is DHCP?

Can you imagine manually setting the TCP/IP settings for all devices within a network? Including an IP, default gateway, subnet mask and DNS etc. Even if you have 2-3 devices or 1000 devices, there will always be significant costs and labour time associated for a Network Administrator, especially for larger sized enterprise networks. Looking to cut down on costs for your IT Team? Here is the solution- DHCP; this stands for Dynamic Host Configuration Protocol.

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