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Five Essential Steps In Protecting Yourself From Ransomware

Not every criminal is interested in stealing corporate secrets or downloading financial information. There are some who have little interest in navigating their way through the countless security walls put up by most businesses. They have found a much easier way to turn a profit - ransomware. Instead of trying to make off with data that they can sell, they hold that data for ransom. If [...]


Don't Get Caught in Google's Not Secure Crosshairs

Time’s Up to Avoid “Not Secure” Warnings Google has officially launched Chrome 68 and, along with it, is now serving up “Not Secure” warnings to visitors that land on any webpage not secured by an SSL certificate. Don’t scare off visitors and send them clicking to competitors. Secure your website today so it instantly earns visitor trust and confidence. What Does It Mean to Be “Not [...]


How Will GDPR Affect Kiwi's

GDPR stands for ‘General Data Protection Regulation’. It’s a new European law to do with the management of how businesses process and handle data, and it took effect on May 25th this year. The question is – will GDPR impact your business here in NZ? Well, initially it’s not going to be too major, because it’s only being rolled out in the EU. However, if for example, you have an email [...]


SSD - Is this the memory platform for future server storage?

SSD stands for Solid State Drive. They are the latest type of computer storage device. These days you will find them in many high end desktops and laptops and they are increasingly being used in the hosting industry and by large corporations to store data within their server infrastructure. In this blog we’ll look at the differences between traditional hard drives and SSDs and [...]


The Importance of Right Infrastructure for Reseller Business

In our modern world, a business needs a website, and for it to be connected to the Internet, it needs to be hosted on some disk space on a server, which is provided and managed by a web hosting company. This is web hosting in a nutshell. A server is a computer that controls access to a central resource. Instead of having to invest large sums of money and requiring lots of expertise to [...]


What Is a VDI - Virtual Desktop Infrastructure and How Can It Help My Business?

VDI Virtual Desktop – Nowadays, the biggest challenge IT departments in many organisations face is to centralise all the different IT solutions in a new technological model. IaaS (Infrastructure-as-a-Service), desktop and application virtualisation, private and public cloud, and VDI are phrases we hear often. This blog gives a brief introduction to virtual desktop infrastructure (VDI) [...]


How to choose the Right Server for your E-Commerce Site

Set your web store up right The infrastructure your e-commerce site runs on is really the lifeblood of any store. This is really one area where small businesses should opt for best of breed over cost of convenience. One of the core things to assess is the speed of the connection, since not only do the search engines penalise slow sites (negatively impacting SEO), but you will lose sales [...]


Containers vs. Hypervisors: Choosing the Best Virtualisation Technology

Choosing a virtualisation solution isn't always easy. The good news is you have many choices to pick from. The bad news is, well, pretty much the same thing. You'll find tons of options for Linux, most of which break down to hypervisor or container-based virtualisation. Not sure which is which? We'll break it down. Container based virtualisation Containers are the products of [...]


VpsCity Cloud Database Hosting

VpsCity Included Features Configuration VpsCity professional DBAs are adept of designing and maintaining a configuration, such as RAID levels, file layout, and volumes prerequisite for your current and future performance needs. Installation Our experts handle the entire installation process and manage the environment on which a database runs to keep it running for [...]


VPN: What It Is, Why You Need One, and How to Choose

Security and privacy are more important for internet users than ever before, and if you’re looking to protect yourself, installing a virtual private network (VPN) should be your first step. You need to determine which features are most important for your VPN needs.  We live our lives online to an extent that would have been unthinkable not that long ago. In this [...]

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