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Everyone knows that when it comes to running an online business, customer trust is everything. You want your web app to be stable, your e-commerce store to be secure, and your traffic-heavy media website to be blazing fast. By far the most effective way to achieve that is to move your online business to a dedicated server. What is a dedicated server? Exactly that — a complete physical server hardware allocated exclusively for your company’s needs. Let’s see how dedicated servers differ from other hosting options and what are their opportunities for customization.  How Are Dedicated Servers Different? Starting out,...

At MULTACOM, we offer fully customizable dedicated server and hosting options that deliver high-performance infrastructure and power for a cost-effective price. The most often asked question we receive from companies interested in our server packages is about storage. More specifically, whether they should choose a HDD (Hard Disk Drive) or SSD (Solid-State Drive) as their data storage device of choice. This decision can be complicated due to HDD and SSD differences in speed, power consumption, reliability, and cost. While MULTACOM dedicated server clients who have big data needs or maintain large databases often choose a solid-state drive, not every company’s...

Cost is frequently the first and most important criterion used to evaluate a dedicated server vs. VPS (Virtual Private Server). The second consideration is often whether the server will enable you to meet your immediate needs. This is the wrong criteria to use when selecting a server. In this post, we’ll discuss the key differences between a dedicated server and VPS and why it’s important to take a long-term approach to your technology investment with the addition of managed hosting services. What is VPS? A VPS or Virtual Private Server starts with one physical machine and layers on a virtualized...

Independent auditor’s report once again affirms the Company’s commitment to stringent security controls and processes with no exceptions noted. Los Angeles, CA, February 25, 2020 — MULTACOM, the web host that makes the net work, is pleased to announce that the Company has once again been awarded SOC 2 Type 2 certification after the successful completion of a facilities and network infrastructure examination by an independent, third-party auditor. The positive review of MULTACOM’s data center security controls, reliability standards, and processes, means that MULTACOM customers can feel confident in the quality, security, and effectiveness of the Company’s data center operations....

In 2019, the National Small Business Association conducted its Technology and Small Business Survey1 of 550 small business owners. 74% of respondents said that keeping up with technology is very important to the success of their company. However, the biggest challenges they face with their organization’s use of technology are inadequate security measures (24%), cost of upgrades (17%), time to fix problems (17%), maintenance costs (14%), lack of technical expertise (9%), and outages (7%). As a small business executive, you probably agree with these findings but may dismiss the viability of outsourcing your IT to a data center as an...