Network Server for Small Business

Network Server for Small Business

Personal or business computers networked in a peer to peer fashion might function well when the number of interconnected users ranges from 2 to 3. If the number of users exceeds the aforementioned range, you should consider setting up a server to serve all your online business requirements. A server based network has several benefits that are tailor made for small business ventures. Let’s take a peek at a few of them without further ado. A server gives your business a whole lot …

Lamps Server Requirements

Lamps Server Requirements

Securing a web server is a large topic, more fit for a book (or series of books) than a Stack Exchange answer. With that being said, I ll address a few points. but what it doesn t talk about is protection from viruses, malicious code, and brute forcing from behind the network firewall. Generally speaking, we don t concern ourselves much with virus-type infections in Linux. The target percentage of computers is much lower, the permissions systems (and things like SELinux) help …

JIRA Sizing

JIRA Sizing

The following table lists sizing recommendations for JIRA instances based on your average use cases and hardware demands. The specific recommendations for your company depend on the specific growth type, intensity and use cases. We recommend that you collaborate with one of our Experts to receive a specific recommendation. If you re interested for a referral for a partner/expert, please contact us. In addition, if you find that you are running in the upper limits of the enterprise …

Small Office Network Setup Cost

Small Office Network Setup Cost

Although a home networking installation can be performed as a DIY project for some tech savvy homeowners, it is usually performed by an electrician or IT specialist. If performed as DIY project, the only costs are the material costs described below. This guide will look at the cost to install wired copper networking for the average home office which is usually located in one 10’x12’ room. The cost of equipment prices for switches, panels and other necessities that can influence …

Email Server for Small Business

Email Server for Small Business

Email is the most important online service that we use today. Everyone has an e-mail account on Gmail, Yahoo, Rediff and Hotmail. It is your passport on the online space used to access to most apps and websites, but it’s often neglected. Today, in the year 2016, there is no business without e-mail accounts. Almost a majority of large enterprises, mid-size businesses, non-profit organizations, public administrations and small businesses have their email address that contains the …

Small Business Storage Server

Small Business Storage Server

When embarking on a virtual server project, small-business storage needs to be seriously considered. Reliability, availability and data protection are essential features, but cost effectiveness is a key criterion too. Instead of attaching storage directly to the server, which limits your expansion options, some form of shared storage will be required. From a management perspective, with only a small number - if any - of IT staff, a single, shared small-business storage system …

Small Business Server Solutions

Small Business Server Solutions

Put your mind at ease with DCG s small business server backup solution called Dependable SafeSTORE™. In Los Angeles, CA everyone must plan for server downtime due to earthquake, flood, fire or theft or human error. DCG s server backup and disaster recovery solution has you covered. Dependable SafeSTORE™ (DSS) was designed to provide on-site storage of your all of your backups, while sending an encrypted copy of latest image to our off site data center outside the state of California …

Virtualization Processor

Virtualization Processor

CPU virtualization emphasizes performance and runs directly on the processor whenever possible. The underlying physical resources are used whenever possible and the virtualization layer runs instructions only as needed to make virtual machines operate as if they were running directly on a physical machine. CPU virtualization is not the same thing as emulation. With emulation, all operations are run in software by an emulator. A software emulator allows programs to run on a computer …

Linux Workstation

Linux Workstation

So far in this series, we’ve walked through security considerations for your SysAdmin workstation from choosing the right hardware and Linux distribution, to setting up a secure pre-boot environment and distro installation. Now it’s time to cover post-installation hardening. What you do depends greatly on your distribution of choice, so it is futile to provide detailed instructions in a blog series such as this one. However, here are some essential steps you should take: Globally …

Small Business Server Options

Small Business Server Options

Microsoft has killed Windows Small Business Server development, trimming the Windows Server 2012 lineup to four editions: Datacenter, Standard, Essentials and Foundation. The takeaway: Microsoft is striving to shift small business customers to Office 365 and cloud services. But is Windows SBS really dead? And how are channel partners reacting just as Microsoft Worldwide Partner Conference 2012 (WPC12) kicks off in Toronto? The VAR Guy offers some insights. First, the facts. The …

Git Server Requirements

Git Server Requirements

Unsupported Unix distributions and the installation guides for more information. Non-Unix operating systems such as Windows and Rubinius but GitLab needs several Gems that have native extensions. Memory We recommend having at least 2GB of swap on your server, even if you currently have enough available RAM. Having swap will help reduce the chance of errors occurring if your available memory changes. Notice: The 25 workers of Sidekiq will show up as separate processes in your process …

Web Server Memory Requirements

Web Server Memory Requirements

No one can completely answer your question without knowing details about your install, such as what plugins you are running and the memory requirements of each plugin. Wordpress does not scale well without some sort of Caching plugin. W3 Total Cache and WP Super Cache are both great plugins that will let your site scale much beyond a default Wordpress install. These plugins essentially minimize the dynamic PHP compilation and SQL hits and instead serve HTML files. It then becomes …

Small Business Servers Reviews

Small Business Servers Reviews

Pros / Its integration with cloud services is among the best in our review. Cons / Despite requiring only 256MB of memory, it uses a lot of the CPU resources. Verdict / StorageCraft s ShadowProtect Small Business Edition lacks the compression rates of better server backup software, and the software, as a whole, has below-average ease of use. StorageCraft specializes in server backup software and has versions for home and business servers available. For our review, we looked at …

Dell Server for Small Business

Dell Server for Small Business

Dell is one of the biggest names in the IT sector, and with Dell Small Business you can use this brand and their products to get your business off the ground or to take it to the next level. Dell Small Business provides a range of solutions and services for small businesses, ranging from cloud computing to data processing. They also sell all of the tech your small business needs, from storage solutions and networking to desktops, laptops and tablets. Disclaimer If you click a …