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Is it time for a change? Office 365 is here

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Office 365 Miami

Business is better with Office 365!

Just imagine, your own office in the cloud. Sounds pretty cool right? Your IT team don’t have the additional workload, so they will be thanking you and communication and collaboration is easy, because your team have access to company data from anywhere.

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Store and share files that are synced in the cloud that can be accessed at any time via a mobile device.

Users can share files with their contacts publicly and those contacts do not require a Microsoft account to gain access.

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Yammer is like your own private business social network that enables your team to chat and collaborate on projects.

Create groups for the various departments within your company and invite staff to join the conversation.

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Immediately see the status of every team member’s availability. Send instant messages, set up calls and video conferences with your staff, or host regular team meetings.

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Benefits of Migrating to Office 365

SMBs can provide new collaboration tools to their team and as an added bonus, take the pressure off their IT staff:

Cost: Small businesses can get access to Exchange, SharePoint, and Lync in addition to the core Office productivity applications.

Updates and Maintenance: Upgrades, updates and patches are applied seamlessly behind the scenes, meaning you don’t have to worry.

Accessibility: Access the entire Microsoft Office Suite – Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook, and other Microsoft Office products from anywhere and from any device.

Support: All of Webhosting.net’s solutions include free access to our Toll Free Telephone, 24/7/365 live chat and email support.

Want to learn more?

Get in touch with our Office 365 experts now!

Domain Name Sale! Prices Frozen Until April 30th

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Domain Name SaleDomain prices are increasing slightly on April 15th so now is the time to renew or purchase your domains and save some cash.

Over a year the price difference is $1 or $2, however if you own multiple domains, the savings could be significant.

We have have extended the sale and the domain names below will remain at the sale price until April 30.


Accounts

Free Trial

Projects

SSL

Storage

TLD

.COM

.NET

.ORG

.BIZ

.INFO

Sale Price

$10.26

$12.16

$11.69

$11.98

$11.76

April 30 Price

$11.40

$13.46

$12.93

$13.45

$12.97

 

To purchase new domains, please login or create an account at whdomains.net.

If you purchased your domains through whdomains.net simply login into that portal and renew early.

If you ordered your domains via WHMCS you can renew those domains through the WHMCS Portal.

New TLDs Available Now!

Gone are the days of the limitations of only .com and .net domains. Now you can pick up your custom domain extension and really brand your business, hobby site or just claim your family’s domain name.

 

 

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Try Jelastic for Free. Install Popular Apps in One-Click

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Jelastic-MarketplaceJelastic is the only zero code change PaaS that doesn’t require coding to proprietary APIs and it supports ANY app. Java, PHP, Ruby, Node.js or Python environments are rapidly and seamlessly created and you can mix and match your software stacks.

Choose between free Java (Tomcat, GlassFish, and Jetty) and PHP (Apache, NGINX) app servers, as well as SQL (MariaDB, PostgreSQL, MySQL), NoSQL (MongoDB, CouchDB) database servers, and memcached.

To make it easy, we have launched our Jelastic Marketplace where you can choose from hundreds of popular apps such as WordPress, Joomla, Drupal, Jenkins, Alfresco, Magento, SugarCRM, Cyclos 4 PRO, osCommerce, OpenCart and so much more.

Here’s how it works

You don’t need a Jelastic account and it’s FREE to test for 2-weeks. Simply select the app you want to install, type in your email address and click on the blue arrow. In this example, we will install WordPress.

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You will see a confirmation message to check your email.

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Meanwhile, your Jelastic environment hosted at Webhosting.net is being created and an email has been sent confirming the deployment of your chosen app. Read More

Cloud limits and your needs

By | Arista, Cloud Hosting, Cloud Servers, Pernix, VMware | No Comments

cloud limitsPopular clouds like Amazon AWS and Microsoft Azure are console based orchestrators, enabling people to spin and administer the needed infrastructure themselves. They also come with a variety of features and add-ons, making the end solution very attractive.

Quite often, due to their scalability, these clouds appear like a massive computing resource, where performance limits are hard to reach.

One common performance issue people face relates to disk or storage performance.

During various tests, AWS or Azure have been seen, for example, doing thousands of IOPS and hundreds MBps of disk throughput at low latency. So one should expect that these environments may be the best place to run high performance virtual servers like SQL servers, which generally demand high IOPS and throughput at low latency.

The storage story: capacity and IO, these two are “not very good friends”

When it comes to storage, there will always be a concern that IO will be exhausted before space. From a business perspective, this will result in a waste of resources. Due to the automation introduced by the cloud consoles and the power the customers have to provision at will, if left without rules and caps, the entire environment will become oversubscribed with degraded performance as a result, leaving cloud providers struggling to deliver the IO without adding more unused capacity.

It is either the IOPS count or throughput that kills the storage. The throughput, if the storage is network based and not local, will also affect the network switches requiring fast switches with big buffers when throughput increases and bursts. Read More

Cloud Keeps Miami Businesses Running During Disasters

By | Business Continuity, Cloud Hosting, Cloud Servers, Disaster Recovery, Miami Datacenter, VMware Disaster Recovery | No Comments

Naples, UNITED STATES: Palm trees at a hotel bend in the fierce winds, 24 October, 2005, as Hurricane Wilma slams into Naples, Florida. Hurricane Wilma pounded Florida with torrential rain and some of the strongest winds in its arsenal early Monday as it came ashore in the southern US state, threatening death and destruction. An Air Force reconnaissance plane measured Wilma's winds at 193 kilometers (120 miles) an hour, slightly weaker than when it made landfall, but still making a strong category three storm. "It made landfall at 6:30 (1030 GMT) at Cape Romano," Eric Blake, an official with the National Hurricane Center, told AFP.Cape Romano is about 32 kilometers (20 miles) west of Everglades City, Florida. Landfall marks the official arrival of a hurricane's when the center of its eye reaches land. Quiet usually reigns in the eye of such a storm, with no significant winds, which resume with a vengeance with the back wall of the eye hits land. AFP PHOTO/Stan HONDA (Photo credit should read STAN HONDA/AFP/Getty Images)

As a Miami-based small business, you may think that the best strategy when it comes to moving your technology to the cloud, is to put it off until it seems less scary. The truth is that moving to cloud takes some consideration and planning. However, one area that you may consider as a starting point is a hybrid cloud Business Continuity solution.

This brief article will take a look at some of the added benefits that a back up and disaster recovery (BDR) and business continuity solution, based on a Hybrid Cloud Backup, can deliver to your small business.

4 Reasons for a Hybrid Cloud Business Continuity

  1. Security: With a hybrid solution, your organization’s essential data is backed up locally and then an additional backup is replicated off-site, providing additional data security. Then, your in-house data is protected by redundant sets of information with the local device being the first line of defense.

In most cases, three distinct copies of each of your file exist – on the workstation or server, on a local device, and in the public cloud. In addition, encrypted files are stored off-site are available in case an unforeseen event, like a natural disaster, occurs. This should give you and your organization the peace of mind to know that your data is always accessible no matter what the circumstances

  1. Storage: Your organization also benefits from local storage flexibility, addressing a key concern that many small businesses have with a hybrid cloud solution.

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