The Importance of Platform Integration - Part 3In the final part of this series, we will discuss the role integration plays in virtualization, resource utilization, and storage solutions. As system virtualization evolves rapidly into a common business practice, the close-fitting integration between virtualized systems and physical storage becomes more and more critical.

Platform IntegrationThere are many components that make up the physical infrastructure of a server environment or ‘cloud.’ In order for each piece of hardware to function properly in the environment, it is imperative that each device be able to successfully communicate with its counterparts. 

The Importance of Platform Integration in the Technology Industry – Part 1We live and work in a world with many options. While uniformity can be nice, many of us want to use the very best product for the task at hand, even if it involves using multiple different technology platforms. Some would also argue that companies who allow for integration to their competitors’ platforms go further in the enterprise world.

Benefits of Hosting Your Website on Solid State StorageWhether your website is being hosted on your own bare-metal server or in the cloud, the type of storage that is being used can greatly impact the performance and stability of your site as well as what your visitors experience when navigating through it.

Bare-Metal vs. Virtual EnvironmentsNow that we’ve briefly illustrated the difference between virtual and bare-metal environments in Part 1 of my series, how can we determine which is most beneficial for your company? There are several things to consider when making this significant business decision.

Bare-Metal vs. Virtual Environments - Part 1In the past few years, we’ve seen a number of new terms emerge in the industry. Two of which, pertaining to cloud computing, are ‘Bare Metal’ and ‘Virtual’ environments. 

There are many different ways to build a website. In this blog post, we’ll explore the different tactics organizations typically take when deciding how to build and maintain their web presence and how a web management service can really work for most businesses – saving them time and money.

In today’s economy, saving money has given way to saving energy and resources for many. However, it is possible to do both. Data centers around the world are responsible for a staggering amount of power usage, but new technologies and practices are reducing this consumption so that their environmental impact is reduced while performance is continually optimized and costs are still kept low. Some of the key “green” components of a modern data center include:

Last week, Unleashed Technologies hosted a webinar entitled, “Navigating the Cloud Hype: Get Your Questions Answered.” In that webinar, Ryan Barbera discussed the hype, but also the real benefits that companies have realized when moving their services to the Cloud. As an added value, a substantial amount of time was dedicated during the webinar to answering questions from the audience. Below I have listed some of the most intriguing questions and the answers (paraphrased from our expert) given.

There are very few eCommerce platforms on the market that are as robust and flexible as Magento. However, with any complex online store comes the risk of increased load times and potential lost conversions due to slow site performance. Recent studies have shown that just a one second delay during page loads can reduce conversions by 7%. There are several steps that can be taken to optimize a Magento site. Here are a few of the basic measures that can be taken to speed up the user's shopping experience.