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Professionally Managed Web Servers: How Are You Hosting Your Website?

Reading Time: 3 minutesWhen used effectively, websites are an enormous business asset. A professional website confers credibility and professionalism. It’s a marketing tool that brings in more business. It’s capable of selling products directly online. It improves customer service and it builds relationships. These are but a few of its many benefits. However, these benefits are not possible…

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Choosing High Availability Hosting

Reading Time: 3 minutesThe conventional system of web hosting is the shared server. In most shared servers, multiple websites from dozens or even hundreds of websites are housed on the same server. All resources on the server, such as memory, hard drive space, processor speed, and so forth are all shared among the websites on the server. This means…

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Windows Shared Hosting Explained

Reading Time: 2 minutesIf you are just starting your research on web hosting in its many forms, you may have come across the term “shared hosting.” You may have also read that shared hosting equates to low pricing and low performance in which too many websites are crammed onto one server resulting in slow loading times. This is…

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Top 5 Business Continuity Planning Failures

Reading Time: 4 minutesWe’ve all heard stories of businesses that have lost thousands of dollars due to a disaster. Although we hear the horror stories, most of us are guilty of thinking that it can’t happen to us. Each year, over 75 percent of companies experience an outage and only 13 percent of those outages were the result…

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Cyber Monday Infographic: Prep Checklist

Reading Time: 1 minute9 Point Preparation Checklist for High Traffic Websites on Cyber Monday According to Statista, the 2013 Cyber Monday was the biggest day ever for U.S. online retailers, with online sales totalling 1.74 billion. What’s more, last year there was a 20.6% increase in online sales over the year prior, and the five days between Thanksgiving…

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Best Practices for Submitting Tickets to Support

Reading Time: 2 minutesOur support team is available 24 hours a day, year round and we make every effort to resolve support issues in the most efficient manner possible. So in order to help get your issues resolved in the best and fastest manner possible, here are some best practices when submitting tickets: 1. Make sure you are…

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The Heartbleed OpenSSL Exploit

Reading Time: 1 minuteA very serious vulnerability in open source software called OpenSSL was recently discovered which allows malicious users to pull sensitive information from web servers.  The good news for Applied Innovations customers is that we host your sites on Microsoft IIS which is not vulnerable to this exploit.  Microsoft’s IIS web server does not use the…

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Join Us at South Florida Code Camp!

Reading Time: 1 minuteTomorrow marks the 10th anniversary of the South Florida Code Camp, which is a free one-day geek fest that features speakers from the local community and beyond. We are happy to announce we will be sponsoring the event and hosting two sessions for the community. Our founder and CEO, Jess Coburn, will be delighting audiences…

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DNNCon: An Event in Palm Beach You Don’t Want to Miss!

Reading Time: 2 minutesApplied Innovations will be sponsoring DNNCon, a two-day DNN user conference scheduled to take place October 18-19, 2013 at Palm Beach Atlantic University in Palm Beach, FL. As a long-time member of the DNN community, Applied Innovations is sponsoring this well-respected event in support of DNN and A Place of Hope. DNNCon aims to unite…

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10,000 Customers and growing!

Reading Time: 4 minutesWhen you’re the company that powers someone’s Windows Cloud Servers, well they want to know a little more about the company they’re working with. I’m pretty open about Applied Innovations so I have no problem answering the questions that come up from new clients when I get asked. In fact, one of the most common…

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