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Who Still Needs Colocation?

Cloud hosting has been getting a lot of press in recent years. It’d be easy to assume that everything is going to “the cloud.” With promises of lower CAPEX and higher elasticity, some business owners might feel obligated to move everything over. But is that the best choice for all organizations? Statistically, most companies still […]

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3 Reasons XMission Cloud Infrastructure is better than AWS

 I often get asked why an individual or business would want to host their VPS on XMission’s Cloud Infrastructure over a larger provider like Amazon. After all, AWS is the market behemoth, hosting huge sites in different locales around the world. How can a small local hosting company beat out AWS? Here are 3 reasons: […]

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Use the Cloud Infrastructure API to Automatically Resize Your Server

The RESTful API is one of the more interesting and useful features of XMission’s Cloud Infrastructure service. The API exposes nearly all the features of the control panel in a consistent and well documented interface. This article will demonstrate how to use the API to automatically resize your server’s RAM dynamically, without the need to […]

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Have Your Own Custom Website in Minutes

Customers expect your business to have a professional-looking website that, at the least, describes your company, hours of operation, and contact information. Your website is often the customer’s first point of contact with your company, so it is crucial that you invest your time and money preparing it. Over the past 10 years, developing a […]

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Cloud Hosting Cuts Costs: Here’s Why.

Cloud is the hot technology buzzword of the day, with a new cloud product emerging from the corners of the web every hour. People evoke many different things when they say cloud, so it is important to have a common definition that makes sense to the non-technology-savvy folk. A simple way to think about cloud […]

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4 Questions to Help you Determine if Cloud Hosting is Right for your SMB

A lot of bootstrap businesses don’t realize that pouring money into on-premise IT infrastructure and staffing right away is often unnecessary—even if they are the next Facebook or Amazon. Cloud technologies can meet the changing needs of small business owners and make it easier to grow IT infrastructure more organically. In this post, I’ll cover […]

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