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3 Ways Virtual Private Servers Improve Data Security

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If you’re thinking about using a virtual private server, data security needs to be front of mind. There are so many advantages to private servers. Remote access, the ability to leverage technology resources, and cost savings are just a few. However, shifting your data into a virtual private server can be catastrophic if you don’t have proper security in place. A security breach can trigger a loss in proprietary data, intellectual property, or customer information. It can cause significant reputation damage that affects your relationships with partners. Data security should be a key component of any VPS services you use. Different companies have varying security practices, so you should spend some time researching what you need. Here are three ways virtual private servers improve data security.

VPS Has the Option for Dedicated Management and Support

If you are a small company or organization, you often have to troubleshoot technical issues yourself. That means reading online how to fix something or calling in an expert. With a VPS, data security is all managed by the provider. They respond to emergencies and monitor your systems to make sure your data is secure. You don’t have to call in someone from the outside for help. Everyone working on your server has intimate knowledge of the system and the software running on it. They’ll be able to get you back online and limit the damage from any exposure.

Leverage Data Security Technology

Hiring an IT expert is expensive. It’s something you want to avoid as long as possible so you can focus more resources on building your brand or organization. With a VPS, data security is handled by the provider. It’s a great way to leverage resources and limit how much money you have to spend. They’re ultimately more familiar with IT threats that could impact your organization, so it’s the perfect way to keep you safe.

The VPS Is Offsite

If someone or some group is targeting your organization, using a VPS for hosting is much more secure. If your data is stored in a local server, bad actors can physically get to it. That kind of poor data security can be very costly. Using a VPS service means people don’t know where your data is or how to get to it. SolarVPS provides best in class VPS services to companies and other organizations looking for better technology, data security, and software solutions. If you’re interested in what a VPS can do for you, contact us today.

Moving to the Cloud: Security Tips and Concerns

Data Security in the Cloud is Vital

Of all the questions and concerns we hear on a daily basis from potential and existing customers, none eclipses Cloud security concerns. None. For companies and private consumers looking to make the jump to Cloud solutions, the largest concern which always comes across is the security of Cloud stored data and if a third party Cloud vendor can properly secure said data. But before we even get started, the one thing we have to mention is the threat of hacking. Yes, hacking happens. Yes, your Cloud provider can be hacked and yes, your servers will never be fully 100% safe from external intrusions. That being said, below is a quick guide to what you, the client, should look for in a Cloud provider when it comes to data security concerns.

Know Yourself

Before you can even consider looking into a viable Cloud hosting solution, you need to first look internally at the type of data your company deals Continue