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Tips for Success Living in a High-Tech World

We live in a high-tech world with an ever-changing landscape of IT infrastructure. Modern technology is an integral element of our lives. Therefore, learning to implement that technology to optimize personal and business tasks is critical to overall balanced solutions. With Solar VPS, you can learn everything you need to learn about your IT infrastructure, upgrade your current plans, and invest in the future of modern technology as it evolves. 

Solar VPS is your one-stop shop for everything IT- and technology-related. We offer web hosting plans, reseller hosting capabilities, the fastest servers around, web security, cloud-based systems, and data centers that protect your assets. Learn about everything we have to offer by visiting our website today! Here are some useful tips anyone can use for successful living in a high-tech world. 

Make Modern Technology Part of Your Life

The first tip for success in a high-tech world is to make technology part of your life. Technology evolves to make our lives easier, and utilizing the helpful aspects of modern tech can only help you complete your daily to-dos quicker. If you are tentative about new tech aspects, you can always enroll in a local computer systems course. Many cities offer free classes at local community colleges to residents who want to become familiar with new systems and technologies. 

Find What You Need

Once you become familiar with new forms of technology, you can begin to decide which features and elements you truly need. Streamlining your tech systems is a great way to ensure you have exactly what you need. Think of this as organizing or decluttering your tech space. This will also allow you to focus on ways to upgrade or make your systems better. 

Invest in The Best Technologies

Of course, you don’t want to choose any old computer-based system – you want the best. Investing in the best and latest technologies ensures that you always get the best service. It doesn’t matter if you are an individual who needs reliable connections for studies, personal business or entrepreneurial work, or the CEO of a large corporation – everyone needs trusted service. 

The best way to go about locating the right service provider for your needs is to begin with a little research. Your initial research can quickly weed out companies that are not what you need or that don’t offer comprehensive services. Price comparison is also a good idea because it can save you time discussing details you might get somewhere else for a better price.

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Everyone Is Different

These days, you might think you need the same computer, cloud access, and server type as your next-door neighbor. This simply is not true! Everybody’s modern technology needs are different because we all do different things with our computer systems. Therefore, your IT infrastructure will vary drastically from the next person’s. Making informed decisions on your own is critical to evolving with our ever-shifting modern technology. 

Learn Security Best Practices

Living with modern technology also means modern security threats. Therefore, learning security best practices is one of the most useful tips to remember. This means practicing regular security protocols like using strong passwords, only giving users access to information they need, and logging out of systems when you step away from devices.

It also means choosing an IT infrastructure partner who can protect you. Solar VPS has you covered 24/7 with robust security systems. We conduct regular security scans and alert you immediately to any suspicious activity. Furthermore, our firewall protection, security lock procedures, and anti-hacking software keep your most important assets locked down from cyberattacks and hackers. Trust us with your web, server, and data security today!

Get The Support You Need

All of these tips are a great place to begin integrating modern technology into your personal and business lives. However, there is always more to learn and you may encounter roadblocks along the way. That’s okay! The important thing is to have the support you need when those questions arise. At Solar VPS, we have streamlined our help ticket support system, known as Sickbay support. Now it is easier than ever to get the answers you need when you need them most. 

Contact Solar VPS Today!

Solar VPS is here for all of your computer, web hosting, and technology needs. We want to make learning about new technology easier than ever before. Solar VPS offers you fast, secure, and reliable computer systems that help you work from home or a business office. Want to learn more about our services and what we can do for you? Give us a call today toll-free at (800) 799-1713, or follow us on our social media platforms for more information.

Solar VPS Upcoming Product Announcement

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Under Construction

Over the past few months, we have been feverishly working to improve our customer experience. Through making our Linux and Windows Cloud Hosting MGMT suite, the SolarSystem, easier to navigate, to installing and improving upon our SolarSystem A.I. one-click installer of over 260 web apps, to constantly updating our Windows and Linux OS versions to the most current OS’s, we have all been mad at work improving the SolarSystem. In this vein, we have something brewing which will be announced in the next few days. At the moment we can’t say exactly what we are about to release to our Windows and Linux Cloud Hosting consumers, however we can say it is going to make using the SolarSystem easier than eating piece of your grandma’s apple pie.

Once the announcement is made, this new feature will be available for public use. More importantly, we will be opening this feature up to our consumers so they can get directly involved with our services. Here at Solar VPS we believe the more information and interaction our consumers have with us, the better. We have designed this new feature to be exactly that. Easy information and great interaction.

Stay tuned for the announcement next week!

SOLAR VPS SELECTS DIGITAL REALTY FOR SOLARSYSTEM™ NODES IN DALLAS, TEXAS

SOLAR VPS SELECTS DIGITAL REALTY FOR SOLARSYSTEM™ NODES IN DALLAS, TEXAS

Nodes Increase Solar VPS’s Domestic Network Power
SolarVPS - DRT

SolarVPS - DRT

Clifton, NJ – On March 5th, 2013, Solar VPS announced the expansion of its internally developed Windows and Linux VPS Cloud Hosting software, the SolarSystem™. The expansion of the SolarSystem to Dallas, TX marks the company’s first partnership with Digital Realty, a global data center leader. The partnership with Digital Realty at their Dallas, TX location is the first node in a series which will see additional Solar VPS SolarSystem™ nodes established in Phoenix, AZ and Miami, FL.

The new Dallas Solar VPS node hypervisors are comprised of next generation hexa-core Intel E5 Processors with 256GB of RAM each allowing for additional burst and growth. The new node utilizes a fully redundant 10GB network and operates a NetAPP Base SAS Storage platform for all storage needs. This new Dallas, TX SolarSystem node is built upon the same architecture as its sister Solar VPS node that was deployed in Clifton, NJ in January of 2013.

Solar VPS Director of Data Center Operations, Salvatore Poliandro, said, “Digital Realty is the right data center partner for the SolarSystem™ solution. The selection of Digital Realty as our partner was based on their proven track record as an industry leader in data center uptime and customer service as it mirrors the Solar VPS company philosophy. The SolarSystem™ nodes are the fastest nodes available in the industry and are built on proven, reliable technology offered at affordable rates. We are proud to be pushing the industry forward with a solution designed for IT professionals and small businesses.”

When asked about their new partnership with Solar VPS, Andrew Schaap, Vice President of Sales at Digital Realty, commented, “The demand for Software as a Service and Infrastructure as a Service is driving significant growth in companies like Solar VPS. We are pleased to be the data center provider for the SolarSystem™ offering as the Solar VPS business continues to expand.”

Built to be highly scalable and fully affordable, the new Dallas SolarSystem™ location will empower the Cloud Hosting needs of IT professionals, Web Hosting ninjas and small to medium sized businesses looking for a leg up in our Internet-centric economy. From the Dallas location, SolarSystem™ is primed to fuel the Cloud Hosting needs of existing and potential hosting clients located across the US and Central America.

In business since 2005, Solar VPS has clients in more than 90 countries across the globe. The company is a recognized leader in the Cloud Hosting community, offering 24/7 support, redundant network connectivity and is backed by FortressITX technology. Providing the best Cloud VPS Hosting experience available, Solar VPS is perfect for growing ecommerce websites, bloggers and IT professionals.

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For more information concerning this topic, contact Mr. Leibowitz at (973) 572 – 1070 ext. 605 or send him an email at bleibowitz@fortressitx.com

Bandwidth Utilization in the SolarSystem

What is Bandwidth and How Does it effect my SolarSystem Cloud VPS?

Bandwidth

Bandwidth Speeds in the SolarSystem

Normally we use this space to blog about a variety of topics which server as a portal for information and knowledge. We normally use this space to explain Cloud hosting concepts and ideas so you, as the end user, have a greater understanding of the SolarSystem solution you are either currently using or looking into. However, in this blog post, we want to answer a question which was recently posed to us via Yahoo! Answers. The question asked, which comes from the European continent, was:

“I was browsing SolarVPS’s VPS plans, and they allow you to customize. There is an option of 1TB through 8TB bandwidth, and I’m not sure if that’s the speed, and if that’s the limited amount per month that you are allowed to use. Please only answer if your sure, I don’t want any misleading thoughts.”

Due to this, we want to take the time to answer the following questions regarding SolarSystem bandwidth utilization: What is bandwidth in terms of my Linux or Windows Cloud VPS? How much bandwidth can I utilize per month per Cloud VPS? What is our network bandwidth transfer rate? And finally, how much does additional bandwidth cost in the SolarSystem? Continue