Posts by: Alec Rojas, Author at The Media Temple Blog - Page 3 of 12

The (Infinite?) Flexibility of the Cloud Is A Real Competitive Advantage

Web hosting has come a long way since professionals were creating GeoCities sites in the early 90s. Hosting really came to the marketplace with the availability of shared hosting 20 years ago, soon followed after by the introduction of dedicated servers and virtual private servers.

What To Look For From an AWS Managed Service Partner

To be fully unlocked, the true potential of cloud hosting needs to be paired with the expertise of a Managed Service Provider (MSP). An MSP can, indeed, help enterprises smoothly navigate the intricacies of the cloud and make sure their cloud environment aligns with their business goals. But finding the right partner can prove more difficult than many decision-makers typically expect. Checking the following considerations off the list can speed up the search for the MSP that’s best suited to unleash all the benefits of the cloud, in particular when it comes to Amazon cloud, Web Services (AWS).

From DevOps to No Ops

It’s probably a bit trite to discuss, for maybe the 20th or 30th straight year, the rocket-like speed of the digital transformation. We all get it: Things are…

And our winner is…

In the month of February we ran a contest to win a chance to meet the web development guru himself, Chris Coyier. We encouraged every contestant to submit why…

Why Have All Your Infrastructure Eggs in One Basket?

For years, the healthcare industry has been seemingly chained to the notepads and manila folders that hold their patient’s personal medical history. As they should – barring a…

Even Risk-Averse Finance Firms Hear the Cloud’s Call

February 28, 2017, was the day the internet stood still. Ok, at least a part of it. The shutdown on Amazon Web Services (AWS)’ S3 east region affected…

Powerful Shared Hosting for Database-Intensive Sites: Meet Grid Elite

Furthering our company’s philosophy to be always up, always fast, always easy and always human, today we’ve introduced the latest addition to our managed shared hosting offering: Grid…

Europe Is Getting Cloud Fever, Too

Just like all hosting, the cloud is powered by ground-level machines and housed climate-cooled data centers across the globe. Silicon Valley-based Equinix, Inc. announced last week that Equinix…

Why IT Teams Should Be Thankful for Managed Cloud Hosting

Digital agencies, financial firms, small and medium enterprises, all are migrating more applications and workloads to the cloud every day. In fact, the cloud is having such a…

Making the Cloud Work For You – Don’t Do It Alone

Enlisting the help of a managed services provider can help your organization extend its hosting capabilities and reduce the burden on its internal IT department. It can equip your organization with a deeper level of support and expertise than you may have available in-house and help you significantly reduce cloud-related costs.

How AWS’ 16 Geographic Regions Aided Salesforce’s Expansion into Australia

Expanding a product line overseas presents unique infrastructure challenges, particularly when you’re a multinational pillar for customers who need reliable and almost-instant access to your services. Meet the…

Behind the Cloud

As enterprise-level organizations across the globe leaning on the cloud for mission-critical projects have learned: The cloud’s advantage is not just from utilizing the cloud itself. And while…

A Roadmap to Realizing Your Cloud Potential

According to a recent enterprise cloud report, managed services could account for one fifth of all spending on IT services by 2019. Why are businesses leveraging managed services…

Six Great Responsive WordPress Themes

Ready to redesign your site? Here are six responsive WordPress themes that can give you a fresh look in 2017. Hestia – Utilizing a Material-UI kit and reminiscent…

The SXSWi 2017 Recap

Our 17th year at SXSW Interactive was also our tenth year hosting the Closing Party. Can we go so far as to say it was a decade of greatness?…

Behind the Scenes with The Little Friends of Printmaking

In the days leading up to SXSWi, the streets of Austin take on a whole new identity. Fliers are distributed on every corner to check out the latest driverless car or newest automation app, while 6th street becomes a veritable canvas of band posters and stickers for the thousands of concerts that will rock Austin venues both large and small.