App Containers: What Are They and Do You Need Them?

App Containers: What Are They and Do You Need Them?

App containers have helped transform the way companies run their software, but despite being around for almost a decade, for many people, the term ‘app container’ remains one of those obscure pieces of IT jargon. Here, we aim to give you a clear understanding of what app containers are, what they’re used for and whether …

6 Signs that it’s Time to Change Your WordPress Web Hosting

6 Signs that it’s Time to Change Your WordPress Web Hosting

Hosting is integral to the success of your WordPress website and something you should never be complacent about. A poor hosting provider or a wrongly chosen hosting plan can impact the performance of your site and the customer experience of your visitors. What’s more, they can result in lower search engine rankings and make it …

Managed or Unmanaged Hosting – Which is Right for You?

Managed or Unmanaged Hosting – Which is Right for You?

If you have been looking for a hosting plan, you’ll no doubt have seen some packages described as ‘managed hosting’. If you are unsure what managed hosting is, how it differs from unmanaged hosting and whether it’s the right choice for you, this post will hopefully provide the answers you need. The difference between managed …

7 Ways Construction Companies Benefit From the Cloud

7 Ways Construction Companies Benefit From the Cloud

The cloud is already widely adopted within the construction industry; however, for companies that are still considering it and for those whose use is limited, here, we look at seven important benefits it provides. 1. Cost savings Every penny matters in the construction industry, so the cloud’s ability to help companies work more efficiently and …

7 Ways to Make Your Data More Secure

7 Ways to Make Your Data More Secure

As Clive Humby famously said, ‘Data is the new oil.’ It’s a commodity so valuable that cybercriminals go to great lengths to get their hands on it. And when they do, they use it for extortion and to sell to other criminals on the dark web. If that isn’t worrying enough, the means by which …

Tech and Hosting News Round-Up

Tech and Hosting News Round-Up

Welcome to our latest round-up of news from the technology and hosting world. Here’s what we’ve discovered this month. Mixed news for tech recruitment According to LinkedIn, the number of technology vacancies advertised on the platform at the end of 2020 dropped by 57%. This was despite a 73% increase in companies looking for AI …