In the 30 years since the introduction of Lotus 1-2-3 very little seems to have happened when it comes to how spreadsheets look and work. When it launched on January 26, 1983, Lotus 1-2-3 was not the first spreadsheet; that title goes to VisiCalc
Today, May 5, it is 20 years since the first version of “the grandfather of 3D shooters” – Wolfenstein 3D – was released. In the two decades since 1992, can you imagine how many hours gamers around the world have spent with that game, not to mention its successors like the Doom and Quake series of games
Mozilla’s development pace for Firefox went into overdrive this year, as they adopted a strategy similar to that which Google uses for the Chrome web browser. Mozilla’s new, rapid release schedule for Firefox calls for a new version every six weeks.
With the growing global economy, it’s essential that business owners give some serious thought when developing a website to promote products and services. Launching and maintain a strong web presence is also important in order to be considered a viable competitor. While it may seem like daunting task, creating an effective website really doesn’t require much effort. There are three fundamental components that shouldn’t be decided haphazardly when developing a website: domain name, web host, and SEO content. Domain Name A professional domain name is the foundation for building an effective website. A strong and related domain name is imperative for making a memorable first impression. Not only does a simple, clutter-free domain name attract new visitors, but also search engine spiders generate such domain names when yielding search results. Selecting a strategic domain name for a business venture also means that websites will rank higher among the popular search engines. Some tips when choosing a domain name: Keep it short and simple.
Many popular web hosting providers are now opting to go green with the hype surrounding global warming. Not only does eco-friendly hosting benefit environmentally-conscious customers, but it also offers incentives to web hosting providers. Hosting companies are finding a favorable marketing niche among environmentally conservative customers. The basic concept of green marketing web hosting is selling hosting products and services based on environmental merits. It’s essential that hosting providers market green web hosting services effectively to be successful in their attempts.
While there are numerous web hosting providers available that offer attractive plans with appealing features, however, there are several that stand out from competitors. iPowerWeb is one notable host with numerous awards and accolades with leading the industry when it comes to delivering web hosting services that meets an array of needs that accommodates any budget. iPowerWeb Although iPowerWeb looms in the shadows of other web hosting providers that tend to shell out more resources in advertising, the web host is one to be taken very seriously. The provider offers three plans that offer a wide variety of hosting services including: Ready Site, Pro Plan, and Site and Store. Each of iPowerWeb’s plans deliver world class technology such as high performance servers, multiple backups to ensure reliability, NetApp, Cisco and IBM equipment and24/7 network monitoring. Customers also have access to 24/7/365 customer support via phone, e-mail and online chat as well as a 30 day money back guarantee and RatePoint 60 day free membership. Ready Site Plan While the Ready Site isn’t recommended for large online ventures, however, it’s an ideal solution for individuals looking for an affordable plan to explore cyberspace. The basic Ready Site Plan includes 5 GB web space, 250 GB bandwidth, 1 domain ($12.99/year for domain), 1 MySQL database, 1 POP e-mail account and 100 website templates for $3.95/month with free setup based on a 2 year plan.
In order to lessen overcrowding on the network and jamming of the server, divide the website’s most commonly accessed content with the help of Content Delivery Networks (CDN). Many famous and large-scale online businesses such as Level 3, Amazon, etc, make use of Content Delivery Networks. Although the average blogger would not have much use for a CDN, blogs which have a substantially large amount of traffic could consider the assistance of Content Delivery Networks
Users can now conveniently edit DNS zones avoiding the aggravation and dangers generally related to manually editing DNS zone documents with the latest cPanel web hosting control panel. Your job will become much faster and easier with cPanel hosting automation. Steps to edit DNS zone: 1
A well known provider of SaaS based data center surveillance, LogicMonitor and cloud based log management organization Loggly made a statement announcing the partnership between the two companies. The affiliation will offer administrators, app developers and management with a complete package of different functions in just half the set up time and no infrastructure to take care of. LogicMonitor is responsible for the welfare of network, servers, applications and storage and warns the operators of a problem well in advance
With so many different choices between web hosting companies available, sifting through the advertised features and the fine print can be a daunting task. Obviously, hosting companies take advantage of misleading marketing gimmicks in an attempt to convince potential customers that their services are most definitely the best choice for your web hosting needs. The Limits of Unlimited Buyer beware! Whenever you see the word unlimited, remember to take it with a grain of salt because it may not be the entirely the truth. The word “unlimited” is usually followed by the words storage space, bandwidth or e-mail addresses. Make no mistake, while it’s true that there may be massive amounts of space available on a server somewhere, rest assured that it’s not unlimited: everything has limits
While downtime is an inevitable problem that every webmaster will have to face at one time or another, professional web hosts usually do an excellent job of minimizing this issue. However, even the most successful and established web hosts can offer services that are less than desirable, especially when they are being overloaded with new clients