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Difference between Windows and Linux cloud server
A Windows or a Linux cloud server – this is the first question when choosing a cloud hosting plan for your website online. Which operating system to choose can be difficult without knowing the differences between them, and the specific benefits that each can offer. The differences between Windows and Linux operating systems are based […]
remote applications
    In our previous post on Remote Desktop Services – Part 1, we had just completed installing Remote Desktop Services. Before we continue, just a reminder:  your server hostname MUST be a full domain name (FQDN) that resolves e.g rdp01.mydomain.co.za. If it is not, the Remote application links will NOT work.   Remote Desktop […]
We believe in helping our clients to the best of our ability. This sometimes also means refusing to help clients as some queries fall outside our scope of support or area of expertise. Windows Powershell is one of these areas, so we’ve put together a helpful guide. If you’re a Windows user who likes to […]
One misconception I often come across with clients that are new to hosting and for some reason want to host on IIS Web server is that they need an IP address for each website. This is not true as IIS is just as capable of Virtual Sites as for example Apache or NginX. The secret […]
Windows or Linux Servers?
WINDOWS Pros Cons Integration: Almost everything works or is compatible with windows Security: Windows is the most widely used platform. It naturally draws the most malware. Support: A lot of Support in the form of forums, Microsoft Technet and user Q & A sessions Cost:  Although it is sometimes included in the purchase price of […]
Ever since Windows Server 2008 R2, we have been able to break away from the need to access a full desktop in order to use a single application. This means that we can have an application shortcut on your desktop which looks and acts like a normal shortcut but opens an application directly off a […]