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An Infographic: 15 Interesting Facts About the .net TLD

.net TLD recently surpassed 15 million .net domains registered globally, making it one of the most popular domain extensions on the Internet today.  To mark this momentous occasion, Verisign, the operator of the infrastructure for a portfolio of top-level domains including .net and .com, pulled together 15 facts about .net, which go as follows: 15 Facts About .net: 1: Almost 139,000 domains registered in other top-level domains (TLDs) immediately forward to the same name, but as a .net site. 2: The first domain name to ever exist was a .net. While the first domain name to be registered was the now famous Symbolics.com, it is a lesser known fact that the very first domain name ever to exist was Nordu.net. Nordu.net was created by the registry with the same name as the first Internet rootser...

The Life of Kenneth Brill: A Tribute to the Father of the Data Center Industry [Infographic]

Kenneth G. Brill, Founder, Uptime Institute,  passed away earlier this month. Mr. Brill pioneered several innovations in the  data center industry over the past 25 years, including  dual power, the industry’s Tier system for evaluating and classifying data center facility performance, and IT/facility energy efficiency and productivity measurement. His research  into the economic meltdown of Moore’s Law, data center productivity and energy efficiency, and IT’s declining economics have had a a major impact on the data center performance and sustainability. The infographic below by Who Is Hosting This takes a unique look at the life Mr. Brill and examines the legacy he left behind.

An Infographic: How Safe is Your Website from Hackers?

What do an outdated image re-sizer, US Bank, and computer hacking have in common?  In 2012, this well-known bank fell victim to computer hackers due to an old WordPress plug-in. Hacking is a problem affecting millions of webmasters per year. 648,000,000 websites fall prey to hackers, due to some common neglect and vulnerabilities, that include: Using cheap hosting companies. Hosting outdated plug-ins. Maintaining poor or weak passwords. Leveraging out-of-date platforms, extensions, and third-party services. A number of weaknesses allow hackers access to your website’s operations and content, potentially halting or ruining present business affairs. Joomla and WordPress are among hacker-favorited sites, with almost half of the web’s top 100 blogs using WordPress for content management.  Hein...

An Infographic: 99.9% of Domains That Have Six or More Characters Available on the .net Domain

Today, being on the Internet is becoming increasingly important for anyone who thinks of owning a business. The Internet opens up a new world for start-ups, savvy businessman or smart entrepreneurs who want to capitalize on the opportunity to spread their business globally. After deciding the business model, the next thing on the agenda is to finalise an interesting name for the business so that it can be easily searched by people and at the same time, relates to the nature of the business. And then follows the urge to acquire an Internet domain name for the company at the earliest. For people with innovative business ideas, there are millions of possibilities for the website to be hosted on the world’s best domains, such as .com and .net – yes, it is not as difficult as one thinks to get ...

An Infographic: Is Cloud Based Security Right For Your Company’s Web and Email Systems?

An implementation checklist for Cloud security with in-depth analysis of its modus operandi, merits and options available:

An Inforgraphic: SMB Cloud Market across Asia Pacific to Reach US $19.8 billion in 2015

Asia Pacific SMB cloud services market opportunity  will reach US$19.8 billion in 2015, says the  Parallels Asia-Pacific SMB Cloud Insights  report. The huge growth will likely be due to the fact that a  majority of the SMBs across Asia-Pacific region prefer to go straight to the cloud, rather than installing in-house IT solutions. China and India with 3.3 million and 3.5 million SMBs respectively are expected to be the front-runners  for cloud services in Asia Pacific. The Infographic below summarizes the key findings of the report. However, country specific findings  for Asia-Pacific are: Australia Australian SMB market will reach AUD$1.5 billion in 2015, registering a  growth of AUD$630 million over the next three years. China China, as of September 2012, represented an  estimated marke...

An Infographic: How Secure is Your Website When Compared to Your PC?

Internet usage and web security go hand in hand. With the exponential growth of Internet traffic over the last decade, online security threats have grown by leaps and bounds too, and the recent flurry of WordPress attacks is a testament to it. The number of online accounts that get compromised on a daily basis clearly indicate that a great majority of  website owners isn’t particularly cautious about their website’s  security. Web Hosting provider HeartInternet recently conducted a research among small business website owners and home PC users to determine whether people take their website security as seriously as their PC security. Predictably, the answer is no! The survey reveals that only 65% small business website owners have anti-virus software installed on their computers...

100 Resourceful and Informative Web hosting Blogs you must Follow In 2013

A compilation of top 100 Web hosting blogs to follow in 2013.

An Infographic- What type of Web Hosting is Best for You?

One of the first  questions every website owner  faces is what type of Web Hosting is best for his website. The decision to choose between shared hosting, dedicated hosting, VPS hosting, Managed Hosting and  Hybrid Hosting is influenced by one major question: What type of site do you want to host? The Infographic below will help you get better hold of the idea.

An Infographic- How do Certification Authorities Issue SSL Certificates?

This Infographic sheds light on the steps taken by Certification Authorities for issuing the  green padlock and “https”.  Also included is information regarding  how a browser confirms the relevancy of an SSL certificate and the displays warning  for the websites which do not contain one.  You can learn more about SSL certificates and their working here and here.

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