The Impact of COVID-19 on Internet Usage

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It is safe to say that the novel Coronavirus has upended our lifestyle. From major loss of lives to market crashes, numerous facets of our lives have been changed as a result of Covid-19.

We know that numerous businesses and sectors have had to undergo a shift from offline to online environments as people work from home. On our network alone, we’ve seen a spike of almost 500 percent in video conferencing and video streaming traffic from our dedicated servers. So how has internet usage changed amidst the new normal? We take a look below. Continue reading “The Impact of COVID-19 on Internet Usage”

Why lease a baremetal server over colocation?

When businesses come to us looking to upgrade their IT systems, a key question tends to be whether they should purchase their own hardware and colocate it in a datacentre, or lease their infrastructure as a service. There’s no straightforward answer to this, unfortunately; it depends on the type of hardware you need, and the resources your organisation has to manage infrastructure.

In this post, we examine the different use cases for colocation and infrastructure-as-a-service.  Continue reading “Why lease a baremetal server over colocation?”