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Virtual Private Servers
A VPS is an effective way to host your own website affordably and easily. A VPS, or virtual private server, has its own operating system, disc space and bandwidth. This means that a physical server that resides in a data centre is divided into several spaces that each creates their own virtual server. As a […]
Cloud Hosting
SMME focussed At HOSTAFRICA, we realize that one of the major obstacles to the growth of Small, Medium and Macro Enterprises (SMME’s) is cash flow, or rather, lack thereof. Ths is why we focus on providing the best value for money at each tier. If your business is successful, ours is too. We rely on […]
VPS or Web-hosting - which do I need?
Which package is right for me? This all depends on what you want to do and what skills you have available. The quick and short answer is Websites = Web Hosting and Applications = VPS. This is a bit of an oversimplification. If your website includes some sort of customised back-end software or application, you […]
cloud computing
Amongst Virtual Hosting customers, there is a misconception that moving to “the Cloud” is an easy way to eliminate the cost of IT staff. This is rarely true. Most virtual hosting providers do not offer managed hosting. If they do, it will usually be at a significantly extra cost. In the end, you may end […]
Virtual Hosting Concepts - Shared Storage
  Shared storage is a term readily thrown around, but just what is it and why do we use it? Who shares it? Do I need to worry about it? What is shared storage? This is storage that usually resides in a specialised device or set of devices that form a SAN (Storage Area Network) […]
What is your Cloud Driver?
Choosing your cloud hosting provider is an important decision. How to choose the correct provider depends on what your priorities are concerning your data and your computing needs. Cloud Driver: Features vs Price Often a hosting provider will offer all you ever need, but at a price that s not sustainable. Sometimes the price may […]