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How much space does a VPS have?

How much space does a VPS have?

At Host Africa, we sometimes see clients purchase a VPS, only to run out of disk space within a matter of weeks. We even had one client who ran out of disk space in a matter of days. Why was this? What it really boils down to is a lack of knowledge on the client side. […]

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What sort of connectivity do I need?

What sort of connectivity do I need?

The current scenario with fibre With the current speed of fibre rollouts, ADSL is fast following the path of dial-up connections and the dinosaur. We are literally spoilt for choice with speeds ranging from 1mb/s up to 1gb/s in some areas. If the national regulator can have its way, base-speed connections may even end up […]

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Why use HostAfrica for my Cloud Hosting?

Why use HostAfrica for my 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 your prosperity […]

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Virtual Private Servers

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 […]

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What is your Cloud Driver ?

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 […]

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VPS or Shared – Types of Hosting

VPS or Shared – Types of Hosting

    When it comes to hosting, there are various types that are often confused or misunderstood. The cost of each type is different and the scalability, redundancy and complexity of each also differs. The rule of thumb is “more features = higher price”.  True “CLOUD” hosting is not that common and the term is […]

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Windows or Linux Servers ?

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 […]

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Super Simple Guide to cPanel

Super Simple Guide to cPanel

cPanel Quick-Start Ok, so now you have a Host Africa hosted cPanel server, now what ? cPanel can be incredibly confusing if you have never worked with a web based control panel before. Most guidelines are written by tech guys and it seems that they are written only for tech guys. If you are not a […]

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Support and the role of your hosting provider

Support and the role of your hosting provider

As hosting providers, we at Host Africa are often challenged in our role as hosting provider, especially with regards to support. Our role is our focus… We are here to provide hosting space to our clients. At HostAfrica, we give our customers a hosting space as cost effectively and as streamlined as possible. Our focus […]

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