Are you on the cloud? There are so many buzzwords when it comes to the internet, it can be easy to get lost. We use terminology day in and day out, but do you know what the word actually means. We’ve gathered some buzzwords here as your Northern Colorado Internet provider to help you get a grasp on what these words reference.
Cloud – A virtual private server (VPS) where you store your files, instead of having dedicated hardware on location.
VPS Hosting – A place store your information on part of a larger, physical server, aka virtual server VPS. As you need more space overtime you can upgrade to support your needs. It’s a great way to reduce overhead costs and have quality Fort Collins Internet experts by your side.
Dedicated Servers – Computer hardware specifically dedicated to your business’ network. At FRII, you choose the operating system, and daily on-site or off-site backups.
Colocation – Also known as colocation server hosting, a third-party data center, like FRII, where your business has a secure server or multiple secure servers, based off your needs. This is safer option because your data is in a secure, temperature-regulated facility, and you’ll always be able to connect to your server from your business or outside of the office.
Disaster Recovery – Building fires, flooding, hurricanes, and tornadoes can happen. However, it’s more likely to have a server malfunction, then what happens to all your data? Disaster Recovery and Business Continuity solutions at FRII include: colocation, dedicated servers, virtual private servers, and backup business continuity suites.
Internet – WWW (World Wide Web) a global computer network allowing you to connect and exchange information.
WiFi / Wi-Fi – Is an acronym for Wireless Fidelity. Allowing computers, mobile phones and other devices to connect to the internet.
Web Hosting – A data file storage and access place for your website. After you type in a domain, “www,” the internet seeks the IP address and reads the information from where the files are saved or hosted.
Email Hosting – A web hosting service that operates email servers.
Well as you can see, as your Fort Collins Internet provider, we keep our ear to the ground and make sure we know what buzzwords are worth following and which ones are overused jargon. The next time that you are looking at your Northern Colorado Internet options, be sure to check out FRII for all of your internet needs!