Tag: managed dedicated servers

Online Tech will exhibit HIPAA compliant cloud computing, colocation and managed dedicated server solutions at the Midwest HIMSS Fall Technology Conference November 11-13 in Des Moines, IA. The Iowa Chapter of HIMSS is hosting the conference in partnership with the Great Chicago, Indiana, Michigan, Minnesota and Wisconsin Dairyland Chapters at the Des Moines Marriott Downtown. The Field of Dreams theme is “If we build IT…They will come,” according to the conference website, www.FallTechnologyConference.org. The conference will bring together health IT professionals together to share ways they’re using …

As an Online Tech client, you can use OTPortal to easily monitor the backup status of any servers for which you have OTBackup. Login to OTPortal at https://customer.onlinetech.com, open the Systems tab, and check the Devices section. Here you’ll find a color-coded indicator of each server’s backup status; green for good and red for failed. Our engineers constantly monitor backup jobs, and promptly restart backups for failed jobs. A notice that a job has been restarted is normally posted to the …

To streamline IT service management and assets, the convergence of technology and processes to better meet business objectives is ideal. It also allows in-house IT teams to spend more time on other endeavors and projects for industry-specific, targeted business growth. A recent survey conducted by IDG Research Services found that more than half of IT executives have a limited process automation, meaning they still have several manual processes when it comes to managing their IT assets. The report also acknowledges …

Benefits of Managed Dedicated Servers

Posted on October 12, 2011 by

When it comes to conducting a cost-benefit analysis of hosting your servers with a third party versus maintaining your own servers, take note that benefits lie primarily in security, support, reliability and scalability. Leaving IT up to the experts can save you time and money better spent on growing your business. Security – Quality data centers will invest the capital and time to undergo audits to ensure their physical security, logical network security, employee training and company-wide policies and procedures meet …

5 SaaS Server Hosting Options

Posted on October 26, 2010 by

As SaaS providers decide between running the servers internally or outsourcing some or all of the server management, they have a number of hosting options available – ranging from basic colocation to managed servers to cloud solutions.

Many low end dedicated servers on the market are desktop computers that are stacked on metal shelves or put on roll-able baker’s racks and sold as dedicated “servers”. At Online Tech, desktop computers aren’t what our clients are looking for in a managed dedicated server.  Our clients need managed servers with 24×7 reliability to run their customer-facing systems and internal IT infrastructure.  Running those systems on desktop computers doesn’t provide the reliability that our clients demand. The same is true …

The value proposition for a managed data center is actually pretty simple: 1)      You can save money compared to operating your own data center. Whether through basic colocation (where we provide the data center infrastructure and you manage your own servers), through managed colocation (we manage our your servers in our data center), or managed dedicated servers (we buy, operate and manage dedicated servers for you), we can deliver our data center solutions more cost effectively than the do-it-yourself model. …

As the Business Development Manager, I’ve enjoyed educating people from around the world about how to purchase Managed Dedicated servers through our live chat service through WhosOn. The reason I enjoy using this service is that we are just having a chat about a client’s company and their needs. These chats can be fast and to the point, or at times, a little more comprehensive. What I like to do is learn about their company and where they want to …

Here is Online Tech’s quick tips on how to setup a proper firewall rule set: Limit your server management ports (RDP: 3389 and SSH: 22) to your office subnet or a VPN connection.  The first and easiest way for someone to hack your managed dedicated server is for them to be able to RDP or SSH to your server and start bashing usernames and passwords.  If you limit RDP or SSH just to your office they won’t even have a …

I purchased a server… now what? Server Costs Overview Making a decision on how to handle your IT Infrastructure can be a difficult one and one in which requires some planning.  It is important that you understand all of your options before purchasing or renting your equipment. One of the most common problems in communicating the value of managed colocation is undervaluing the time and cost of keeping your server up and running. Sure the cost of buying a server …

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