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Top 5 Cloud Service Providers For Businesses in 2018

Simply put, cloud computing is the delivery of servers, storage, databases, networking, software, analytics, intelligence and more over the Internet. As companies typically pay only for the services used, operating costs are lower, and infrastructure runs more efficiently. Cloud computing offers faster innovation, flexible resources, and economies of scale. Nowadays, many companies offer a portion […]

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Why Multi-Factor Authentication is Important for Your Business

Multi-factor authentication is a method to grant access to users who successfully provide at least two different pieces of evidence to an authentication mechanism. Cybersecurity As it’s widely known, cyber attacks have soared dramatically during the past few years. Hackers are determined to find weaknesses and breaches in the defenses to then reap the rewards. […]

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Making Alexa Your Shopping Assistant During the Holiday Season

Alexa, Amazon’s voice-controlled assistant, will be offering exclusive deals to its Prime members on Cyber Monday. Just by asking “Alexa, what are your deals?”, the U.S. e-commerce giant announced that the voice assistant would respond with secret tips and deals. What is Alexa Voice Shopping? Alexa Voice Shopping is an Amazon service that allows customers […]

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3 Issues to Anticipate With High-Volume Demand

At any given moment, your website can get a huge wave of traffic and customers. If you have a robust data architecture in place, it will guarantee that that moment will be a cause for a celebration and not a concern. This year’s holiday season is supposed to be one of the busiest on record. […]

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What Does SQL Server AlwaysOn Mean?

AlwaysOn is an integrated high-availability (HA) and disaster recovery (DR) solution that provides redundancy within a data center. It allows fast application failover during both scheduled and unplanned downtime. AlwaysOn provides failover cluster instances, multiple secondary, active secondary, and connection director features. It is an excellent feature in SQL Server 2012 and 2014 Enterprise edition. […]

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How to Prevent Server Downtime

What can you do to keep your systems up and running consistently? How can you ensure business continuity? For many companies, a server crash means extended downtime, high stress, lost business opportunities, and idle employees. A server might crash for many reasons. However, you should still take preventive measures to ensure it does not happen. […]

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24/7 Support on Black Friday & Cyber Monday

If you have been keeping up with our series on e-commerce for Cyber Monday and Black Friday, you are almost ready to face the most challenging days of the year for apps and websites. Almost? Yes, there is still one key element missing: 24/7 support. If you want to stand out and become a customer-centric […]

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Minimize Shopping Cart Abandonment With These Recommendations

Reports state that a stunningly 75% of shopping carts are abandoned without further explanation. What makes a customer leave an online store after filling a shopping cart? In this article, we will discuss the most common reasons why customers leave without completing a purchase and how to improve their experience to close more sales. No […]

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Common User Complaints About Websites and Apps During Black Friday

According to a recent study by Shopify on holiday shopping, this year’s sales will peak during Black Friday and Cyber Monday. Industry-wide data shows year-over-year growth across the board: Thanksgiving up 18.3% Black Friday up 16.9% Small Business Saturday up 10.8% Cyber Monday up 16.8% With this impressive surge in sales, your website and apps […]

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How to Prevent Your App From Failing on Black Friday

As we approach another holiday season, it is of utmost importance to get your apps ready. Now’s the time to protect them from software crashes and performance problems such as slow loading pages, broken checkout flows, and outages. The National Retail Federation expects an 11% increase in holiday shopping and even more during Black Friday. […]

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What Causes E-Commerce Site Slowdowns on Cyber Monday

Cyber Monday, the online take on Black Friday, takes place the Monday after Thanksgiving with incredible deals going on online. For online retailers, Cyber Monday represents the highest grossing sale day of the year. Having a slow e-commerce site, even for a few minutes, can cost millions of dollars. Not long ago, it took eight […]

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