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Enterprise Web Hosting Checklist
You should answer several questions about your organization’s needs, requirements, and culture as you decide between a colocation and a cloud computing provider

linux webhosting  Xen for virtualization and Linux for OSes. What speeds are available on the provider's network? To ensure the kind of speed and reliability enterprise applications require, look for a provider with OC192 connections; at 10,000 Mbps each, these are the fastest available Internet connections. What kind of physical and network security does the provider off er? How does the provider ensure reliability and redundancy? Does the provider offer 24/7/365 technical support? Is it included in the basic contract or

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Open Source and Linux, IT Services Software Evaluation Report

The model of IT services for Free and Open Source software (FOSS) helps identify the characteristics clients require from consultants, integrators, resellers, etc. to develop, support, migrate, and implement enterprise solutions or services that are based on, or are themselves, FOSS. In addition, it supports standard criteria important to enterprise Linux rollouts or migrations. 

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Will Sun Burn Linux with "Free" Solaris?


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Choosing HBAs for Linux Environments


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Mandriva


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