Differences Between RAID Configurations, Explained

Utilizing RAID (Redundant Array of Inexpensive Disks) technology is one of the most important considerations when purchasing a server for your company’s online operations. A RAID configuration is responsible for minimizing faults found in hardware as well as helping improve performance. When choosing to implement RAID technology, the big question is what level of RAID …

12 WordPress Plugins Worth Considering

Our team of design gurus has compiled a list of WordPress Plugins that they believe may be of interest to you.  We’ve listed them below (but in no particular order): Google Analytics + If tracking how and when users visit your site is important to you, Google Analytics is an excellent tool, carrying this information …

6-Point Checklist For Speeding Up Your Website’s Performance

Everyone knows that a slow website can cause lost viewership and lost income opportunities. Load times depend on several factors. Here are some suggestions on what you can do to boost your site’s performance: Measure your site- Do you know your site’s speed?   Does it vary at different times of the day or different …

7 Easy Ways to Protect Your WordPress Site from Cyber Attacks

We know it can be very difficult for people to protect their websites from a threat they don’t understand.  Cyber security is a complex topic, but every WordPress owner can take immediate steps to ensure greater protection.     Here are some of the easiest ways for WordPress owners to protect their site from cyber …

Tier.Net Expands Hosting Services with Addition of New York Datacenter

September 29, 2017, Latham, New York: Tier.Net Technologies, LLC (www.tier.net) has announced the expansion of its hosting service operations with the addition of a New York datacenter location. Tier.Net specializes in Small Business (cPanel) Website Hosting, VPS, Dedicated Server, and Colocation Hosting. “Tier.Net’s rapid growth and steadily increasing sales has fueled our expansion plans,” said …

How does cPanel hosting make website administration easier?

If you want to host a business website, personal blog, or any other kind of website, you will need a capable server. Let’s try to cut through the fray and make choosing a hosting package with cPanel an easy task whether it is Shared, Reseller Hosting, VPS, or Dedicated.   You will have to consider …

The Domain Name System (DNS) and Nameservers for Dummies

DNS is a topic that could easily stretch on for thousands of pages.   At Tier.Net, we like to make things simple.   Think of this as a short and quick “getting started guide” to DNS and nameservers. What is the Domain Name System? The Domain Name System, like most protocols that comprise the internet as a …