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How-To Install pdo-dblib on cPanel Servers for Connecting to Microsoft SQL Server Databases In 9 Easy Steps

INTRODUCTION: We find that our customers commonly need to install an MSSQL database from PHP on a server running cPanel. However, cPanel doesn’t have an option for installing FreeTDS or PDO_DBLIB in easyapache.  We have created a quick How-To guide that shows you how to install these components manually. This guide assumes that you are using […]

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3 Ways Web Hosts Sell Higher Margin Services

  To be a successful web hosting provider presently and in the future, Jay Sudowski, CEO of Handy Networks, stresses the importance of selling higher margin services. For SMBs to compete with their billion-dollar hosting rivals, they must differentiate their offerings and build value for their existing and new client base. Today, pure web hosts are diminishing, […]

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4 Denver Managed Services Providers to Consider

  As customer IT requirements get highly complex, businesses increasingly contract their IT management to Managed Services Providers (MSPs) to ensure seamless efficiency and flexibility, cost-effectively. So, when seeking out, a Denver managed services provider that perfectly matches your needs, what should you look for? The right match is relative to your specific needs, but here are […]

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How Businesses Plan the Perfect Data Protection System

In a perfect world, servers would never fail, malware and crypto-viruses wouldn’t exist, and everyone would have Internet connections so fast that massive amounts of data can be transferred almost instantly. Unfortunately, we live in the real world, where servers do fail, software updates crash, viruses exist, and Internet connections are never as fast as […]

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How Denver MSPs Eliminate Downtime

  The idea of downtime strikes fear in the hearts of Managed Service Providers (MSPs) and Value Added Resellers (VARs) across the globe. Downtime is a term used in the technology world to refer to the time a system/server is offline or unavailable. Downtime can spring from natural disasters, human error, hardware failure, software failure, overloads, […]

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How MSPs Can Avoid Hosted Application Problems

As a managed service provider, wouldn’t you feel most comfortable knowing exactly who is hosting you, where your data is, and who is responsible for securing the application? Several factors come into play when it comes to choosing where your applications are hosted and which applications to host in the cloud. Some MSPs value speed, others demand […]

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