Disaster Recovery . Online Backup
data_horror_banner
Sarah Busque

A Business Data Horror Story: What’s Keeping your IT Techs up at Night?

This may – or may not – come as a surprise to you, but the number one fear that’s keeping IT techs up at night, the experience that they dread more than anything else is data loss. Two small words that encompass a wide variety of emotions, from frustration to panic, all the way to despair.  [+]

HR . SherWeb
pizza-banner
Yves Landry

Fun Hobbies and Full Stomachs – What Fuels the Creativity of SherWeb Employees

At SherWeb, we enjoy the good things in life: fast computers, cutting-edge technologies, running for charity on a sunny day, home cooked meals, and friendly colleagues. Most weeks, Jean-Nicholas Bernard makes up crazy menu ideas for him and a few other SherWebers. [+]

Benchmarks . Cloud Servers
benchmark_d3
Guillaume Boisvert

Cloud Servers Benchmarks – Day 3 (C-Ray)

What defines a good processor? GHz and core numbers, obviously. But it’s also defined by the amount of different cache levels and underlying infrastructure. A well-rounded CPU will perform best, even when certain specific tasks are more heavily impacted by other components of the server such as RAM.  [+]

Benchmarks . Cloud Servers
benchmark_banner
Guillaume Boisvert

Benchmarking our Performance Cloud Servers – Just How Fast Are They?

It’s one thing to claim our cloud servers’ performance can’t be matched by the big guys’ offer, but words alone can’t support such a bold statement. And we know you aren’t gullible enough to fall for a few well-written claims. So let me ask you this, how can we prove it? With benchmarks. [+]

Benchmarks . Cloud Servers
benchmark_d5
Guillaume Boisvert

Cloud Servers Benchmarks – Final Day (Apache HTTP Server)

Unlike our earlier benchmarks which focused on specific s server features such as CPU and storage, the Apache Compilation and FFMPEG benchmarks provide more of an overall view of how efficiently the components of the different systems work together on real-life tasks, offering greater insight on the server’s practical performance.  [+]

Benchmarks . Cloud Servers
benchmarking_d2
Olivier Pidoux

Cloud Servers Benchmarks – Day 2 (Flexible IO Tester)

Storage is more than just high-capacity hard drives storing your organizational data. It also has to offer sufficient performance to efficiently handle the high demands of business applications. But what exactly are we looking at when we test storage? [+]

Cloud Servers . Performance
Performance-Cloud-banner-blog
Guillaume Boisvert

Unveiling our High Performance Cloud Servers

This new product will rock the Infrastructure-as-a-Service industry: welcome to a modern, high-performance infrastructure for businesses, free of any upfront costs or long-term commitments.  [+]

Benchmarks . Cloud Servers
benchmark_d4
Olivier Pidoux

Cloud Servers Benchmarks – Day 4 (FFmpeg)

We measured how quickly various cloud servers could convert video using FFmpeg, a popular cross-platform solution. Converting videos requires billions of individual processor instructions and operations. It is a true, practical test of CPU architecture and power.  [+]

Benchmarks . Cloud Servers
benchmarking_d1
Guillaume Boisvert

Cloud Servers Benchmarks – Day 1 (RAMSpeed)

When we officially launched our new Performance Cloud Servers last week, we promised to provide a full week of benchmarking results comparing our performance against big-name providers. Here is our first benchmark relating to RAM performance. [+]

Cloud Servers . IaaS
CS_Market_banner
Guillaume Boisvert

Weighing In on the Cloud Servers Market

Cloud servers, hybrid cloud, public cloud, infrastructure-as-a-service (IaaS)… you’ve heard these words more than enough in recent months. It’s no wonder, since we’ve entered a new IT era: out goes the “traditional IT”, and in is the cloud. [+]