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Secure WordPress hosting using account isolation – Why is it needed, and how to do it using OpenShift Origin

Secure WordPress hosting using account isolation – Why is it needed, and how to do it using OpenShift Origin

Studies show that, 26.4% of the internet is powered by WordPress. Now, that’s a big number, and a welcome news to many WordPress design and hosting companies. However, this popularity has given rise to a steep increase in attacks on WordPress websites. Are WordPress hosting companies prepared to defend attacks on such a large scale? (more…)

Magento Hosting using OpenShift Origin

Magento Hosting using OpenShift Origin

Magento is popular. It is second only to WooCommerce in the number of active installs, and that number keeps growing. This popularity has in turn led to a huge demand for specialized Magento Hosting Services. Customers now expect Magento Hosting companies to take care of all the hosting complexities (like security, website speed, etc.), while the webmasters focus on their business, and website content. (more…)

OpenShift vs cPanel – Is it time to adopt a new web hosting technology?

OpenShift vs cPanel – Is it time to adopt a new web hosting technology?

A modern control panel such as cPanel/WHM includes hundreds of features useful for webmasters. But no webmaster uses all of those tools, and it is safe to say no web host uses all of the features in the panel.

Also, it is known that cPanel does not offer many software that’s in demand (such as HHVM, Percona, etc.). It begets the question, “Is main stream control panels the only hosting option out there?” Let’s explore this point by comparison cPanel with an open source PaaS tool called OpenShift.
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OpenShift web hosting – A flexible hosting system based on container virtualization

OpenShift web hosting – A flexible hosting system based on container virtualization

Isn’t it a great feeling when you see new sales orders coming in, after you’ve spent countless hours and dollars on marketing? It’d be awesome if you can convert all of those orders into your actual customers.

However, many web hosts are forced to turn down a few orders because customers request un-supported software or custom server configuration. (more…)