It is hard to go back and imagine a world before the internet, as it seems to be involved in almost every single aspect of our lives these days. This definitely has its advantages, as everything from buying products to doing research for school has been made more convenient and efficient. Because of this, most customers now flat out expect a company to have an online presence and lacking one can be a huge disadvantage. Of course what most customers do not know is that hosting a website can be very complicated, but VPS hosting can help cut down on this potential issue and provide a great solution.
The bottom line is that companies like Blizzard and Google can afford to have their own datacenters and teams of people dedicated to keeping them up and running, but most companies do not have this luxury. People writing a blog or companies with small static websites may be able to get away with cheap shared hosting plans, but the people in between these categories are often left in a bit of a mess. (continue reading…)