Hosting

Is Chicago the best place for your dedicated server hosting?

Chicago, the windy city. It’s location central to the population centers and transportation systems in North America have helped Chicago grow tremendously in a number of industries. Web hosting is no exception. IOFLOOD.com offers dedicated servers in Phoeniz, AZ, but we recognize that other cities may be a better fit for some customers. Deciding where

Why Host a Dedicated Server in New York City?

New York City has been a hub of commerce in the United States for hundreds of years. It’s no surprise that this location is a favorite for internet providers and hosting companies. But should you host a dedicated server in New York City? Here at IOFLOOD.com, we host all of our dedicated servers in Phoenix,

Dedicated Server Hosting Los Angeles: Pros and Cons

Los Angeles is a popular location to host dedicated servers. Although we here at IOFLOOD.com are partial to Phoenix, we understand that different locations are appropriate for different customers. When deciding upon your server location, it can be a difficult decision process with many things to keep in mind. So here we provide some pros

Dedicated Server Hosting in Dallas: Advantages and Disadvantages

Dallas is one of the major US peering points for internet service providers to exchange traffic. That fact has helped Dallas grow into a major internet hub, popular for hosting dedicated servers and other internet infrastructure. We here at IOFLOOD.com host all of our servers in Phoenix, AZ, but we do recognize that location is

Is Seattle a good city to host your dedicated server?

The greater Seattle area is not only the home of Microsoft and a large tech community, it’s also a major hub on the internet. With fiber landing points coming in from Japan and other Asian countries, and a huge number of local ISPs, Seattle has become a popular place to host servers in the Northwest.

How should I protect my dedicated server – backups, or RAID?

In the rush to get by with daily life, often we don’t think much about how our data is stored. But as anyone who has experienced a hard drive failure can tell you, once you’ve lost your data, you wish you had done something to keep it safe to begin with. So often times, we

Why Choose Phoenix Arizona for Dedicated Servers?

A question that comes up often is, where should you host your dedicated server? To many people, this seems like an odd question, but it can be important for a number of reasons. So why has IOFlood chosen Phoenix to host its dedicated servers? And why should you (or shouldn’t you) choose Phoenix as well?

DDoS protection, does my server need it?

Many of us have heard about DDoS attacks recently, as they are becoming more and more common and reported in the news. Some of us may have been targeted by them, or otherwise impacted. A question we get from a lot of customers is “Do I need DDoS protection?” The answer is much like “what

Managed or Unmanaged Dedicated Server provider?

A lot of hosts will offer either managed or unmanaged dedicated servers, with wildly varying prices in both categories. It can be difficult to know exactly how much service and support you get from either option. Should you choose managed? If so, what does that include? Should you go with “unmanaged”? If so, what will

Why buy a dedicated server for web hosting?

Should I choose a dedicated server for web hosting, or a VPS? With dedicated servers becoming more and more powerful, older dedicated servers come down in price regularly but still offer a lot of “oomph”. If price were not a concern, then getting a high end dedicated server would always be best. For most of