eSkyCity provides Cloud Servers as a hosting option. In the future, we’ll provide a technical deep dive of our Cloud Servers. For the sake of this article, we’ll be focusing on Cloud Servers in general.
In our article What is a Dedicated Server, we explained physical servers, which is a prerequisite to understanding cloud servers. If you haven’t read that article yet, it’s a great foundation for understanding servers in general.
Cloud servers are sometimes referred to as virtual servers. It’s important to note that a cloud server is a virtual server, but a virtual server is not necessarily a cloud server. To understand cloud servers, we have to first understand virtualization.
eSkyCity provides Dedicated Servers as a hosting option. In the future, we’ll provide a technical deep dive of our Dedicated Servers. For the sake of this article, we’ll be focusing on Dedicated Servers in general.
What is a Server?
Although a server comes in many forms, it can typically be characterized as a powerful computer that serves a specific purpose. Unlike a traditional desktop or laptop computer, servers can be used by more than one person at a time.
How is a Server Used?
Servers are used in many different ways. One of the most common uses is a web server. For a website to be accessible to everyone with Internet access, the website must be located, or stored, on a web server connected to the Internet. Every website you visit is located on one or more web servers.
eSkyCity provides technical solutions to businesses of all sizes. To get things started, we offer free consultations. We originally thought of this as a way to give prospective clients insight as to what makes eSkyCity a great choice for their business. However, we discovered very early on that many people were more interested to learn about these technologies in a more general sense. Why is this?
eSkyCity provides a service called Secure Hosted Exchange. This is an enterprise-class email and collaboration solution for businesses, with built-in security features. In the future, we’ll provide a technical deep dive of our Hosted Exchange service. For the sake of this article, we’ll be focusing on Hosted Exchange in general.
What is Exchange?
Exchange is the name of an email software product. Many companies have been using this software for more than 10 years, and it’s considered the gold standard for business email.
What is Hosted Exchange?
Hosted Exchange just means someone else provides and manages everything for you. With a hosted service, there’s no equipment to install or purchase. Everything is taken care of for you by a service provider, like eSkyCity.