What is Platform as a Service (PaaS)?

What is Platform as a Service? | Paas Explained | InMotion Hosting

Platform as a service, also known as PaaS, provides its users with a “pay-as-you-go” software interface for developing and deploying applications. 

PaaS is most useful in automating repetitive or extraneous setup tasks (like installing and configuring software libraries) so developers can save time and resources. Distributing your development tools in this fashion can have a significant effect on your whole development team workflow.

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What is CRM?

What is CRM? | InMotion Hosting

Customer relationship management (CRM) gives you an interface for connecting with customers (old and new) to properly nurture a mutually beneficial relationship.

What Does a CRM System Do?

First and foremost, contacts. CRM is all about managing a list of customer contacts. These contacts may be names, email addresses, phone numbers, and more. The more information you have about your customers the better. Would you like to reach out to a customer on their birthday and send a nice message? CRM helps you do that. 

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What Is a Blog?

What is a blog? | InMotion Hosting

A blog is technically an index of web pages (usually referred as “posts”) typically displayed in reverse chronological order (newest first).

Originally, blogs were a way for people around the world to share a digital log of activities, interests, and various media (like image galleries). In many ways, smaller blogs have remained a form of digital diary. However, most high-profile blogs in recent years have been incorporated into larger marketing strategies.

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What is a Virtual Machine?

The easiest way to think of a virtual machine would be as a computer within a computer. Computer operating systems are basically composed of a kernel and a file structure. With current technology, it is now possible for a computer to share its resources in order to run a separate kernel and operating system.

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What is an API?

In order to better understand what an API is, it’s easier to first ask: What is not an API? An API can be many things, but these are a few things it cannot be:

  • A singular computer program that runs and executes a defined set of functions and nothing else.
  • A database full of various bits of information.
  • A programming language.
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What is Colocation?

What is Colocation?

You’re likely hearing a dizzying variety of new terminology flying around from “infrastructure as a service” to “hybrid cloud” and many more. It’s really quite simple to understand what colocation is without the cloud-related buzzwords. Yet, colocation and cloud are not unrelated concepts. This article will help you clear up the differences between these concepts and what they can mean for your business.

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What is a Brute Force Attack?

Every day, it seems that there are frightening new announcements about how easy it is to be hacked and how much of your data may already be in the hands of cyber-criminals. Malware, ransomware, data breaches, Trojan viruses — all these terms have now become part of our vernacular; indeed, these are the kinds of computer problems that make IT experts start to sweat.

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