Cloudhosting & hardware hosting: What is it?

Cloudhosting & hardware hosting: What is it?

Cloud hosting has been around for a while now and is growing in popularity, but there are still some misconceptions about what it entails. In this blog, we’ll explain what cloud hosting is compared to the “old-fashioned” variant: hosting on hardware.

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The best e-commerce platform for you: An extensive analysis

The best e-commerce platform for you: An extensive analysis

When creating a webshop, the question of which platform is the best soon arises. Now this question is somewhat complicated. It depends on your company. Is it a large company, a small company? Do you have a large budget or a small one? And does the platform require a lot of knowledge or could a starting entrepreneur arrange it himself? 

Based on these questions, we have compared the largest e-commerce platforms, so that it is clear to you what CMS you should investigate further.

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Worry-free data security at MageHost

Worry-free data security at MageHost

In the previous blog, we discussed what security when hosting a web shop means exactly. In this blog, we will discuss how we, MageHost,  try to guarantee the security of your Web shop as best as possible, so that you have as little to worry about as possible.

 

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How secure is your data? 

How secure is your data? 

In the previous blog series on data localisation, we already touched upon it: data security. But what does security for a web shop mean in practical terms? And perhaps a better question for webshop owners: How do I minimise the worries?

In this blog, we will explain where webshop security starts and how companies can ensure that the data of your webshop is optimally secured.

 

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Data localisation: Infrastructure in your own country

Data localisation: Infrastructure in your own country

What is data-localisation?

The term is being used more and more, and you may be hearing more and more about it: Data Localisation. The accompanying discussion about whether it is good or bad often follows. But what does it mean exactly? 

Data localisation is the phenomenon where countries increasingly choose to store their data on servers in their own country. This ensures that data from one’s own country is only stored, processed and used in their own country. An increasing number of countries are doing this. Some even enact laws to prevent their own country’s data from being stored in another country. This has led to the emergence of discussions and many questions on the subject. 

But why would a country choose to keep its data within their own borders? There are several reasons for this. 

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PHP 8: The importance of staying up-to-date with your webshop

PHP 8: The importance of staying up-to-date with your webshop

A new version of PHP has been available for some time now: PHP 8. Perhaps you have already heard a few things about this. You might have even received a message that your webshop is running on an outdated version of PHP.

Now the question arises: “Why should I upgrade my webshop?” In this article we will briefly discuss the new features within PHP 8 and the compatibility of PHP 8 in Magento 2. We will go over what you may need to consider when upgrading to PHP 8 and – most importantly – why it is smart to always stay up-to-date.

 

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