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Ben Uretsky
Ben Uretsky is the founder and CEO of New York-based cloud hosting provider, DigitalOcean. The company leverages KVM cloud technology and provides a simple name-spaced API for full control of cloud servers.

Entries by Ben Uretsky

Believe the Hype -- Cloud Security for Your SMB

(1) Comments | Posted May 9, 2014 | 3:43 PM

The main deterrents for small businesses looking to adopt cloud-based solutions are undoubtedly privacy and data security. They view the cloud as risky because they don't control and manage security concerning the servers holding their data. But if we look at the statistics, it's clear that most organizations would be...

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The Evolution of the Developer

(0) Comments | Posted February 24, 2014 | 10:56 AM

There's an ongoing conversation about the shifting role of developers and what that means for IT departments. They're now shaping product and user experience with such great influence that businesses must understand their importance in order to be as successful as possible.

For a great read on...

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How Cloud Computing Will Dominate Emerging Markets

(0) Comments | Posted January 21, 2014 | 2:52 PM

Cloud computing will continue to be the way of the future– not only domestically, but for international emerging markets, as well. Studies project that more than 50 percent of all information technology will be in the cloud within the next five to ten years; not surprising, as international markets believe...

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The Future of Cloud Hosting: Five Predictions

(0) Comments | Posted December 18, 2013 | 10:38 AM

The rapid growth of cloud computing follows a logical trajectory that began with the dot-com boom in the '90s. With more small businesses needing server capacity to manage the outbreak of websites, it created a market for shared hosting to meet consumer need at a much lower cost. But shared...

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