Month: May 2017

Vtiger CRM: Review, Pricing, Features, Migration, Open Source vs Paid

Vtiger CRM is a popular open source Customer Relationship Management Software and is used by a large number of businesses around the world. In this post, we shall have an exclusive Vtiger review covering various aspects of vtiger like vtiger pricing, vtiger features, migration and vtiger open source vs paid comparison. This post should serve as a Vtiger Review guide for anyone considering vtiger for their organisation. VTiger: An Introduction The constantly growing business world requires the innovative solutions for skilful selling and effective customer service. So, in order to be successful and competitive, you have to clearly determine the business objectives and place the focus on the customers’ requirements. CRM system is your staunch ally that helps you enhance the performance of the business processes and improve the client relationships. However, the important question to answer in today’s era is to how to select the right platform that can face and accomplish your company goals? If the endless list of the Open Source CRM systems drives you crazy, take a look at Vtiger CRM as an efficient alternative with a number of the compelling capabilities and tools. Vtiger Review & Features: The Core Proposition In case your organisation is just starting up and has a light budget, Vtiger is a great fit for managing the small and mid-sized businesses. Being launched in 2004 and forked from SugarCRM, the platform...

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Amazon Lightsail pricing : Points to consider while signing up

Amazon launched Amazon Lightsail in November 2016, an offering specifically tailored towards developers, low volume websites, students and other users who like to use VPS instead of full service traditional hosting or cloud hosting. Amazon Lightsail pricing has been specifically tailored keeping such users in mind and is priced as a bundle instead of pricing across various resources like the Amazon AWS used to do traditionally. In this blog post, we look at various points to consider while analysing the pricing of an Amazon Lightsail instance. Amazon Lightsail Pricing: Pricing Structure Image courtesy: The pricing of Amazon lightsail has been kept simple and the structure emulates more of the structure of similar providers like DigitalOcean. An instance is bundled with built in data transfer, SSD storage and a processor. Here are the various components that one must consider while signing up for Amazon Lightsale : Amazon Lightsail Instance Pricing: 5 USD – 80 USD per month The instances comes in various configurations depending upon the RAM which varies from 512MB to 8 GB as of writing this post. Higher the RAM size, higher the pricing. The instances are charged on monthly basis, however if you use an instance for less than a month, your pricing will pro-rated on per hour basis. One significant difference between Amazon Lightsail and Amazon EC2 pricing is that in lightsail, you get charged when the instance...

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DigitalOcean Pricing : How to calculate the costing of Hosting?

DigitalOcean Pricing helps you calculate how much it will require for you to run your app on DigitalOcean. DigitalOcean is one of the most popular cloud hosting services and this bootstrapped startup has really given a touch competition to AWS in the cloud hosting era. When the cloud hosting arrived on the horizon with Amazon AWS leading the pack, the hosting industry saw a complete overhaul in how the user was being charged for hosting services. AWS pricing was a complete game changer and the charging moved from flat fee to being charged on pay per use basis. This meant that instead of being charged flat for a month, the user was now charged hourly and billed as per the number of hours and resources used. As simple as this may sound, the pricing based on resources is a complex ask and when you host your site on a cloud hosting provider, you must know the resources for which you are being charged, otherwise be prepared for a surprise in your hosting bill for sure !! In this post, we look at how to calculate the cost of hosting a web application on a DigitalOcean Hosting. We analyse and account for all possible kind of resources that DigitalOcean Charges for. DigitalOcean Pricing The Server: 5USD per month to 1680USD per month Just like your typical hosting provider, the DigitalOcean...

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