Secure, Compliant Web and App Hosting
Your business is too important for commodity-grade consumer hosting. Your website should never sit on the same server with thousands of other sites. Consumer hosts make their money by squeezing as many sites as possible on one server with little regard for performance. Professional-grade hosting like ours may cost a bit more because maximizing the performance of each site is more important than overloading each server.
"… highly technical, data-intensive challenges were preventing us from moving forward …"— Ryan M.
“They are extremely conscientious and thorough, and I have no hesitation in placing our key data and processes in their care.”— Waco M.
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Our Approach to Web Hosting
We offer limitless flexibility about where you host your Dialogs-powered ebusiness solution. You can choose to host where you want. We recommend commercial hosting for any ebusiness application. Dialogs Framework also runs smoothly in cloud environments. If you have in-house I.T. capabilities, you can host on your own server. While we don't recommend consumer hosting, Dialogs Framework will run on any hosting solution that meets the Dialogs Framework hosting requirements. Dialogs does not host email for your domain, but there are options.
Host Your Applications with Dialogs
We offer outstanding commercial hosting that ensures that you get the most from your Dialogs-powered applications. Our hosting is safe, secure, and professionally managed in a data center with redundant systems and 24/7 on-site staff. We perform nightly backups of all hosted data.
Our hosting is very secure and can be configured for regulated industries like medical (HIPAA) and government agencies with strict requirements. The Enterprise Dialogs licenses includes encryption tools to encrypt sensitive data within the application database. We strategically manage credit card data for PCI-compliant ecommerce through our recommended payment gateways, currently Stripe and Braintree, to flow all PCI data through the gateway and not through your Dialogs powered website. This minimizes PCI-compliance scope and greatly reduces your risk profile.
We can affordably host your simple marketing content, and we can also stay ahead of fast-growing audiences and high concurrency situations.
We host applications built on Dialogs Framework exclusively. We do not host other applications or other frameworks, and we do not host email.
Concurrency describes an application's capacity to serve simultaneous requests. Most websites and mobile applications do not require constant connection to the Dialogs application, rather they make periodic requests for information (a web page for example) then disconnect while the user interacts with that information. For this reason, modest hosting resources can typically accommodate hundreds or even thousands of authenticated users because their requests are intermittent, and in any given second, only a fraction of the whole will be interacting with the application.
The majority of small-business websites and mobile app backends generate traffic that can be adequately serviced in shared hosting environments.
For middle-market companies, applications commonly require hundreds or thousands of users accessing the system at the same time. Applications like this require dedicated hosting resources. In extreme cases – for example a call-to-action broadcast in a TV show to respond to a poll on a website or mobile app – concurrency can be extremely high requiring load balancing across an array of servers (or server instances).
When Dialogs is aware of high concurrency requirements going into a project, we may recommend techniques to scale the application for high concurrency including RAM-based caching, leveraging content delivery networks (CDNs) and coding techniques to best accommodate it. This can increase development and maintenance costs, but may reduce the on-going hosting footprint to support the application. The specific requirements to accommodate concurrency cannot be fully defined until the application is in beta and load testing can be conducted.
Availability describes the "uptime" or ability to access the hosted application. In typical deployment scenarios, the Dialogs application is installed on one production server or server instance. The application would not be available during scheduled server/application maintenance windows or in the event of server failure or reboot. Maintenance is typically scheduled during non-peak times and failures are uncommon. Most deployment requirements are not negatively impacted by the potential for these infrequent periods of unavailability.
Mission critical applications may require high availability, that is virtually 100% uptime. Provisions for this requirement are managed within the hosting environment and typically involve full redundancy of all systems and potentially redundancy across geographically dispersed dispersed data centers.
We offer hosting for Dialogs-powered solutions that range from basic shared hosting to fully compliant dedicated hosting. We fit the solution to your needs.
$ – LevelD: 3GB storage, 5GB transfer/month, daily backups – $17.50 per month
$$ – LevelA: 10GB storage, 100GB transfer/month – $131.25 per month
$$$ – dedicated hosting – $600+ per month
If you need Hosting with the power and flexibility of Dialogs, request a quote today.
Dialogs Solutions Bring Everything Together.
Content Management - DialogsCMS is the best website builder around! Control your message on the web, mobile, and social media. It's easy to use and completely aligned to your business needs.
Web Design - Build your business around a website that supports marketing goals, is mobile responsive, and connects to business processes. Start with stock templates or Dialogs custom design.
Mobile-Friendly Delivery - Leverage the explosion in mobile access through a responsive website that shares data with a Dialogs-powered mobile app or third-party-developed mobile app.
eCommerce - Succeed with your online business by employing secure, compliant ecommerce that's easy to maintain, configured to your specific needs, and accurately represents your brand.
Portals - Make it easy for your customers and employees to find the information they need. Easy-to-use group-based access controls allow you to decide what is public or private.
Inventory & Fulfillment - Stay up-to-date with where your product is – in a shelf or on its way to a customer. Easily manage shipping costs, product bundles, pick tickets, packing lists, and shipping labels.
Learning Management - Easily maintain course and lesson content delivery to internal and external learners – integrate with ecommerce for a turnkey LMS website.
Community Building - Reach your audience and never let go. Blogs catch their eye, forums start a conversation, points and achievements reward loyalty, and private messages bring people together.
Development Framework - Harness the power of Dialogs Framework™. Leverage our stable, flexible, secure development platform for efficient web applications and mobile app backends.
Hosting - Host your Dialogs-powered website or mobile backend in a Dialogs data center for the utmost security, compliance, performance, and peace of mind.
Support and Maintenance - Protect your investment. Dialogs is here 24/7/365 to keep your web or mobile app running smoothly and to grow your solution to meet changing demands.
Custom Apps - Don't settle. Many Dialogs solutions start out as custom solutions to a specific client's requirements. Let Dialogs build the right technology for your web, mobile, and process needs.