- Cost effective
- Continuous upgrades
- Continuous security monitoring
- Continuous patching
- Dedicated community manager representative
Users will expect your hub to be up and running, 24x7. Meeting that challenge requires a dedicated IT team. Instead of hiring dedicated staff, smaller projects can outsource their hub operations to a hosting service. Just like a “web” hosting service, a “hub” hosting service will purchase any necessary hardware, install the hub software, and keep the hub up and running for you. You still “own” the hub, control the content, and manage the interactions with your community. But the hosting provider will take care of standard operations.
A hosting provider will ensure: