Monthly Archives - January 2020

Why WordPress performs best on a dedicated server

Wordpress is an incredibly popular content management system and if you're into managing the website for your business yourself, it's probably the easiest way for you to do it. In some circles, Wordpress has a reputation for being slow, clunky and difficult to customise, however, this doesn't need to be the case for your website. That reputation likely a result of Wordpress being free software that's incredibly easy to use; because almost anyone can make a Wordpress website, lots...

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Surprising advantages of Frankfurt dedicated servers

When thinking about hosting solutions, it can be difficult to know exactly what is right for you. Many companies know little about the inner workings of their website and online storage facilities, and thus choosing what they need is complicated. At Clouvider, we have been connecting companies to their ideal hosting solution for years. This is especially relevant for English speaking companies who have set up offices in other countries, such as Germany, and need a hand organising servers. For...

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Does your start-up need a dedicated server?

When you start your new business, your primary focus will most likely be keeping costs low and growing your customer base. As a start-up, you may feel that a dedicated server is an unnecessary expense and opt for a shared server until your business truly takes off. While this may seem like a cost-effective plan, it could actually seriously harm your business and cost you more in the long term. Below we look at how a dedicated server could...

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Dual-Stage DDoS Mitigation Platform Activated

We have recently upgraded our DDoS Mitigation and Filtering platform, working closely with Corero to implement their latest in-line filtering hardware in each of our PoP's. Initial Stage: We operate our BGP FlowSpec platform on our network edge for analysis. This detects and blocks the most common and volumetric attack vectors before they pass into our core network. Secondary Stage: We now have Corero DDoS Filtering Appliances. These appliances feature Always on Corero SmartWall TDS, utilising their SecureWatch® technology to protect...

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Help us donate to assist Australian Charities with the Bushfire Crisis!

We want to help those down under in Australia move on and deal with the impact of the terrible bushfires that they have been battling for a considerable amount of time and is destroying a large portion of their land, injuring residents and all the animals that call it home. How can I help you donate? If you use the voucher code BUSHFIRES during the checkout process for any Web Hosting, FlexiCloud or Dedicated Server orders whilst the promotional code is...

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Steer clear! Signs of a bad dedicated server hosting provider

Steer clear! 3 signs of a bad dedicated server hosting provider Are you a European company in the market for your next cloud hosting deal? Whether you are on the lookout for UK dedicated servers, DE dedicated servers, or NL dedicated servers - there are undoubtedly some providers to steer clear of. So in this blog, rather than advising you on the ways to spot the best cloud hosting providers, we have some tips on the ways to sniff out...

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Which businesses are most suited to dedicated servers?

If you are reading up on the various servers which you can use to power your company's online business operations, you might have already heard about all the benefits which dedicated servers can offer. But the truth is, the decision which you make in relation to your organisation's hosting is likely to come down to the type of company you are. In this blog, we pinpoint the type of company which is most suited to dedicated servers: Growing all the time There...

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Dedicated servers, and how they can protect your company’s data

Data management is becoming more and more vital to businesses around the world, as they continue to expand and become increasingly reliant on data and its analysis. This data is often held on services that may interact with external servers, such as Google Drive or OneDrive, but holding your data locally on a dedicated server is a far more secure and ensures your company's privacy. No potential for third-party security issues In the past, there have been some occasions of large...

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Dedicated server trends for 2020

The market for dedicated servers, like many other elements of cloud computing, can move along at a startling pace. And so with the new year upon us, now seems like an apt time to look ahead at 2020 and predict which trends could come to the fore in the market for dedicated servers. Read them below...! Security first While cybersecurity has always been a priority for hosting providers, in 2020 we could see security impact even more on dedicated servers. That's...

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