Digital Asset Management Cloud Platform

Four advantages of cloud Digital Asset Management (DAM)

What is DAM? This blog post outlines the four main benefits of hosting a Digital Asset Management (DAM) business in the cloud. In order to shed light on why the cloud is the perfect fit for a DAM company, we will start with an overview of the nature of the DAM industry. Digital Asset Management (DAM) is a system that enables the …

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CloudSigma Sponsors Copernicus Hackathon in Sofia

CloudSigma is excited to sponsor the Copernicus Hackathon Sofia that is going to take place in Sofia, Bulgaria on 19-21 April, 2019. The organisers of the event are the RISK-SPACE-TRANSFER Aerospace Technology Transfer Office (RST-TTO) along with the Center for Excellence “Universities for Science, Informatics and Technologies in e-Society” (UNITe). It is Bulgaria’s first hackathon on the European Earth Observation …

Tokyo Cloud Launch

CloudSigma launches a Tokyo based Cloud with IPS

CloudSigma is proud to announce that it has joined forces with Japanese Telecom industry leader IPS to deliver a Tokyo-based Infrastructure-as-a-Service (IaaS) platform. For the past 20 years, IPS has committed itself to building a robust telecommunication infrastructure and has grown into a full-fledged global company. The new partnership with CloudSigma will further allow IPS to provide public cloud IaaS …

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CloudSigma Launches its Second Cloud in Switzerland

Since its launch in 2009 CloudSigma has been building a global network of cloud locations. This year we celebrate the launch of the company’s second Swiss cloud platform in the highly secure data center of Safe Host 2 (SH2) in Gland. The flexibility, adaptability and unparalleled performance of the CloudSigma platform find an ideal home at the highly secure data …

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Run your own VPN server under Docker with OpenVPN Access Server

In this tutorial, I will be setting up an Open VPN server under Docker with CloudSigma. With CloudSigma’s cloud locations spread all over the globe, you can create a server in any of them and access the content from there. Creating the machine First, I am creating a machine with the following resources: 20 GHz CPU 16 GB RAM 20 …

How to use vnStat and iftop to monitor data consumption within a VM

In the generation of cloud computing, virtual machines (VMs) have become very common, while the usage of physical machines has started to gradually decrease. This post will introduce the tools, ‘vnStat’ and ‘iftop,’ which can be used to monitor data consumption in a VM. First, I am creating a machine with the following resources: 20 GHz CPU 16 GB RAM …

You have a web crawling service? See how CloudSigma can match your scalability and cost-efficiency requirements

Customer Profile Grepsr is a leading cloud powered web scraping service. It provides custom solutions to extract public data for non-technical individuals and teams that need data extracted, aggregated, and organized so they can focus on more important things. Its managed platform helps companies with everything they need to capture, normalize and effortlessly bring data into their systems. The data …

Discover what a SaaS solution company in global logistics needs from a cloud provider

Customer Profile Our customer is a worldwide leading supplier of environmentally friendly production, transportation, building and lighting technologies. With integrated automation technologies and comprehensive industry-specific solutions, the company increases the productivity, efficiency and flexibility of its customers in the fields of industry and infrastructure. CloudSigma is working with the logistics department, which is providing innovative software for various postal, parcel …

Better performance at lower prices – our U.S. cloud locations

We recently underwent a major infrastructure, connectivity and pricing upgrade to our cloud locations in mainland U.S. This blog post shares the details about why we made that change, how you can take advantage of it and finally some of the really great things it means for our cloud going forward. Improved performance After introducing Intel as part of our …

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Find out what specific features are required by teachers looking for cloud services in education

Partner Profile The RESTENA (“Réseau Téléinformatique de l’Education Nationale et de la Recherche”) Foundation operates the National Research and Education Network in Luxembourg. It supports scientific development by providing and maintaining high quality network infrastructure and services for the needs of education and research in Luxembourg. To achieve its mission, a national network infrastructure, the RESTENA network, has been set …

Installing Hadoop on a Single Node in Five Simple Steps

The Apache Hadoop software library is a framework that allows for the distributed processing of large data sets across clusters of computers using simple programming models. It is designed to scale up from single servers to thousands of machines, each offering local computation and storage. Rather than rely on hardware to deliver high-availability, the library itself is designed to detect …