Subcriptions Sync

How to Sync Subscriptions to Fall on the Same Day

CloudSigma offers to users the possibility to make as many subscriptions as they wish for the exact amount of resources they need. Your subscriptions can be configured in a flexible manner along with everything else on CloudSigma. The idea is you can flexibly combine burst usage with subscribed resources to closely match your requirements over time. Most of our customers …

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CloudSigma Expands Public Cloud to Melbourne, its Second Australian Location

CloudSigma’s Dual Australian Locations Improve Customers’ Geographical Load Balancing, Latency Performance and Data Redundancy for a More Seamless Public Cloud Experience Zurich, Switzerland – March, 2017 – CloudSigma, an international, customer-centric, infrastructure-as-a-service (IaaS) provider, today announced that it has expanded its public cloud to a second Australian location at the VOCUS Communications data centre in Melbourne. With locations now spanning …

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What’s a Docker?

This past week I met with a mature company who has been delivering software solutions for more than 20 years. They know software. They know how to build it, package it, represent its value, and sell it. After a round of introductions one of their senior technologists turned to me and asked, “What’s a Docker?” This simple, incorrectly formed question …

How to Avoid Billing Outages at CloudSigma

How to Avoid Billing Outages at CloudSigma

When starting to use any new platform there’s a lot to take in so we wanted to share some top tips on how to ensure smooth running of your account and minimise hassle and potential disruption from funding and maintaining your account so you can concentrate on the important stuff. In this blog post we talk you through some top …

DE-CIX Connectivity

CloudSigma joins the DirectCLOUD network at DE-CIX Internet Exchange

CloudSigma now offers direct connectivity via the DE-CIX Internet Exchange. End users can benefit from secure, dedicated cloud network access through any DE-CIX members to CloudSigma. Frankfurt, Germany – March, 2017 – Following the opening of its German cloud location in September 2016, CloudSigma, a public cloud IaaS provider with headquarters in Switzerland and a subsidiary in Germany, today joined …

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Customer Success Story with Genio Group

Customer Profile GENIO GROUP develops services for the financial sector focusing on risk assessment, fraud prevention, support in compliance certification attainment processes, banking, fiscal management of credit, legal support and management of litigation. The company was founded with the goal of providing innovative tools with a high technical value and content. Typical use cases include due diligence processes and credit …

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Customer Success Story with the European Centre for Medium-Range Weather Forecasts

Customer Profile The European Centre for Medium-Range Weather Forecasts (ECMWF) is an independent intergovernmental organisation supported by 34 states. It is both a research institute and a 24/7 operational service, producing and disseminating numerical weather predictions to its Member States. This data is fully available to the national meteorological services in the Member States. The Centre also offers a catalogue …

Reverse DNS

How to dynamically update and manage reverse DNS/PTR records for your CloudSigma infrastructure

It is now possible to dynamically manage your PTR records on CloudSigma’s DNS servers. This new functionality provides greater flexibility in setting up your applications in our cloud. We now accept dynamic updates of PTR records within our zones. This means that our dynamic DNS servers (DDNS) will accept updates directly from individual IP addresses from the networks used within …

Understanding CPU Steal Time in the Cloud

Are we stealing from you? Understanding CPU Steal Time in the Cloud

Customers often ask about CPU steal time, especially those that use the CPUs heavily and for whom it’s a key performance criteria. There are quite a few differences in the setup and behaviour of CPUs and cores between physical and virtual environments. Even between cloud providers there are setups differences that make like for like comparison on the face of …