CloudSigma is supporting American college students in choosing the right career path through Stundentmentor.org


Lack of education is rated as one of the top ten global issues. Young generations are lost in the dynamics of their environment and sometimes miss the importance of a high quality education and the quality of life improvements they can achieve through this. Gladly there are organizations out there that support young students in […]

Five Security Measures CloudSigma has taken to keep you safe


The complexity of cloud infrastructures makes it difficult for customers to assess the security level of their cloud provider in any great detail. Below is a list of the key security measures which CloudSigma as a major public cloud IaaS provider has taken to keep you, the customer, safe. 1. SSL Always On We ensure […]

Viktor Petersson for CloudSigma in his talk with Syncsort

Last week Syncsort shared in their blog an interview with our Head of Business Development Viktor Petersson, taken from Mark Underwood who covers big data and cybersecurity. One of the topics that popped up was about the partnership of CloudSigma with BlackLotus, which allows us to offer more tailored DDoS protection service to customers. The […]

Our Free Cloud Resources Tier


This week we rolled out a free resource tier across all our clouds as well as a major update to pricing levels. As part of that we’ve simplified some of the aspects of our pricing and we’ve also re-synched the exchange rates we used between currencies which had not been updated in almost two years. […]

Storage management with automatic periodic snapshots

A while ago, we introduced the ability to take snapshots of a drive. This is a very handy feature that allows you to quickly and efficiently save drive states even on live systems. Thanks to ZFS, snapshots will only consume the delta between the current state and where the snapshot was taken. This means that […]

cgroupspy and why is it cool

In order to meet with the performance needs of our customers, while maintaining a stable infrastructure, CloudSigma needs a way to control the resource usage of each virtual machine. We cannot allow for people to use more resources than they have specified because that will affect every customer’s performance. The first step in achieving this […]

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CloudSigma Receives Enterprise-Ready Rating from the Skyhigh CloudTrust™ Program

Zurich, Switzerland – December 22, 2014 – CloudSigma, a public cloud infrastructure-as-a-service (IaaS) provider with advanced hybrid hosting solutions, announced today it has been awarded the Skyhigh CloudTrust™ rating of “enterprise-ready” for its CloudSigma Iaas Services. Skyhigh identifies and classifies thousands of cloud services and provides an objective and detailed evaluation of the enterprise-readiness of […]

Some gems and useful links from 2014

Sometimes running computing infrastructure can feel a little like that lizard running on water and all too often a callback to 2010 and the Liquid Mountaineering team! That’s why we’ve continued our strategy of giving customers a virtual data center to manage their cloud infrastructure easily. Giving you full control and flexibility over your computing […]

How to securely use BitTorrent Sync for backups

A while back I wrote a guest post on BitTorrent’s blog about how to use BitTorrent Sync as an alternative to cloud storage services, such as Dropbox and Box. This post is an expansion of that post that provides more clear step-by-step instructions on how to securely deploy BitTorrent Sync. Security notes Since the focus […]