CloudSigma joins DirectCLOUD

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 joined the DirectCLOUD network and now offers direct connectivity via the DE-CIX Internet Exchange. The DE-CIX platform …

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Learn How a Financial Services Provider is Able to Focus on their Core Business & Save Cost in the Cloud

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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CloudSigma Launches new German Cloud location with DARZ

CloudSigma is proud to announce the launch of its cloud offering at the DARZ data centre in Darmstadt near Frankfurt, Germany. CloudSigma now serves the key German market with a native deployment. Zurich, Switzerland – September, 2016 – Following its strategy of geographical expansion during 2016, CloudSigma, a public cloud IaaS provider with headquarters in Switzerland, today announced the launch …

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Share Cloud Infrastructure Securely

We are happy to announce the ability to share infrastructure between accounts in a secure way. You can also define what actions you can take against those shared resources giving you fine grain control. This new functionality will allow you to share various sets of resources with one or more other accounts. We call each policy an Access Control List …

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A How-to Guide: Connect VPN Network to CloudSigma Infrastructure

VPNs are in common usage these days and it’s no surprise with the various security threats that are out there. Sometimes you want them to connect to your company’s network securely, other times you may want to connect through a proxy network in order to anonymize your location. With the advent of cloud infrastructure many of our customers want to …

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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. As a result, 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 First, since the focus of …

CloudSigma partners with Black Lotus to Provide Enhanced DDoS Protection

International Customers Can Now Leverage the Customizable, Enterprise-Scale Cybersecurity Solution from Black Lotus on CloudSigma’s cloud. Palo Alto, Calif. – November 4, 2014 – CloudSigma, a public cloud infrastructure-as-a-service (IaaS) provider with advanced hybrid hosting solutions, today announced a partnership with Black Lotus, a leader in availability security and provider of distributed denial of service (DDoS) protection. As DDoS attacks …

PSA: Patch your servers against CVE-2014-6271

Today a vulnerability was discovered in Bash, the shell used on most Linux distributions. We strongly recommend that you patch your servers as soon as possible against this. Debian / Ubuntu [bash light=”true”] $ sudo apt-get update && sudo apt-get install -y bash [/bash] CentOS / RedHat Enterprise Linux / Fedora [bash light=”true”] $ yum update bash [/bash] Make sure …

CloudSigma.com is now fully protected by SSL

At CloudSigma, we take security very serious. Since the very beginning, all our web app (the cloud control panel) and our API has been configured to accept SSL connections only. We’re now happy to announce that we’ve also moved our regular marketing site (i.e. this) to only run SSL as well. For those not familiar SSL, it’s a way to …

Web surfing? After Heartbleed make sure you update your SSL certificate setting in your browsers

With the recent Heartbleed security vulnerability affecting a significant part of the world’s secured internet traffic, most companies have been taking the precaution of renewing their SSL certificates as it is possible to compromise the keys for these certificates using the Heartbleed vulnerability. Unfortunately, many browsers won’t automatically check for revoked certificates (including the most popular Google Chrome). We highly …