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Everybody likes to save money, but if you are running ecommerce as part of your business then saving it in the wrong places can have major consequences. So if you are selling products or services on your website, then you should really invest in a dedicated server as soon as…

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19
Feb

Whether you run a multinational corporation, or you have just launched a flourishing start-up, selecting a hosting service that will incorporate all of your company’s software and hardware is a crucial aspect of any business. Fundamentally, your choices can be resolved into two options; managed servers and unmanaged servers. To…

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The proposed changes to the Chrome browser suggested by Google engineers in 2014 are poised to come into effect, meaning a slightly different, and theoretically more secure way of navigating the internet for web surfers. A new system will warn users should they navigate towards a website deemed insecure. The…

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05
Jan

The World Wide Web is moving on. IPv4 has served us well, but it’s time for a new system, IPv6, and catalyst2 can provide dedicated servers that support it. If you are thinking of changing, it’s time to weigh up the benefits. IPv6 is, quite simply the future of the…

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Confused about hosting? Don’t know your DNS from your SSL? Our Managed Hosting Plus is for you. This is ideal solution for users interested in getting their website hosted while receiving a helping hand in getting everything started and managed. Why not leave the technical side to the experts so you…

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Not yet outsourcing your servers to the cloud? Consider these huge benefits of trusting this essential part of your IT infrastructure to a dedicated, industry-leading organisation. Security Whether cloud-based or not, your systems are vulnerable to internet security breaches. At catalyst2 we have network and server teams constantly managing and maintaining all…

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One of the most important (and perhaps one of the most overlooked) aspects of web development is the ability to load test a site. Load testing used to be a straightforward exercise to make certain that a site or web app could handle multiple loads of users, and has since…

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Secure Sockets Layer (SSL) certificates are the standard technology that is used online to establish an encrypted connection between a server and a web browser. When installed and used on a website it creates a secure connection meaning all of the information and data that passes between the users browser and the…

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For most start-up companies, particularly those that receive normal amounts of internet traffic, a shared hosting plan is ideal. However, for a larger business, especially those that host huge amounts of data and are more resource intensive, a dedicated server might be a better fit. Below we discuss some of…

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27
Jan

GHOST Vulnerability

Posted by: Jacob in security, servers

Over the last few hours there have been reports about the GHOST Vulnerability. This is a vulnerability effecting a core part of the Linux operating system. Patches are being released at the moment and we are currently monitoring the situation and will be applying updates to all servers as soon…

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