Cloud Infographic: The Cloud Is Here To Stay Three factors were individually tested to measure server performance – processor, memory and storage – and each were evaluated working jointly during workloads for an overall server performance grade. A bare-metal dedicated server was used as a benchmark control. Read More Edit: An infographic provided by Firehost with statistical sources from Cisco, Gartner and Forbes… -60% business workload report in the cloud by 2016 can be found at Cisco Global Cloud Index. – “Forecast Overview: Public Cloud Services, Worldwide, 2011 – 2016 (Q4 Update published Feb. 8, 2013) as well as Forbes Infographic Source: Firehost
17 million cyber-attacks blocked between April and June by secure cloud hosting provider London, UK – July 24, 2012 – Secure cloud hosting company, FireHost, has today revealed the latest statistical analysis of attacks successfully blocked by its servers located at data centers in the US and Europe. During the period of April to June 2012, the web applications, databases and websites of FireHost’s customers – spread across 33 countries worldwide – were protected from a total of 17 million cyber attacks, of which more than two million were categorized as the most serious kind of attack, and among FireHost’s ‘Superfecta’.
Web Hosting Moves To The Cloud With Managed Cloud Hosting In years past, companies looking to host a high-traffic website have had one of three main options: Shared Web hosting services Dedicated Web hosting services Hosting on local IT infrastructure Shared Web hosting services have been most popular with small businesses, but they suffer from performance bottlenecks, limited management features, and no direct server access. Dedicated Web hosting offers a solution to the performance issues of shared Web hosting—but at a cost. Monthly rates are typically high, and support is either expensive or nonexistent. Local hosting has been the route
Firehost’s European-Based Secure Cloud Hosting Services Go Live Ultra-secure, scalable, contract-free services now available at European data centers Cloud Expo Europe, London, UK – January 25, 2012 – Secure cloud hosting company, FireHost, has today announced the expansion into Europe, with news that its secure hosting services are now available at data centers in London and Amsterdam. European organizations, as well as international firms operating in the region, can now benefit from FireHost’s award-winning, highly-flexible, secure cloud hosting services, with the added reassurance that their websites and applications are hosted in-region and under the jurisdiction of European data protection legislation.
Our Cloud Hosting Partner ‘Firehost’, Now Offers Scheduled Scaling Do you need to adjust your server resources for an event tomorrow, next week, or next month? Expecting a spike in traffic, but just for a few days? Scaling resources up and down on your Secure Cloud Servers just got more convenient. We’re excited to announce that scheduled scaling is available today. FireHost now offers three ways to adjust your cloud server resources through the customer portal. Manual Scaling: Resources can be adjusted up or down manually, anytime Auto Scaling: Usage thresholds can be set in advance that will automatically add resources to