Cloud Giant IBM Grows Larger with Inflexible Solutions for the Enterprise

IBM announced in January that they have invested $1.2 billion to launch 15 new data centers across the U.S., China, Hong Kong, India, Canada and the U.K. to increase their global public cloud services, as an alternative to Amazon. But,is this really what the industry and enterprises need? IBM has had cloud offerings across Europe, […]

Build your own PaaS (with Dokku)

One of the most popular PaaS providers today is Heroku. Heroku, along with other PaaS providers like Engine Yard is loved by developers because it makes the deployment of a new application extremely fast and simple. Since most developers rather write code than setting up and troubleshoot servers, it’s not hard to figure out why […]

CloudSigma a 3x Finalist

As a customer-centric public cloud provider, we have not only designed our platform to meet the demands of even the most complex and varied workloads, but have also made it a point to listen to our customers’ biggest pain points and adapt our cloud infrastructure accordingly. It’s with this in mind that we introduced our […]

CloudSigma Partners with New Relic to Improve Public Cloud Application Performance Monitoring

New Relic Furthers Trust in the Cloud for CloudSigma Customers’ Critical Applications and Workloads Zurich, Switzerland – March 12, 2014 – CloudSigma, a public cloud IaaS provider with advanced hybrid hosting solutions, today announced that it has partnered with software analytics company New Relic, Inc., to provide customers with new levels of real-time insight into […]

CompatibleOne, jclouds and LibCloud now support CloudSigma’s IaaS cloud

We have always been committed to making our platform as accessible and open as possible. This is an ongoing effort of continual improvement so we’re happy to announce a number of recent initiatives that back up these commitments. As you probably know, we already allow you to upload and download your disk images from our […]

NTP Amplification Attacks, the latest DDoS weapon (and how to protect yourself from it)

During the last few months, we’ve seen an increased amount of NTP amplification attacks. It’s an attack technique, similar to the previous wave of DNS amplification attacks, mostly used by script kiddies (but also by black hats) to take sites/servers offline. The technique behind of the attack is pretty simple; using public NTP servers, the […]

Join us at our kick-off party at StartupHouse

Some of the best inventions came from peoples’ garages. But, having a creative space to fuel innovation is often what can take companies and their solutions to the next level. And, that’s precisely what StartupHouse hopes to provide. StartupHouse offers a unique community for startup companies and entrepreneurs to come together under one roof and […]

Spice up your servers with Salt

In recent time, the automation tool Salt has gained a lot of attention. Salt, along with Ansible, is seen by many as refreshing alternatives to the more established automation tools Puppet and Chef. Recently, a new tool was added to the Salt stack named salt-ssh, which enables you to manage servers without having to install […]