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Introducing the new $5/mo plan

You asked for it, and we listened! Today, we are launching a highly requested $5/mo plan for cloud servers. This is an especially attractive offer for our new users, who can experience our industry-leading performance with their own eyes for the cost of a cup of coffee! It also allows current users to run their... View Article

Templating custom cloud servers with UpCloud Packer builder

Templating your server configurations can be a huge time saver, but creating and managing server images manually can quickly become tedious. The way to avoid the pitfalls in many tasks is to get the right tools for the right job. One of the best options for templating is Packer the open-source, easy to use, automation solution for... View Article

Visit us at Pocket Gamer Connects London 2018

The mobile games industry has been growing fast much thanks to the booming smartphone market. Already, games represent the majority of the app store revenue across the platforms, and the industry is expected to grow from $50 billion in 2016 all the way up to $105 billion in 2021 as reported by the UK Interactive Entertainment.... View Article

FI-HEL2: Second Helsinki data center now available!

After launching data centers in Singapore and Amsterdam, our never-ending world tour takes us back to Finland. Today, we are excited to announce that the year 2018 is starting on a high note with the opening of FI-HEL2, a brand new data center in Helsinki! FI-HEL2 provides the same extraordinary performance our users have come... View Article

Information regarding the Intel CPU vulnerability (Meltdown)

Yesterday, on January 3rd, 2018, Intel confirmed information regarding independent research findings that have uncovered security vulnerabilities in their processors. Further research has shown that this affects all modern processors, including models used by UpCloud and other cloud service providers. The vulnerabilities may allow an attacker to escape the confinement of the Virtual Machine guest... View Article

Introducing new, larger preconfigured monthly plans

The preconfigured monthly plans we first introduced back in 2015 have become very popular amongst our users for their price-to-performance ratio. In addition, our freely scalable resources are one of our best and most popular features but have so far been the only option for deploying larger cloud servers. While the freedom to configure the server... View Article