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Press Release: UpCloud Solidifies #1 Performance Leader Spot Among Top Cloud Hosting Providers In Europe

In a large study of the top CSPs (cloud service providers) in Europe, Cloud Spectator solidified UpCloud’s position as the performance leader in the industry. “A startling 340% difference in performance found among the top European IaaS cloud providers”, Cloud Spectator declared in the recently conducted study “2016 Top 10 Cloud Vendor Benchmark”. The study... View Article

New Feature: Two-Factor Authentication

We are happy to announce that UpCloud customers can now enable two-factor authentication on their accounts. Two-factor authentication adds an additional layer of security through random passwords that are generated specifically for your username and are only valid for a limited time. This way if someone was to gain access to your username and password,... View Article

Cloud Benchmark at Slush 2015

Try UpCloud for free! Sign up now and receive a completely free trial. Sign up now   Slush 2015 is a 15.000 attendee startup event in Helsinki where more than 1700 startups and 800 investors arrived for the two-day event on 11th and 12th of November. Like last year, UpCloud was one of the key... View Article

How We Hosted Slush 2015: CoreOS and Docker on UpCloud

Slush 2015 brought together 15000 attendees and more than 1700 startups for the two-day event on 11th and 12th of November. 800 investors arrived to Helsinki to meet startups in nearly 4000 pre-booked meetings. Like last year, UpCloud was one of the key partners of Slush and we provided the IT infrastructure for the event.... View Article

New Features: Group Accounts and Server Tagging

We are excited to announce that we have launched a couple of new features this morning, both highly anticipated based on the recent feedback. Firstly, Group Accounts allow customers to add additional users to their accounts in a secure manner with granular permissions. Group Accounts are made up of a single main account and subaccounts.... View Article

Cloud Server vs. VPS vs. Dedicated Server

Try UpCloud for free! Sign up now for a completely free trial, no strings attached. Sign up now While comparing different server providers you have probably come across mentions of different kinds of hosting models such as virtual private servers (VPS), dedicated servers and cloud servers. Even while any of these will undoubtedly get you started,... View Article

UpCloud’s NPS Results for August 2015

Net Promoter Score (NPS) is a very popular type of customer survey to get an understanding of how many of your customers would promote your service to a friend. The exact question we asked our customers is “How likely are you to recommend UpCloud to a friend?” Our customers then had the option to answer... View Article

New datacenter: Frankfurt, Germany!

We’re proud to announce that we have opened up a new datacenter in Frankfurt, Germany. DE-FRA1 is our fourth datacenter. Frankfurt and being present on the German soil is important for us for many reasons. The German market is the largest in Europe and like the rest of the Europeans, the Germans value their privacy... View Article