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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

New Libcloud provider! UpCloud joins the unified cloud interface

APIs, or application programming interfaces, come in as many shapes and sizes as the services they are built for. While it is completely natural that APIs are optimized for their specific systems, the benefits of interoperabilities between similar services are obvious. This is exactly what the folks at Cloudkick set out to solve when originally beginning the development... View Article

Kubernetes is big in Finland! Join us at the October meetup

Kubernetes is already well known across the DevOps space and barely needs introductions. It offers production-grade container orchestration with automated deployment, scaling, and management of containerized applications. Building on Kubernetes you have the freedom to take advantage of on-premises, cloud infrastructure, or anything in between. Kubernetes feels right at home on cloud servers and UpCloud is fully committed to supporting... View Article