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We’re almost running out of IPv4 /24 ranges, but …

Our team is trying their absolute best to buy more ranges to meet the demand for rental. Hostio Solutions has been providing premium hosting and (virtual) servers since 2006 and we strive to continue doing this. In 2018/2019 we continued investing in new ranges until RIPE was sold out in November

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What is a DDoS attack?

Imagine you’re driving on a highway on your way home and everything is moving smoothly and fast. Then, all of a sudden a traffic jam joins the highway and you have to slow down and maybe even stop. That’s what a distributed denial-of-service (DDoS) attack is: a way of cybercriminals to

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This is what you need to know about data centers

At Hostio Solutions, we use data centers that ensure that our servers can run under ideal conditions. In this article, we explain what a data center is and show you what our data center looks like. What’s a data center? A data center, also known as a server farm, is a

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Web Hosting, your own VPS or dedicated server?

When it comes to choosing between web hosting, your own Virtual Private Server (VPS) or a dedicated server, it can be difficult to make a decision. That’s why today we’re sharing some of the key differences between the three. Webhosting With normal web hosting, also known as shared hosting, your server

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IPv4 vs. IPv6: What’s the Difference?

What is IPv4? IPv4, also known as Internet Protocol version 4 was developed in the early 1980s. An IPv4 address consists of four numbers, ranging from 0 to 255. Each number is separated by a period. This means that combinations can be made for 4.3 billion IPv4 addresses. In the 1980s

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What is an IP Address?

The internet can be seen as a huge network of devices. Whenever a device, such as your computer or mobile phone, goes online, it needs an IP (Internet Protocol) address. The standard IP addresses, IPv4, consists of four groups of maximum 8 numbers between 0 and 255. This means that the

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We are buying IPv4!

Do you have IP space that you don’t need? By selling your excessive IPv4 addresses, you can make money and no longer have to be responsible for maintaining the unused/idle IP addresses. If you are interested in selling your IPv4 address blocks, get in touch with Hostio Solutions. Contact us 

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The RIPE NCC is out of IPv4 Addresses

On 25 November 2019, the not-for-profit organization is responsible for allocating and registering IP addresses across Europe, parts of Central Asia and the Middle East announced that they made their final /22 IPv4 allocation. Which means that they “have run out of IPv4 addresses”. The IPv4 run-out didn’t come as a

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