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Do not miss this limited server offer!

Hostio Solutions (a label of Access2.IT Group B.V.) has been offering a high performance and stable VPS platform in the Netherlands since 2006. We offer Webhosting, Dedicated Servers, Virtual Servers, IPv4 & IPv6 Lease/Rent, and Remote Hands. Since the beginning, our goal has been to provide hosting and servers with personal

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Self-hosted vs. Hosted For eCommerce Platforms

Nowadays online retailers can set up an online store in a matter of hours. They can choose to self-host or use a hosted platform. Both provide the basics of eCommerce businesses: a content management system, a connection to the internet, a basket, and product pages. Other than this, self-hosted and hosted

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6 tips on how to secure your email server

We all know that emails that move across your server can contain highly sensitive data. Therefore, having your email server hacked has a lot of risks, each having a different impact: When spam lands in your subscribers’ inboxes it can cause a lot of complaints against your domains and IP addresses.

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Is a dedicated server the right choice for you?

A dedicated server has the best in power, control, and security. With a dedicated server, you don’t share any resources with anyone. There are many reasons why people choose a dedicated server over shared hosting and VPS. Here are some reasons why a dedicated server could be the right choice for

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Here’s why your blog should have VPS hosting

Are you thinking about starting a blog, but have no idea which hosting plan to choose? Then VPS hosting is a great option! VPS hosting is short for Virtual Private Server hosting. It can be described as a number of virtual servers, inside a larger, more powerful server. Each virtual server

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How we keep our IP addresses clean

At Hostio Solutions, keeping our IP addresses clean is a top priority. We keep our IP addresses clean by using Nixstats.com for our blacklist (RBL) monitoring. Thanks to Nixstats, we can monitor our IP addresses on 109 blacklisted providers. Partly because of their system, we can generate our own links that

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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?

If you’ve heard terms like Shared, VPS, Dedicated, and more, you might have wondered what they mean and what they can do for you. That’s why today we’re sharing some of the key differences between the three and which one you should choose. Key differences between webhosting, VPS, and dedicated 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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