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Why do we call our data traffic “premium”?

Hostio Solutions calls its data traffic “premium”. This article explains why. 1. We have a redundant core network If we carry out planned maintenance, you will hardly notice this because the other core router will take over the traffic. If a failure occurs, the other core router will handle all traffic

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We will soon launch our new cloud platform with Solus.io!

Hostio Solutions will be the first hosting provider that is going to offer Solus.io on a large scale. We’re working hard with Solus.io to prepare the product so that we can offer our brand new cloud platform as soon as possible. In recent years we have been using SolusVM for our

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The Pros and Cons of VPNs

You’ve probably heard about VPNs, also known as Virtual Private Networks. They are more popular than ever. However, not everyone is aware of what a VPN can offer them. That’s why today we’re going to talk about the real pros and cons of having a VPN. With that information in mind,

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What You Need To Know About IPv4 In 2020

Experts predicted IPv4 exhaustion years ago. Every device that can connect to the internet needs an IP address. An IP address acts as an identifier and allows you to communicate. However, IPv4 addresses have a limited design. Therefore, we already knew decades ago that IPv4 addresses are not infinite. With the

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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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