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How (and why) you should set up a VPN

In March, the United States House of Representatives voted to end FCC regulations that limited how internet service providers (ISPs) use their customers’ sensitive personal information, including geographic, health, and financial data, as well as web browsing and app usage history. Compared with the results of a recent Pew Research study, and it’s easy to see why 91% of adults believe that consumers have lost control of how personal information is collected and used by companies.

So, what steps should a conspicuous consumer take to mask their digital footprints? Already, 86% of American internet users admit to taking precautions with their web usage, such as clearing cookies, encrypting their email, and avoiding using their real name. However, many consumers would like to do more to ensure their privacy and are unaware of tools that can help—like setting up a VPN.

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Test winner again! The 1&1 Cloud Server ranks first in the 2017 Cloud Spectator Benchmark Survey

Once again, the American analyst institution Cloud Spectator compared the biggest and most important cloud service providers in North America. In their “Top 10 Cloud IaaS Providers Benchmark 2017,” the company analyzed the price/performance ratio of the providers’ solutions and determined for the second time in a row that 1&1 is an outstanding winner in this region.

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Do you know what your server is capable of? Part 1

Our server portfolio, specifically the cloud based solutions 1&1 Cloud Server, 1&1 Virtual Server Cloud and 1&1 Managed Cloud Hosting, have a lot of features. In order to use these features efficiently, it’s important to know how and where they can be used. In this blog series, we introduce you to some of the features you might need in your daily work with your 1&1 infrastructure – because your cloud server can do much more than you already know.

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The SMBs & Entrepreneurs’ Digitalization Checklist

Digitalization is one of the most popular buzzwords of 2017, but there’s no doubt that it’s a trend that’s sure to continue. The question is: what should you consider before you begin a complete overhaul of your business’ digital footprint? We’ve provided a quick checklist to help ensure that your business presence is prepped for the next wave of digital transformation.

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The ABCs of Server Terms – part 5

SAN, SDK and SSD sound all the same to you? Unsure of what these abbreviations even mean? We hope this changes after reading this article about the letter S. Welcome back to part 5 of our server glossary!

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Top Trends for Cloud Computing in 2017

A recent study by Forrester Research shows just how quickly businesses are adapting to cloud computing. As the study notes, one of the most exciting forces in tech in the last decade has been the dawn of cloud computing. But now, the technology has evolved from its disruptive beginnings to being an essential service for many enterprises.

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Busting Cloud Security Myths

Before migrating to the cloud, potential users nearly always ask the same question: is it safe? It’s a common concern—in the past, e-commerce had to fight claims that entering credit card data wasn’t secure. Since then, the security of online shopping is questioned far less and has become much more trustworthy.

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1&1 Awards Participants in the Fourth Annual YHack

This past weekend, 1,500 hackers from across the world attended YHack, an international hackathon hosted by Yale University. From 9pm on Friday to 9am on Sunday, groups of participants hacked potentially award-winning projects, including one based on the 1&1 Cloud Server API. According to YHack director Christopher Wan, 30 percent of this year’s participants were first-time hackers.

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