Differences between physical and virtual servers

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Here at City Network, we have two offers for dedicated servers. In the first one, you can order a physical one, which as soon as it arrives is setup on one of our racks and after the operating system is installed, you can access remotely. The other one has to do with virtual servers (City Cloud), where the physical layer …

A dedicated virtual server and WordPress ready to go in under 60 minutes? As you wish.

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A lot of people have asked us how easy or fast it’s to have a basic blog, like WordPress, running on City Network. The answer was simple enough, go ahead and register on our Order page and then do a 1-click install on our control panel. But then, some people asked us how fast would that be from scratch, using …

City Network and Severalnines launching DBaaS in beta

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Together with our partner Severalnines, we now announce the first fully European Database as a Service (DBaaS) solution – in beta form. The City Cloud Database Service is based and operated by companies in the European Union – offering European customers full compliance with EU data protection laws and a safe haven from the reaches of the US Patriot Act. …

Partnership offers safe-haven from Patriot Act

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City Network and Severalnines launch the first fully European ‘Database as a Service’ KARLSKRONA 23-11-2011, City Network, one of the leading cloud hosting providers in Europe, and Severalnines, provider of automation and management software for cloud database platforms, have announced the first fully European Database as a Service (DBaaS) solution – in beta form. The City Cloud Database Service is …

Compare The Cloud–compare and find the best cloud partner for your project

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City Cloud will soon be added to the comparison and problem solving service Comparethecloud.net. The service helps organizations and professionals to choose the best suitable cloud provider for their needs according to area of use, location, capacity and a number of other parameters. We are happy to be adopted in to the comparethecloud service and wanted to learn more. We …

City Cloud nominated Best Cloud Service by EuroCloud

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City Cloud was the first Scandinavian cloud computing service to compete with Amazon EC2 already in 2009. City Cloud has continuously improved and with its 500 corporate customers it is one of the leading cloud computing services in Europe. Today City Cloud got yet another confirmation on the affect it is having on companies in Europe. The leading European cloud …

Amazon EC2 goes down and takes major sites off line – can cloud computing be trusted? What to do now?

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At about 1 AM pacific time Wednesday the 21st of April Amazon AWS – Cloud Computing started having performance issues that escalated to something that has taken down lots of major sites down including reddit, Quora, Foursquare and Hootsuite to mention a few. At City Network we use Co-Tweet as our preferred Twitter app. Co-Tweet was also down for more …