OpenDNS Announces New Frankfurt, Germany Datacenter

April 29, 2011 by · Comments Off on OpenDNS Announces New Frankfurt, Germany Datacenter 

Webmaster ToolboxSan Francisco, CA – OpenDNS, the world’s largest and fastest-growing provider of Internet navigation and security services that make networks safer, faster, smarter and more reliable, today announced it has added yet another server location – this one in Frankfurt, Germany.

OpenDNS, the favorite and most trusted DNS service of network administrators everywhere, operates datacenters at the most strategically-located intersections on the Internet. The new server in Frankfurt is added to better serve OpenDNS’s ever growing user base across Europe. With pre-existing servers in London and Amsterdam, the added Frankfurt server is poised to make OpenDNS the absolute fastest DNS service for European Internet users. Read more

Beefing Up Security With Web Application Firewalls

November 2, 2010 by · Comments Off on Beefing Up Security With Web Application Firewalls 

If you’re fortunate enough to have a growing online business, you will find your hosting needs growing along with it.  What may have started as a single server may now begin to resemble a burgeoning IT shop, with multiple web servers, database servers, mail servers, and file servers.   All businesses reach a threshold where security and reliability of the environment becomes paramount – to the point where it becomes a higher priority to protect the assets and infrastructure before investing any further in functionality and business growth.  One of the first appliances deployed to protect that infrastructure is a firewall, which can be defined as a hardware and/or software appliance whose primary purpose is to protect network resources by limiting or eliminating unauthorized access to those resources.  While larger businesses often opt to invest in hardware firewalls capable of on-the-fly packet filtering, encryption of all incoming and outgoing requests, and processing of extremely large numbers of concurrent connections, small-to-mid-sized businesses are often best served by software firewalls and specifically Web Application Firewalls, or WAFs. Read more

Switzerland’s METANET to Enhance Hosting Services with Commtouch Anti-Spam Technology

June 17, 2009 by · Comments Off on Switzerland’s METANET to Enhance Hosting Services with Commtouch Anti-Spam Technology 

Website ToolsSunnyvale, CA and Zurich, Switzerland – METANET, a leading Swiss hosting company, has entered into an agreement with Commtouch® (NASDAQ: CTCH) for the enhancement of its hosting services by inclusion of Commtouch Anti-Spam based on Recurrent Pattern DetectionTM (RPDTM) technology.

Embedded in METANET solutions including Web hosting, reseller hosting and business email, Commtouch Anti-Spam offers better performance and higher accuracy than open source anti-spam solutions. The fully-automated and cost-effective system protects in real-time with no need to add manual rules for new outbreaks.

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