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Shopping for a web host? Look for these must-have security features
06 September 2021 by Leo de Jager
The Wordfence-WPScan whitepaper is out, shedding light on the state of Wordpress security. But these threats aren’t just limited to Wordpress; virtually any website that uses a database, accepts user input (e.g. forms), or has a login page (for users or site admin...

Whitepaper: 86 billion Wordpress attacks in 6 months
11 August 2021 by Leo de Jager
The 2021 Mid-Year WordPress Security Report is now publicly available. The joint Wordfence-WPScan whitepaper analyses the current Wordpress threat and vulnerability ecosystem. Although just about all the stats in the report are centred around Wordpress, it’...

Why do businesses migrate to the cloud?
06 July 2021 by Leo de Jager
In a recent Gartner report, 58% of technology leaders cited in-house skills shortages as one of the biggest challenges to cloud adoption and optimisation. As a result, many turn to managed service providers (MSPs) to help fill tech gaps and lighten the load on inter...

5 Reasons why fully-managed backups is better for business
06 May 2021 by Leo de Jager
5 Reasons why fully-managed backups can be better for business Heard the one about the “Billion Dollar Delete Button”? If you’ve read our previous article, you’ll remember how Woody, Buzz Lightyear, Mr Potato Head, Hamm and Rex almost never ma...

Pixars billion dollar delete button is a data loss warning to all business
26 April 2021 by Leo de Jager
Pixar’s ‘billion dollar delete button’ is a data loss warning to all business Data loss doesn't always make the headlines, but that doesn't mean it only happens once in a blue moon. Stats indicate that more than 1 in 5 businesses suffer some for...

Shared hosting could be killing your growth
22 February 2021 by Salim Benadel
Shared hosting could be killing your growth You've put a lot of effort into your site. The visuals are great, it loads fast and the copy's good. But somehow you're struggling to make an impact. Every now and then your site slows down, and your emails end up ...

Storm Internet wins Best Hosted Provider at 22nd ISPA Awards
25 November 2020 by Leo de Jager
Storm Internet wins Best Hosted Provider at 22nd ISPA Awards Storm Internet has won the award for Best Hosted Provider at the 2020 Internet Services Providers' Association (ISPA) Awards. It is the 8th win for the Oxfordshire based host since 2013, in what has become...

Kidlington Comets Win 2019 U8 Oxfordshire Knock Out League Cup
19 December 2019 by Leo de Jager
Kidlington Comets Win 2019 U8 Oxfordshire Knock Out League Cup Ending the year on a high note are the Kidlington Comets who have won the Under 8 Oxfordshire Knock Out League Cup for 2019. The team competed against 15 other Oxfordshire teams for the coveted a...

Strong start to Storms fundraising goals for Oxfordshire Mind
31 October 2019 by Charlotte Scadeng
Strong start to Storm's fundraising goal The Storm-Oxfordshire Mind raffle concluded on World Mental Health Day, October 10th 2019, and helped raise £414 for the Oxfordshire Mind charity. In June 2019 Storm Internet entered into a two-year partnership...

Fund Raising Raffle for World Mental Health Day
23 September 2019 by Charlotte Scadeng
We're Raising Funds for World Mental Health Day Donate and win in the Storm-Oxfordshire Mind raffle Up for a family ticket to Cotswold Farm Park? What about a tour for two to Wychwood Brewery? Just make a small donation (minimum £1) and get your name entered into th...