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Backups & Disaster Recovery

How to backup your website with cPanel

On March 10th of 2021, a fire destroyed OVHcloud's SBG2 data centre...

Security

Storm virtual and dedicated servers: Premium PCI external vulnerability scans, for free

Times are always interesting. If that not-so-ancient “ancient” Chinese curse - “May...

Latest News

Going the extra (leafy) mile: We’re planting 2 trees for every new virtual server

We’re proud to announce 22 Trees -  a running initiative where we’ve...

Server Management

Installing SQL Server – A step-by-step tutorial (with screenshots)

Microsoft SQL Server has evolved beyond a mere database management system. Today...

Wordpress

Umbraco vs WordPress, which CMS should you choose?

There’s a convergence of the once unique features that set Umbraco and...

Website Hosting

How Rising Energy Costs Will Affect Hosting Prices in the UK

On the 1st of April, the UK’s energy price cap jumped by...

Cloud Hosting

Cloud Storage 2022: The Top Safest Solutions

Safety is the number one concern for most people when it comes...

Server Management

Common DNS Issues & How to Fix Them

DNS issues can be frustrating and confusing for both casual browsers and...

Server Management

MySQL vs SQL: What’s the Difference?

Do you know the difference between MySQL and SQL? If not, you're...

Internet

How Do CDNs Work? The Complete Guide

If you've ever wondered what a content delivery network (CDN) is and...

Website Hosting

The Different Types of Web Hosting: Which One Is the Best for You?

Web hosting is central to your website's speed, reliability and availability. All...

Security

What Are The Different Types of Cyber Security?

It's incredible to think that 30 years ago, we lived without the...

Latest News

The Top Web Hosting Providers 2022: Which Is Right For You?

The web hosting industry is constantly changing, and providers come and go....

Latest News

Everything You Need to Know About GDPR: What Data is Protected?

Before 2018, the laws surrounding data protection were ambiguous at best, but...

Latest News

Web Hosting vs Domain Names: What’s the Difference?

Starting a new business is an exciting time, especially if you haven't...

Internet

Google’s Search Results Can Influence Your Opinion, and it’s dangerous

In December of 2020 an article appeared on Forbes about 13-year old...

Backups & Disaster Recovery

5 Reasons why fully-managed backups can be better for business

Heard the one about the “Billion Dollar Delete Button”? If you’ve read...

Awards

Storm Internet Breaks Own Record at 2021 ISPA Awards

Storm Internet has again set a new record at the Internet Services...

Security

Shopping for a web host? Look for these must-have security features

The Wordfence-WPScan whitepaper is out, shedding light on the state of Wordpress...

Security

Whitepaper: 86 billion WordPress attacks in 6 months

The 2021 Mid-Year WordPress Security Report is now publicly available. The joint...

Cloud Hosting

Why businesses migrate to the cloud

In a recent Gartner report, 58% of technology leaders cited in-house skills...

Backups & Disaster Recovery

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...

Cloud Hosting

Shared hosting could be killing your growth

You've put a lot of effort into your site. The visuals are...

Awards

Storm Internet wins Best Hosted Provider at 22nd ISPA Awards

Storm Internet has won the award for Best Hosted Provider at the...

Charity

Kidlington Comets Win 2019 U8 Oxfordshire Knock Out League Cup

Ending the year on a high note are the Kidlington Comets who...

Charity

Strong start to Storms fundraising goals for Oxfordshire Mind

The Storm-Oxfordshire Mind raffle concluded on World Mental Health Day, October 10th...

Charity

Fund Raising Raffle for World Mental Health Day

Up for a family ticket to Cotswold Farm Park? What about a...

Charity

Storm Internet kick starts North Kidlington School’s Chromebook project

Back to school is cool. But it’s even cooler this year for...

Latest News

A fantastic article by Hosting Advice about how Storm Internet differentiates itself

Having been included as one of their featured experts, Hosting Advice recently interviewed...

Awards

7th Win at ISPAs for Storm Internet

Storm Internet is proud to announce their 7th win at the 2019...

Cloud Hosting

Storm Internet Launches Supercharged Public Cloud Service

StormCloud Public customers can now enjoy a boost in content delivery speed of...

Charity

Storm Announces Oxfordshire Mind as Official Charity Partner

From June 2019 Storm Internet will enter into a two-year partnership with...

Awards

Storm Internet shortlisted in three categories for 2019 ISPAs

The 2019 Internet Service Providers' Association (ISPA) Awards will take place at the Sheraton...

Awards

Storm Internet’s ISO 27001 and 9001 Success

It's been a year in the making and Storm Internet, a leading...

Security

I don’t store card details, I don’t need PCI!

Why you should secure your data to PCI standards in light of...

Charity

Helen of Storm Internet raises money for Breast Cancer Now

Helen of Storm Internet recently joined the Breast Cancer Now £1000 fundraiser,...

Latest News

Proud to sponsor the Kidlington Comets Under 7s team

We are delighted to be able to sponsor our local Under 7s...

Security

Why Does Your Business Need PCI Compliance?

Whether your business is a small start-up or large multi-site corporation, it...

Security

Best Free Security Plugins for WordPress

Wordpress is the most used content management system on the planet. Millions...

Awards

Storm Internet awarded a Commendation in the Best Host Category at the ISPA Awards 2018

Storm Internet Ltd was awarded a commendation in Best Host Category at...

Security

You’ve Been Hacked! What Steps Should You Take To Minimise Damage?

It could happen to you. This is true of winning the lottery,...

Security

Tips for Small Business Security

Whether you’re a brand new startup or a mature small business, it...

Security

The GDPR 3 weeks on

GDPR nearly a month on: How has it affected you? The General...

Security

Is your webcam watching you?

Can Your Webcam Be Used To Spy On You? If you’ve ever...

Security

What does Alexa know about you?

What's more fun than having a virtual assistant who can respond to...

Security

What’s the Safest Method of Cyber-communication?

No electronic communication handled by companies can ever be seen as completely...

Security

How to protect your data from disaster and be GDPR compliant

The Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) is coming into force soon and will...

Security

The Cambridge Analytica Scandal and Your Business

Over the past couple of weeks, the hashtag #DeleteFacebook has dominated personal...

Security

What is a BYOD Policy and why is Important to Your Business’s security?

There are many ways that your business’s security can be compromised from...

Security

Secure hosting – why it is so important?

What security measures can your business take to ensure the safety of...

Security

How do you protect your laptop from a malicious attacks, threats and vulnerabilities

Your laptop is vulnerable to different types of attacks.  Sure, you’ve crafted...

Backups & Disaster Recovery

Business Continuity and Uptime

Do you know the “true” cost of your website being down for...

Security

Is it a Phishing Email?

Is it a phishing email or a real email? Email is now...

Latest News

2018 Featured Expert Storm Internet

We were thrilled to be included as one of Hosting Advice.coms featured experts recently. ...

Latest News

Meltdown and Spectre vulnerabilities

You may be aware of the recent reports regarding the Meltdown and...

Cloud Hosting

Storm Private Cloud v AWS

Cloud Computing: Go for Storm Private Cloud! There are many different types...

Backups & Disaster Recovery

Business continuity and Disaster recovery – 5 things you should be doing

Technology malfunctions, networks go down and servers fail. These are facts of...

Advice

Why you should care where your data is stored.

There’s new data protection regulations on the horizon. The General Data Protection...

Cloud Hosting

Storm Private Cloud or Dedicated Server

To explain what Private Cloud is and where it is a better...

Website Hosting

GDPR: 7 Things to do if you’re a digital data processor

In case you’ve missed it, there are new data protection rules coming...

Cloud Hosting

How a Private Server Can Keep You Safe Online

Everyone wants to keep their computers and network safe but, with all...

Cloud Hosting

Steps to Staying Secure Online

Storm Internet offers total security with up-to-date protection and over 45,000 security...

Cloud Hosting

Storm Private Cloud – Flexible and Scalable

There are many benefits to using Storm Private Cloud for your business...

Latest News

Introducing Cloudflare

We have recently partnered with Cloudflare to offer even faster website speeds, better...

Cloud Hosting

Who Uses the Storm Private Cloud?

We recently posted a short article explaining what a private cloud is, and how...

Cloud Hosting

What is the Private Cloud?

Everybody is talking about the Cloud. About how we should be storing...

Awards

Storm Internet wins Best Host and Best Cloud Service at ISPA Awards 2017

Storm Internet are delighted to announce they have been awarded Best Host...

Latest News

Petya/Petwrap Ransomware information

As you may be aware, just under 24 hours ago a further...

Latest News

Preparing for the GDPR

The General Data Protection Regulation and what it means for your business...

Latest News

Recent Windows Vulnerability

Recent Windows Vulnerability   In view of recent events that have highlighted...

Latest News

WannaCrypt Outbreak and How to Stay Safe

Most people nowadays understand not to download suspicious software from obscure websites and...

Website Hosting

The importance of a good host provider

Never misjudge the power of a Good Hosting Provider Hosting is very...

Website Hosting

ASP.NET – A preferred hosting platform

Asp.Net Hosting has become a preferred Platform If you want to make your...

Website Hosting

How to Choose a Good Hosting Provider

The Importance of a good Hosting Service No matter if you are...

Website Hosting

Shared Hosting

What to look out for from Shared Hosting If you run your...

Website Hosting

Asp.net and how to find a good host provider

Productivity depends on the hosting Provider Asp.net is one of the best...

Security

Zombie and Bot Attacks

Zombie and Bot Attacks What are Zombie and Bot attacks? If a...

eCommerce & Marketing

SEO – The Evergreen Online Marketing Strategy

SEO: The Ever-Green Online Marketing Strategy! SEO, Search Engine Optimization, is a...

Magento

eCommerce Shopping Carts and Payment Gateways Explained

eCommerce Shopping Carts and Payment Gateways Explained A company that wishes to...

Latest News

Apache web server vs nginx

Apache web server is one of the oldest around. One reason might...

Cloud Hosting

Cloud Storage Defined

Cloud Storage Defined Cloud storage means storing data files with a public...

eCommerce & Marketing

Digital Marketing Trends for 2017

Now we’re comfortably into 2017, it’s time to look at what’s new,...

eCommerce & Marketing

Are You Losing Sales on Your Landing Page?

Has your website got a rather high bounce rate? A bounce rate...

eCommerce & Marketing

How to Determine Your Most Valuable Marketing Channels

Digital marketing can be very costly if you’re not keeping an eye...

DNS

IPv6

What the System Administrator and Architect Need to Know about IPv6 IPv6...

Joomla

A Step towards a New Horizon

Perplexed about Joomla?  What is Joomla? It is a very good instrument used in...

Developers

What is AJAX?

How Ajax is Influencing Networks As the world is digitalizing, many new...

Developers

What is Prometheus?

Prometheus Performance Monitor Prometheus is an open source performance monitoring tool first...

Cloud Hosting

Why the Cloud?

What is the cloud? It’s a sort of electronic construction where data...

Cloud Hosting

Why should you consider the private cloud?

Is it time to consider the Private Cloud? In this advanced era,...

Soapbox

What makes us human?

What makes us human? Westworld, humanoids and technology. Westworld has received great...

Latest News

What makes great tech support?

Do you know the three elements it takes to make your business...

Advice

5 ways to provide outstanding technical support

Following on from our previous blog this one focuses on how best...

eCommerce & Marketing

Better ROI – SEO or PPC?

What provides a better return on investment and which one will, therefore,...

eCommerce & Marketing

Three Methods to Get More Visitors to Your Website

It isn’t simply enough to have a great website. After all, if...

Developers

What is ELK?

Scanning logs, and sometimes storing them, is crucial for purposes of performance...

Security

Android Devices Vulnerable to Image Hack

Own an Android device? Your phone and your website can be at...

eCommerce & Marketing

Should I Start a Blog For My Business?

Having a business blog on your website has so many benefits. The...

Drupal

Guard your business from three Drupal flaws

Summary: If you have ever dealt with Managed Hosting Services and you run...

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