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New Intel CPU vulnerability GDS/Downfall

On August 8, 2023, Intel published a new security vulnerability that exploits Gather Data Sampling (GDS). Named Downfall by its discoverer, it impacts multiple generations of Intel processors used in both personal and cloud computers. Downfall is a transient execution side-channel vulnerability that targets a critical weakness found in many modern Intel processor models. Following the […]

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Are you paying more for less? – Seek value when it comes to cloud infrastructure

By comparing cloud service offerings, you can save up to 60% on your operational costs. In light of the current macroeconomic climate, businesses are increasingly looking to reduce costs. However, while this might be the time to cut costs, it is certainly not the time to cut performance. For cloud-native companies, conducting price comparisons between […]

Cost Optimisation

UpCloud Insights

The discovery and mitigation of AMD Zen CPU vulnerability aka Zenbleed

Yesterday, on the 24th of July 2023, Google Project Zero published their findings of a new flaw in AMD’s Zen 2 processors. The vulnerability titled ‘Zenbleed’ affects the entire Zen 2 product stack, from AMD’s EPYC data center processors to the Ryzen 3000 CPUs. It can be exploited to steal sensitive data stored in the […]

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EU compliant cloud for cost optimisation – revenue, reputation and resources.

In the current macroeconomic climate, businesses are constantly seeking ways to optimise costs without compromising on performance.  This goes beyond simply reducing expenses – it involves strategic resource allocation, efficient utilisation, and leveraging the right technologies to maximise revenue and protect reputation. Ensuring regulatory compliance is a crucial aspect of this process, which mitigates legal […]

Cost Optimisation

Data Sovereignty

UpCloud Insights

UpCloud’s pricing beats both AWS and Azure in recent analysis

Cost optimisation is the phrase on the lips of everyone in the tech world at the moment and we can see why. For businesses who run mission-critical services on the Cloud, cost optimisation is an important exercise and one we would encourage everyone to think about. But if your business is beginning to compare different […]

Comparisons

Industry analyses

UpCloud and Montel – Partnership to bring Kubernetes to Cloud Natives

UpCloud partner programme member and software company, Montel Intergalactic, delivers DevOps expertise to clients across all parts of the software lifecycle and creates future-proof cloud infrastructure for clients on UpCloud. We spoke to Lauri Kainulainen, CTO of Montel, to explore how beneficial a tight-knit partnership is for cloud computing, and why the businesses who switch […]

Industry analyses

Vision and culture

How Elastisys works with UpCloud to ensure GDPR compliance for its customers

As one of UpCloud’s fastest-growing partners, Elastisys delivers a security-hardened Kubernetes platform that is built for EU compliance as well as fully managed on European cloud servers. We spoke to Johan Tordsson, CEO of Elastisys, to explore how the partnership works and why European businesses must ensure they run on a European-based cloud platform to […]

Industry analyses

Vision and culture

Ville Vesilehto: Taking a customer-centric approach to building UpCloud’s Managed Kubernetes

Building a successful product requires a customer-centric approach, agile ways of working, and cross-team collaboration.  The UpCloud Orchestration Team has been doing just that recently, ahead of the launch of UpCloud’s Managed Kubernetes (UKS). We talked to Ville Vesilehto, a Product Owner in the Orchestration Team, to ask all about the product creation journey. As […]

People

Developing solutions for modern audiences – Launching UpCloud Managed Kubernetes

The use of Kubernetes is growing year after year, and the system is now the go-to tool for container orchestration.  We’re proud to launch UpCloud Managed Kubernetes, to help businesses enjoy all the benefits of using Kubernetes without any of the headaches of maintaining it. Every year, more and more businesses are adopting Kubernetes – […]

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