Author: Barbara Eelman

Categories Greenhost

Greenhost Newsletter Autumn 2017

11 October 2017 -

In this newsletter we will give you a short update of the work we did the last couple of months: we’ve moved office, we have free https security on our website for all our customers, speed improvement of the databases, six tips about the security on your mobile devices and a request not to cooperate with scamming domain sellers. And if you’re a Dutch citizen please don’t forget to sign for the referendum about the Sleepwet (dragnet surveillance law)! The… Read more

Author: Barbara Eelman

Categories Greenhost

Find more blog posts on our Dutch website

22 September 2017 -

Go to: https://greenhost.nl/weblog/ for more articles.

Author: Barbara Eelman

Categories Duurzaamheid, Greenhost

Greenhost moved!

24 July 2017 -

A moving company that drives on green energy moved our boxes, desks and nucs from the canal to the Buiksloterham. An area in Amsterdam North that is in full growth. Slowly plants are arriving and we are starting to get used to our view over the hundred meters broad Johan van Hasselt canal.   Sustainable building Patch22 is energy neutral and mainly made of renewable materials. It has special glazing and heat recovery units. The roof has sedum covering and… Read more

Author: Barbara Eelman

Categories Security

Watch out for domain fraud!

22 June 2017 -

Already in June 2016 we posted a blog about domain fraud (in Dutch). Lately we are again receiving several phone calls from customers because scammers are trying to sell them a domain. Don’t buy it! Related domain names A common heard story is that people are called with the claim that a party is interested in the .com domain name of the .nl domain you have registered. Because the .nl domain name is registered under your name, you have the… Read more

Author: Barbara Eelman

Categories Techniek

To cache or not to cache, that’s the query

5 May 2017 -

Everyone has had the experience, staring at a browser and wondering why a particular website was taking such a long time to load. What makes websites slow can depend on several factors. Is the code efficient? Is the webserver efficient? How efficient is the storage? As a hosting provider mindful of sustainability, we are always trying to improve performance on our side, while also keeping redundancy in place as much as possible. Recently, we noticed one of our SQL servers… Read more

Author: Barbara Eelman

Categories Privacy, Security

Six mobile device security tips

26 January 2017 -

Your smart phone contains a lot of your private data. But do you know how and where your data is stored? Who has access to it? How do you protect your data from third parties that are trying to collect it? Smart phone operating systems do not give you much control over your data by default, but with minimal effort you can gain control over your data and your mobile device’s behavior. Following up the six tips below will make… Read more