LayerStack expands its product category with high storage cloud

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LayerStack expands its product set in Q4 of 2017 to support a great variety of IT purpose like data management and cloud storage. Regarding the customers’ demand on reliable cloud server with high storage, we are glad to introduce a new service – High Storage Cloud Servers to assist developers and enterprises to cope with storage-centric challenges. LayerStack’ s High Storage Cloud Servers leverages the storage for Customer Relationship Management applications, file sharing, backup, database, mail server, etc.

This storage intense service contains 500 GB, 750 GB or 1000 GB storage which cost only half of the standard plan. It is designed for enterprises or individuals who simply need a cost-effective high storage cloud solution with standard compute and network performance.

Use Cases

A variety of usages can benefit from our High Storage Cloud Servers:

Backup Server

This high storage capacity server is perfect to serve as a backup server to protect your critical assets including operating systems, applications, website data and database for recovery purpose.

Database Server

High storage cloud servers can be set up as a database server for storing space demanding files which are not frequently access at a lower cost.

File Sharing and collaboration applications

It is essential for a company to have file sharing systems and collaboration applications like Team Messaging Apps or Project Management Apps which enhance the efficiencies of the employees.

Customer Relationship Management (CRM) Server

This new launched cloud server also enables our customers to operate CRM application for storing and managing large amount of clients’ information at a lower price.

Mail Server

Building mail server could be the best solution for your business to handle and store plenty of business emails in/out every day. It also enables you to access the raw email files and check the mail server logs.

Archiving Server

Archiving business emails, conversations or messages for internal records which is traceable for compliance requirements.

Get started with LayerStack High Storage Cloud. For more details please visit https://www.layerstack.com/cloud-servers.

What is the best way to protect your business data?

A ransomware named WannaCry impacted over 150 countries and 200,000 computers in just a few days. Victims include government departments, hospitals and other enterprises. Exploiting vulnerabilities in Server Message Block service (SMB) in Microsoft operating system to spread and execute intrusion attacks viciously. SMB is a system for file sharing between computers. WannaCry used its defects to implant the ransomware. WannaCry locked and encrypted all files on a computer system and extorted the victims for digital currency Bitcoin. Nearly all of the victims failed to respond promptly which resulted in victim’s data loss. This revealed the fact that many enterprises and individuals lack consciousness of cybersecurity.

WannaCry used SMB defect to enforce attacks. Users could enhance the precaution by disabling the SMBv1 file protocol in Windows to avoid the attack. Moreover, regular updates of Windows, other applications and software will help significantly reducing the potential defects.

LayerStack Official Blog - WannaCry

4 simple Tips to stay away from ransomware

Apart from installing Anti-Virus software, you could enhance the cyber-safety awareness of your employees. The following 4 steps could simply reduce most threats and losses of your business server.

  1. Avoid opening of suspicious emails, attachments and links
  2. Set complicated passwords with combination of capital letters, symbols and numbers
  3. Update software and applications frequently
  4. Backup data regularly!

Is Anti-malware enough for protecting your data?

Anti-malware could only protect your server but not data. However, any cyberattack or your careless “mis-click” could cause losing client data and important business information. Therefore, backup solution is one of the best ways to secure your data.

How could Acronis Offsite backup solution protect your data?

Acronics Offsite Backup offers image and file backup and restore solution. The backup management system is user friendly that you can easily set backup schedule for daily, weekly and monthly backup. Besides, your data will be protected with high secure AES-256 bit encryption. Most importantly, all the data will be backed up to Acronis Singapore datacenter to safeguard your data recovery.

For more details of Acronics Offsite Backup solution, please visit https://www.layerstack.com/acronis.

Hello world! A new cloud chapter has begun at LayerStack

LayerStack is an IaaS provider leveraging on hardware and networks to provide stable and high performance cloud to assist our clients to achieve their business objectives. Our cloud servers built on redundant platform powered by Openstack, has led us to the creation of multiple solutions for the cloud deployment. Also with a team of cloud experts, we monitor hardware and networks 24/7 to ensure low latency connectivity and stable performance.

Get Started in LayerStack Cloud, Sign up and deploy your first solution in under five minutes. For details please visit at https://www.layerstack.com/cloud-servers.