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Remote Desktop / Virtual Desktop

Remote Desktop or Virtual Desktop is a hosted workstation on a remote server that is accessible from anywhere in the world. You can use your PC, laptop or even smartphone to connect to your virtual desktop over the Internet. Rise of the virtual machines made virtual desktops more cost-effective; for instance here at Cirrus Hosting, […]

Payment Card Industry – PCI Compliance

If you are running an e-commerce business chances are you have heard about the PCI compliance. The goal of PCI is to set security standards for safer online payments. The Payment Card Industry Security Standard Council developed a security standard called Payment Card Industry Data Security Standard (PCI DSS) to be incorporated into the data […]

Cirrus Hosting’s 2019 Year in Review

Happy New Year from everyone at Cirrus Hosting, we wish you joy, happiness and peace for 2020. Let’s review some of the highlights of 2019. Revamped Dedicated Web Hosting Plan In the first quarter of 2019, we revamped our Dedicated Web Hosting plans. Dedicated website hosting offers the best of both worlds; ease of use […]

Denial of Service (DoS) and Distributed Denial of Service (DDoS) Attack

As our dependence on computers and computer network connectivity grows so do the vulnerabilities and the risk of falling victim to a costly cyber-attack(s). We tend to forget that most computer systems and their underlying technologies are susceptible to cyber-attacks. According to Kaspersky researchers, Denial of Service (DoS) and Distributed Denial of Service (DDoS) are […]

What Can You Do With Windows Virtual Machine 2019 – 2020

A Windows Virtual Machine (VM) or Windows Virtual Private Server (VPS) is a program that emulates a computer system and offers the same functionality as a physical Windows server. VM performs and executes tasks exactly like an isolated standalone server, it can be rebooted independently and have its own administrator access, users, IP address, Memory […]

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Cirrus Hosting Is Now Deploying CentOS 8

Cirrus Hosting is happy to announce that we are now offering the latest version of CentOS on our Dedicated Server plans and we are in the process of offering it to our cloud VM/VPS clients. CentOS 8 comes with lots of new features and upgrades. Let’s take a look at some of them: Introduction of […]