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GDPR Readiness at – Understanding the New EU Data Protection Requirements

On May 25, the European Union’s General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) will come into force. The impact of these regulations will be significant for businesses in the EU, and beyond, that handle and manage personal data. Designed to enable EU residents to better control their personal data with one single set of rules regardless of where that data is collected, the GDPR represents a significant advance in privacy protections and the mechanisms for ensuring their effectiveness. Many companies are questioning what these rules mean for them and for their hosting providers. Read on to learn what we’re doing, what you need to do, and how we can help.

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We are proud to announce that we have recently expanded our global data center portfolio to include hosting and backup services at our new facility in New York City. Located in the Financial District of Lower Manhattan, the data center adheres to the same strict security and access controls and offers the same next-generation, high-performance network connectivity as our other facilities in Canada and the UK.

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Top PCI Compliance Questions…and Answers

The Payment Card Industry Data Security Standard (PCI DSS) is not just a mouthful – it’s also a set of security standards that any organization that accepts, processes, stores or transmits payment card information must follow in order to develop and maintain a secure and compliant environment. Sounds fairly reasonable, certainly, but many hosting providers and their customers struggle with understanding the true depth and breadth of PCI compliance. Too often, their omissions or mistakes aren’t uncovered until the dreaded PCI audit or – even worse – customer data breach comes to pass.

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Top Five Tips for Migrating to the Cloud

When it comes to cloud migration, most organizations tend to err on the side of caution. After all, it’s typically their mission-critical data and applications that are being migrated. If something goes wrong, it has an impact on everything from operations to revenue to customer and public perception; not exactly the stuff anyone wants to gamble with.

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GTmetrix: What It Is and How It Can Help Your Organization

Without argument, site speed and performance are two of the top drivers of digital conversion. Prospects and customers just aren’t going to hang around a slowly loading site long enough to buy or sign up for anything. Maybe even worse, they’ll come away from the experience with a sense that the brand is out of date and out of touch, which might actually be a fate more dire than any spinning wheel.

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