This is 040Hosting Insider of  Thursday 30 of March 2017

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Looking to get the most out of using CloudFlare?

Looking to get the most out of using CloudFlare?

Cloudflare is hosting a free live training for their customers today. The Cloudflare technical support team will share tips on how to get the most out of using CloudFlare and answer your technical questions. Topics:1. Creating and using Page Rules2. Setting up the Web Application Firewall (WAF)3. Fine-tuning your server4. Getting the most out of web content optimization featuresWhen: Tuesday, August 26, …

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HTTPS as a ranking signal for Google

HTTPS as a ranking signal for Google

So you are making your site to rank as high as possible in google ? please be aware of the latest HTTPS ranking change; for now it will only affect your ranking a bit, but it will become more important over time so get ready for the next big step in google's ranking system. From google's webmaster central blog Security is …

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1 billion passwords exposed ?

1 billion passwords exposed ?

Today in the news: Russian hackers steal more than 1 billion passwords. That is a lot of passwords; from this 500 million appear from e-mail accounts. At the moment of writing we do not know which companies where affected but from reports it is clear that Large and Small websites have been infected. We have no way to verify if …

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Cloudflare added a new location: Colombia

Cloudflare added a new location: Colombia

With the World Cup at an end, so too is our latest round of data center expansion. Following deployments in Madrid, Milan and São Paulo, we are thrilled to announce our 28th data center in Medellin, Colombia. Most of Colombia’s 22 million Internet users are now mere milliseconds away from a CloudFlare data center. Read the full article here: http://blog.cloudflare.com/listo-medellin-colombia-cloudflares-28th-data-center

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Cloudflare's Australian Peering is expanding

Cloudflare's Australian Peering is expanding

In the coming weeks, connectivity to CloudFlare in Australia is going to a new level. As part of CloudFlare’s ongoing upgrades program, we established connections to three new Internet exchanges: the Megaport Internet exchanges in Sydney, Brisbane, and Melbourne. These connections doubled the number of Australian Internet exchanges we reach and marked the first exchanges outside of Sydney that Cloudflare …

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