Data centre security

How secure is a data centre?

 

When people talk about how secure cloud services are, they usually focus on issues such as data protection and defence against cyber-attacks. A major fire at a French cloud provider in early March raised the question of how well Internet data centres are protected against...

 

Microsoft Exchange Zero Day Attack

Microsoft Exchange Zero Day Attack

 

On March 6, Microsoft pointed out vulnerabilities in the Microsoft Exchange software. IONOS had already learned of the vulnerability on March 3 and immediately applied updates provided by Microsoft to all Exchange systems it operated itself in order to eliminate the...

 

E-mail etiquette: rules for the perfect e-mail

E-mail etiquette: tips for good internet communication

 

Every day, over 200 billion e-mails are sent around the world – although many of them aren’t received with much enthusiasm. In order for your business e-mails to stand out in all this chaos, you should pay attention to e-mail etiquette. If you stick to the most important rules,...

 

Most popular domain extensions

Would you have guessed? These are the most popular domain extensions in 2021!

 

The most popular domain extensions (also called ‘top-level domains’ or ‘TLDs’ for short) have been available on the Internet for over thirty years. Millions of websites have opted for these endings. Country-specific domain extensions are up high in the top 10 list – is the .us...

 

Clubhouse app

Clubhouse app: what’s behind the hype?

 

Clubhouse has caught the attention of users through its new approach. Instead of writing to each other, users talk to one another – at the same time and at eye level. Discussions and lectures run exclusively through audio. There’s no video or texting. So, you can listen to other...

 

Digitalisation for local businesses

Why digitalisation is so important for local businesses

 

Local businesses are under threat from being overshadowed by the convenience of larger online businesses. However, digitalisation itself isn’t a threat, but rather an opportunity to make your own business even more well-known and successful. We’ll show you the greatest benefits...

 

Perfect out of office message: Examples and templates

How to create the perfect out of office message

 

The out of office message is a crucial part of email communication in the workplace. If you don’t have access to your email, your contacts will want to know when you’ll be back and whether or not you’ll be represented by someone else in your absence. An out of office reply may be...

 

The Shift key – functions and keyboard shortcuts

The most important function of the Shift key is to switch between uppercase and lowercase letters. These two keys on the bottom left and right side of the keyboard originate from the days of mechanical typewriters. The Shift keys on your keyboard have a range of other interesting functions on your Windows PC. In this article, we’ll walk you through them.

The best Gmail alternatives

Emails these days are quick to send – much quicker, indeed, than ordinary letters. Almost everyone has one or more email addresses, and the chances are pretty good that one is with Google: Gmail is one of the most popular and most used email services. But there are plenty of Gmail alternatives that stand out by offering you better protection for your personal data. We explain here what these email...

The 7 best video editing programs of 2021: beginner, advanced, and professional

Thanks to video editing programs, professionals aren’t the only ones capable of creating amazing films. The best video editing programs of 2021 are equally suited to amateurs and professionals. With the right video editing software, you can get the most out of your material. We will show you the 7 best video editing programs, explain what beginners need to keep in mind in the virtual editing room...

The best free email providers: a comparison

Every day, over three hundred billion emails are sent around the globe; the majority of which are sent free of charge. The quality and quantity of features offered by free email providers is forever improving – ever increasing amounts of storage space, greater levels of security, and more modern user interfaces are all being made available free of charge. But the list of possible providers is long...

What is a screenshot?

What is a screenshot and how do you take them? Perhaps you have already had to ask yourself this question when technical support asked you for a screenshot of error messages you were receiving. You are probably also familiar with tutorials that usually provide step-by-step instructions with screenshots. Here you will learn all about screenshots.

What is CRI-O?

Docker and Kubernetes are well-known technologies that are used for container-based virtualisation. With CRI-O there is now a bridge between the Container Runtime Interface (CRI) and the existing runtime environments and container images of the Open Container Initiative (OCI). Find out how CRI-O works in this article.

Free Adobe InDesign alternatives

For creatives and those who are aspiring designers, many programmes from Adobe make up a key part of their standard equipment. InDesign is a very popular tool with large publishing houses as well as smaller publishers thanks to its huge range of functions. But quality (and name) come at a price: monthly fees put a hole in the cash register, especially for small companies and self-employed...

Adobe Illustrator alternatives: what free Illustrator alternatives are there?

Vector-based graphics programs can be used to create drawings and designs for web-based or print media. Of all of the applications on offer, Adobe Illustrator is by far the most popular with many professionals swearing by it. But the specialist software comes with a hefty price tag. However, there are several lesser-known vector graphic programs available free of charge. So, what free alternatives...

What are WordPress child themes and how do you create them?

Using a WordPress child theme means you can make changes to your main theme without any risk of them being overwritten if the theme is updated. If you’re planning to make major changes to the CSS or the structure of your layout, it’s definitely worth creating a WordPress child theme. Let’s take a look at the key components of child themes and how they work.


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