State of the Sanctuary 2021

A year ago when I was writing the last State of the Sanctuary blog post, I had no idea what laid ahead in the months that followed. Like something out of a disaster movie’s early scenes, the news reports of the situation in China were almost just background noise, not garnering much attention. At that point I don’t think any of us truly expected the year that lay ahead of us. So much changed in such a short space of […]

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Now Available: Ubuntu 20.04

We’re pleased to announce support for Ubuntu 20.04 on the File Sanctuary Cloud! Ubuntu 20.04 is the latest LTS (long term support) release of Ubuntu. An LTS release means that maintenance and security updates will be released for this version for the next five years. We’re supporting Ubuntu 20.04 in 64-bit and for those of you that like to have a hosting control panel, you can opt to have Plesk pre-installed to help you manage your Cloud Server. Ubuntu 20.04

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State of the Sanctuary 2020

Not only is it a new year, but it’s a new decade! Once again it’s time for our annual State of the Sanctuary blog post with a roundup of what happened in 2019 and what lies ahead in 2020. Uptime matters In 2019 we continued our commitment to reliability, with uptime for our Cloud platform over the full year being a strong 99.965%. Don’t forget that our status page is the go-to place to learn about scheduled maintenance and service availabilty information. This

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State of the Sanctuary 2020

State of the Sanctuary 2019

Happy New Year from all of us here at File Sanctuary! Once again it’s time for our annual State of the Sanctuary blog post with a roundup of what happened in 2018 and what lies ahead in 2019. Uptime matters 2018 was a record year for us in terms of uptime, seeing our platform reach 99.993% uptime across our entire Cloud. As always, our status page is the place to go in order to receive updates about scheduled maintenance and service availabilty information. This

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Now Available: Ubuntu 18.04

We’re pleased to announce support for Ubuntu 18.04 on the File Sanctuary Cloud! Ubuntu 18.04 is the latest LTS (long term support) release of Ubuntu. An LTS release means that maintenance and security updates will be released for this version for the next five years. We’re supporting Ubuntu 18.04 in 64-bit and for those of you that like to have a hosting control panel, you can opt to have Virtualmin pre-installed to help you manage your Cloud Server. Ubuntu 18.04

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State of the Sanctuary 2018

Happy New Year from all of us here at File Sanctuary! We hope you had a great holiday and are recharged for the year ahead. As is now tradition here at File Sanctuary, it’s time for our annual State of the Sanctuary blog post with a roundup of what happened in 2017 and what lies ahead in 2018. Uptime matters In 2017 we continued to provide excellent service availability, reaching 99.984% uptime across our entire Cloud. As always, our status page is the

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Mac malware is on the increase, don’t get caught out

The old adage that Macs don’t get malware is a dangerous myth Many Mac users don’t bother with antivirus as they don’t see their computers as being as vulnerable as their Windows counterparts. But don’t be fooled, that simply isn’t true. Macs can get viruses, just like any other computer. And there are a lot of them. Given the popularity of Apple’s devices, they’ve become a more attractive target for malware developers in recent years. So Mac malware is on

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State of the Sanctuary 2017

Happy New Year from all of us here at File Sanctuary! We’ve had a super busy start to the year so it’s taken us a little longer than usual to write up our State of the Sanctuary post this year, but we’ve finally got it sorted! So, what happened in 2016? Lots! We’ve launched our third gen Cloud Servers, kept you safe from security threats, provided free upgrades, and maintained excellent uptime once again, but perhaps most importantly of all

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