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Akamai Takes Home Three 2024 Stevie® Awards for Sales & Customer Service

Akamai Cloud Computing has been honored by The Stevie® Awards for Sales & Customer Service for work done by our Customer Support, Customer Success, and Trust & Safety teams.
Tom Asaro

Fremont Upgrades

May 17, 2013
by Tom Asaro
We are happy to announce plan upgrades are now available in Fremont, except not the Fremont you were expecting.  Over the next few weeks we will be transitioning all of our infrastructure from Hurricane Electric’s FMT1 facility to their FMT2 facility, which is just a few miles down the road.  FMT2 is a modern build-out, which […]
Linode
Linode

Debian 7.0 and Ubuntu 13.04

May 8, 2013
by The Linode Security Team
We’re pleased to announce the availability of Debian 7.0 (release notes) and Ubuntu 13.04 (release notes) for deployment within the Linode Manager in both 32 and 64 bit flavors. You can read our documentation in the Linode Library if you are unsure of how to deploy a Linux distribution in the Linode Manager. Debian 7.0 (Wheezy) will […]
Linode
Christopher Aker

Linode Manager Two-Step Authentication

May 2, 2013
by Christopher Aker
We’re pleased to announce two-step verification as an optional extra layer of protection for your Linode account. Once enabled, logging in will require a six-digit security token in addition to your username and password. You can enable this new feature by clicking on My Profile from within the Linode Manager, and then “Enable Two-Factor Authentication”.  You’ll […]
Linode
Christopher Aker

Lish SSH Gateway

Apr 30, 2013
by Christopher Aker
We’re rolling out a new Lish SSH gateway that simplifies Lish by introducing a single place to access Lish for all of your Linodes, regardless of their host or datacenter. It eliminates the need for per-Linode Lish passwords and SSH keys. Instead, the Lish gateway uses your existing Linode Manager credentials for authentication. You will […]
Linode
Linode

Security incident update

Apr 16, 2013
by The Linode Security Team
Yesterday, a group named HTP claimed responsibility for accessing Linode Manager web servers, we believe by exploiting a previously unknown zero-day vulnerability in Adobe’s ColdFusion application server. The vulnerabilities have only recently been addressed in Adobe’s APSB13-10 hotfix (CVE-2013-1387 and CVE-2013-1388) which was released less than a week ago. As a result of the vulnerability, […]
Linode
Linode

Security Notice: Linode Manager Password Reset

Apr 12, 2013
by Linode
The following email has been sent to all users: Dear Linode customer, Linode administrators have discovered and blocked suspicious activity on the Linode network.  This activity appears to have been a coordinated attempt to access the account of one of our customers.  This customer is aware of this activity and we have determined its extent […]
Linode
Christopher Aker

Linode NextGen: RAM Upgrade

Apr 9, 2013
by Christopher Aker
This is the third and final post in a series about Linode: NextGen. The first post in the series focused on network upgrades and the second post focused on host hardware. This post announces yet another upgrade, and discusses the upgrade procedure and availability. We’re doubling the RAM on all of our plans. This upgrade […]
Linode
Christopher Aker

Linode NextGen: The Hardware

Mar 18, 2013
by Christopher Aker
This is the second post in a series we’re doing about Linode: NextGen. The first post in the series focused on network upgrades we’re making. This post focuses on a new host specification, CPUs, a fleet refresh, and the deployment schedule for all these changes.  Oh, and this: We’re investing millions to make your Linodes […]
Networking
Linode

Linode Partners with Treehouse for Video Tutorials Debut

Mar 13, 2013
by The Linode Security Team
We recently partnered with Treehouse to create a series of “Quick Tips” videos. For all you audio and visual learners out there, these new videos are a fantastic addition to our “Getting Started” series. The first four videos get new users up to speed with a brand new Linode account and server, all in Treehouse’s […]
Linode
Christopher Aker

Linode NextGen: The Network

Mar 7, 2013
by Christopher Aker
This is the first of a series of blog posts about an effort we’re calling Linode: NextGen. In the coming days, we’ll tell you about other improvements and changes, but today we want to let you know about network upgrades. We’re spending $1 million making our network faster. Way faster. Cisco Nexus 7000 routers. Cisco […]
Networking
Linode

2013 Spring Conferences

Feb 28, 2013
by The Linode Security Team
This spring we’re pleased to be sponsoring several conferences. If you plan to attend, we hope you’ll stop by and pay us a visit! SXSW March 8-17 Austin, TX – SXSW’s unique blend of music, film, technology, and culture attracts thousands of enthusiasts and professionals each year. This year’s conference promises to be one of […]
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