An update on Google's feature-phone crawling & indexing

Limited mobile devices, “feature-phones“, require a special form of markup or a transcoder for web content. Most websites don’t provide feature-phone-compatible content in WAP/WML any more. Given these developments, we’ve made changes in how we crawl feature-phone content (note: these changes don’t affect smartphone content): 1. We’ve retired the feature-phone Continue Reading

HPACK: the silent killer (feature) of HTTP/2

If you have experienced HTTP/2 for yourself, you are probably aware of the visible performance gains possible with HTTP/2 due to features like stream multiplexing, explicit stream dependencies, and Server Push. There is however one important feature that is not obvious to the eye. This is the HPACK header compression. Continue Reading

50% Off Cloud Servers Plesk Today Only!

It’s Cyber Monday! We’re making our Cloud Servers Plesk 50% off just for TODAY! The Plesk comes with loads of features that will boost your productivity AND help you save on costs – especially if you are using WordPress.  Simply email ‘Cyber50’ to and we’ll help you to get onboard Continue Reading

GitLab 8.14.1, 8.13.7 and 8.12.10 Released

Today we are releasing version 8.14.1, 8.13.7 and 8.12.10 for GitLab Community Edition (CE) and Enterprise Edition (EE). This version contains an important security fix for a critical remote command execution vulnerability in Mattermost, and we strongly recommend that anyone running GitLab 8.14.0 with Mattermost enabled upgrade to this version Continue Reading

DIY and e-commerce: How to breathe new life into a traditional market

The Spanish company SelfPackaging recently breathed new life into a traditional and widely marketed product by developing a comprehensive range of fully customizable and easy-to-assemble packaging. SelfPackaging launched in 2009 and now enjoys international success thanks to its unique and attractively priced DIY solution for companies and individuals. In this Continue Reading

A New All-in-One Botnet : Proteus

  Introduction The ART team at Fortinet has discovered a new malware named Proteus, a multifunctional botnet written in .NET that appears to be a proxy, coin miner, e-commerce merchant account checker, and keylogger. This particular botnet is downloaded by the Andromeda botnet. The handful of malicious features densely packed Continue Reading

Q&A: Defining a Holistic Strategy for Customers

Collaboration and partnership are hot topics in the industry today across the IT stack. Fortinet’s John Maddison offers some perspective following our Security Fabric and Fabric Ready announcements earlier this year. Can you talk about why “open” is such a critical element of our GTM selling strategy? An “open” strategy demonstrates the Continue Reading

How Your Online Retail Site Could Benefit from using Instagram

2016 has been Instagram’s year. It now has over 500 million monthly users (more than Twitter!) and 60% log in daily, making it the second most engaged network after Facebook. Instagram is also proving to be a near-ideal platform for brands – particularly ecommerce brands. 70% of Instagram users report already Continue Reading

Last minute tips before Black Friday

As the Romans may have said on a day like today: “Barbari qui in porta sunt.”. In a more familiar tongue, “The Barbarians are at the gate”. Not that we’d want you to consider your customers to be barbarous, but as we all know, Black Friday has been known to Continue Reading

WordPress 4.7 Release Candidate

The release candidate for WordPress 4.7 is now available. RC means we think we’re done, but with millions of users and thousands of plugins and themes, it’s possible we’ve missed something. We hope to ship WordPress 4.7 on Tuesday, December 6, but we need your help to get there. If Continue Reading