Today I would like to outline the difference between two IP variations: static and dedicated IPs. An IP address is a unique numerical (or alpha-numerical for IPv6) identifier for each device connected to a network. This includes computers, printers, phones, tablets, gaming consoles, smart devices and more.
Static IPs and dynamic IPs are used by ISPs (Internet Servers Providers). Each time you start surfing the Internet or connect to Wi-Fi, your device (PC/laptop/tablet/phone) identifies itself in the worldwide network using an IP address that your ISP has provided you with. You can even find the location of this IP address using special tools, like iplocation.net. The location reported here is usually the geographic location that the IP address was registered, but the user can be miles away from that location. By the way, you can find out your current IP address at our website.
Introducing Cloudflare: Website Protection & Acceleration
The two major concerns you have as a website owner are:
1. Keeping the website safe and running
2. Providing the best possible user experience for your visitors.
But you also know that dealing with security and performance issues can take a lot of your time and effort. While web-attacks become more and more sophisticated, you might not always win the battle.
A new solution GlowHost offers for free solves these exact issues for our hosted websites. We’re glad to announce that we have partnered with Cloudflare, a cloud-based website protection and acceleration service. This service provides enterprise-grade website security for the biggest websites in the world including banks, government institutions, trading companies, and some of the biggest eCommerce websites.
Using a new integration into your GlowHost control panel, you can activate Cloudflare on your sites with a simple click. As a result, you don’t need to configure anything or make any changes to your website. Any shared package will work! Simply click the Cloudflare icon in your cPanel, then follow the instructions on-screen to enable Cloudflare on your sites.