Back in the hazy days of last summer we kicked off a project to improve the infrastructure behind FreeAgent, to prepare ourselves for an order of magnitude (or two) of very high growth in the coming years, as well as greatly bolstering our DR capablility. Deciding on a hosting strat... (read more)
At FreeAgent we deal with a lot of accounting data - every invoice, bank transaction, expense and VAT return in the system must be processed, and its tax and accounting effects calculated and recorded.
In the early days of FreeAgent this was something that was baked directly into the business objects – reporting data was pulled direct... (read more)
SSL is great; widely supported, easy to set-up, relatively cheap these days and (relatively) secure. We’ve required it from our early days and it hasn’t caused us too many issues other than needing us to renew our SSL certificates from time to time and requiring a few more IP addresses than we otherwise would have needed(read more)