DigitalOcean DOCN

Must be a few here interested in this one. @Joey_Fantana ?

I personally use them so definitely will be watching how it plays out.

DigitalOcean, the cloud for developers, startups and SMBs, today announced that it has publicly filed a registration statement on Form S-1 with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (“SEC”) relating to a proposed initial public offering of its common stock.

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Count me in, amazing platform that not that far off from AWS

Is this another Docusign-type firm?

EDIT: Ignore me, I Googled it all by myself;

About DigitalOcean

DigitalOcean simplifies cloud computing so developers and businesses can spend more time building software that changes the world. With its mission-critical infrastructure and fully managed offerings, DigitalOcean helps developers, startups and small and medium-sized businesses (SMBs) rapidly build, deploy and scale applications to accelerate innovation and increase productivity and agility. DigitalOcean combines the power of simplicity, community, open source, and customer support, so customers can spend less time managing their infrastructure and more time building innovative applications that drive business growth.

I use the droplet side mostly using creating LEMP stacks.

Basically it allows you to spin up a say a webserver in about 20 seconds. Pick the image and you’ll get an IP address moments later

I use Forge before it so it handles things like repository deployment, let’s encrypt, puts your key on the server and gives you the connection details.

It’s been around ages but I still think it’s cool.

Has a few rivals like Vultr, Linode etc but it’s pretty much number one in its sector imo. There’s obviously AWS.

The only key threat to that side is the rise of scraping traditional servers and going serverless but it’s only rarely done in my experience.

There’s more to it than just droplets but that’s what I use it for.

Along with CloudFlare it’s a much needed tool.

The only other service like DigitalOcean would be Kinsta for Wordpress (which unfortunately a lot of clients still want). I’m sure they might IPO at some point too.

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Will this be on Trading212?

Thoughts on (opening) price for us retail investors? :upside_down_face:

Have been a customer for many years. Will probably buy when I can.

I was very tempted to dive in at the end under $43