Release Notes

Last Updated on 2021-10-15

Oct 2021


Oct 15

  • Asterisk - One-Click Apps are now available.

Sep 2021


Sep 29

  • Ubuntu 20 with LAMP and Ubuntu 20 with LEMP - One-Click Apps are now available.

Sep 24

  • Windows Server 2020 (English/ Traditional Chinese/ Simplified Chinese) OS templates are now available.
  • Magento and Joomla! (based on Ubuntu 20) - One-Click Apps are now available.

Sep 10

  • WordPress (based on Ubuntu 20) - One-Click Apps is now available.

Aug 2021

Aug 24

  • Rocky Linux 8 and Debian 11 OS template are now available.

Jun 2021


Jun 29

  • Load Balancers is officially launched today which is now available in Hong Kong, Singapore and Japan. Users can maximize the capabilities of their applications by distributing traffic among multiple cloud servers regionally and globally.

Jun 02

  • We recently changed the product name of Standard Cloud Server to General Purpose Cloud Servers and Dedicated CPU Cloud Servers to Compute Optimized Cloud Servers.

  • Memory Optimized and Compute Optimized with dedicated vCPU are now available in Singapore.

  • Pricing for Memory Optimized has decreased. For the latest information on available plans and pricing, please see our pricing page.
  • High Frequency CPU cloud servers reached end of life today and was removed from the control panel and API.

Apr 2021


Apr 28

  • AlmaLinux 8 OS template and ISO are now available.

  • China Direct CN2 Route is now available for Tokyo Cloud Servers. This route is backed by the top three carriers in China, including China Telecom, China Unicom, and China Mobile, ensuring high capacity, superior performance, solid reliability, and excellent speed.

Apr 20

  • China Direct CN2 Route is now available for Singapore Cloud Servers. This route is backed by the top three carriers in China, including China Telecom, China Unicom, and China Mobile, ensuring high capacity, superior performance, solid reliability, and excellent speed.

Feb 2021


Feb 01

Jan 2021


Jan 20

Jan 14

  • Global Private Networking is officially launched today which is now available in Hong Kong, Singapore and Japan.Users can transfer data in end-to-end encryption through the private Layer 2 connection (dedicated VLAN) between cloud servers regionally and globally.

Nov 2020


Nov 17

  • The Dedicated CPU Cloud Server is officially launched today which is now available in Hong Kong.
    The Dedicated CPU cores at a maximum turbo boost of 3.3 GHz are only accessible by your server without sharing CPU power to other cloud users. This plan is suitable for continuous and CPU-intensive workloads such as AI, machine learning, CI/CD, batch processing, and video encoding.

Oct 2020


Oct 27

  • LayerStack launches the High Frequency CPU Cloud Server today and it’s now available in Hong Kong.
    With a maximum turbo boost of 3.4 GHz, this plan is suitable for CPU-intensive workloads such as video-encoding, compiling programs, 3D rendering, and advertisement serving.

Sep 2020


Sep 28

Sep 04

  • Templates is supporting five new file formats now: Virtual Disk Image (VDI), Virtual Machine Disk (VMDK), Virtual Hard Disk (VHDX), QEMU Copy-On-Write 2 (QCOW2), and raw. Users can import images to Templates which you can use to launch instances.

Jun 2020


Jun 30

  • Virtual Private Cloud (VPC) is official launched on LayerPanel. LayerStack VPC is a virtual isolated network dedicated to any of your LayerStack cloud servers aiming to provide user with completely isolated cloud servers to place sensitive data and works.

Jun 02

  • New Cloud Servers plans R708 available in all four regions.

May 2020


May 26

  • Ubuntu 20 ISO is now available.

May 25

  • Cloud Servers upgrade plan feature is now launched, you can initiate an upgrade order to adding additional server resources.

May 22

  • Custom ISO features is now launched, and the uploaded ISO can be mounted in all four regions.

April 2020


Apr 23

  • China Direct CN2 Route is now launched. This route is backed by the top three carriers in China, including China Telecom, China Unicom, and China Mobile, ensuring high capacity, superior performance, solid reliability, and excellent speed.

January 2020


Jan 02

  • Debian 10 OS template is now available.

December 2019


Dec 10

  • 10Gbps DDoS Attack Protection ​is now launched. Protect your servers around clock 365 days by implementing security on network layer, transport layer and application layer and all clean traffic can still pass through to your server, in order to minimize the effects of a service outage.

Dec 6

  • Firewall is now available in the LayerPanel for all regions, including Hong Kong, Singapore, Tokyo, and Los Angeles. This help to prevent malicious traffic from reaching your network through the built-in stateful firewall.

November 2019


Nov 29

  • Windows Server 2019 (繁體中文/简体中文) OS template is now available.

Nov 27

  • Windows Server 2019 OS template is now available.

Nov 22

  • Linux System Rescue ISO is now available.

Nov 21

  • Plesk Obsidian on CentOS 7 OS template is now available.

Nov 20

  • Fedora 31 OS template is now available.

Nov 18

  • LayerStack releases new High Memory and High Storage Cloud Servers plans in LayerPanel 2, available in the Hong Kong 03 data center region.

    High Memory: Specifically designed for memory-intensive workloads such as databases, memory caching, and rendering. Starts at 24GB of memory and scale up to 90GB.

    High Storage: Featuring high SSD storage capacity, big and fast data processing ability, along with standard CPU performance for running your own mail server, archiving old documents and files, etc. Starts at 500GBGB of SSD storage and scale up to 1000GB.

Nov 14

  • FreeBSD 11 ISO is now available.
  • Debian 10 ISO is now available.

Nov 7

  • The new cloud control panel - LayerPanel 2 is now available in all regions, including Hong Kong, Singapore, Tokyo, and Los Angeles.

Nov 4

  • User SSH Key can now deploy Linux cloud servers with their own SSH Key
  • Custom scripts (via cloud-init) can be defined during Cloud Server deployment. This feature is available for Linux distributions (Ubuntu 16 or up and CentOS 7 or up).

October 2019


Oct 29

  • Order API is launched with endpoint Added /order.

Oct 25

  • CentOS 8 is now available.

September 2019


Sep 19

  • Global Private Networking is now launched. Users can now deploy one or more private networking plans for a region and enable private network for specific Cloud Servers.

Sep 5

August 2019


Aug 20

  • Reverse DNS is now available in the LayerPanel.
  • Dashboard graphs are revamped better design for the ease of comparing data.  

July 2019


Jul 23

  • The ISO of Windows Server 2012 (Traditional Chinese/ Simplified Chinese), Windows Server 2016 (Traditional Chinese/ Simplified Chinese), Windows Server 2019 (Traditional Chinese/ Simplified Chinese) are now available in the control panel.

Jul 11

  • The new cloud control panel - LayerPanel 2 is now available in Singapore and Los Angeles.