Web hosting is something we believe to be more than just providing web space and FTP access. Our aim is to provide individuals and businesses with everything they need to express themselves on the Internet. Whatever you want to create a website for, be it a small family photo album or a full powered database-driven e-commerce website, your choice of web host is essential. The right web host will make the difference between a slow clunky site that has regular downtime and a site that is always available and blisteringly fast!
SIX REASONS TO CHOOSE US FOR YOUR WEB HOSTING
1. Quality hosting
Our purpose built web hosting infrastructure is unrivalled in the UK for stability and reliability.
2. You can grow with us
Our web hosting is ideal for a beginner starting their first website through to SMEs
demanding their own powerful ecommerce solution.
3. Constant monitoring and security upgrades
We take our customers’ security very seriously and all software is
upgraded within 24 hours of new patches being released.
4. Excellent customer service
Our support database provides the answers to the majority of web hosting related questions
and if you need to get in touch we are on hand to answer any questions you may have.
5. Value for money
Because all our hosting technology has been developed by us in-house we don’t have any expensive
licensing fees to pass on to our customers. That means we can offer you more for less!
6. We put you in control
We believe in developing highly automated systems to give customers complete control of their web hosting.
Our web hosting control panel is one of the most advanced available today.
OUR HOSTING TECHNOLOGY
We only use Dell servers in our web hosting platform. Our platform is designed to be highly redundant, with all data stored in network disk arrays. Data is automatically synchronised between the arrays, so that in the event of an array failing, the remaining array continues to serve data to the servers with no downtime. Each array is also backed up each night to a separate backup cluster, which is then written to tape and stored offsite.
We utilise uninterruptable power supplies and an n+1 generator setup to ensure constant and clean energy to our infrastructure. The data centre
is protected by fire suppression, monitored by CCTV both externally and internally, has 24x7x365 onsite security and the building is surrounded by an 8ft perimeter fence.
We are automatically informed of new security patches through our vendor, and patches are applied within 24 hours. Our own platform is scanned each month for application vulnerabilities and we use a network scanner to identify weaknesses in our network.
MANAGING YOUR WEBSITE
Our control panel is one of the world’s most advanced web hosting control panels available. These are just some of the great features available to our customers:
PACKED FULL OF FEATURES
|• Easy to use file manager
• File backup and restore
• Webmail and POP3/IMAP
• Web stats and logs
• Google SiteMap generator
• MySQL and phpMyAdmin
• Schedule tasks
• Full e-commerce software
• One-click installations including WordPress
• Check your account performance at a glance
• Download log files
• More than we can list here!
Customers can manage their websites and hosting accounts on the move with our exclusive smartphone control panel, which has all the same functionality of the standard control panel.
This is free for all our web hosting customers.
• Manage your domain names
• Manage all your web hosting accounts
• View your Webalizer analytics statistics
• Backup and restore your website
• View your invoices
• Set up scheduled tasks
• Log in to your webmail
• View system status updates
• One click install CGI scripts such as WordPress
• Conduct a WHOIS search for a domain name
• …and much more!
WE GIVE YOU MORE!
We want our hosting customers’ websites to be a success, and with this in mind we also provide our hosting customers with one of the biggest CGI script libraries in the UK including one-click installers WordPress, Joomla!, phpBB, BuddyPress, Revive Adserver, and Drupal.
|WordPress is arguably the most popular blogging software available today. It’s easy to install, use, and gives you a great looking blog in minutes.|
|BuddyPress is a suite of WordPress social networking plugins and themes to empower you to create your own social network.|
|Drupal is a free software package that allows an individual or a community of users easily to publish, manage, and organise a wide variety of content on a website.|
|Joomla! is one of the most powerful open source content management systems on the planet. It is used all over the world for everything from simple websites to complex corporate applications. Joomla! is easy to install, simple to manage, and reliable|
|phpBB is a high powered, fully scalable, and highly customisable open- source bulletin board package. phpBB has a user-friendly interface, simple and straightforward administration panel, and helpful FAQ|
|Revive Adserver is a hugely popular advertising server designed for web publishers. It gives you the tools you need to make the most from online advertising. With Revive Adserver you will be able to manage sophisticated advertising programs and stay in control of all the advertising on your websites.|
WEB HOSTING FAQ’S
Is all web hosting the same?
No, every company’s web hosting is completely different and the quality will vary. Choice of hardware, automated systems, staff, and experience all make a huge difference.
How long will it take for my new domain name to become active?
Domains are registered as soon as you order them. However it can take between 24 and 72 hours for them to become visible on the Internet.
How can I pay for my web hosting account or domain name?
For web hosting accounts our preferred payment method is by direct debit and our pricing policy reflects this. We also accept MasterCard, Visa, Maestro (Switch), Solo, Visa Electron, and Visa Delta. For domain name registrations, we accept MasterCard, Visa, Maestro (Switch), Solo, Visa Electron, and Visa Delta. We regret that we do not accept cheque, postal orders, standing orders, or cash.
What are web space and bandwidth?
Web space is the resources available to store your website’s files and content. Every line of text, image, and video has a file size and your web space is how much you can store. Bandwidth is the amount of data your website can send in a month to people visiting your website.
Do you host adult, warez, or BitTorrent websites?
No, we do not host any adult, warez, or BitTorrent websites.