Hosts that really
No more World
Wide Wait ..
It's a frustrating but all
too common experience to encounter slow or unobtainable
websites as the direct result of overloaded servers. The use of
shared servers can often result in your site becoming unavailable due to
an error on someone else's site.
We take the hosting of our clients' sites
seriously, offering hosting on our own fast dedicated servers
placed on the UK's leading network for speed and reliability.
are monitored 24/7 and sites are physically checked by a human being on
a daily basis!
give you a wealth of site statistics by using
the award-winning LiveStats Log Analysis program,
to which you have easy access via your own secure
guarantee to you is that we will never overload our servers, thus ensuring maximum
performance and reliability for your site, whatever its levels of
Should your site be busy
enough to require its own dedicated server, we are able to give advice,
and supply and install hardware and software and maintain your server for
Network and Server Environment
backbones for resilience
- 1GB high
- Fast 4x 100Mb
- Four levels of
TCP/IP firewall protection
- Back up power
- Cisco network
routers and switches
- High service
availability - 99.975% average
- Optical and
particle smoke detection system
- FM200 fire
- Temperature kept at 23 degrees Celsius
- Dedicated firewall
- RAID drive
- Daily backups
Servers are protected
from unwanted attacks by a dedicated
firewall. Machines are thoroughly probed for
any vulnerabilities using the best security
scanners available, ensuring the most hardened of
Raid disk arrays allow
disk mirroring of complete drives, so in
the event of a disk failure, a mirror disk takes
over and the data is unaffected. Backups
are made of user data files to DAT tape and are
email scanning by mail server
All email that passes
through our mail servers is scanned for viruses.
Any virus found is stopped in its tracks, so
clients do not unknowingly download and distribute
the virus through their mail clients.
Mail also receives the "anti-spam"
treatment to stop unsolicited email being passed on to our users.
Our clients' domain names are registered on our own
Domain Name Server, which virtually eliminates
propagation time when setting up new domains.
Secure Socket Layers
Secure Socket Layer (SSL) provides secure encrypted connections when
dealing with sensitive information. We will register and install any
digital security certificates required. E-commerce and content
management sites in particular will require a Secure Socket Layer.