Monthly Archives - November 2017

5 common mistakes when selecting a dedicated server

When you choose to make the transition from a self-managed server to a dedicated one, you must be sure it’s not a decision that’s taken lightly. There are some very common mistakes people make when choosing their dedicated server, which can ultimately lead to them using a server that doesn’t fit their needs. Dismissing the importance of 24/7 support You must make sure the dedicated server host you choose has a great support service in place. You wouldn’t want to find [...]

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Is a dedicated server perfect for your thriving business?

Many of our clients approach us not yet knowing what kind of hosting they’re looking for; with ‘cloud’ hosting becoming something of a buzzword in the tech world, dedicated servers can sometimes feel a little forgotten. While it’s true that cloud hosting offers a huge number of benefits for particular clients, there are also many scenarios in which dedicated server hosting is ideal. How big is your business? Small businesses and start-ups often prefer to opt for cloud hosting due to [...]

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Simple steps to add security to a dedicated server

A dedicated server is the hub of your business and it needs to be as secure as possible. An attack on the central hub of the business could cause you to lose intellectual property, can cost you a great deal of money and will always be difficult to rectify. Here we consider how to increase security on your dedicated server so that you don’t have to unpick a disaster. 1. Change the SSH Listen Port from 22 to a different [...]

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Dedicated servers: a 2017 business essential

Gone are the days of a dusty old server room, or even having no dedicated server space at all. There’s no business out there that doesn’t need to store data in a secure, safe and resilient place – and if you’re not looking at a dedicated cloud server for your business in 2017, then you’re definitely behind the times. But don’t worry – we can help you get up to speed. Here are some reasons that a dedicated server isn’t [...]

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