Monthly Archives - March 2018

Does a dedicated server increase website speed?

Site speed in the modern web climate is very important. It helps for search engine rankings, but it also improves the user experience for visitors to your site. Slow loading times can cause a huge bounce rate, and there will be no real value to your content. Even two or three seconds of delay can damage rankings significantly. The main question The prices of UK dedicated servers can be quite prohibitive, so for anyone considering using one they will want to [...]

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How to keep your dedicated server secure in 2018

Dedicated servers are an increasingly popular choice for many businesses. If you have a dedicated server then it is vital that you have it as secure as possible. Most of the things that make a dedicated server vulnerable to cyber-attacks are actually very easy to solve. Here are some of the best ways to beef up your UK dedicated servers security: 1. Make your passwords hard to hack This is a tip that is as old as the hills! But sadly, [...]

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The true cost of downtime – why 100% uptime is essential

‘The website is down’ is not a cry that any businessperson wants to hear. A non-functioning site can completely paralyse your site, making it incredibly difficult for new customers to buy things or contact you and impossible for existing customers to get stuff done. 99.9% uptime might sound acceptable but that actually means that your website could be down for more than eight hours a year without your host even breaching their service level agreement. In this article, we’ll [...]

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How your dedicated server bandwidth is measured

In order for companies to get the best rewards from their SEO and marketing efforts, it is ideal to choose a company that will provide a dedicated server hosting service. This is because a site with maximum uptime will inevitably be favoured more by Google than those with frequent downtime. There are several different methods that a provider may use to measure the bandwidth and connectivity of your dedicated server. These different measurements also differ in the way a [...]

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