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The future of dedicated server hosting

The need for data storage solutions is increasing rapidly. The cost of building and maintaining an in-house data centre is enormous for any sized business, so more and more are making the decision to outsource hosting to third-party dedicated servers to cut costs and reduce their carbon footprint. Shifting the attention to what you do best This allows businesses to focus their attention on streamlining business operations and generating additional revenue. Hosting service providers offer computing servers, storage space and general [...]

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What to look for in a dedicated server

There is no doubt that using a dedicated server for your online business needs is a wise move. These type of servers are dedicated purely to your organisation and so can offer a myriad of benefits such as better security and speed. Compared to traditional servers that you may share with other businesses, they are a sensible choice for business growth. If you are thinking of using a dedicated server, you may be wondering what to look for in any [...]

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Why is Windows a great choice for your un-managed dedicated server?

If you have made the decision to switch to a dedicated server then you are already well on your way to enjoying all the benefits it will offer. From greater security to faster speeds, a dedicated server is becoming the standard for many businesses in the UK. One key thing to think about though is what operating language your dedicated server will run on. One of the most widely used is Windows and it certainly offers a great variety [...]

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What are the benefits of using an external data centre for your dedicated server hosting needs?

It is pretty obvious to everyone now that your business data is your most valuable asset. As such, the ability of your network hosting requirements to protect and handle this data effectively is a key concern. In previous years, many businesses would have chosen to have their own on-site data centre with their own physical dedicated servers to fulfil this need. The landscape has changed in recent years to make this model redundant. Many organisations are now starting to use [...]

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What is a dedicated server? A guide for the uninitiated

In the telecommunications and internet industries, many businesses, whether they are large multinational corporations or SMEs, are discussing dedicated servers. However, for anyone out of the loop or new to business, these words may just sound like technical jargon. For anyone looking to make their business stand out through the internet and data services, dedicated servers cannot be ignored, and it is well worth digging deeper to fully understand how dedicated servers can help your business. Our experts have put [...]

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5 advantages of using a service partner for dedicated servers

Having your very own server may be extremely advantageous, but setting it up and keeping it healthy can be costly and often time-consuming. This is why it sometimes makes sense to put the onus on someone else when it comes to server management, and these 5 tips prove exactly why it makes total sense to use a partner rather than going for a less secure, less reliable DIY effort. 1. You need to know literally nothing If your business isn’t techy, [...]

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Cloud hosting or a dedicated server? How to choose which is right for your business

Both a cloud shared hosting system and a dedicated server can be beneficial to the technological running of your business or ecommerce site. Both have merits and differences to consider when deciding which one would best suit your business’s needs. It is important to consider the performance aspect you require, the level of responsibility you want to undertake and the control you want to have over you the system you choose. Performance required for your business A dedicated server has a [...]

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Why are domain names so important for businesses on dedicated servers?

Almost everyone in the UK has access to the internet, with most of these people being able to access it through multiple channels at any time of the day or night. This means that everyone connected to the internet has the potential to find and subsequently use your business website. However, with so many websites and competitors out there, it is essential that these potential customers get a great impression of your company, website and branding from the start; and [...]

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3 reasons you should go external for the cloud

If you’re still ticking along using the classic style of server, or you’ve never thought about upgrading to the cloud, you might be missing out. With more businesses going cloud-based than ever before, there’s no doubt that updating your business to next-generation technology is the way to go. Here are just a few reasons why: 1. Employ outside hosting If you’re currently managing your server internally, you know how much time it can take to keep everything running well, and the [...]

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Green IT choices can greatly improve your carbon footprint

IT infrastructure permeates every department of the modern business. This puts the Chief Information Officer (CIO) in a good position to champion sustainability within their organisation. By 2025, the ICT sector could be causing as much as 5.5% of the world’s carbon emissions, according to a forecast by Total Consumer Power Consumption. But there are opportunities to implement “green IT” initiatives to reduce carbon footprint, and one of these is to utilise cloud-based dedicated servers. What UK companies can do When an [...]

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