Dedicated Servers

3 reasons using a cloud-based dedicated server makes business sense

If you run a business in the current climate, then you need a website that delivers. Many people will rightfully focus on building the site itself but it is just as vital to think about your web hosting needs also. More and more businesses these days are choosing cloud-based dedicated servers in this respect for the superb advantages it offers. What is a cloud-based dedicated server? Put simply, a cloud-based dedicated server operates in exactly the same way as a...

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3 reasons a managed dedicated server is essential for any modern business

If the average modern office added up every document, spreadsheet or other bits of data they used on a daily basis and printed it off, you'd be surprised by just how much each click, action and functionality produces. When it comes to physical records and reporting, we're meticulous about storage and security - so why don't we do the same with our digital files? A UK dedicated server, especially in combination with external management, can be the solution to the...

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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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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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How to get even more from your dedicated server

UK dedicated servers are known for offering the greatest degree of power of all the different web hosting options, with all the memory, bandwidth, and processors focussed solely on presenting your content. Still, there are many straightforward ways to get even more from your dedicated server. Here are just a handful. Control your server development to be flexible with upgrades When you have greater control over your server customisation, and only pay for the features you need, you can set some...

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3 common mistakes made when a dedicated server is up and running

As you’re probably aware, UK dedicated servers provide clients with a much greater degree of flexibility than many other web hosting solutions. Switching your organisation over to a dedicated server has its own set of challenges, but there are many more potential pitfalls for dedicated server users who have been set up for a while. Here are a few major mistakes to be aware of: Poor cost management This is one of the most common mistakes that dedicated server clients tend...

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The benefits of using an outsourced dedicated hosting provider

Whether large or small, businesses have a huge range of server hosting options available to them. Most commonly businesses use an outsourced shared hosting model where a single server is used by a range of different websites. Companies looking for more control should utilise an outsourced provider of dedicated hosting services so that they can have exclusive use of the resources without the challenges of owning and maintaining a dedicated server in-house. Using a dedicated outsourced hosting provider simply...

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Why 2018 should be the year you switch to using a dedicated server

If you run a business then you will be well aware of how crucial your online presence is. More so than ever in the current climate, it is one of the major ways that customers will interact with your brand and do business with you. With this in mind, it is absolutely key to make sure the server your website runs on can handle what is being asked of it. This is especially true when you start to grow...

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Resources aren’t everything – Can your dedicated servers handle your required IOPS?

Put processors, RAM and storage space to the side for a moment. One of the most overlooked factors when deciding on a UK dedicated server provider is IOPS (Input/output operations per second). It is a single factor that could severely damage your server's ability to process data, but ensuring you have a good IOPS will mean you get the most bang for your buck. Why does IOPS matter? IOPS has to do with the speed of your server. It...

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