Dedicated Servers

What you should look for in a dedicated server provider

Using a dedicated server can be cost-efficient and save you time. Making sure you partner with the right provider is key to getting the best out of the service. Things to consider when looking for a dedicated server provider include: Provider experience, expertise and knowledge Make sure your provider has an appropriate level of knowledge of the solutions available and best practices for a business of your size and operations. A proficient service provider will be able to advise you on a [...]

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4 reasons it’s time to move your business to a dedicated server

As your business grows, you’ll eventually need to move from virtual hosting or shared servers to dedicated servers. UK businesses large and small are making the switch – this is not just limited to huge sites with millions upon millions of visitors. Here are four signs that it’s time for you to move up in the server world: You need more resources With a dedicated server, your server is exactly that – yours. No other sites share the processor power or [...]

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Things to consider when looking at a dedicated server

A dedicated server can save your business both time and money. However, there are a number of things you need to take into account before you get your server set up. Here are the key things for you to consider: What amount of scaling do you need to account for? In today’s business world, it’s not uncommon for companies to increase or decrease in size quite rapidly. As a result, you need to ensure your server option can handle such a change, [...]

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The business benefits of a datacentre

More and more businesses are looking to shift operations from individual servers towards networked systems. This has been put down to the fact that the original benefit gained from running your very own server room, is outweighed by the advantages that can be gained through an outsourced solution. Many companies don’t realise that you could save plenty of money and give yourself more resilience by using a datacentre. As a company that delivers high-quality hosting services direct from a London [...]

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Clouvider launches NVMe Dedicated Servers

    Clouvider have today announced that they are adding NVMe drive options based on enterprise Intel and Samsung NVMe drives to their Dedicated Server Products. NVMe is an acronym for ‘Non-Volative Memory Express’. It is sometimes also referred to as NVM Express. As SSDs are becoming more common, so too are NVMe drive options. NVMe essentially works as a communications interface and have been developed to specifically work with SSDs to fully exploit their performance. The benefits of NVMe drives NVMe drives have [...]

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Cloud or dedicated servers – which is best for SMEs?

As a small or medium sized business, you’ll be conscious of the cost of investing in technology to help your business grow. Understanding which technology to invest in is critical to help the growth of your business, but knowing which technology will work best for you is in itself a challenge. When it comes to managing your data and your online services, you will want to ensure you are protecting your information and storing it as safely as possible. [...]

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How to improve the security of your dedicated server

If you’ve decided to invest in a dedicated server, then congratulations: you’ve made a wise decision. As with all network connections, though, there are a number of things you can do to help improve the security of yours. Here, we’re going to go through some of the best techniques for improving your connection security quickly. Chance your SSH (Secure Shell) Listen Port to one that’s different to 22 This is a fairly ‘standard’ port, and as such it can make you [...]

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Why you should choose UK dedicated servers

For many businesses, choosing to use a dedicated server for their website is the best option. Dedicated servers offer the customer great reliability, extra capacity to handle more traffic and also a server that is just for you, rather than having to share with other companies. But why choose UK dedicated servers? Tailor-made packages Dedicated servers UK give the customer a great mix of everything you need when thinking about your website’s efficiency, especially if you are based within the [...]

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VPS: still worth considering?

We’ve read articles about the advantages of a dedicated server over a shared hosting package. For those in business, the UK dedicated server option makes sense with far better security, control and flexibility over your online business. But what is a VPS and how does one compare to a dedicated server? VPS VPS stands for Virtual Private Server. It refers to the segregation of the main physical server into smaller individual virtual cloud servers. Each VPS gets a share of the [...]

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How to choose the best operating system for a dedicated server

The advantages of a UK dedicated server are plentiful, and it is the prime choice for business. Configuring your dedicated server, though, is a complex process, and your operating system and software will be a crucial element to the configuration and ultimate purpose of the server. Most of the setup and configuration will be carried out by your hosting company – if they’re providing full support, then it should be of less a concern for you and largely their decision. [...]

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