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Colocation datacentres – a brief guide

Many cloud hosting companies will offer their clients the option to use colocation datacentres, but for the vast majority of businesses, especially SMEs and start-ups, this terminology may be unfamiliar. As such, our experts at Clouvider have created a short guide on colocation datacentres so you can make an informed choice when choosing the best cloud and private cloud solutions for your company. What is a colocation? A colocation datacentre is a specifically designed datacentre facility where business and private individuals...

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DirectAdmin available free on all Clouvider Services

Clouvider Limited is pleased to announce our partnership with DirectAdmin, one of the worlds fastest web hosting control panels. As part of our partnership now all of our unmanaged VPS & Dedicated Server ranges deployed by Clouvider qualify for free DirectAdmin licensing when processed via our order console. Applicable Terms & Conditions apply, and are outlined during the order process to activate your license. Just another one of our value added services; to save you, the customer even more money on your server operating costs. Find...

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UK dedicated servers – managed or unmanaged?

A dedicated server is an ideal solution for companies who want the speed and reliability of a hosted server, with the benefits of exclusivity - a dedicated server can have advantages such as increased security, and a unique IP address. For some businesses, it’s important to have a server that they can constantly access and maintain to their own specifications. For others, the server needs to do its job without any input from them. It might not be that...

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Why use a dedicated server? The three main benefits

External servers are increasingly being used throughout businesses due to the huge numbers of benefits they offer their end users. From allowing a centralised hub for information and documents, its ability to be accessed from any location, combined with its scalability and flexibility, external servers and out-of-office storage services are essential for businesses in the digital age. However, many businesses are not able to take full advantage of public or shared servers. Whether this is due to bandwidth reasons or...

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Why young entrepreneurs need UK dedicated servers

When starting an eCommerce business or when taking your company operations online, there is a lot to reflect on. From web hosting, data management, and web development to SEO, you have to have the right strategies in place. However, it remains critically important to find the best dedicated servers if your business is to succeed. Keep in mind that venturing into any line of work comes with a certain set of risks. Nevertheless, there are risks that are worth taking...

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Commonly made mistakes when choosing a dedicated server

Are you trying to choose your own dedicated server? If you answered yes, then you may be a bit overwhelmed by the amount of choice there is available, especially if dedicated servers are a new concept to you. A quick google search reveals hundreds of hosting companies and with each offering many different hosting options, features, and specification, it can be difficult to know exactly where to start. Our experts at Clouvider understand this, and as such have listed the...

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4 considerations when choosing a cloud service provider

Cloud hosting is a wise business strategy that has numerous benefits for your organisation. However, to get the ultimate value from this service, you ought to have the appropriate provider. Don't just select any company advertising itself. Devise a meticulous approach of vetting service providers. Here are a few top tips that will land you the ideal company. Objectives Determine the objectives and needs of your business. They are a priority in the checklist you will use to get the right...

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Advantages of Cloud CIO Services

As entrepreneurs begin to appreciate the need for investing in IT services, one of the challenges they experience is the high cost of employing a Chief Information Officer (CIO). Sustaining the salaries of professionals to maintain company systems can act as a hindrance to small business operations in many ways. Additionally, wearing many hats as the business owner by assuming the responsibility of managing your systems among other tasks is taxing and can cause several inefficiencies. Therefore, if you want...

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Everything you need to know about enterprise connectivity

Being connected is essential for businesses across all levels of operation. Whether at the final selling point, or considering internal communications between departments, having excellent communication skills will really help improve productivity, conversion rates and quality of service delivery. In today’s digital world, we can see that connectivity is growing in both importance and feasibility. It is becoming easier to communicate with anyone at any time of the day, and it's becoming increasingly expected in businesses that you will be...

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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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