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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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Dedicated vs Colocation vs Cloud – Servers explained

If you are confused about the difference between dedicated, colocation and cloud servers, you are not alone. When trying to choose the best option for your business, it’s easy to get lost in complicated industry jargon. Here are the simple explanations of these complicated concepts. Dedicated servers A dedicated server owned by a provider is rented to you for a monthly fee. Only the client has access to the server and it is not shared with anyone else. The host [...]

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Why using a managed dedicated server makes business sense

In the modern business world, choosing the best hosting solution for your company website is essential. Your online presence is naturally vital if you operate solely this way, but also if you own physical stores too. Very often, your website and how it performs will be a potential customer’s first impression of you. Get it right and they will come back for more! Dedicated to your business alone Dedicated servers themselves have long been a favourite hosting solution for many businesses [...]

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5 common mistakes when selecting a dedicated server

When you choose to make the transition from a self-managed server to a dedicated one, you must be sure it’s not a decision that’s taken lightly. There are some very common mistakes people make when choosing their dedicated server, which can ultimately lead to them using a server that doesn’t fit their needs. Dismissing the importance of 24/7 support You must make sure the dedicated server host you choose has a great support service in place. You wouldn’t want to find [...]

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Is a dedicated server perfect for your thriving business?

Many of our clients approach us not yet knowing what kind of hosting they’re looking for; with ‘cloud’ hosting becoming something of a buzzword in the tech world, dedicated servers can sometimes feel a little forgotten. While it’s true that cloud hosting offers a huge number of benefits for particular clients, there are also many scenarios in which dedicated server hosting is ideal. How big is your business? Small businesses and start-ups often prefer to opt for cloud hosting due to [...]

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Simple steps to add security to a dedicated server

A dedicated server is the hub of your business and it needs to be as secure as possible. An attack on the central hub of the business could cause you to lose intellectual property, can cost you a great deal of money and will always be difficult to rectify. Here we consider how to increase security on your dedicated server so that you don’t have to unpick a disaster. 1. Change the SSH Listen Port from 22 to a different [...]

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