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How secure is your dedicated server?

28.4.2021 by Laura Valentine

Despite the growth of cloud adoption, there remains a time and a place for dedicated servers. In certain circumstances – particularly those associated with legacy applications, demanding performance requirements and extreme data security standards – only physical infrastructure will do.  Whatever your reason for reliance on dedicated servers, it’s important not to become complacent about security. If your physical hardware is only a part of a larger hybrid solution, it becomes all too easy to focus your attention on cloud security.   So, exactly how secure is your dedicated server?  Importance of server security  In today’s ever-evolving cybersecurity landscape, protecting your business against sophisticated threats can be the difference between success and…

Comparing colocation and managed web hosting

18.9.2020 by Laura Valentine

For businesses that rely on the power and performance of dedicated servers, one of the biggest choices they face when setting up infrastructure is whether to choose colocation or managed web hosting. Both options provide an off-premises solution, offering greater scalability, security and cost-effectiveness than on-prem servers.   The main difference…

We Need Your Vote!

26.4.2017 by Alice Cullen

Oscars season may have been and gone, the Baftas a distant memory, but for us, the awards season is just ramping up! Granted, tech and business awards may be a touch less glamorous than the razzle-dazzle of Hollywood but no…

Fast Asleep

23.5.2016 by Jenn Granger

As many of you in the industry will know, looking after your solution can be a 24-hour job; the best time to carry out any maintenance work is most likely overnight but unfortunately, just like babies, rowdy neighbours and the…

Don’t Let the Lights Go Out on Your Business

25.4.2016 by Jenn Granger

With technology an increasingly big part of business strategy it’s important to know that we can count on it. Unfortunately, the number of power outages is on the increase, which means exactly the opposite for productivity. If this news is giving you…

Why Migrate?

4.8.2015 by Jenn Granger

There are many reasons you might want to migrate your hosting solution. Like birds flying south in the winter, moving to a new data centre – or moving to a data centre for the first time – can be a…

Why Making Every Day Earth Day Benefits You Too

23.4.2015 by Jenn Granger

Yesterday was ‘Earth Day’ – a day where we’re meant to eat less meat, turn off more lights and generally try and protect the planet that we seem pretty intent on destroying (for instance, there’s a rubbish island the size…

Why it Might be Time to Break Up with Facebook

26.3.2015 by Jenn Granger

If you’re happy for Facebook to know all about your life – both public and private – then you can ignore this. But if you want Facebook’s insight into your life to be limited to what you choose to put…

Location, Location, Colocation

18.2.2014 by Jenn Granger

Disaster recovery has become a hot topic after last week’s floods, as many people’s belongings were washed away, along with their sense of security. So, when a large proportion of the country’s data centres are in the South East –…