Linux Dedicated Servers

UKFast’s Linux dedicated server range is designed to handle even the most intensive workloads, offering dedicated resources for your most critical services and applications within our UK-based data centres.

Every solution we build includes network and system administration by default with access to solutions architects and senior Linux engineers to assist you with database management and configuration, web services and application layout.

Combine this with our incredible around-the-clock support from our UK-based Linux team, which includes complete management of operating systems, backups, updates, patches and the monitoring of hardware and applications, and your Linux dedicated server gives you the ultimate in performance, scalability and security.

We are an LPIC (Linux Professional Institute Certification) partner and the only LPI Gold Approved Training Provider in the North of England. UKFast prides itself on having the most qualified Linux team in the UK, with every engineer Linux Essentials and CompTIA certified, and senior and enterprise engineers certified with the full suite of LPI qualifications.

So, whether your query is big or small, you’re guaranteed to get through to a fully qualified Linux engineer. It also ensures all of our team are kept up to date on the latest technology developments and are able to provide you with the most cutting-edge technology and support in the Linux world.

A Linux dedicated server from UKFast gives you access to your own committed support pod of Linux engineers, available 24/7/365. And with our 100% network uptime guarantee and superfast network, you can rest assured that your dedicated server is in safe hands at all times.

UKFast Linux dedicated servers support CentOS, Red Hat, Debian and Ubuntu operating systems, and cPanel and Plesk control panels.

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  • Server configurations
  • Under the bonnet
  • OS & control panels
  • Included with your Linux server

Web server workloads

> Call us about Solo

  • Dell R230
  • Intel Xeon CPU
  • 3.5 GHz Quad Core
  • 16GB RAM
  • 2 x 256GB SSD
  • RAID 1
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Small database operations

> Call us about ISP

  • Dell R230
  • Intel Xeon CPU
  • 3.5 GHz Quad Core
  • 32GB RAM
  • 2 x 256GB SSD
  • RAID 1
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Mixed workload operations

> Call us about Rocket

  • Dell R230
  • Intel Xeon CPU
  • 3.5 GHz Quad Core
  • 64GB RAM
  • 2 x 512GB SSD
  • RAID 1
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Database or small hypervisors

> Call us about Max I

  • Dell R630
  • Intel Xeon CPU
  • 2.1 GHz Oct Core
  • 96GB RAM
  • 4 x 256GB SSD
  • RAID 10
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Large database or hypervisors

> Call us about Max II

  • Dell R630
  • Intel Xeon CPU
  • 2.1 GHz Oct Core
  • 128GB RAM
  • 4 x 512GB SSD
  • RAID 10
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Available O/Ss

  • Red Hat
  • CentOS
  • Debian
  • Ubuntu
  • Windows

Build a solution tailored to your business needs. Available Linux O/Ss include Red Hat Enterprise, CentOS, Debian and Ubuntu.

  • Dell PowerEdge R230

    Enterprise-ready, ultra-compact rack server. The R230 has the power you need to run your business and the scalability to help it grow.

  • Go Faster with SSD as Standard

    All of our servers are implemented with solid state drives (SSDs) as standard! Experience exceptional performance - even with applications requiring high random read IOPs.

  • Dell PowerEdge R630

    Performance-packed server. Dramatically boost application performance with the latest Intel Xeon processors enabling super-fast processing for compute-intensive tasks. With impressive I/O capabilities, you benefit from balanced, scalable I/O features.

  • Super-Fast Network

    UKFast's multi-10Gb network with multi-homing delivers a fast and fail-safe route to the Internet. With UKFast data centres available in multiple locations, connected to multiple transit and peering connections we guarantee both 100% network uptime and high-performance for your Linux dedicated server.

  • Next Generation PowerEdge Servers

    At UKFast, all of our dedicated server customers benefit from high-performance Dell PowerEdge servers. The PowerEdge range combines performance and scalability; the servers handle tough workloads for businesses of all sizes, and ensure that you harness the benefits of the latest available technology.

  • State-of-the-art Data Centres

    Your Linux dedicated server is housed in one of our UK-based, ISO-certified data centres. Built to the highest industry standards, you benefit from enterprise-grade infrastructure. Rest assured that your infrastructure is optimised for extraordinary performance, and enjoy peace of mind that your IT is safe and secure.

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Operating Systems

  • CentOS 6 (64 bit)
  • CentOS 7
  • Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6 (64 bit)
  • Red Hat Enterprise Linux 7
  • Ubuntu 14.04 LTS
  • Ubuntu 16.04 LTS
  • Ubuntu 18.04 LTS

Control Panels

  • cPanel and Plesk control panels available
  • Web Hosting: LAMP, LEMP, Apache, Nginx, PHP 7.0 and 7.1
  • Files: Backups and advanced FTP
  • Databases: MySQL, PostgreSQL, Percona, MariaDB and MongoDB
  • Web traffic statistics, disk space and bandwidth
  • Emails: Webmail, forwarders and autoresponders
  • Domains: Subdomains, parked domains and add-ons
  • Auto-install software

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  • An industry-leading SLA with 100% network uptime guarantee
  • Optimised network infrastructure
  • One-hour hardware replacement
  • Dedicated account manager and support team
  • 24/7/365 UK-based expert support
  • Shared Cisco ASA Firewall as standard, plus dedicated firewall upgrade options
  • Ability to configure your firewall rules in an instant through your MyUKFast account area
  • Total control, from billing through to support, with your MyUKFast control panel
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Why a UKFast Linux Dedicated Server?

Superfast network

We aggregate bandwidth from the world’s major suppliers and our network has no single point of failure, so we can guarantee 100% network uptime for our clients.

Business continuity

As part of Red Hat and Centos HA, a UKFast Business Continuity Platform ensures high availability and minimal downtime for your Linux dedicated server.


No matter the size of your business, Linux dedicated servers from UKFast can handle your workload with ease without compromising on performance.


By design, Linux dedicated servers are known for providing optimum reliability and stability, handling increased server traffic while maintaining performance and remaining cost-effective.

Expert support

Be supported by the most qualified Linux engineers in the UK. Your support team is an extension of your business and we promise to always answer your call within three rings, 24/7/365.

Ultra secure

Your solution is only ever housed in our purpose-built, ISO-certified and PCI-compliant data centres, which are exclusively UK based and protected by exceptional levels of virtual and physical security.

Our Dedicated Server Solution for Venntro

“The pod support system is a huge bonus. The team and I have regular conversations with my account managers and engineers and have built up a good relationship with them.

“If I have a problem or need to talk through an idea, I am able to speak with the people who know Venntro’s solution inside out.”

Ian Winter, Venntro

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PROprotection for your Linux server

Combine features of PROprotection to build the perfect Linux dedicated server solution:

Backup and Restore

A customisable and flexible backup and restore solution for your Linux dedicated server.

Advanced Monitoring

Your Linux dedicated server is monitored 24/7 to identify and mitigate potential vulnerabilities.

Data Recovery

Suffered a failed hard drive? Get immediate data recovery and minimise disruption for your business.


Get priority support with 15-minute rapid response and one-hour hardware replacement guarantee.

McAfee Anti-Virus

McAfee anti-virus server protection ensures your Linux dedicated server is protected against viruses.

Managed Cisco ASA Firewall

Every Linux dedicated server is protected with a Cisco ASA firewall as standard, ensuring essential security 24/7/365.

Capacity Threshold Monitoring

Track every aspect of your Linux dedicated server and oversee and manage performance.


Unlike other hosting providers, we don't charge for bandwith, protecting your Linux dedicated server against unexpected bandwidth charges.

Quarterly Vulnerability Scans

Scan against your external facing servers to identify weaknesses that could be exploited by malicious users.

Call us on 0800 458 4545 or

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