Other Platform Features
We don’t cut corners to get the advertised price down. Our Linux, Windows, and WordPress platforms include these extra features as standard.
100% SSD storage
Many hosting companies don’t invest in SSD storage, or if they do, they use the cheapest available hardware. It’s so they can keep ‘sticker-prices’ as low as possible. That’s not the case with us: we use Samsung SSDs in our storage arrays
Dual octa-core processors
Each web server has two 2.4 GHz Intel Xeon E5 v4 (Broadwell) octa-core processors with hyper-threading to give 32 logical cores per machine. These have access to plenty of fast memory resource: 64 GB 2400 MHz DDR4 RAM. Any of our web servers can serve any website we host at any time
Data security and offsite backups
We bake-in security to every layer of each platform. Our storage platform is resilient to the level that – in a worst-case scenario – whole storage servers and disks can fail with no downtime. We take daily backups offsite for extra protection
All websites and VPS are hosted in our secure, state-of-the-art data centre based in Derbyshire, central UK.
It’s manned 24/7 and includes high-level physical security measures. These cover everything from backup power generators to advanced fire protection
IPv6 and HTTP/2
Our platform is built for the future of the web. We support IPv6, which is the new standard for IP addresses. Our servers use HTTP/2 – a major revision the HTTP network protocol – as standard. HTTP/2 means that browsers can request and receive more data than before. It results in faster loading websites and happier users.
Knowledgeable UK support
All our technical support staff are based at our UK HQ. They have ample industry experience, having worked with our directors for many years. If you have a really thorny issue, they have direct access to our developers in the same building. They can be contacted through instant live chat and our email ticketing system.