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Lancashare Day Celebrates & Encourages Local Businesses

We are delighted to have been a part of Lancashare Day 2018, the annual birthday celebration of Lancashare. Lancashare is an online resource for Lancashire business, which aims to offer a single online portal for business owners and managers to find support for their organisation. Over the last two years, Datacentreplus has been working collaboratively
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A Guide to Choosing the Right Data Centre

Choosing the data centre for your business is a big decision and one that you should take your time on. In fact, it’s from personal experience that we know it is not an easy choice to make and is one of the reasons we set up Datacentreplus. In the past, we have seen how rigid
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Datacentreplus Sponsors the Asian Business Leaders Awards

We are thrilled to have supported the inaugural Greater Manchester Asian Business Leaders Dinner and Awards 2018, celebrating the contribution of Asian businesses to the Greater Manchester economy. The Asian business leaders awards and dinner celebrates the enormous impact of businesses which promotes the value of leadership, innovation and service. It also recognises individuals and
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Staying Safe on Computer Security Day

Happy International Computer Security Day!! Today, computer and IT security has become a critical part of a business’s operations and plays a big part in its success or otherwise. It is therefore essential that everyone in an organisation understands their roles and responsibilities when it comes to protecting sensitive data and business resources. What is
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A Formidable Partnership – Datacentreplus & ATTAIN Digital

We are delighted to announce we are the official hosting partner of ATTAIN Digital, one of Greater Manchester’s leading digital marketing agencies. We will be supporting ATTAIN by hosting their website and digital infrastructure here at our data centre in Manchester,  comprising website management, web traffic management as well as backup services. What does ATTAIN
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Datacentreplus Recognised in the Greater Manchester Business Awards

We are thrilled to announce that we have been named as a finalist for the Greater Manchester Business Awards 2019 in the Customer Service Excellence category. The Greater Manchester Business Awards celebrates the professionalism and excellence of businesses and organisations in Greater Manchester. Rachel Waters, Communications Manager at Datacentreplus, commenting on the shortlisting announcement says:
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Does your business need an ethical hacker?

The rise of IT security and ethical hackers is largely due to the advances in technology and the growing number of threats in the computer world. Last year was an eye-opening year for cybercrime and for many it has been seen as a wake-up call to implement good security measures and practices. With a number
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Datacentreplus welcome Lewis Stonier to Engineering Team

We are delighted to announce that Lewis Stonier is the newest member to join our technical team here in Manchester.  Lewis will primarily be providing first-line support to customers who have dedicated servers with us. We are a data centre and hosting company based in Manchester and provide cloud hosting and other data centre solutions.
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How to improve the security of your server

When setting up your business infrastructure, getting your applications up and running will no doubt be your primary concern. However, making your applications function correctly without addressing the security needs of your infrastructure could have devastating consequences further down the line. Did you know that cyber criminal activity is set to be one of the
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Is a Dedicated Server right for your business?

What is Dedicated Server Hosting? We get lots of questions from businesses asking us if they should move to a dedicated server to host their business applications or if they should instead look at a cloud (or VPS) solution. This article covers the main advantages for choosing a dedicated option over alternatives. A dedicated server
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Datacentreplus on track to create 20 new jobs in Salford & Manchester

We are delighted to announce we are on track to create 20 new jobs in Salford and Manchester in the next 12 months. Set up in 2015, Datacentreplus provides cloud hosting solutions and other data centre solutions for businesses from its ISO27001-certified data centre, based close to MediaCityUK. The facility is 100% privately owned by
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Datacentreplus celebrates national customer service week

This week we are pleased to be celebrating National Customer Service Week! What is National Customer Service Week? National Customer Service Week, often referred to as NCSW takes place during the first full week of October and has been celebrated since its introduction in 1992. The week is celebrated as an opportunity to raise awareness
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National Coding Week 2018

We are very excited at Datacentreplus to be talking about National Coding Week. 2018 marks the fourth year of the volunteer-led organisation which aims to inspire and develop digital skills and knowledge for the future. What is National Coding Week? Introduced in 2014, National Coding Week was set up with the aim to help build
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Datacentreplus at the Tech Leaders Awards 2018

We were thrilled to have been invited to attend the Tech Leaders Awards 2018 at the Lancaster Gate Hotel in London. Datacentreplus CEO, Mashukul Hoque was announced as a finalist for the Tech Leaders Awards in the Digital Leader category. The Tech Leaders Awards, organised by Information Age, is the UK’s leading celebration of the
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Chris Marsh Joins Datacentreplus as a Brand Ambassador

Manchester based hosting company Datacentreplus are delighted to announce that leading technology and digital sector figure Chris Marsh joins us as a brand ambassador. Chris will assist us in developing strategic partnerships with businesses in and around Manchester and the North West, whilst supporting client’s growth strategies and making introductions.   Chris has extensive knowledge
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Bitcoin – what’s it all about?

What is Bitcoin? Bitcoin, often described as a cryptocurrency or a digital currency is a type of money that is completely virtual. Introduced in 2009 it is the first decentralized digital currency which allows people to send or receive money across the internet. It can be used to buy or sell items from people and
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Mashukul Hoque, Datacentreplus CEO, announced as finalist for UK Tech Leaders Awards

We are delighted to announce Datacentreplus Founder and CEO, Mashukul Hoque, has been announced as a finalist for the Tech Leaders Awards 2018 in the Digital Leader category. The Tech Leaders Awards is the UK’s leading celebration of the business, IT and digital leaders driving disruptive innovation and demonstrating value from the application of technology
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5 Reasons you need a Dedicated Server

A ‘dedicated server’ is a computer that typically sits in a data centre and is specially designed for that purpose. As your business grows and develops you will inevitably come to a point where you’ll be re-evaluating the technologies that drive your business and its operations. It is now more important than ever with advances
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Datacentreplus invests in new Helpdesk solution

Support is a top priority for us and, to serve our customers better, we are delighted to announce our recent investment into a new helpdesk system at our Datacentreplus headquarters in Manchester. This represents yet another investment and will enable us to provide class-leading customer service and support to our customers.    The Helpdesk system
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Why Migrate To The Cloud?

What is “The Cloud”? Cloud computing, often referred to as “the cloud” is probably something you’ve heard of more times than you can count but if you’re not sure what it actually is, read on. Simply put, cloud computing is where data and information is stored remotely or separate from the actual device being used
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4iSecurity talk about hosting with Datacentreplus

4i Security Technical Director Matthew Brough gives us his thoughts on working with Datacentreplus. 4iSecurity have been a customer of ours since 2016, providing commercial and public sector organisations with bespoke security and health and safety solutions – monitored 24/7, all year round. We support 4iSecurity by hosting their primary infrastructure here at our Manchester data
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