Categories for 2022

Datacentreplus visits DTX Manchester

Last week several of our staff attended the DTX Manchester (previously IP EXPO) at the Iconic Manchester Central. The event took place over 2 days showcasing some of the latest trends including Cyber Security, Connectivity, Server Management, Cloud Technology and Backup Technology. Event speakers included Gary Neville, Manisha Mistry (Rolls Royce COO) and Manchester mayor Andy
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Kickstart Scheme: Sophie Joining Datacentreplus!

Here at Datacentreplus we recognise just how important the youth of today are and how offering opportunities for them to grow within their career is vital to their future. That is why we have been involved in the Kickstart Scheme a number of times.  The Kickstart Scheme, which was launched by the government, offers 16-24
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Gavin Upsall joins Datacentreplus as Senior Account Manager!

We are very excited to announce that Gavin Upsall has just joined our growing Client Communications team as Senior Account Manager. Gavin is a very well-known and respected figure within the hosting business sector and has more than 12 years of experience. Notably, Gavin has worked for a number of hosting providers, including Melbourne Hosting
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Littleborough Community Primary School – Christmas Gift donation

At Datacentreplus we want to humanise hosting and always strive to help people in any way we can. We know just how tough the Christmas period can be for families, certainly with the events that have transpired in the past couple of years so we decided to help some of the families at the Littleborough
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What You Should Know About Dedicated Servers

Datacentreplus prides itself on excellent server hosting options, offering a range that includes cloud solutions, Colocation and Dedicated servers, to serve every business need.  With all the talk of flexibility in cloud services, sometimes there is the worry that being too flexible can cause a large spike in costs. This article looks at the advantages
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International Women’s Day!

International Women’s Day (IWD) is a global day that celebrates the social, economic, cultural and political achievements of women. IWD has been observed for over 100 years with a focus on unity, equality and diversity and primarily celebrates the movement for women’s rights. Our company is proud to be celebrating women where the great Suffragettes
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What is Colocation?

Colocation is the practice of housing a company’s own server(s) within a third-party data centre. Why might a company want to do this? This allows a company to use their own hardware and software to run the server and is a useful option if the company already owns the hardware or they have applications that
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Two-Factor Authentication For Google

What is 2 factor authentication?  2 factor authentication (2FA) is one specific type of multi-factor authentication.   The basic idea behind this type of authentication is to require ‘something the user possesses’ (a device of some kind), in addition to ‘something the user knows’ (username/password/pin). This provides an extra layer of security when logging into
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Two-Factor Authentication For Microsoft

What is two-factor authentication?  Two-factor authentication (2FA) provides an extra layer of security when logging into an online account. Whilst there are many types of 2FA, the most popular today is software tokens, where the user instals an authentication application on their smartphone, and when prompted by the site the user is attempting to log
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Power: An integral part of our data centre

As obvious as it sounds, power is a critical part of a data centre. Basically, data centres rely on power for just about everything they do. No power, no data! It really is like anything else that requires electricity. To ensure that everything runs smoothly at all times in a data centre, the System Administrators
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International Women’s Day!

International Women’s Day (IWD) is a global day that celebrates the social, economic, cultural and political achievements of women. IWD has been observed for over 100 years with a focus on unity, equality and diversity and primarily celebrates the movement for women’s rights. Our company is proud to be celebrating women where the great Suffragettes
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