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6 reasons why your website crashes

We are thrilled to have caught up with Emma Clure, Senior Digital Marketer at Pixel Kicks one of Manchester's leading web design agencies.

Guest Blog: Create8

We are very excited to have caught up with Alex Taylor, Creative Director Create8 who discusses the importance of getting your brand right, how this can enhance and benefit businesses and how the influence of an agency can help you to succeed. How branding can help you compete with the ‘big boys’ So there you
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Managing the migraine of a server migration

We know that when planning and implementing a server migration it is important that businesses understand the impact of having their technology services shut down, and physically or virtually moved to a new location. By understanding the concerns and the risks associated with an outage, it’s possible to plan with all the stakeholders the migration
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Guest Blog: Square Owl

We are delighted to have caught up with Georgia Robertson, Digital Account Executive at Square Owl, a leading digital consultancy in Manchester.  The team at Square Owl discuss the benefits of outsourcing UX and CRO and why it is the ultimate agency move. As a digital agency, I’m sure, like Square Owl, many of you
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Keeping your business safe online

Running a business comes with its challenges, daily struggles and busy schedules, but can also be seen as one of the most rewarding practices.  Advancements in technology in recent years has led to an increasing number of businesses operating on a digital online platform, bringing about its own demands and difficulties (in a world of
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Guest Blog: Embryo Digital

We are very excited to have caught up with Hannah Skulnick, Head of Content at Embryo Digital, one of Manchester’s leading full-service digital marketing agencies. In this blog, the team at Embryo discuss the significance of communication, building client relationships and the importance of strategy discussion. As a digital marketing agency that places great importance
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Choosing a hosting provider as a digital agency

As a digital agency, it’s important that you choose a trusted hosting partner for your business. A partner that understands the importance of consistency, server speed and service that matches how you work with your own clients.  To assist you in the process of identifying various hosting solutions, Datacentreplus Communications Manager, Rachel, has put together
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Aqueous Digital – Customer Success Story

We are very excited to be the official hosting partner of Aqueous Digital, a leading Search Engine Marketing agency based in Greater Manchester. Communications Manager, Rachel, caught up with Jonathan Guy, Managing Director at Aqueous Digital who shares his server hosting journey with Datacentreplus.  What does Aqueous Digital do? Aqueous Digital are a Manchester-based specialist
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Guest Blog: Making You Content

We are very excited to have caught up with Kelly Gilmour-Grassam, Director at Making You Content, one of Manchester’s leading copywriting agencies. In this blog, the team at Making You Content, offer their insight into the immense value of the written word. A slick design, strong cybersecurity and eye-catching imagery should always be top of
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Datacentreplus CEO, Mashukul Hoque on the world’s fastest supercomputer

As a data centre owner and technical enthusiast, I keep a close eye on supercomputer developments and I was very interested to learn that the world’s fastest supercomputer will be built in the US by 2021 (according to an announcement by the US Department of Energy). AMD (one of the world’s largest chip manufacturers and
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Hosting with Datacentreplus – Mancheshare

Please tell us a little bit about Mancheshare Mancheshare is an online platform, designed for Manchester businesses. The company works on the ethos of keeping business local and is part of the ‘GB Shared’ platform.   How long have you been a customer of Datacentreplus? We have been a customer of datacentreplus for 2 years
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Embryo Digital – Customer Success Story

We are very excited to be working with Embryo Digital, one of Manchester’s leading digital marketing agencies. Our Communications Manager, Rachel, caught up with James Welch, Director at Embryo Digital, who shares his thoughts on hosting with Manchester-based server hosting provider Datacentreplus. What does Embryo Digital do? Embryo Digital are primarily a search-led digital marketing
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Datacentreplus welcomes Dave Langley to the team

We are delighted to welcome our newest member, Dave Langley to the Datacentreplus team! Having spent the last 12 years in HR, Dave is excited to be working within the IT sector, taking on the role of Relationship Manager at the company. Dave will be responsible for assisting us in developing strategic partnerships with businesses in
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Is Networking Dead?

It’s the age old argument that networking is dead and I’m going to agree that it is for those businesses without a plan. The truth is, no one is going to refer you into a business unless they like and trust you and also see that you are working for a credible brand. I am
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How to Optimise & Speed up your WordPress site

WordPress, as a platform, is very well coded. As a standalone platform it will run very well. However, one of the key benefits of using a platform like WordPress is the availability of plugins to easily enhance your website both aesthetically and functionally.  There is a large WordPress plugin market some of which may not
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Sleepless in Silicon

In a world where technology is constantly evolving and changing the way we live, learn and work, connectivity continues to play a key role in our daily lives. The power and influence technology has, in both our professional and personal lives is significant and our reliance on it has become ever more prominent over recent
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Customer Focus: Football4Football

We recently caught up with Datacentreplus customer, Julian Dowe, CEO at Football4Football, one of Greater Manchester’s leading digital publishers, who shares his story on the creation, strategy and vision for Football4Football. What is Football4Football? Football4Football is a digital publication setup by Julian Dowe, a retired English professional footballer.   The digital platform is accessible to
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Why Manchester is a prime location for tech startups

Manchester has rapidly become a major player in the digital and technology industry and has quickly become the alternative business hub to London for many digital businesses looking to setup here.  Datacentreplus Account Manager, Stephen Hobson, shares his view on why tech startups are choosing Manchester as a prime location for national and international business
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What does Rachel do?

We’re excited to have caught up with Rachel, who shares her thoughts on working at Datacentreplus! What is your role and what do you do? I am the Communications Manager at Datacentreplus, helping to maintain both effective internal and external communications. I also play a key role in public relations, customer service, content creation and
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Don’t be a victim of cyber-crime in 2019

The last few years has taught us that cyber-crime is not a subject that can be ignored.  From simple email ‘phishing’ fraud to large-scale data thefts from the biggest companies, it can affect anyone. The idea of using the internet to commit a crime is not new; however the problem continues to grow as more
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Apprentices at Datacentreplus

We thought we would share an exciting new initiative at Datacentreplus…the launch of our Apprenticeship scheme. Our aim is to provide opportunities to young people who may not otherwise be able to obtain positions in a technology company through lack of traditional qualifications.  They are also a great way for employers to tap into future
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