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VPS Cloud Hosting: Its Benefits

We get a lot of questions about what exactly makes VPS cloud hosting a good choice for companies.  Hopefully, this article will help to address some of these queries. When making your decision to choose a data centre for VPS cloud hosting, it can be hard to know what the best option is as there
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Datacentreplus: Virtual Data Centre Tour

We are very excited to unveil our virtual data centre tour of our Manchester-based data centre. Our virtual data centre tour provides the opportunity to learn more about our facility and operations that enable us to ensure 99.99% uptime guarantee and on-going 24×7 support to our customers.  The virtual tour provides an overview of: Site
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How to ready your business for now and the future

We are now living in a very different world to the one we started 2020 in.   Covid-19 has dominated the world news and may also affect how we will live for the foreseeable future (or until it is under control). It’s impossible not to worry as a person, parent, employee, or business owner. We
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Covid-19 help and support for businesses

The Covid-19 pandemic is being felt across the whole world. Businesses of all shapes and sizes are facing crazy times, with many struggling to survive and access key resources during the shutdown period.  However, there are some great businesses actively providing help by offering advice for companies who are adapting to the changes and also
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How do we maintain our data centre?

Have you ever wondered what goes on behind the scenes at a data centre? Data centres may look boring from the outside (and most go unnoticed), but don’t be fooled by appearances. They are actually a fundamental part of our critical national infrastructure and power the modern economy!  Remember, there would be no Netflix and
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Customer Success Story – Forever Manchester

Forever Manchester is one of Manchester’s great institutions –  a charity that raises money to fund and support community activity across Greater Manchester. Datacentreplus has been a long-time supporter of Forever Manchester, actively supporting their activities to raise awareness of a broad range of social issues affecting Manchester’s community.  More recently, our team played a
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COVID-19 Message

Dear Customer: We trust that you are safe and well. We wanted to assure you all that the health and well-being of our team and our clients is of paramount importance to us and that we have taken a number of measures to ensure business continuity during the Covid-19 pandemic.  We have taken these measures
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5 steps to winning new business via email

We recently caught up with our friends over at The Future Factory, a marketing consultancy who help creative, digital and communications agencies with business development. Joanna Allcock, Account Manager shares her thoughts on how to win new business via email. You’ve set up an agency and everything’s going swimmingly. The works flowing in, the staff
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Datacentreplus announced as finalist in Asian Business Leaders Awards 2020

We’re thrilled to announce that Datacentreplus CEO, Mashukul Hoque, has been nominated as a finalist in the 2020 Asian Business Leaders Awards, in the Innovation category.  The Asian Business Leaders Awards is an opportunity to celebrate the important, innovative and transformational work of business leaders from an Asian background across Greater Manchester. It also recognises
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Datacentreplus visits The Spirit of Manchester Distillery in city centre

We recently had a fantastic time visiting one of Manchester’s rising iconic brands, Manchester Gin and their distillery based in the very heart of Manchester city-centre.  The Spirit of Manchester Distillery has been internationally recognised by some of the most prestigious spirit competitions around the world.  Datacentreplus team members Stephen Hobson, Head of Account Management
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Datacentreplus welcomes Bank of England on return to Manchester data centre

John Young, Agent for the North West of England for the Bank of England, returned to Datacentreplus as part of their annual visit to follow up and see first-hand the contribution being made by them to the Manchester and wider business community. John visited the head office and spoke to MD Mashukul Hoque and Business
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Choosing the right data centre and hosting partner

Choosing a data centre and hosting partner for your business is a big decision and one that requires a great deal of thought.   Be it opting for a dedicated server (hosting websites/handling web traffic), colocation (keeping your server equipment safe and secure in a data centre), or VPS cloud hosting (‘virtual’ servers that are highly
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Happy New Year!

Welcome to 2020 and a very Happy New Year to all of our customers! We just wanted to share the fact that we ended 2019 on a really high note, with lots of new customers, consistently positive customer feedback and the continued expansion of our fantastic Datacentreplus team. We were particularly thrilled to have Chris
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Over 100 digital agencies attend Manchester’s Bulletproof Agency Network Event

We are thrilled to have supported the Bulletproof Agency Network ‘How To Scale Your Agency (Without Selling Your Soul)’ event, which took place at LEAF, Manchester. The Bulletproof Agency, launched two years ago, aims to unite industry experts and thought leaders on how to scale a thriving, profitable and robust digital agency. Over 100 agency owners attended
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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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How To Scale Your Agency (Without Selling Your Soul)

We are very excited to be supporting the Bulletproof Agency Network event, ‘How To Scale Your Agency (Without Selling Your Soul)’ in Manchester next month. The Bulletproof Agency, launched two years ago, aims to unite industry experts and thought leaders on how to scale a thriving, profitable and robust digital agency. A joint initiative setup
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Chris Ashcroft joins Datacentreplus as new Head of Technical Services

We’re really excited to announce that Chris Ashcroft has just joined our growing technical team as Head of Technical Services. Chris is a very well-known and respected figure within the hosting business sector and has more than 12 years experience. Notably, Chris has worked for a number of hosting providers, including Melbourne Hosting (now Iomart).
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Datacentreplus Supports Mancheshare Meet-up Event

We are thrilled to have supported the first Mancheshare meet-up event which took place at Barca Bar in Manchester.  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. The ‘Share’ platforms aim to ‘pool’ the counties resources
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Peter Horan latest engineer to join Datacentreplus

We are very excited to welcome Peter Horan as the latest member to join the Datacentreplus team at our headquarters in Manchester. Peter will be taking on the role as a Linux Systems Administrator within the business, providing technical support and assistance to our customer base. Peter has an extensive background in hosting, having worked
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Datacentreplus joins Manchester businesses at the Support Dogs Charity Showcase Reception

We were delighted to have attended the Support Dogs Charity Reception at the Hilton Hotel in Deansgate. Ourselves, along with a number of businesses in Greater Manchester, were given the chance to find out more about a small but hard-hitting charity that trains assistance dogs to transform the lives of people with serious medical conditions.
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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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