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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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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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Bank of England’s visit to Datacentreplus

We are very proud to have welcomed John Young, advisor to the Monetary Policy Committee for the Bank of England to our data centre based in MediaCityUK, Manchester. As part of his remit, John is responsible for ‘taking the pulse’ of the business community here and he was really keen to talk to companies in
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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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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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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 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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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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Datacentreplus Supports The Premier Curry Club

Datacentreplus is delighted to have supported the Premier Curry Club networking event at The Cottage Restaurant in Warrington. The Premier Curry Club provides individuals and businesses with the opportunity to connect with like-minded business professionals. The event was a great opportunity to link up with business leaders and senior personnel from a wide range of
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DataCentres North secures its place as the largest event outside London

We were delighted to have attended DataCentres North 2018 which took place at Emirates Old Trafford, Lancashire County Cricket Ground. Located in Manchester, DataCentres North meets the needs of the large and growing number of businesses and decision makers responsible for commissioning, designing, maintaining and operating data centres. The event, which took place across two
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Datacentreplus Supports HCMK’s Business Seminar

Datacentreplus are delighted to have supported HCMK’s business seminar which took place at the Blue Tiffin Restaurant in Oldham. Based in Oldham, HCMK helps local businesses to make the most of their potential through growth and engagement, with a strong emphasis on marketing and communications. The seminar ‘Understanding the Asian Consumer and It’s Purchasing Power’
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