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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

We wanted to assure you all that the health and well-being of our team and our clients is of paramount importance to us. With this in mind, we have decided to take the decision to have some staff work remotely.  This does NOT affect the parts of the business which are operated 24×7 (e.g. technical support) and
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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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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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