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Stephen Hobson Appointed as Director of Business at Datacentreplus

Datacentreplus is pleased to announce that Stephen Hobson has been appointed as Director of Business at Datacentreplus. Since joining the company back in 2017, Stephen has been instrumental in driving the business forward, enhancing the company’s brand, improving customer experience and bringing onboard some very well-known brands, many of them iconic in Manchester. Stephen has
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Cloud vs Dedicated Server – What’s the best option for my business?

While comparing different service providers you’ll have probably heard of two of the more common types of services from data centres:  cloud hosting and dedicated servers. While any of these would be able to get you started it’s important to choose the service that best suits your business needs. Both have their advantages and disadvantages
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How does a dedicated server hosting platform benefit your business?

Have you ever wondered exactly what we mean by the term dedicated server hosting? With a number of hosting packages, options and support features available from a variety of data centres and hosting providers, questions about dedicated server hosting is something that our customers ask us about more than any other hosting solution we provide. 
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5 server security tips & best practices

A server is a powerful computer, providing one or more services to users on a particular network. It’s important to ensure protection of the data, content and assets stored on a web server and other business data which may be considered confidential. This is also known as server security (an area which our customers often
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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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How to combat security challenges for remote workforces

Working remotely due to coronavirus?  We reveal some tips on how to stay safe online while working from home during the Covid-19 outbreak. The Covid-19 pandemic has changed the daily habits of millions of people, and working routines for many are no exception.  The last few weeks has seen an increase in the number of
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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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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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Mancheshare on hosting with Datacentreplus

We are very excited to have caught up with Jess Boulton, Manager of Mancheshare. Mancheshare is an online resource for Manchester businesses, 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 with Mancheshare, alongside their Lancashare
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Staying Safe on Computer Security Day

Happy International Computer Security Day!! Today, computer and IT security has become a critical part of a business’s operations and plays a big part in its success or otherwise. It is therefore essential that everyone in an organisation understands their roles and responsibilities when it comes to protecting sensitive data and business resources. What is
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A Formidable Partnership – Datacentreplus & ATTAIN Digital

We are delighted to announce we are the official hosting partner of ATTAIN Digital, one of Greater Manchester’s leading digital marketing agencies. We will be supporting ATTAIN by hosting their website and digital infrastructure here at our data centre in Manchester,  comprising website management, web traffic management as well as backup services. What does ATTAIN
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Does your business need an ethical hacker?

The rise of IT security and ethical hackers is largely due to the advances in technology and the growing number of threats in the computer world. Last year was an eye-opening year for cybercrime and for many it has been seen as a wake-up call to implement good security measures and practices. With a number
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Datacentreplus welcome Lewis Stonier to Engineering Team

We are delighted to announce that Lewis Stonier is the newest member to join our technical team here in Manchester.  Lewis will primarily be providing first-line support to customers who have dedicated servers with us. We are a data centre and hosting company based in Manchester and provide cloud hosting and other data centre solutions.
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How to improve the security of your server

When setting up your business infrastructure, getting your applications up and running will no doubt be your primary concern. However, making your applications function correctly without addressing the security needs of your infrastructure could have devastating consequences further down the line. Did you know that cyber criminal activity is set to be one of the
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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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Why do you need a PCI Compliant Server?

  What is PCI Compliance? The Payment Card Industry Data Security Standard (PCI DSS) is a set of security standards designed to ensure that all companies that accept, process, store or transmit credit card information maintain a secure environment. The PCI DSS applies to any organisation, regardless of the organisation size or number of transactions
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Growth & investment results in more hiring at Datacentreplus

It is an exciting time for the technology sector and Datacentreplus, who are located in the heart of MediaCityUK. Due to growth, increased investment and strong customer demand for our services, we are delighted to announce we are looking to recruit additional Linux and Windows Administrators to join our team. This is a a great
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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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ISO27001 Certification for Datacentreplus

We are very pleased to announce that Datacentreplus now has its ISO 27001 certification. This means that we have been independently audited by an external company to ensure that we comply with all the requirements of the regulation. ISO 27001 (ISO/IEC 27001:2013 to give it its full name) is the international standard that describes best
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