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Mental Health Week – Raising Awareness

For Mental Health Week this year, we’re raising awareness of the influence of loneliness on our mental health and the practical steps we can take to address it. Some people are at higher risk of feeling lonelier than others. But there are things we can all do to cope with loneliness and prevent some of
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Kickstart Scheme: Sophie Joining Datacentreplus!

Here at Datacentreplus we recognise just how important the youth of today are and how offering opportunities for them to grow within their career is vital to their future. That is why we have been involved in the Kickstart Scheme a number of times.  The Kickstart Scheme, which was launched by the government, offers 16-24
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Gavin Upsall joins Datacentreplus as Senior Account Manager!

We are very excited to announce that Gavin Upsall has just joined our growing Client Communications team as Senior Account Manager. Gavin is a very well-known and respected figure within the hosting business sector and has more than 12 years of experience. Notably, Gavin has worked for a number of hosting providers, including Melbourne Hosting
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Littleborough Community Primary School – Christmas Gift donation

At Datacentreplus we want to humanise hosting and always strive to help people in any way we can. We know just how tough the Christmas period can be for families, certainly with the events that have transpired in the past couple of years so we decided to help some of the families at the Littleborough
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What You Should Know About Dedicated Servers

Datacentreplus prides itself on excellent server hosting options, offering a range that includes cloud solutions, Colocation and Dedicated servers, to serve every business need.  With all the talk of flexibility in cloud services, sometimes there is the worry that being too flexible can cause a large spike in costs. This article looks at the advantages
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International Women’s Day!

International Women’s Day (IWD) is a global day that celebrates the social, economic, cultural and political achievements of women. IWD has been observed for over 100 years with a focus on unity, equality and diversity and primarily celebrates the movement for women’s rights. Our company is proud to be celebrating women where the great Suffragettes
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Power: An integral part of our data centre

As obvious as it sounds, power is a critical part of a data centre. Basically, data centres rely on power for just about everything they do. No power, no data! It really is like anything else that requires electricity. To ensure that everything runs smoothly at all times in a data centre, the System Administrators
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How to contact us over Christmas and Thank You!

It has been a difficult year for many people and, as the year draws to an end, we think we could all do with a break. 2021 saw many significant investments by us in improving infrastructure and adding even more resilience to our systems and we will have more to say on this next year,
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Prolific North Tech Awards

The Prolific North Tech Awards 2021, that took place on the 21st October at the Manchester Science and Industry Museum in Manchester, celebrated the incredible innovation of the region’s tech sector. It rewarded organisations, teams and individuals who have grown incredibly in the tech industry. The North of England plays a crucial role in this
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Forever Manchester – Business Supporters Lunch

Forever Manchester is a Manchester-based charity that aims to raise money to fund and support community activity across Greater Manchester. We have worked closely with Forever Manchester for a number of years and have been lucky enough to get involved with some of their work as well as being able to support this amazing cause.
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One Does Not Simply Walk Into Manchester – Hospitality Map

Click here to view our map! I’m sure we can all remember that fateful day in March 2020. The whole country plunged into lockdown, with no sign of release and Britain’s people confined to their homes unless for an emergency. This saw lots of places we once enjoyed visiting, such as restaurants, shut down for
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How to boost creativity in your workplace

Everyone knows that creativity is an indispensable asset in any business if you want to stand out from the crowd. Many businesses are now having to adapt to changes as a result of the pandemic and we thought it would be useful to provide some tips on how you can help boost creativity in your
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The advantages of having your hosting servers local

When choosing your hosting provider there are a few things to consider, however, one that is often overlooked is the location. Having your hosting provider based locally to you is a lot more beneficial than you might think, here are a few reasons why. Size While it may seem logical to go for the provider
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Is The Future of Office Spaces Virtual?

With the world being told to work from home and embrace the remote work lifestyle, will businesses continue to adopt this virtual mindset or revert to their physical roots? When the work from home order was first introduced many companies were unprepared, but after some organisation and implementing a proper remote working system, some companies
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Barnabus Manchester: Unsung heroes provide vital support

Today we are celebrating the support we receive from an unsung hero of our work. Behind the scenes Datacentreplus have been hosting our client database pro bono as part of their commitment to give back to the community in Manchester. This might not sound very important but it is critical to be able to record
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Datacentreplus Business Director’s Guide to Remote Working Without a Glitch

As we go into a third lockdown, we see many businesses’ reworking their strategies and sadly have also seen a number of our friends and well-loved businesses close their doors for the last time. These are people who have done so much for Manchester and the North West; people who are more charitable and caring
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Datacentreplus: Our Story So Far

Those who know him will tell you that Mashukul Hoque is a person of good moral character and strong family values. A Manchester-based entrepreneur with a strong track record in the digital sector, he decided to set up a new type of data centre, after noticing that many of the established providers offer an impersonal
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Datacentreplus launch interactive Agency Tram Map 2020

We are very excited to launch our 2020 Interactive Manchester Agency Tram Map. The Interactive Agency Tram Map builds upon the 2019 version, providing an indication of how many digital agency specialists we have across Greater Manchester and this will continue to grow as Manchester attracts the best of e-commerce, digital and media across the
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Datacentreplus: Was my apprenticeship the right choice for me?

We are very pleased to share with you that our Digital Marketing Apprentice Josh has completed his apprenticeship having achieved a distinction grade in his Level 3 qualification (a huge congratulations from all the Datacentreplus team!!). With a number of our sales and marketing staff working from home during the global pandemic, we recently caught
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What is IPv4 and will it run out?

Internet Protocol (IP) addresses are a crucial resource for the functioning of the Internet.  Almost all the IP addresses in use today are IPv4, the fourth version of the Internet Protocol that was adapted and is now widely used in data communication over different kinds of networks. Yet, experts predict that within the next few
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Is colocation right for my business?

One of the services that many data centres and hosting companies provide is known as ‘colocation’ and we thought it would be useful to outline what it is and how it can benefit your business.  What is Colocation? Colocation is a hosting option utilised for businesses of all sizes for a variety of reasons. Essentially,
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