Fully Managed Servers
Let us deal with your server, so you can focus on your business
Let us deal with your server, so you can focus on your business
Only you know what’s best for your business, so if sharing your server with unknown websites is just too risky, and in-house management is just too costly, then you know that a fully managed dedicated server is the right way to go. All of our servers are custom-built, secured and optimised for industry-leading performance and reliability, and with the added bonus of 24x7x365 support and a 99.99% uptime guarantee, we ensure that the process from server setup to operation is always a smooth and easy one.
We fully own and operate our data centre and all of our dedicated server hardware – which includes our advanced networking capabilities, power supplies and security systems – from our ISO27001-certified data centre in Manchester, where access control, continuous monitoring and network protection is of paramount importance. As we have total control over every piece of equipment, we provide all of our clients with an incredibly efficient service that they can always rely on, regardless of the time, day or level of complexity in the rare event that issues ever arise. This puts their minds at ease, safe in the knowledge that their servers will always be running, and therefore, so will their businesses.
Optimised for your websites and applications, our fully managed dedicated servers are more than just tools that aid business functionality. Through patch testing, software updates and upgrades, backup configurationsand troubleshooting scripts, among other necessary features, we keep your servers running with space to expand, making them the ideal solution for any and all long term business needs.
With Datacentreplus, you’re guaranteed a level of service like no other, placing your current and potential needs at the core of our solutions. To find out more about what we can do for you and your business, we encourage you to get in touch with us today.
For when you need extra performance
2x 120GB SSD
cPanel or Plesk
For when you need extra performance
2x 240GB SSD
Dedicated Hardware Firewall
cPanel or Plesk
We keep an active eye on the health of your server and seek to remedy potential issues before they become a bigger problem. In the odd occasion that you experience issues, we’re already working on it to get your service back up and running.
We also perform regular back ups for you, so you don’t have to worry about doing these yourself.
With a managed server, we will install software for you and take a proactive approach to maintain the security and stability of these by helping you patch and update to ensure you’re always running the latest stable versions.
Our team of experts will continually evaluate your evolving requirements and look to improve and optimise your server so you get the best out of it. We’ll also inform you in advance any signals that show us your server is reaching it’s limits.
We understand that not all businesses have the resources or knowledge to manage their server which is why Datacentreplus offers managed dedicated servers in the UK that can be monitored and maintained by our experienced and knowledgeable team of system administrators and engineers. Our dedicated hosting combined with our thorough server management package allows for a seamless and convenient service for our clients. Managed servers also benefit from superior SLAs and all come with inclusive backup and firewall configured and managed by us.
Datacentreplus offers a range of management packages for our dedicated hosting service that cater to various requirements and we would be happy to advise you on a suitable package. All managed server packages come with 24/7 server health monitoring and support to ensure that any issues are managed and dealt with as soon as possible at any time.
With the threat of server hacks, data breaches and cyber attacks more prevalent than ever, how you protect your key business systems, websites and applications is an indication of how long your business will survive both on and offline. A fully managed server offers a higher level of security than in-house managed server ever can, making your business less vulnerable to threats that come your way. By protecting against malware, viruses and other types of cybercrime, your core functions can continue to run, unharmed and in the unlikely event that one gets through, regular backups ensure that you never lose anything important and that key files can be restored.
Your building may have CCTV cameras. It may have security guards. But does it have complete fire protection, environmental monitoring and gated access control? Does it have fully redundant connectivity in case of human error or deliberate harm? What systems or processes do you have in place to ensure that only authorised specialists can access that all-important equipment? Our data centre is located in a gated, access-controlled site, with anti-climb fencing, 24 hour manned security and overnight guard dogs to stop perpetrators from getting in. Our data hall can only be accessed by authorised personnel using electronic security fobs, whose expertise and technical competencies ensure that our servers run at maximum efficiency.
Our data centre is also equipped with multiple smoke and heat sensors to detect early signs of any fire risks, and is linked to our alarm system that is monitored 24×7 through both internal and external systems. To aid this, we have three powerful Airedale coolers that keep the data hall at a stable temperature throughout the year and have systems in place to detect humidity, moisture and water ingress.
Raising the standard for physical security across the industry, no other provider compares.
As your business grows, you’ll most certainly require a greater network, bandwidth, traffic allowance and extra server storage based upon demand, which can be time-consuming to organise and set up and costly to enact. A fully managed dedicated server removes these obstacles, allowing you to easily scale up without having to move over to a larger server or a service provider that can better cater to your new needs. Because our servers are also customisable, they ensure that any type of application or website can be easily processed, keeping your operations intact as you expand.
We can’t deny that in-house management can be a cheaper option, but that in no way indicates its cost-effectiveness. Consider all the benefits that a fully managed server encompasses: a team of specialists who are always on hand to help with any queries and unexpected issues; continuous evaluation of your requirements to ensure you get the best level of service; a secure data hall that keeps your hardware, and in turn, your websites and applications, protected. It may cost a little more, but as our clients attest to, it’s worth it.
“So much more than just a hosting partner. It’s refreshing to have a real relationship with a hosting partner. For Datacentreplus, customer service is key, we talk on a regular basis, they keep me posted on my servers, updates, capacity / growth and host all of my systems at their secure site. They engage with my own business on so many more levels. They have invited me to speak at their events, supported my Manchester launch, they share our updates and press releases with their audience and are always on hand. They’re one of my most trusted contacts and have definitely been so much more than a supplier – thank you for everything guys, you do an amazing job!”
– Lisa Edge, Lancashare
Shared hosting is where your website and systems are located on the same server and hard drive as other businesses, meaning that you share the same, and often capped, resources, traffic allowance and bandwidth. Though this has little to no impact on uptime, there are some important things to consider when choosing this option:
Traffic – If a lot of people regularly visit your website, or you experience peaks at certain points of the day or the month, then shared hosting can pose issues under a fair use policy, especially if you’re severely limiting your neighbours’ access to the server’s resources. This can affect your website’s performance and speed, which is not only bad for website functionality, but impacts audience enjoyment of the website, reducing the chances that they’ll come back. That’s lost leads, enquiries and sales right there!
Limited Customisation – If you’re looking for a specific piece of software to install on your server, or you have requirements that differ from the configurations that shared hosting allows, then this option is not for you. You’re limited by the setup of the server, with scalability being another issue. It’s not so easy to expand when you’re constricted by storage space and database size for example.
Security – Because you can’t control which other businesses are hosted on your server with shared hosting, there is always the potential that if one of them engages in illegal activity, or accidentally downloads a virus, then it could impact on the other websites and applications hosted on it. This could result in some serious downtime, or worse data loss without means for recovery.
When you compare these concerns with the benefits that a fully managed server provides it’s not hard to see why many growing businesses are switching from shared hosting to fully managed servers, or dedicated servers.
“Offers a quality service I can trust for our business. Their data centre facility is both modern and sophisticated and is staffed by a friendly, competent team. I’ve found the team to be very helpful whenever we have required assistance. On several occasions we have been able to avoid late night trips to the data centre where Datacentreplus have been able to get any problems with our servers resolved speedily with “remote hands” working to solve the problem. I would recommend their comprehensive service to anyone wanting a hosting solution they can trust.”
– Nick Knight (Medic 1 Direct)
Unlike with shared hosting, dedicated hosting is where your website is the only one hosted on the server, meaning server performance and response time is considerably better, because you aren’t constrained by the demands of other websites. Dedicated hosting also allows you to choose which programs, applications and software that you install, as well as the security measures that you want to run, making it a server unique to your requirements. Sharing a lot of the advantages of fully managed servers, there are two key differences:
Cost – Generally, dedicated servers are the cheaper option, but fully managed servers provide extra features and services that make it a worthwhile investment.
Greater Freedom – With a fully managed server, you save time because the host takes care of the administration side of running and maintaining the server, allowing you to focus on other business functions.
Thinking that dedicated hosting might be the right choice for your business? From our PRO LEVEL SET-UP and PRO PLUS SET-UP to our ENTERPRISE LEVEL SET-UP and ENTERPRISE PLUS SET-UP, we have a range of options sure to suit your needs. All of our options include premium Dell and Intel servers, a minimum 10TB included traffic, a lifetime hardware replacement guarantee and a 1GB network port, among other great features.
Why not give us a call today to discuss our range of dedicated and fully managed dedicated servers, to help make your decision clearer, ensuring you choose the right configuration for your business.
Right from the start, we place you and your business’s needs at the core of the service we provide you with.
Continuous investment in our helpdesk and support services ensure there’s always a technical specialist at the other end of the phone.
CCTV monitoring, motion detection and specialist alarm systems are just a part of our 24x7x365 security, along with manned guards.
Our data centre is both ISO27001 and ISO9001 certified, providing your data with the highest levels of protection, with risk mitigation built in.
Industry standard SLA of 99.99% uptime guarantee, ensuring your business’s operations are always up and running.
From industries as varied as digital marketing, leisure and manufacturing, our clients are continuously impressed by the level of service and support they receive from us.
“I currently have 4 servers with Datacentreplus and they are true to their word – pricing is better than anyone else and their support is really quick and very knowledgeable. It makes a real difference when the people you speak to know what they are talking about and have direct control over the servers.
I have absolutely no reservations in recommending Datacentreplus – except perhaps the fact that I want to keep them all to myself!”
– Mark J, (M J Digital).
Due to our bespoke servers, we make migration a breeze, regardless of the website platform, RAM or bandwidth that you require.
We are one of the fastest growing hosting providers and data centres in the North, with clients from all industries praising our infrastructure and support systems.
From dedicated server hosting, cloud hosting and colocation to data backup and hosted exchange, we have plenty of options for your business.
Our Manchester-based data centre is fully owned and managed by us, giving us the flexibility to work to our customers’ unique specifications.
We take great pride in our customer service and as a result we have gained a band of loyal customers from a range of industries.
Our on-site engineers not only manage our equipment, but provide technical support to help our clients get the best out of their service.
We provide our clients with fully managed servers that they can depend on, offering the very best in resilience, security and customisation. We have extensive knowledge working with digital marketing agencies, software companies and manufacturing companies among others, so whether you’re a newly established business, a blue chip organisation or a multinational corporation, we guarantee a non-stop service that you’ll wonder how you ever managed without.
We are famed for our customer service, which is reflected in our 5-star reviews and variety of devoted customers who regularly praise our dedicated and customer-focused approach. Whether they’re after cloud servers, agency hosting, colocation, dedicated servers, PCI compliant servers or would like some help with the migration process, we’ve taken the time to get to know our clients and their companies, providing them with the solution that is right for them.
Because we understand the importance of both physical and online security, our data centre has been built without compromise. It is ISO27001-certified, consisting of fully redundant connectivity, 24×7 security and continuous environmental monitoring. Along with our 15 minute emergency response time, you know that with us, you’ll always be looked after and no issue will ever last for long.
Our track record is unrivalled, and because of this, we offer a money-back guarantee if you are ever unhappy with our service. You couldn’t find a better server hosting company out there, and we want the opportunity to show you why.
“’Datacentreplus have been fantastic partners for us with prompt replies to queries, great technical knowledge and competitive pricing. Highly recommended.”
– Thomas Moxon (Wardtech).
At Datacentreplus, we believe that the measure of a good server hosting company is not how it performs when things are going right, but the actions it takes when things go wrong. In this industry, we know that unexpected issues can occur at any moment, and therefore, our team provides round-the-clock support, regardless of whether it’s Christmas, a bank holiday, 4:30am in the morning or 10:30pm at night. When something bad happens, you need a specialised engineer who truly understands the issue, takes ownership of the situation and doesn’t rest until it’s resolved. Fortunately, that’s the only kind of engineer that we employ here at Datacentreplus and we’re honoured to have them as part of our team.
Right from the start, our team are there to offer guidance concerning the best server for your business, based upon your requirements, clients and expected growth. Offering advice on the right cores, RAM, hard drive and control panel among other features, we ensure that you invest in the server that’s right for your business. From setup, migration and installation to maintenance and continuous ongoing support, our team is always prepared to go above and beyond for our clients, so that they feel that their investment was worth it.
We can help your business gain the flexibility, scalability and security it needs to always perform at optimum levels. Don’t wait until it’s too late. We encourage you to call us today on 0161 464 6101 to learn more about what we can do for you.
What Is A Fully Managed Server?
A fully managed server is one where the hosting provider leases hardware to a single customer or business, providing complete management of the servers, software and networks necessary for it to run efficiently. Should issues occur, the provider also identifies and rectifies them.
Our service includes backups, software installs and patching, as well as ongoing server optimisation.
What Is The Difference Between A Fully Managed Dedicated Server and A Shared Server?
The key differences between a fully managed and shared server are:
Why Should I Choose A Fully Managed Server?
You should choose one of our fully managed servers because:
What Are The Benefits Of A Fully Managed Server?
A fully managed server offers various advantages, including:
What Security Measures Do You Put In Place?
Because security is one of our top priorities, we have a range of measures in place to maintain operational efficiency of both your, and our businesses. These include:
“I recently moved from a well known UK based hosting provider to Datacentreplus. The team we’re really helpful and worked with me every step of the way through the migration and set up of my new machine. Cannot recommend these guys highly enough.. Their service is excellent!”
– Mainroom Media
Are Your Fully Managed Servers Priced Competitively?
We provide all clients with a bespoke service that takes their industry and unique requirements into account, ensuring that it’s one they can always rely on. Our ongoing support, superb level of service and range of customisable servers that we offer, at very competitive prices, provides peace of mind to all of our clients, meaning the investment is always worth it.
What Makes Datacentreplus The Right Choice For My Business?
Are Your Servers Hosted In The UK?
All of our servers are located in our Manchester-based data centre. Fully owned and managed by us, it allows us to work within our clients’ needs, giving them levels of support that you just can’t find elsewhere.
We’ve also invested heavily in our helpdesk and support services, run by our own on-site engineers, who understand the services and the issues you may encounter, as well as how to provide the best possible solution in the most efficient manner. Our team are always available, providing the help you need when you need it the most.
What Are The Core Features Of Your Standard Fully Managed Server?
All of our fully managed dedicated servers have the following services added on as standard:
Bare Metal Restore.
Anti Virus Protection.
Quarterly Account Review.
These services ensure that we always know the status of your server and can rectify issues quickly.
What Can I Install On My Server?
You are free to install anything you’d like on our servers, including, but not limited to: websites, email applications, instant messaging services, blogs, databases, CRM systems and so on. In fact anything you can install on a desktop computer can also be installed on a server. However, we do have to have some restrictions and anything illegal, or in violation of our Acceptable Use Policy as stated in our ‘Terms & Conditions’, is prohibited.
If you’d like more information on this, then please contact us via phone, email or through our web chat feature and we will be happy to assist.
To find out more about our range of fully managed dedicated servers, please get in touch with us today and we’ll be happy to assist with any queries and questions that you may have.