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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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    23 / 07 / 2020

    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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    23 / 07 / 2020

    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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    16 / 07 / 2020

    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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    09 / 07 / 2020

    What you need to know about cloud hosting

    It’s difficult to avoid the term Cloud Hosting but you may not be entirely familiar with exactly what it is.  Read on to find out….  To provide you with a brief overview of cloud hosting, this short article should help you gain a  good insight into cloud hosting and its benefits and tell you what
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    02 / 07 / 2020

    Datacentreplus secures ISO 27001 recertification

    We’re very pleased to announce that, following a three day rigorous audit, Datacentreplus has been recertified under the prestigious ISO 27001 certification.  We originally achieved this status for data and information security management in 2017 and this is our first recertification since then.  Achieving accredited certification to ISO 27001 demonstrates that a company is following
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    30 / 06 / 2020

    Top 5 reasons why you should consider a managed hosting solution

    Managed hosting keeps the day-to-day management of servers, system hardware, and system software in the hands of your hosting provider. This comes with a number of benefits, and often allows you to focus on core business objectives and key competencies (and is often something our customers ask us about). So, to help you to boost
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    25 / 06 / 2020

    How to minimise the risk of cyber crime in the workplace

    Computer and IT security has become a critical part of a business’s operations and plays a big part in its success or otherwise. We often get asked a lot of questions about workplace security and the importance of cyber security audits, so thought it would be worthwhile putting a short guide together to help you
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    17 / 06 / 2020

    How your business benefits from a dedicated server hosting solution

    A ‘dedicated server’ is a computer that typically sits in a data centre and is specially designed for that purpose. A dedicated server is the ultimate in power, security, and control and opting for a dedicated server means that you won’t have to share resources with anyone else. As your business grows and develops there
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    11 / 06 / 2020

    The importance of staging environments

    A staging environment in most circumstances is an almost exact replica of your production environment (e.g. the same hardware, software and settings) which are often used to test and develop new code before it is published live.  Staging environments are a key part of product development and help to prevent potential issues that occur during
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    02 / 06 / 2020

    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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    27 / 05 / 2020

    Datacentreplus: Virtual Data Centre Tour

    We are very excited to unveil our virtual data centre tour of our Manchester-based data centre. Our virtual data centre tour provides the opportunity to learn more about our facility and operations that enable us to ensure 99.99% uptime guarantee and on-going 24×7 support to our customers.  The virtual tour provides an overview of: Site
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    19 / 05 / 2020

    How to ready your business for now and the future

    We are now living in a very different world to the one we started 2020 in.   Covid-19 has dominated the world news and may also affect how we will live for the foreseeable future (or until it is under control). It’s impossible not to worry as a person, parent, employee, or business owner. We
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    12 / 05 / 2020

    Covid-19 help and support for businesses

    The Covid-19 pandemic is being felt across the whole world. Businesses of all shapes and sizes are facing crazy times, with many struggling to survive and access key resources during the shutdown period.  However, there are some great businesses actively providing help by offering advice for companies who are adapting to the changes and also
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    27 / 04 / 2020

    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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    23 / 04 / 2020

    Working From Home Survival Guide

    As we head into a further period of lockdown many of us have adopted policies for staff working from home and some of us are still looking for best practices.  Below are Stephen Hobson’s our Head of Customer Engagement top tips for staff members and teams for working from home: Environment My first tip is
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    16 / 04 / 2020

    Liverpool Agencies: ‘Dr Plus’ Lively Diamond Disco Huddle’

    We are excited to share with you ‘Dr Plus’ Lively Diamond Disco Huddle’ which illustrates some of the fantastic digital and creative specialists we have across Liverpool!  Specialising in digital agency hosting,  we began putting together a creative piece which focuses on the Liverpool digital agency community, highlighting these agencies through the artistic ‘Dr Plus’
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    16 / 04 / 2020

    How do we maintain our data centre?

    Have you ever wondered what goes on behind the scenes at a data centre? Data centres may look boring from the outside (and most go unnoticed), but don’t be fooled by appearances. They are actually a fundamental part of our critical national infrastructure and power the modern economy!  Remember, there would be no Netflix and
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    15 / 04 / 2020
  • COVID-19 Message

    Dear Customer: We trust that you are safe and well. We wanted to assure you all that the health and well-being of our team and our clients is of paramount importance to us and that we have taken a number of measures to ensure business continuity during the Covid-19 pandemic.  We have taken these measures
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    18 / 03 / 2020

    Datacentreplus wins ‘Innovation in Business’ category at the Asian Business Leaders (ABL) Awards

    We’re very pleased to announce, Mashukul Hoque, Founder and CEO at Datacentreplus, has been named as the winner of the ‘Innovation in Business’ category at the 2020 Asian Business Leaders Awards.  The Asian Business Leaders Awards recognises individuals and businesses that have reached national and global success and are based in the Greater Manchester area. 
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    02 / 03 / 2020

    Datacentreplus launch VPSplus cloud platform to meet customer demand

    We are excited to announce the launch of our VPSplus cloud platform, providing our customers with a highly scalable and cost-effective cloud hosting platform.  The new VPSplus platform comes with many appealing benefits for businesses, including reduced IT costs, increased collaboration, faster speed to market and improved resilience. There’s also built-in scalability technology, rendering the
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    20 / 02 / 2020

    Welcoming a new decade with a new brand identity

    2020, a new chapter, a new decade and an exciting start to the new year for Datacentreplus! We’re thrilled to announce the launch of our newly designed website. After five months of hard work and dedication, we are delighted to officially announce the launch on Wednesday 15th January 2020.  We wanted to make our new
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    16 / 01 / 2020

    Salford Business Awards Finalist 2019

    We are thrilled to announce that we have been named as a finalist in the Salford Business Awards 2019 in the Excellence Award category.  The Salford Business Awards recognises and celebrates businesses and individuals who have contributed to making our city great. Mashukul Hoque, CEO at Datacentreplus, commenting on the shortlisting announcement says: “It is
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    15 / 10 / 2019

    Datacentreplus at the Mancunian Way Summer Charity Ball

    We are very excited to have attended the Mancunian Way Summer Charity Ball, which took place at the Hilton Hotel in Deansgate. The Mancunian Way are a charity who specialise in street based engagement, targeting individuals who are most in need. Founded in 2011, the charity operates with a belief that with determination, passion, a vision
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    03 / 09 / 2019

    Datacentreplus at the Henshaws Awards 2019

    It was fantastic to attend and support the annual Henshaws Awards 2019 at The Midland Hotel in Manchester. Henshaws is a charity that supports people living with sight loss and a range of other disabilities to achieve their ambitions and go beyond expectations. We were joined by a variety of Greater Manchester businesses at the
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    24 / 06 / 2019

    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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    19 / 06 / 2019

    Stephen Hobson: 2 Years at Datacentreplus

    It’s hard to remember what life was like in the Datacentreplus office before Stephen joined us! – it was certainly much quieter. Communications Manager, Rachel  caught up with Stephen, Head of Account Management, who shares his journey at the company so far. Just over 730 days ago, Stephen joined Datacentreplus and has played a critical
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    12 / 06 / 2019

    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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    21 / 05 / 2019

    Datacentreplus on the Manchester Agency Tram Map

    We are delighted to announce the release of the Manchester Agency Tram Map. The Agency Tram Map gives 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 North. Our aim is to provide
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    15 / 05 / 2019

    Captain Manchester brings good deeds to MediaCityUK

    We are thrilled to have taken part in the Captain Manchester campaign for the Forever Manchester charity. Forever Manchester is a charity that raises money to fund and support community activity across Greater Manchester. Captain Manchester was originally designed as a marketing stunt in 2013 for the Forever Manchester charity. The campaign involved a man
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    10 / 05 / 2019

    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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    07 / 02 / 2019

    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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    12 / 12 / 2018

    Datacentreplus Recognised in the Greater Manchester Business Awards

    We are thrilled to announce that we have been named as a finalist for the Greater Manchester Business Awards 2019 in the Customer Service Excellence category. The Greater Manchester Business Awards celebrates the professionalism and excellence of businesses and organisations in Greater Manchester. Rachel Waters, Communications Manager at Datacentreplus, commenting on the shortlisting announcement says:
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    26 / 11 / 2018

    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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    06 / 11 / 2018

    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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    15 / 10 / 2018

    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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    18 / 09 / 2018

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