How Data Centres Can Help Lower Your Carbon Footprint

Green business has become an issue of greater concern over recent years. With the pressure growing to do business responsibly and help to protect the planet, many businesses are looking for efficient and affordable ways to work more sustainably. However, eco-friendly business practices aren’t always a top priority. Other matters can take precedence, leaving issues…

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SafeHosts Awarded ISO Certifications for Quality & Security Management

A business with certifications in quality and security management is one that understands how to provide their customers with the highest level of service and data protection. ISO certifications are proof that a company adheres to the highest of standards in these two areas, as outlined by the International Organisation for Standardisation (ISO). SafeHosts are…

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Colocation Can Save Your Business Money

All businesses are looking for ways to save money without compromising the quality of their operations. This is something that colocation can help you to achieve. Read on to discover more about the different ways that colocation can save your business money. Understanding colocation and how it works Colocation simply refers to a situation whereby…

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Colocation can be Flexible and Scalable to fit your business needs.

Scalability and flexibility are two essential components that businesses require in order to thrive today. One outsource service where this is achieved is via data centre colocation. In this post, we will reveal what colocation is, and how it can help you to unlock more flexibility within your organisation. What is Colocation Hosting? Before we…

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What is Colocation Hosting and Why is it a Better Solution?

What is Colocation Hosting? Colocation hosting is a service in which a business hosts its servers and computer hardware at a third-party specialised data housing facility. Companies like yours can rent the space to house your servers negating the need for on-site storage at your own location, which can be fraught with issues. Businesses using…

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Whats Dedicated Server Hosting?

Dedicated server hosting

Dedicated Server Hosting is a web hosting package where a server is completely dedicated to one single customer. This service allows infrastructure to run at optimum performance when you need it at peak times. In most cases, the hosting provider supplies the physical server and secure storage facility, the associated services and technical support.  …

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IPv4 vs IPv6

Imagine a world where your computer couldn’t communicate with another device. There’d almost be no point; certainly no online collaboration or networking of any kind. What links all our devices together are IP addresses, identities which facilitate communication over the Internet. For the majority of cases, IP addresses come in two forms – IPv4 and…

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Latency and the need for speed

Latency and the need for speed

We all know the frustration of a slow data connection. Frustrating at the best of times but when it’s your business that’s being impacted by mediocre latency, doing something proactive about it should be a little higher up your to-do list. So, what is network latency? Why does it matter and what can you do…

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The mistake that’s costing millions

I’m not talking about user error or accidentally switching off your client’s IT. I’m not talking about data breach; there are enough real-life examples of that without adding more fuel to that fire. No. I’m talking about over-promising and forgetting to talk about what you already do really well. Like getting customer service right.  …

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Resilience and redundancy

A while ago, we took some technology phrases and acronyms and made them clear. Like CDR (Committed Data Rate) and 95th percentile billing. Now feels like a good time to explore some other phrases that can often cause confusion. What’s resilience? What does redundancy mean when it comes to technology? And what’s the difference between…

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