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How to choose the right web server for you

09/10/2012 | Internet hosting |

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If you're looking to set up any business, it is clearly essential that you have a strong web presence in the current environment. While creating an easy-to-use website may be especially important for ecommerce merchants, all companies stand to benefit from a professional, well-designed site. A key part of this will obviously be having the right web server in place to manage your activities. This is a factor that may often be overlooking when building a website, as the focus will be on how the site looks and feels to end-users.

However, without the correct servers to back this up, an individual's experience on your site may be poor. has a wide range of servers suitable for running a website from, but with so many options available, how can you be sure you end up with the best solution for your site? One of the key things to think about is your business needs, both now and in the future. You'll need to have a solution in place that is scalable, so it can grow along with your company, while you also need to calculate how much traffic you expect to receive so you are not under or overbuying. Other key considerations will be the uptime of your server. The 99.9 per cent availability offered by should provide the peace of mind you need to focus on running your business without having to worry about extended periods of downtime that could harm your bottom line.

You also need to consider what backup options are in place if your site suffers serious issues. offers automated backup on all our dedicated servers with instant setup to prevent any data loss should the worst happen. Of course, once you have your web server up and running, other issues should not be neglected. As well as routine maintenance tasks, it is vital you are aware of potential security threats that may put your website in danger. You need to make sure you set strong passwords for your servers and ensure all communications that pass through the server are secure to minimise any risk.

Here are 4 out of 12 reasons why you should choose

Bandwidth pooling

Other providers require extra money for bandwidth you may not even need. differs from other providers by providing bandwidth pooling across all your servers at no extra cost. If your other servers have plenty of bandwidth left, we allow you to pool the bandwidth to another server that requires more. This enables you to save money and you can use your dedicated server more efficiently.

Upgrade anytime

We offer additional flexibility by allowing you to upgrade your server at any time. You can upgrade your server without having to renumber your IP addresses or lose your data. All our dedicated servers come with hot swap drives, so the upgrades can often be done without any downtime.

Dedicated KVM over IP stands out in delivering flexibility, simplicity and convenience. All our dedicated servers come with many free features, such as dedicated KVM over IP. This feature provides technical freedom, because it enables you to control your server independently. Moreover, the unique and robust features of a dedicated KVM over IP allow you to control your server remotely 24/7 at BIOS level. With this free feature we provide more flexibility and usability on our dedicated servers. 

Native IPv6

IPv4 addresses are running out very quickly and preparing for native IPv6 is essential. We offer native IPv6 with all our servers by default, complete with reverse DNS. This means that our entire infrastructure is IPv6 supported. Dedicated servers with native IPv6 are truly future proof. We enable you to use your native IPv6 addresses instantly after your server activation.