Latest News and Hosting Review Fasthosts

Fasthosts Introduction

Fasthosts is a popular web hosting provider since 1999. It has been working to design innovative ways to provide full internet control to its users. It is responsible for managing around 1 million domains. Over 42 million emails are securely delivered each day by the company. All services including shared web hosting, domain names, business-class email, cloud servers, online backup and online storage are self-managed through the award winning Fasthosts’ control panel. It has also maintained a successful reseller channel.
Fasthosts is one of the biggest internet hosting companies in the world. The Company is a part of the United Internet Group. The Group operates over 42 million user’s accounts with their five data centers and 70000 servers. The Company achieved Computer Shopper Magazine Best Web Host Award. It is a Microsoft Cloud OS Network Partner. Its focus is on the aspiration of clients and on employing good people. Aim is to build a fast moving, profitable and market leading organization.
Fasthosts Internet, is a leading web hosting provider and specialist in cloud computing has recently introduced their new range of dedicated servers. The features they offer are up to 128GB RAM, secure wholly-owned data centres, 24/7 UK phone support, unlimited bandwidth, up to 4TB HDD, up to 32 core AMD processors, up to 2 x 500GB SSD unlimited bandwidth, guarantee 99.99% uptime, reduced CAPEX commitment,  2 X 4TB HDD and RAID 1 protected hard disk drives , Windows Server 2012, Linux operating systems ,latest SSD Technology to their clients such as IT professionals, medium and large sized organizations and the benefits it provide that websites, business services and applications can be loaded fast.

The price of the dedicated server is £35.10 per month excluding (Value added tax) VAT, with the discount of up to 70 per cent off for the first 3 months. Fasthosts new P-1250 dedicated Server which features 128GB RAM. There are several advantages of dedicated servers like they deliver powerful, energy-efficient performance, an ideal solution for IT professionals, good for businesses that require robust server operations for data storage. Their flagship dedicated Server is an ideal solution for running the important applications of business such as business portals and intranets and for hosting large and complex SQL databases and with this it also ensure unbeatable service delivery and excellent ROI for business users.”

Fasthosts’ DNS Issue Comes to an End

Fasthosts resolved the DNS issue which was affecting their servers, websites, phone lines and shared hosting. Issues occurred when primary core router failed. As per their ‘standard redundancy measures’, their system failed over to secondary backup router. Due to this, traffic switched between its primary and secondary routers. Some was incorrectly forwarded which resulted intermittent outages.
Other problems such as delay to update through control panel and intermittent network connection issues were affecting dedicated servers. These were resolved on Friday itself. Company intimated its users regarding this issue through Twitter. Now it continues to provide excellent levels of stability and data security. Fasthosts remains committed to offer highest levels of services.

Fasthosts Dedicated Servers:

Dedicated Servers are created for optimum reliability, high performance, processing power and speed. Server gives guaranteed 99.99% uptime and 24*7 UK support by email, chat, tweet or phone. They supply free 256-bit SSL certificate for first year along with free 50 GB Windows online backup. In addition to this, optional parallel Plesk 12, optional cPanel 11 and WHM are also included with dedicated servers. Unlimited monthly data transfer, Remote Desktop or SSH and100Mbit/s connection is included.

SSL Certificates:

Security of online applications and transactions are critical to success of business. Fasthosts offers free SSL certificate through which users can check all visitors’ information. The visitor data is secure and safe with browser padlock. It builds trust and boosts success. Users too feel safe with SSL certificated websites.

SSL Certificate Includes:

  • Easy and quick to install
  • Domain name validation
  • Available for 1-6 years
  • Mobile device supported

Cloud Hosting

Cloud servers take from a pool of memory, storage and processing power to provide users dedicated resources. These resources are adjusted according to their needs. Webhosts run multiple cloud servers on physical servers with the help of Microsoft Hyper-V virtualization software. Server runs distinct applications and operating systems. Customer use cloud servers and manage them through web interface or API. They can even choose operating system they want to run on cloud servers.

Benefits of Cloud Servers:-

  • Avoid high upfront costs of new hardware and subsequent costs of refreshing that hardware
  • Gives High Levels of Performance
  • Help users to meet changing needs of businesses
  • Reduce amount of Down time Customer Experience

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