I can offer professional business grade web hosting for your business. All of our websites are hosted in our London and Reading datacentres on UK based servers. All of the servers run on a Microsoft Windows platform. I have full access to the servers remotely, so if there are any problems, I can rectify them as soon as possible without having to wait for a helpdesk.
Some frequently asked questions about web hosting
- Why do I need web hosting?
- What should I look for in a web host?
- Technologies and Programming Languages supported by n-smith
- Web Hosting Pricing
Why do I need web hosting?
In order for you to have an online presence and to have a website, you need to have something called a web host. The host will usually provide you with server space to upload your HTML, ColdFusion, ASP or PHP files as well as provide domain registration and email hosting. Billing for these services are usually on a monthly basis and sometimes are available as a one off annual payment with a discount for buying 12 months upfront.
What should I look for in a web host?
Most web designers and developers always have an opinion on what to look for in a web host. One of the most important things to look for is something know as "Uptime". Most companies guarantee 99.9% uptime. Never believe a web host with 100% uptime, after all servers need a reboot themselves at some stage. You should also look ino the hidden costs and additional charges incurred for various technologies and whether the host supports them. For instance ...
There are some web hosts offering hosting for £2.99 per month. Not to say there is anything wrong with this,but remember you get what you pay for. If you want a more complete professional host, then look for technologies they support, databases supported and their support offering.
Technologies & Programming Languages supported
I offer hosting on Windows servers and support technologies including CFML, Classic ASP, ASP.NET, PHP 5,mySQL 5.0 and Microsoft SQL Server 2005. I also include 1 x Microsoft SQL Database in all of my packages for FREE.
My basic web hosting packages start at £19.99 per month right up to £49.99 per month, for our advanced package. Please contact me for a detailed quotation, migration plans and to discuss your requirements.