Every website needs a server somewhere to live on. When a visitor types the website address in their browser, the request is sent from their computer to the server. The server processes the request and sends back the web page the visitor wants.
We provide the server for your website to live on.
A server is an ultra-reliable computer that usually located in a data centre – a purpose built, climate controlled environment to keep servers running in optimum condition. These data centres have fast internet connections and networking equipment to direct the information to your website visitors. When a visitor accesses your website, the data is processed by the server and delivered over the internet to the visitor.
One regular website only needs a small amount of server power to run. So most sites will share their servers with hundreds, if not thousands of other websites.
It could be likened to renting an office unit in a skyscraper for your business to use. Your company needs an office address and somewhere to work, just like your website needs a server and a domain name to locate it.
The office building houses hundreds of offices for different companies but their mail, internet, and the building itself are shared between the tenants. Servers typically house many websites, all sharing the same physical hardware and network connections.
When someone visits or dials your office on the phone, they are directed via the receptionist or phone system to where they need to go. Just as when they visit your website, our servers direct the visitor to where your website is located so they can interact with it.
Like the management of an office block, we rent you a space on our servers and provide the systems to keep everything running. so you can focus on operating your business.
Our systems run Linux CentOS servers with up to date versions of Apache, PHP, and MySQL for the database. By default, cPanel is configured on all hosting accounts, which offers a simple interface to administrate your web hosting account.
Please email us if you would like further information about our web hosting platform.
If you need any help choosing a hosting package then contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org and we will be happy to help.