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Introducing Rackspace

Our Hosting Provider

You need your data to be secure and you need your systems available 24/7. That’s why we host all of our solutions with Rackspace‘s premium Intensive Hosting package:

Rackspace is a well-established, award-winning global hosting provider that’s trusted world-wide for its reliability & solid security credentials.

Rackspace takes a proactive, comprehensive approach by providing customers with the industry’s most potent security tools and techniques, designed, built and maintained specifically for enterprise-class application hosting.

From secure server builds and intrusion detection systems to a physically secure data centre and monitored network, we take a multi-layered approach to keeping your application hosting operations reliable and secure.


The following outlines the reasons why we chose Rackspace, and what we add to the solution to secure it further.

Pro-active monitoring and patching

  • The servers are monitored under their premium support package and Rackspace ensure they are patched
  • Rackspace intensive hosting 24 * 7 monitoring and support
  • Hardened and fully patched OS
  • Microsoft Service Centre Operations Manager Monitoring (SCOM)

Firewalls and DDos Protection

  • Dedicated 1GB Network infrastructure using the latest generation Cisco equipment for both firewall and Brocade for load balancing, DDoS mitigation protection, managed backup

Virus Protection of Servers

  • All servers run Sophos virus protection software and this is centrally maintained by Rackspace to ensure virus free operation.
  • This is friendly hacking – we pay for them to try to break into our systems in order that we may be protected.

Highly Certified Hosting Provider

Find out more about Rackspace’s Certifications and Security Compliance:

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