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Planned Maintenance at UK Data Centre 30th August & 3rd September 2013

The UK data centre we use have informed us of planned maintenance events occurring 30th August 2013 and 3rd September 2013. No loss of service is expected during the planned maintenance windows. If you are an existing customer, please review … Continue reading

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Planned Maintenance at UK Data Centre 28th August 2013

The UK data centre we use have informed us of planned maintenance occurring overnight starting at 11pm on 28th August 2013. Important: One or two small five minute outages are expected during the planned maintenance window. If you are an … Continue reading

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24 hours in the life of an email server

I was looking at our main email server statistics for the last 24 hours and thought I’d share a few: The server blocked 55% of all connection attempts immediately before they even got to trying to send, all thanks to … Continue reading

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Transparent Domain Pricing Policy

Today (1st August 2013) we have introduced a brand new transparent pricing policy for domain names. All domains are now priced at cost plus a nominal management fee. For many years now we have been absorbing regular price increases by … Continue reading

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Planned Maintenance for US Shared Web Server Spot

Update: 8th August 2013 12:15 The planned upgrade described below has now been completed. Server side everything went smoothly with absolutely no issues at all. The current PHP version is now 5.4.17. A random selection of web sites have been … Continue reading

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Password Security

The ability to generate strong unique passwords for each and every website you have an account with has never been more important. It’s not just basic personal information that is at risk, routine use of online banking and shopping sites … Continue reading

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Google Gmail and Drive Storage Unification

Google Apps for Business News Gmail and Drive Storage Unification Google announced Monday 13th May 2013, Gmail and Drive storage unification that combines the 25GB for Gmail and 5GB for Drive included with Google Apps for Business into a single … Continue reading

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Google Apps Admin Console Redesign

Google Apps for Business News Admin Console Redesign Google will begin the rollout of a new Admin console starting 22nd May 2013. 10% of our existing Google Apps for Business clients will be transitioned to the new Admin console on … Continue reading

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National Vegetarian Week 2013

This year, National Vegetarian Week runs from Monday 20th May to Sunday 26th May 2013. Help reduce climate change whilst saving the lives of animals and improving your health! For more information regarding what’s happening and adopting a vegetarian lifestyle … Continue reading

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Planned Maintenance at UK Data Centre 8th October 2012

The UK data centre we use have informed us of planned maintenance occurring overnight starting at 10pm on 8th October 2012. If you are an existing customer, please review the information below and if you have any questions, please do … Continue reading

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Emergency Network Maintenance at UK Data Centre 18th July 2012

Following network connectivity and speed issues earlier today, the UK data centre we use have informed us of emergency network maintenance occurring this evening starting at 9pm, 18th July 2012. If you are an existing customer, please review the information … Continue reading

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Planned Maintenance at UK Data Centre 6th June 2012

The UK data centre we use have informed us of planned maintenance occurring overnight starting at 10pm on 6th June 2012. If you are an existing customer, please review the information below and if you have any questions, please do … Continue reading

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New Office Address from 18th May 2012

We have moved! As from 18th May 2012 our new office postal address is: Unit 1U, Unicorn Business Park Wellington Street RIPLEY Derbyshire DE5 3EH We have also updated our contact page with geographic telephone numbers as alternatives to our … Continue reading

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National Vegetarian Week 2012

Help reduce climate change whilst saving the lives of animals and improving your health! For more information regarding adopting a vegetarian lifestyle see www.nationalvegetarianweek.org

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Planned Maintenance at UK Data Centre 21st May 2012

The UK data centre we use have informed us of planned maintenance occurring overnight starting at 9pm on 21st May 2012. If you are an existing customer, please review the information below and if you have any questions, please do … Continue reading

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Planned Maintenance at UK Data Centre 2nd April 2012

The UK data centre we use have informed us of planned maintenance occurring overnight starting at 9pm on 2nd April 2012. If you are an existing customer, please review the information below and if you have any questions, please do … Continue reading

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Fairtrade Fortnight 2012

Help Fairtrade Fortnight (27th February – 11th March 2012) to meet their target of collecting 1.5 million steps for farmers and workers in developing countries this year. What steps will you take towards using more Fairtrade products.  Make your step count … Continue reading

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Change to Postini Message Security for Google Apps

This news affects only those who have activated Postini Message Security as part of their Google Apps service. If you purchased Google Apps for Business from Ecological Hosting and you aren’t sure whether you are using Postini, please contact us. … Continue reading

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