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Are Your Passwords Strong Enough? Maybe Not!

10 Dec 2018 14:41


In a world where so many of the websites, apps and services we love are still controlled by passwords and phrases, there’s a worrying trend of keeping things too simple. Given that we can now log in and access sensitive data such as banking from our phones, it surely makes sense to always make sure that […]


How was our uptime last month?

4 Dec 2018 14:47


Short answer – pretty fantastic! Every month we monitor our network uptime to ensure we’re meeting our uptime guarantee and in November we achieved a whopping 99.98%.


We smashed our uptime guarantee AGAIN!

6 Nov 2015 08:13


We’re pleased to announce that, just like every month, we smashed our 99.9% uptime guarantee in October achieving an awesome 99.97% – 100% next month?!


Secure your WordPress installation

21 Apr 2015 08:53


We’ve recently been plagued with a number of hacking and spamming events caused by WordPress installations. Or, more accurately, out-of-date WordPress installations. As great a piece of software as WordPress is, if it’s not kept up-to-date with the latest releases and security patches then it becomes a magnet for even the most amateur hacker. Scripts such as […]


Scheduled Power Maintenance – server12

24 Mar 2015 18:34


Our monitoring systems have detected problems with a PDU (Power Distribution Unit) that supplies critical load to the network access switch which in turn provides connectivity to server12.simplewebserver.co.uk. Although load is currently being sustained, the intelligent management of this unit is impaired and it is likely that in the near future this may become service affecting. Due to this, […]


Are you using WordPress to power your blog?

4 Mar 2015 13:30


WordPress is the most popular blogging software available powering more than 60 million websites. This of course means it’s open to the most abuse. We’re finding more and more attacks on our servers are caused by exploits in the WordPress software – not through any fault of WordPress itself but the fault of end users […]


More SUPER uptime results!

5 Dec 2014 18:23


Just to prove we’re still working hard to make sure your website is available to your customers, our uptime figures for November are in and we’ve scored an awesome 99.96% across our network. Whilst we’re never happy when this doesn’t reach 100% we’re pretty confident we’ll be able to do that in December.


Scheduled Power Maintenance – server16

16 Oct 2014 14:52


Our monitoring systems have detected problems with a PDU (Power Distribution Unit) that supplies critical load to server16. Although load is currently being sustained, the intelligent management of this unit is impaired and it is likely that in the near future this may become service affecting. Due to this, we are scheduling maintenance to replace […]


MySQL updates – important notice

28 Jun 2014 15:45


We will be starting to roll out updates of MySQL version 5.5 starting next week. Although this 5.5 strain has been available for some time now, it’s a major update to our servers and can affect existing sites – particularly ones that are not running the latest versions of PHP software. Please use this time […]


99% of simplewebhosting.co.uk customers surveyed would recommend us!

9 Jun 2014 09:28


At simplewebhosting.co.uk we work hard to ensure our customers are happy and we never tire of receiving positive feedback. But don’t take our word for it. In our April 2014 customer survey sent to all customers with a live hosting account or domain name registration, 99% of replies said they would be happy to recommend simplewebhosting.co.uk! That’s […]

          
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