The vast majority of hosting companies have fairly strict terms and conditions, and most of those focus around content they don’t want to host, for example adult content, because of the type of traffic it attracts, and the legal issues that may arise alongside it. Essentially, it’s a web hosting company’s responsibility to ensure they… Read More

3 July 2020

As a both a consumer and supplier of hosting for many years, I’m well aware of the hassle of moving companies. Unless the websites you’re migrating are really basic, and/or the email usage of the account is minimal (or external, perhaps with Office365) then moving hosting for yourself or your clients is only something you… Read More

25 June 2020

The web hosting industry is… well, huge. There’s no other word for it. It’s one of those industries that actually, is probably vastly underestimated. The one thing we can be sure of, is that it’s going to be worth many hundreds of billions per year. From small startups paying perhaps just £30 a year or… Read More

22 June 2020

Something that a lot of people take for granted, is the security of their website. You pay a web designer to build you a website, and get it online… do you even think about security? Does it cross your mind, at all? The one thing you might think of, is “does it have a padlock?”… Read More

17 June 2020

Exciting times at DataLords, as we’ve now just joined Nominet… and for those that don’t know who that is, they’re the organisation responsible for all .uk domain names. But Nominet are more than just a domain registration company, and that’s why it’s so great to join as members. We’re looking forward to getting involved with… Read More

11 June 2020

I’ve spent the last 3-4 weeks intermittently building our control system for our servers. I’ve put a lot of time and effort into building it a certain way. Then last night, I decided to have a significant change in direction (and I do mean drastic). Close to “scrap it and start again”. It wasn’t quite… Read More

10 June 2020