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34SP Launches Upgrades to SmarterTrack

December 15, 2009 by · Comments Off on 34SP Launches Upgrades to SmarterTrack 

Web Hosting ServicesUnited Kingdom – 34SP.com has announced the company has upgraded to the latest version of the SmarterTrack help desk application software created by SmarterTools. 34SP.com was founded by Manchester University colleagues Daniel Foster and Stuart Melling, and recently celebrated 9 years in the web hosting business. According to information released by 34SP.com, the company is continuing its efforts to provide the highest possible levels of technical support to web hosting clients. The SmarterTrack upgrade is integral to the company’s support efforts.

The transition from SmarterTrack 3.x to 4.6 provides many advantages for 34SP.com clients needing technical support. SmarterTools (the developers of the software), describe the product as follows: ”SmarterTrack is a powerful help desk application that transforms customer service efforts into a comprehensive, multi-channel communications portal with features like a Ticket system, Live Chat, WhosOn, branding and language support reporting, and a Knowledge Base.”
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34SP.com Celebrates 9 Years of Hosting with 9 Great Prizes

October 1, 2009 by · Comments Off on 34SP.com Celebrates 9 Years of Hosting with 9 Great Prizes 

Web Hosting Services Manchester, UK – The website hosting industry is a relatively new business segment. With mergers, acquisitions and the threat of continuously increasing competition, it is a testament to a company’s perseverance if that firm reaches the nine year mark. UK website hosting firm 34SP.com was founded by Manchester University colleagues Daniel Foster and Stuart Melling 9 years ago this month, and to celebrate the anniversary the company is giving away 9 great prizes to mark the occasion.

34SP.com is located in Manchester, United Kingdom and specializes in providing the highest levels of customer service and technical support for website hosting and domain names.Over the past 9 years the company has solidified a reputation for outstanding support, coupled with extremely high reliability at fair prices.

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UK Host Host 34SP.com Releases VPS Changes

September 9, 2009 by · Comments Off on UK Host Host 34SP.com Releases VPS Changes 

Web Hosting ToolsUnited Kingdom – Customer service focused UK website hosting company 34SP.com has re-introduced its line of VPS hosting products. Virtual Private Server hosting or VPS hosting for short, is a mid-step between shared hosting and dedicated servers.

According to information released by the company, the new virtual server products will carry specifications that lead the VPS hosting market in the UK. The new plans were designed after months of comprehensive research into the competitive VPS products in the current UK marketplace. Virtual servers are often used in lieu of dedicated servers due to the close similarities between the two. Completely isolated operating environments, root level access, and the ability to load any operating system or software required by professional developers are characteristics of both VPS hosting and dedicated servers.

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Web Hosting Winner Sends Motorists to Pubs

August 27, 2009 by · Comments Off on Web Hosting Winner Sends Motorists to Pubs 

Web Host ServicesManchester, UK – Web hosting company 34SP.com has announced the winners of the recent First Ever Pub Mashup Competition which encouraged participants to ”create a mashup that had anything at all to do with pubs”. Mr. Phil Ronan created the winning web-based program which will find the location of Britain’s best pubs close to a motor route of the driver’s choosing – and even divert them for a quick pint or a bite to eat. The program was created specifically for the Pub Mashup Competition sponsored by UK hosting company 34SP.com, and was the winning entry. The program – which is entitled ”PubStop” – can even re-route your driving directions and include a stop at the pub with a click of the ”Recalculate route with a stopover at this pub” button. The pubs included in the stopovers were selected by the guardian.co.uk as Britain’s 200 best pubs. As the first prize winner, Mr. Ronan received cash and the use of a virtual server for a year.

The winning entry submitted by Mr. Ronan won out over a considerable field of entries including runner’s up Keane Ingram and Ollie O’Brien. Their programs were respectively: The Sam Smith’s Challenge (”A map showing all of the Sam Smith’s pubs in London, all of which we visited as part of a challenge to ourselves”) and a Map of UK Scenicness…and Pubs (New UK scenicness data released by MySociety, with OpenStreetMap’s road network and its known pubs).

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34SP Acknowledged As The ‘Most Reliable UK Web Host’

July 10, 2009 by · Comments Off on 34SP Acknowledged As The ‘Most Reliable UK Web Host’ 

Webmaster ToolsManchester, UK – Independent web hosting reliability rating agency Netcraft has announced its most reliable web hosts for the month of June 2009, with UK hosting firm 34SP.com topping the rankings for the UK. 34SP.com finished fifth overall in the reliability rankings.

Netcraft is an independent firm providing research data and analysis on many aspects of the Internet. The company is headquartered in Bath, England and reports on the Top 50 most reliable webhosts each month. The reliability rankings are derived from measurements taken every 15 minutes, 24 hours per day by Netcraft in real-time. Among the data being continuously measured are: times of outages if they occur, failed requests for data, connect times, and total amount of data being transferred. The data is collected at various points around the Internet including: London/DXI Networks, New York/New York Internet, Virginia/Rackspace, San Jose/Datapipe, Italy/Aruba, Pennsylvania/INetU-2 and Phoenix/GoDaddy. These companies have an advantage over the other companies, as each of them have a collector in their own datacenter.

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Contest Combines Pubs, Google, Twitter and Mashups

June 4, 2009 by · Comments Off on Contest Combines Pubs, Google, Twitter and Mashups 

Web Hosting ToolsManchester, UK – A new online contest combines the UK’s love of pubs with modern web tools such as Twitter and Google. Created and sponsored by website hosting company 34SP.com, the First Ever Pub Mashup Competition offers web developers the opportunity to win cash and prizes worth £1,334.

The contest entry criteria are simple: create a mashup that has anything at all to do with pubs. Any entry can win, just so long as the mashup involves a pub in some way. The competition runs from June 1 – June 30, 2009. Winners will be selected in early July. Details on the rules and entry forms are available at: www.34sp.com/pub-mashup. Read more

34SP Launches New Hosting Services

April 23, 2009 by · Comments Off on 34SP Launches New Hosting Services 

Webmaster ToolsManchester, UK – Customer focused website hosting company, 34SP.com, has announced the introduction of a new professional website hosting account. According to information released by the company, the new service is entitled the Professional Hosting plan and breaks new ground in account specifications and customer support.

While the main specifications of the account are among the highest in the industry – 5GB disk space, 20GB monthly transfer, 100 emails, 10 MySQL databases, included shell access, SMTP, and comprehensive weekly backups – the value proposition for 34SP.com customers has always been the company’s commitment to service and support. When a recent 34SP.com client survey asked, ”How likely are you to recommend 34SP.com?” a stunning 98 percent affirmed that they would refer the company. The company points to this data as confirming the positive effect that outstanding customer service has on referral rates. Read more

Netcraft Names 34SP.com Reliable Hosting

March 13, 2009 by · Comments Off on Netcraft Names 34SP.com Reliable Hosting 

Webmaster NewsManchester, UK – Customer focused website hosting company, 34SP.com, has debuted on the Netcraft list of the top 50 Most Reliable Hosting Providers’ Network Performance. Netcraft measures and makes available the response times of fifty leading hosting providers’ sites. The performance measurements are made at fifteen minute intervals from separate points around the Internet, and averages are calculated over the immediately preceding 24 hour period. 34SP.com is currently ranked 25th in the world according to real-time data displayed at: http://uptime.netcraft.com/perf/reports/Hosters.

34SP.com co-founder Stuart Melling explained the importance of server uptime for the company’s clients, ”34SP.com was founded on the principle that high service, high reliability website hosting could be made available to every developer, designer and small businessperson at a reasonable cost. Our recent investments in the very best hardware and support personnel have clearly paid off with this exciting new announcement. Netcraft is recognized as the worldwide authority in analyzing web server reliability, and 34SP.com is proud to deliver this type of consistency on behalf of our clients.” Read more

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