Who? Why? What?


Who?

Web Hostess offers the highest quality web hosting services at the lowest possible prices. We make web hosting simple with reliable servers, one-click installers and online site builders.
We pride ourselves on our exceptional quality, rapid support responses, reliable server performance, and caring customer service.


Why?

Web Hostess offers so many services to choose from:

  • Same Day Setup
  • 1-Click Software Installer
  • 99.9% Uptime
  • Online Site Buliders
  • Instant Activation
  • Free Migration
  • POP & IMAP Mail Access
  • E-mail Forwarding
  • Webmail Access
  • Spam & Anti-Virus Protection
  • Mailing Lists
  • AMTP Access
  • Free cPanel
  • FTP Access
  • Web Based File Manager
  • IP Deny MAnager
  • Daily Back-up's
  • phpMyAdmin
  • Ruby on Rails
  • Lightspeed Powered
  • GD2
  • cURL
  • Ioncube Loader
  • Softaculous

......you really cannot go wrong!!


What?

What are we made of??

Our Servers

All of our servers are supplied Supermicro and feature some of the best server-grade hardware. All servers feature 4GB+ of memory and RAID protected storage with redundant power-supplies.

Enterprise Server Hardware
arrow Powerful Supermicro Rackmount Servers
arrow A Minimum of Four Processors In Each Machine
arrow A Minimum of 4GB DDR Memory
arrow Full 100Mbit Uplink Connectivity to Each Server
arrow APC Power Mangement and Remote Reboots For Easy Control and Power Management
arrow Daily Backups to Ensure Data Safety
arrow Hardware RAID Redundant Hard Disks
arrow Fast SATAII Hard Drives
arrow Uncrowded Servers


Innovative Server Software
arrowCentOS Linux Operating System with Cloudlinux
arrow LiteSpeed Web Server
arrow MySQL 5.x
arrow PHP 5.2.x
arrowcPanel 11
arrowZend Optimizer
arrow Ruby on Rails
arrowSoftaculous Auto-Installer
arrowSpamExperts Mail Filtering


Green Web Hosting

We have taken the initiative of going green by offsetting our carbon footprint by 110%. We were not satisfied with only going carbon neutral, we wanted to do some good. With the help of dcarbon8 we have calculated the footprint of our servers and offices and invested in more carbon credits than we need..

Datacentre Features

Kent - UK
Our primary site is a newly built facility based in Sittingbourne, Kent. From here we collect our IP transit from SynergyWorks, operating a fully BGP compliant network utilising a 'best path' routing policy. Our network is provided courtesy of RackSRV Communications.


Power
All clients are guaranteed a redundant high-capacity, stable and reliable power supply. Power is isolated between racks and maintained indefinite.
The datacentres use high specification UPS units to maintain power to the entire building should the main grid fail. High specification generators can deal with both customer and plant load whilst recharging the UPS.


Air Conditioning
All data floors are maintained at a constant 21°C ± 2°C and relative humidity is kept at 50% ± 10% to ensure optimum performance. Both are continually monitored with the electronic building management system with also monitors and operates other sensors such as electrical, mechanical, fire detection and leak detection systems.


Fire Detection / Suppression
Kent Science Park makes use of Very Early Smoke Detection Apparatus (VESDA). These sensitive smoke detectors are linked to the building management system which is monitored continually from an operations center and provide very early warnings to help avoid fire and business disruption.
This is coupled with an FM200 gas based fire retardant that is environmentally friendly, to put out fires instantly, without damaging equipment.


Los Angeles - USA
Los Angeles based servers are located in the Telecom Center carrier hotel, Telecom Center LA is located directly adjacent to the One Wilshire Building, the largest carrier hotel in the Western United States.on the corner of 6th and Grand in the heart of the "Telecom District," in Downtown Los Angeles. South Grand Avenue is the main corridor for optical fiber cable in the downtown area making it the prime location for Carrier Hotels.


Power
6000 amps, 277/480 Volt, 3-phase, and 4-wire electrical service, provided by two 3000 amp main distribution switch boards and bus ducts.
The electrical systems are backed up by three 2000KW diesel generators. Each generator has diesel fuel tanks.


Air Conditioning
Abundant cooling capacity is provided by 500 Ton redundant HVAC central plant, consisting of two-250 Ton Cooling Towers, Heat Exchanges and Water Pumps. The system is backed up with generator power.


Network
Our Los Angeles facility utilises the following network providers:
arrow Level3
arrowSavvis
arrowUunet
arrow Mzima


Dallas, Texas - USA
SoftLayer Dallas is located inside the recognized Infomart telecom hotel, a private, Tier III, N+1 facility near downtown Dallas. Infomart is also home to data centers belonging to MCI, Level 3, Equinix, Verio, Switch & Data, Verizon, Telefonica and Via West.

It sits on three redundant TXU electrical grids, delivering diverse power to each quadrant of the building, with five on-site 100-ton water chillers meeting N+1 cooling requirements.

Specifications
arrow Compacity More Than 25,000 Deicated Servers
arrow 6000 Amps 480v Input Power
arrow 6 x 750Kva UPS Battery Backup Units
arrow 3 x 2000Kw Diesel Generator with On-Site Fuel Storage
arrow Redundant Liebert 30 Ton HVAC Units
arrow Promixity Security Badge Access
arrow Digital Security Video Surveillance


Peering
arrow Comcast (1 x 10Gbps)
arrow Equnix (1 x 10Gbps)
arrow Global Crossing ( 1 x 10Gbps)
arrow Internap (1 x 10Gbps)
arrow Level (3) (1 x 10Gbps)
arrow NTT America (2 x 10Gbps)
arrow Savvis (1 x 10Gbps)
arrow Telefonica (1 x 10Gbps)