November 2015

New servers, faster websites

AlbanyWeb even faster on our new servers

Over the last couple of months we have been looking at our performance, and this included the hardware and services we use to host all our websites.  The result has been our transfer to a specialist VPS hosting company that offers us faster support and plenty of tools to help us keep our services working reliably.  We have also managed to speed up our websites along the way.

We had been well looked after by our colleagues at Brill, but when they were bought out by a different company, we took the opportunity to explore the wider market.

The result is we have moved all our customers to our new home with Tagadab, a UK-based business web-hosting specialist.

One of our biggest concerns was ensuring that our data stayed in UK data centres, for both speed and data protection issues.  Tagadab offers guaranteed UK-based servers, which a named...