SOC2 hosting versus ISO 27001

In an ever-changing world, the risk of cyber-attacks and threats to data security is in the mind’s eye of every business. Therefore, it makes good business sense to always be on the lookout for the most bulletproof and secure way to manage data, to protect a business’s interests and that of its customers. Globally, there …

How To Buy A Domain Name – What You Need To Know

Whilst you may not be currently aware, one of the most important processes associated with creating a website will likely be conducted a long time prior to the initial coding. The formulation of a domain name is crucial to being successful, as a firm, for many years to come; this is because it will become …

Why should your business use a managed dedicated server?

A dedicated server is a type of website host in which the user has the exclusive use of the entire server. If your business currently uses a shared hosting server, you may have experienced some hosting problems. This is because other websites are using the same server, which means you are competing for limited server …

Why Your Business Needs Dedicated Server Hosting

If you are looking to set up your own website, it is important to establish which type of server is best for your company. This is not the type of decision which you should make lightly – there are various ramifications which could severely impact your operations, were you to make the wrong choice. The …

A Complete Introduction To Business Email Hosting

Being a company in the modern era can be extremely difficult – there are countless obstacles which must be navigated, some easier than others. With the evolution which has taken place in the field of technology, more-and-more firms are having to adapt and conform to the online revolution. This is evident when you observe the …

Changes to SSLs lifespans

At catalyst2 we sell a range of SSLs, however from the 1st September, we will only be selling 1-year SSLs. To learn more about SSLs and the new changes to the certificates, continue reading. What are SSLs? SSL stands for Secure Sockets Layer. It is an internet security protocol which is encryption-based. SSL certificates are …

What Is VPS Hosting? The Guide To VPS Hosting For Beginners

Virtual Private Servers, or VPS hosting, is one of the most modern types of server management in 2020, and is likely to only continue growing in popularity.Many consumers value convenience over all-else; it is for this reason that companies endeavour to ensure that their websites and overall virtual presence is faultless. Unfortunately, there are countless …

catalyst2’s Haiti Clean Water Project

catalyst2 are a managed hosting provider and are known as one of the most trusted names in UK hosting. We pride ourselves on being an eco-friendly company, and this extends far beyond good intentions. As part of our efforts to become more eco-conscious, we are active supporters of many climate positive projects. One of the …

Afforestation and carbon positive projects at catalyst2

At catalyst2 we are concerned about our impact on the environment. The focus on environmentally conscious companies extends to consumers too, with 44% of UK shoppers preferring to buy from companies aware of environmental issues. Recognised as a staple of good practice, organisations are showing that they care about the world outside their immediate concerns …

Everything you need to know about VMware cloud

Using cutting-edge technology, cloud hosting is the latest way to ensure a flexible and high-quality hosting service and is becoming increasingly popular amongst many businesses. How does VMware cloud work? The simple concept of a VM cloud is the creation of a cloud computing platform. This involves several servers being connected to the internet. In …