After much delay, our new site, new pricing, new plans and new services have finally launched. We know many have been eagerly waiting but the wait is finally over. Our site may have a few teething issues as we continue to test and perfect every little bit of it but for the most part (hopefully) it should all work..
So more specifically, what’s new? Well, pretty much everything! But below is a quick summary of what’s changed:
New Plans & Pricing
All our hosting plans have been completely revamped.. More resource allocations, competitive pricing and more options. One of the main reason there was a delay in getting everything up and running was mainly to ensure our back-end infrastructure was all set up and ready to go. For those that have been with us for a while, you will know how carefully we plan each and every aspect and how much importance we place in ensuring we do things properly. We’ve spent the last couple of years upgrading our entire fleet of servers and adding a plethora of additional services.
Many will also notice that our reseller plans specifically now have a semi-dedicated option, aimed at those looking for a lower contention ratio typically used in reseller/managed hosting and for those looking for a powerful yet affordable fully managed hosting service.. The power of a dedicated server at a fraction of the cost.
activGuard Web Security
This is our new security service that is deployed for free and automatically on all websites. It’s non-intrusive, such that you wouldn’t even know it’s there (but it is, I promise!).. The threat against websites is ever growing.. as technology progresses, so does the skill and sophistication of those with malicious intent. activGuard uses real-time visitor behavior analysis to automatically detect when there is a malicious attempt on your website. It learns and updates itself multiple times a day – protecting against common attack vectors. While it’s not a replacement for good old security measures you should be using anyway, it is nevertheless a useful first line defence.
CloudLinux, Idera and Nginx
As the nature and complexity of websites change, it has become increasingly important that the hardware/software we’re running is appropriately tailored. With CloudLinux, we ensure no single website can overload a server, it allows us to ensure server resources are distributed equally yet the power and resources is always there for the site that happens to receive a surge of visitors.
Nginx is one of the fastest web servers around and nearly all InnoHosting servers are already running Nginx. This ensures faster page loads (important for SEO) as well significantly more capacity.
Idera CDP Backups are now enabled for all new servers (this includes all the old servers that we replaced with new hardware) and also, for our UK servers as well! Customers can fully manage their own backups, roll back their own websites, restore an entire database or individual tables, files and so much more.
The above is just some of the new features we have implemented.. it has been a very busy 2014 for us and we’re still nowhere near finished. We’re working hard in pushing out more and more new features & services and there is huge amount in the pipeline still to come! Stay tuned