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Core Spanning Tree Update – 06/02/2019

By Stuart Stones / February 6, 2019 / 0 Comments

Just a quick update. As communicated out to customers last week via email, we’re doing some Spanning Tree updates within the core network of the Sheffield Data Centre this morning starting at 06:00, with a planned finish before 06:50. Work will involve removing two legacy core switches,one in Unit 7, […]

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Cloud Storage Upgrade – progress

By Stuart Stones / January 8, 2019 / 0 Comments

January 8th.  We’re well into our cloud storage upgrade started just before Christmas – upgrading all Ceph storage servers and Proxmox compute nodes to 40Gbit InfiniBand, and adding extra replication storage pools. Virtual Machines on the new storage are already performing better than the last generation of Proxmox/KVM VM’s, with […]

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Cloud storage upgrade works

By Stuart Stones / December 14, 2018 / 0 Comments

16/12/2018 We’re doing some upgrades on our Ceph cloud storage cluster this Sunday night, 16h December, starting at 22:00. The works involve installing InfiniBand cards into our existing storage servers and doing some software upgrades. Due to the distributed nature of Ceph storage and the ability to self heal, we […]

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Updates at HA – Moving SAN

By Chris Allen / November 27, 2018 / Comments Off on Updates at HA – Moving SAN

Bit of a Change Around Last week at HA Hosting we were been very busy moving SAN (Storage Area Network) around in preparation for a bigger push in our Online Backup services. Originally this SAN was used for cloud server storage and were what the cloud servers (Virtual Servers to […]

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Exchange 2010 end of life

By Stuart Stones / November 24, 2018 / 0 Comments

​As of today (24/11/2018) our aging Exchange 2010 platform is being shut down.
All mailboxes on Exchange 2010 are being migrated to our Exchange 2016

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Can Backup Save Your Business?

By Chris Allen / November 20, 2018 / Comments Off on Can Backup Save Your Business?

  Will Data Loss Be The Downfall Of Your Business?   Data loss can be the cause of devastating issues for business of all sizes, with potentially crippling aftereffects. The worst part of data loss is that it can happen at any time, to anyone without any warning. Have you […]

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