Web Hosting UK Com (WHUK) Limited, a managed web hosting provider in the UK established in 2001, has added Windows Server 2012 Hyper-V with disaster recovery (DR) capabilities to its range of virtual server solutions.
The new virtual private servers are built over Windows Server 2012 Hyper-V platform and a hardware infrastructure consisting of Dual octa-core processor, 128 GB DDR3 RAM and multiple disks in RAID 6 configuration.
The Windows Hyper-V virtual server offering includes 2 vCores (virtual cores), 2 GB of guaranteed RAM and 40 GB (RAID 6) disk storage as an entry-level configuration which can be scaled up-to 4 vCores, 6 GB RAM and 70 GB (RAID6) storage which can be turned into a high availability solution through Hyper-V Replica, the disaster recovery (DR) option. The company boasts about a Tier IV datacenter infrastructure that would help them ensure maximum network and power availability with two separate 10 Gigabit networks.
When asked about the need for this enhanced offering, the CTO at WHUK referred to its exceptional features such as Multitenant security and isolation, Disaster Recovery, Live Migration, Application Monitoring, Hyper-V smart paging, to name a few. “Another unique feature that no other hosting provider in the Industry offers is the disaster recovery (DR) feature that we offer irrespective of the DC geographies,” he further added.
WHUK is headquartered in Leeds, UK. Its servers are located in the Blue Square Data Centre based in Maidenhead, UK.