When it comes to hosting our clients’ sites, the buck stops with us.
Many web designers and developers choose not to host their clients’ sites and require you to choose your own host relegating you to various virtual apartment buildings called “shared hosting”. Shared servers are to hosting as rogue space heaters or industrial strength hairdryers are to old apartment buildings – one bad appliance makes for a dark night for all.
Every downed website in the early days left us subject to long, painful waits on tech support lines with hosting companies and big bills for our clients. It’s the last kind of invoice you want to send a client.
Happily those days are a distant memory and today our clients enjoy a near dedicated hosting environment at a much more appealing cost.
a rogue plugin can bring down a server. By creating the ideal server environment for our sites, we greatly reduce the chance of downtime.
Our clients’ sites luxuriate in lots of space and bandwidth in a facility fit for James Bond. Massive generators, environmental controls for temperature and humidity, digital and manned security – well, let’s just say we sleep really well and so will you.
As we discussed in another article about the incredible ability to customize WordPress, a rogue plugin can bring down a server. By creating the ideal and private server environment for our sites, we greatly reduce the chance of downtime. We just think it makes sense to handle this for our clients.
Only GK Media sites are housed on our servers and are accessed and virtually maintained daily by us alone. That way, in the rare event of an issue, there’s no listening to Mack the Knife over and over while you wait on hold for an hour – you just have to call us! We’re your one stop shop.