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Server Hosting

ISP in a BOX hosting is a provider of a high-availability, managed hosting architecture that permits clients to host online systems on our network. All dedicated servers are in one of IS hosting data centers (these are in Johannesburg (Rosebank and Bryanston), Durban, Cape Town and London) and are connected directly to the IS public network. We allocate the exact volume of space required to ensure that space is used efficiently and without wastage. The environment incorporates a number of physical and logical security measures to ensure access to servers is tightly controlled. The Data centre also makes use of redundant and uninterruptible power supplies and have carefully controlled temperature and humidity. A number of peripheral systems, integrated with a 24-hour helpdesk, are configured to provide services such as backups, hardware monitoring and web statistics.


  • Facilities built to the highest standards: servers are hosted in Data Centers that are built and engineered to ensure the highest possible reliability (for both network connectivity and mains power supply) and impregnable physical security.
  • Africa's biggest converged communications service network and largest online business community: servers reside on the network that delivers most of the online business information in South Africa. This ensures that your target audience or clientele are within easy reach of your application.
  • Comprehensive services available: monitoring, 24x7 support, backups, web statistics, hardware rental and management and Microsoft software rental are some of the value-added services that IS Hosting has to offer.
  • Cost-effective solutions: IS has significant purchasing power with suppliers of services from traffic to server-room floor space. These economies of scale result in more cost-effective services than could ever be constructed in-house. Furthermore, we allocate hosting space according to your exact requirements, this means no wasted space.
  • Highly customizable products: the solutions offered can be tailor-made to suit customer requirements. Options allowing the flexible inclusion of all (or any) of the value-added services can be easily created and costed for you.
  • Support and hi-tech skills: IS's knowledge base and technical expertise represent the skills managing and supporting the hosting technology. We ensure that professional service and enthusiastic support are always available to you.
  • Business continuity features ensure maximum availability: no enterprise can afford to lose its online presence. Whether it's a web site or a fully-fledged ordering or trading system, ISP in a BOX hosting service ensure continuous availability of data, connectivity and mains power.
  • Service information integrated into the IS Customer Zone: a secure customer web portal provides up-to-date monitoring, backup and billing data for your server. You can access this information anytime and from any PC

Why our Hosting?

ISP in a BOX Hosting offers a comprehensive application hosting service. Corporate business applications, e-Commerce transaction systems, corporate Web sites, networking equipment and Streaming servers are all hosted in a fully managed, redundant and fault-tolerant environment, connected directly to a super-fast network used by the biggest online business community in South Africa.

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