SSL Website Hosting

You will notice that our hosting has just been upgraded to https: and our web designers are in the process of eliminating any non SSL content on the site.

Why have SSL?

Any computer in between you and the server can see your credit card numbers, usernames and passwords, and other sensitive information if it is not encrypted with an SSL certificate. When an SSL certificate is used, the information becomes unreadable to everyone except for the server you are sending the information to.

Google have announced that they will give a search advantage to websites using SSL.

 

Our hosting is provided by Cottage Webcraft’s dedicated hosting business EZ-Hosts and details of the package are here….

All of their new hosting packages include a free SSL certificate.

If you would like to move your hosting over them they provide a free website hosting transfer service.   Their  unlimited, secure (SSL) hosting service is £69.99 p/a (or £7.25 per month of paid monthly).   For Guild members they are happy to offer a £10 p/a discount on the annual hosting fee.

This package provides unlimited storage space, unlimited bandwidth, as many 10Gb business mailboxes as you need and more..  They use state of the art, optimised solid-state servers based in secure centres in the UK.

They offer a fully manged hosting package – we handle all the set-up etc. for you to keep things simple.  For full details call them on 01544 599385

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