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Discussion in 'Off Topic' started by Abdul Al-Amry, Oct 2, 2009.

  1. Abdul Al-Amry

    Abdul Al-Amry
    2011 RD Indy 500 Winner

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    Help.

    I have been searching everywhere on how to start up Webhosting/Dedicated Server/Virtual Servers hosting business. Basically my boss has offered me a job of working solely on this project. We already have a rack at one of the colocation facility in London. We also have a few servers lying around hence the thought of trying this venture.

    Could anyone please guide me the right way of starting up this business. And the requirements I need(Especially software requirements).

    Thanks in advance.
     
  2. Eric. K

    Eric. K

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    Abdul, it is a very big task. Pretty easy to setup a basic infrastructure, the challenge is in the up-keep (security, reliability, performance distribution, data redundancy, etc.. etc...). Then customer service!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
     
  3. Mark Birney

    Mark Birney
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    Customer service...
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  4. Abdul Al-Amry

    Abdul Al-Amry
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    LOL@ Mark

    Eric, I know what you mean. I'll send you a PM about whats gonna happen on our side with the entire hosting venture. You can fill me in the basic infrastructure ;)
     
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