Following months of development and testing by our in-house web design team, we are delighted to reveal that our new website is now live. We have completely redesigned our layout with a bold new look, with functionality, ease of use and accessibility in mind. As always, we listen to feedback from our customers, and as a… Keep Reading

We’re often asked why we create awkward to remember passwords when customers accounts are set up, or why we sometimes point out to customers that simple passwords are a bad idea. Here’s a video where Edward Snowdon has a (light hearted) discussion on the subject. We hope you’ll enjoy it – but take it seriously!

The very first domain name ever registered was Symbolics.com on March 15, 1985. Since then over 288 million domain names have been registered worldwide. The .com and .net domain extensions account for approx 130.6 million domain names – which is not surprising since for many years there was only a small number extensions such as… Keep Reading

WTF ?!!!

There were a few new domain name releases yesterday to join the ever increasing range of new and in some cases descriptive TLDs. As per the title of this post, among those released was .wtf (if you don’t know what it stands for ask somebody else) joined by .fail making them my new favourite domain types,… Keep Reading

.london pre-registration

The domain name extension .london is likely to be one of the hottest domain names in the UK.  At Hosting UK we’ve previously stayed away from pre-registrations however this one was too good to wait for. Currently available for pre-registration, .london is set to overtake the already (surprisingly to a Brit like me) amazingly popular… Keep Reading

An email you should not ignore

I’m Writing this as I’ve seen a number of domain names become suspended recently, so I thought a bit of a public service announcement was in order. If you’ve registered a domain name or changed your contact information on a domain recently, among the emails you will have received will be one asking you to… Keep Reading

The Heartbleed Bug

The Heartbleed Bug You may have heard the news yesterday of the Heartbleed Bug, a serious vulnerability in Open SSL. The bug allows malicious clients to view chunks of decrypted system memory. This can be used to build a picture of the contents of your systems RAM which in turn could be used to find… Keep Reading

Customer Satisfaction at 93%

2013 Survey Results Are In Thank you to everyone who took part in the 2013 Hosting UK customer survey.  We really appreciate the high number of surveys completed (308) and are very pleased with the results and the excellent comments we received. Overall Service Satisfaction A total of 93% of customers felt that they are… Keep Reading