Dell PowerEdge R230 Review

The new 13th Gen PowerEdge R230 is powered by the Intel Skylake family of processors that offers a variety of features including several versions focused on compute-intensive workloads that will be a real boost to our Magento Hosting customers.   Our first R230 came with an Intel E3-1280 v5 processor that runs at 3.70 GHz […]

Next Gen Dell Power Edge Monster 32 Core

We have just set up a really nice server for a customer, it’s the new Dell Poweredge R430. With 32 Cores and 128Gb of ram, this monster really packs a punch for it’s size.     With two Intel® Xeon® Processor E5-2630 v3 (20M Cache, 2.40 GHz) that turbo up to 3.2HGz giving 32 cores […]

Son of Magento Godzilla Server build

We have just launched our biggest and best Magento cluster to date, nicknamed ‘Son of Godzilla’ in reference to our original Godzilla build here This is our most powerful and condensed Magento cluster to date. We have nick named it ‘Son of Godzilla’. This beast lets rip with 100% Samsung Pro SSD raid ten storage and the super fast Hex […]

New Data Floor Build

We are pleased to announce that we have started work on our new data floor, adding extra capacity and resilience to our existing infrastructure. This will be a two part plan with a new build out of flooring, racks and power due for completion September 2014. These racks have been provisioned at the high specification […]

New R1 Backup Server

Our newest R1soft backup server went live this week, with an impressive 18TB drive array. This marks the latest step in our commitment to customers data. All backup servers are now running the 18TB raid ten arrays and we have seen a great improvement in disk IO and backup time. We added 2 SSD drives […]

First new rack install of 2014

After another record year for growth we have kicked off 2014 with another new rack install here at Simple! As always we have diverse power and network to this 1Gb rack.  This will be a home to dedicated and shared customers.    

Litter Louts

(litter lout) litterer: a person who litters public places with refuse. As ever the team have been busy adding new servers into our latest rack, we do seem to create rather a mess though! As always we made good in the end though.    

Another New Rack Install

Our latest new rack went live August 1st 2013. This will further expand our dedicated and shared infrastructure and link to our existing Gbit external and internal network. As per our other racks with have redundant switching, Diverse A/B power and diverse networking.   Pictures below during set up and install  

Magento Godzilla Server live

Our fastest ever Magento cluster [break][/break] We have just launched our most powerful and condensed Magento cluster to date. We have nick named it ‘Godzilla’. This beast really is special with an all latest gen SSD raid ten storage and the very latest Oct Core Intel Cpu’s. [break][/break] This beast sits in a 2u space and thanks to 100% […]

Samsung 840 Pro Series SSD now standard

Unrivalled high performance SSD now standard After extensive trials we are now pleased to announce that all SSD Rocket box servers now use the latest Samsung 840 PRO series drives. This is our latest stage in a market leading solid state drive journey. After the initial dismal performce of the crucial SSD dives and OCZ […]

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