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Introducing a Bright New Identity for Bytemark

Bytemark was founded back in 2002 and over the last 16 years, we have custom-built our own hosting platform which has continually evolved, adding new services and features to ensure we always offer you the fast, flexible and reliable hosting that you need. But, despite constantly developing our tech, our look as a company has […]

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What We’ve Shipped: ContactPrefs

At Bytemark we’re passionate about transparency, data privacy and doing the right thing. Our ethics form a key part of our identity, and we wanted to extend these ethics to how we handle email marketing at Bytemark. We’re excited to share with you our privacy-first approach to email marketing – ContactPrefs. ContactPrefs is how we […]

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What We’ve Shipped: Highlights of 2018 so Far

They say if you’re not moving forward, you’re moving backwards. At Bytemark, we’re moving forward faster than ever before, shipping new features and improvements to functionality and reliability that we hope you’ll love. Introduction I’m Peter and I joined Team Bytemark last month as the Product Owner. As a Product Owner, I believe in transparency […]

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Upgrading Networks in Zambia

Back in August 2016 I flew out to Zambia with four others to volunteer at the Saint Francis’ Hospital, Katete to upgrade their network. The hospital is located in in a relatively remote part of eastern Zambia, around an hours drive from the Mozambique and Malawi border. Due to this remote location, it can be […]

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How to Protect Yourself from DDoS

In October 2016 there was a significant denial-of-service attack (DDoS) which took down Netflix, Reddit, Twitter and other big internet services. People noticed slow-loading pages, not being able to watch a favourite show, or even having their whole work day grind to a halt: The whole internet is down, so I guess I'm calling a snow […]

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We’re supporting Ubuntu MATE

I’m happy to announce that Bytemark is supporting the Ubuntu MATE operating system project, which is based on a traditional computer desktop. We’re providing hosting for its community forums & wiki and bandwidth for its very popular Raspberry Pi distribution. The MATE project’s admirable goal is “to add support for new technologies while preserving a classic desktop experience”. […]

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We’re sponsoring RailsGirls

We’re very happy that we’re sponsoring Rails Girls Manchester, a 1½ day workshop at Manchester Digital Laboratory this August 12th. It’s completely free for women to register and attend. Rails Girls deliver speedy, practical workshops all around the world to introduce women to programming and design, with a style that cuts through stuffy documentation to reach beginners […]

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