A new chapter as Bytemark moves up the stack

You and thousands of other developers have trusted Bytemark since Peter and I founded the company in 2002. Since then we’ve built our own cloud hosting platform, our own data centre in York, and hundreds of custom managed hosting solutions. We’ve built our own support & engineering teams, after first building our own anonymous recruitment […]

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What is Cloud Hosting?

Think of how often you’ve been asked these two questions in quick succession at a party. “What’s your name?” “What do you do?” These two questions give us a quick snapshot of a person and a brief story of who they are, what they are doing and where they are going next. “Peter – I’m […]

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Meet the Team: Allan Buchan

Here, we give some insight into what it’s like to be part of our Support team. Name: Allan Buchan Department: Support Job title: (our first!) Junior System Administrator Random fact about you: I enjoy growing super-hot chilies (and foolishly eating them!) Also, I’m naturally better at a South African accent than Dutch – even after living […]

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What We’ve Shipped: Symbiosis Update

We’re excited to announce that an update to Symbiosis is now available as an update on Bytemark Cloud. This update updates Symbiosis to the latest stable Debian version (Stretch) and adds many general fixes to improve reliability and increase performance. Whats New We’ve updated the Debian base from Jessie to Stretch. This brings extensive benefits, […]

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Two-Factor Authentication is here!

We’re excited to announce that two-factor authentication can now be set up on all Bytemark accounts. What is Two Factor Authentication? Two-factor authentication (also known as 2FA) is a method of confirming a user’s claimed identity by utilising a combination of two different unique identification mechanisms. Typically these mechanisms fall into at least two of […]

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How to set up a WordPress site quickly

WordPress is an incredibly popular website management system, powering an estimated 25% of websites. We love it because at its very core, it’s an open source CMS. The source code is freely available for anyone to study, use, modify, and build upon. This has resulted in thousands of people across the world using it to build sites, […]

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