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As a Manchester web hosting company, we aim to provide you with the best web hosting that anyone can offer in the UK.
Umbrella Host’s web Hosting packages are feature rich and suitable for SME’s or large businesses. There is no hidden costs or charges, completely ad free and we provide 24/7 support from Manchester.
Feature Rich Web Hosting Plans
Resilient Environment To Host Your Website
Instant Activation & Money Back Guarantee
Fast Server Speeds, Reliability & Quality
Custom Built Hosting Control Panel
Multiple 10Gb Connections to the Internet
Multiple 10 Gigabit Ethernet Network
Hosting Servers Located In The UK & UK Support From Manchester Umbrella Host Is A Manchester Web Hosting Company
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free.co.uk Domain name for 2 Year's
Sub Domains Sub domains allow you to have new web addresses for separate areas of your Website. For example you could have
and point this at your yourdomain.co.uk/support/ directory. You can use sub domains in conjunction with additional FTP accounts, creating in effect simple hosting accounts with a sub domain and an additional FTP account.Sub Domains
24x7x365 Fast Support
400mb Email Mail Boxes (POP3 or IMAP) A mail box stores mail on our server until you download it using an email client like Outlook Express or Windows mail.
Our mail servers support POP3 and IMAP. You can store up to 400mb of mail in a regular Umbrella Host mail box400mb Email Mail Boxes
Umbrella Host WebMail We offer one of the most powerful and flexible WebMail systems to all our customers. Features include:
Folder Support You can create as many folders as you need to easily store and organise your mail.
Enhanced Calendar This handy feature allows you to manage appointments (tasks) on a quarterly, annual, or daily basis.
Outlook-to-Webmail Sync Microsoft Outlook can be synchronized with your Webmail account so that contacts and scheduler data can be shared between a desktop and Webmail client. If a user adds a new appointment (task) or contact while using Outlook or Webmail, the data will be automatically synchronised between the applications.
Extra features include Enhanced Address Book, Spell Checker and Mailbox Sorting & Searching.Webmail
MySQL 5 Databases MySQL databases allow you to store important information in a format that can easily be read by other programs and systems. You can use MySQL databases to store customer information or as the backend for a shopping cart system.MySQL 5
MySQL Web Interface Manage your MySQL databases online using phpMyAdmin, an easy to use web based interface.MySQL Web Interface
Master FTP Account This is your master FTP login for updating your website.Master FTP Account
Additional FTP Accounts Additional FTP accounts are most commonly used to give others access to an account for the purpose of sharing a web development project, without giving them control over the entire Website. By restricting their access to their home directory, you can ensure they can only modify files within this particular space.Additional FTP Logins
Control Panel 2.0 Control Panel 2.0 is a Web-based environment that puts you in control of your web hosting account and all the features that are included in it. It has been developed in-house by our Development Team, meaning that our control panel is tailored just for our customers.
Using this you can install scripts like Joomla and & WordPress, manage your email, access WebMail, setup databases, view your bandwidth statistics, manage secure servers, download your log files, setup password protection, download free web templates, edit your files and much more!Control Panel 2.0
Online File Manager
SSH Server Access SSH server access allows you to login directly to the server hosting your Website. You can manipulate your Website files using Linux commands. This feature is for advanced users.SSH Access
FTP Locking This feature allows you to keep FTP locked while you are not using it.FTP Locking
Error and Access/Referrer/Agent Logs Log File Download allows you to download your server access log as a zip file. You can then manipulate the file locally on your computer to get any specific data you need.Error & Access/Referrer/Agent Logs
Google Sitemaps Generator Having your website listed in Google is vital. Google has a special tool called Google Sitemaps which generates a list of all the files on your website and sends them to Google. This allows Google to ensure it finds all of your web pages and files.
The software to generate a Sitemap is quite complicated but we have made it really easy by integrating the software into our Control Panel. We would recommend everyone generates a Google sitemap and then re-generates it every time their site is updated.Google™ Sitemaps Generator
Website Builder The Umbrella Host Website Builder is a fully featured Website-building tool designed to let anyone create professional, multi-page Websites. It features vibrant, professional designs and pre-built templates to speed your website development.Website Builder
Free Submission to 10 search Engines
Scheduled Tasks Scheduled Tasks enables a program to run automatically on the server and can set your program to run hourly, daily, weekly or monthly.Scheduled Tasks
Multiple Domain Mappings Domain mappings allow you to map multiple domain names to a web hosting package, for example www.umbrella-host.net is mapped to www.umbrella-host.com. Domain mappings include full email facilities. Please remember that mapped domains always point at the main root directory of the website.Multiple Domain Mappings
Advanced Search Engine Submission From
PHP5 with SOAP Support
osCommerce Ecommerce Cart
Personalised Secure Server With your own secure server your customers can go to https://www.your-domain.com instead of using our generic secure server service. This makes your site look more professional.
Once you have your own secure server, any files in your public_html directory can be called from your secure address.
We offer a range of certificate options including:
Simple SSL £59 per year Low cost security ideal for any small business website.
Standard SSL £159 per year Perfect for business start ups & small sites looking for personalised security and to give visitors extra reassurance.
ExtendedVerification SSL £259 per year Maximum security with the green address bar & a warranty of £100,000.Personalised Secure Server
MASSIVE CGI SCRIPT LIBRARY
Concrete5 Content Management System With concrete5, you get the best of both worlds. Anyone can start making their own website in seconds, and the editing experience is easy; just click on what you want to change. Developers also get a flexible and robust framework for building sophisticated web applications.newConcrete5
Joomla CMS 1.0 & 1.5
WordPress WordPress is a publishing system that allows you to easily create a complex blog, or web log, on your site. Written in PHP and supported by a MySQL database, WordPress offers intuitive administrative tools and sophisticated design features that make it easy to develop and integrate a personal or professional blog on your site.WordPress Blog
Drupal CMS Drupal is a free software package that allows an individual or a community of users easily to publish, manage and organize a wide variety of content on a website. Drupal is easy to install, simple to manage, and reliable.Drupal Content Management System
phpBB 2 & 3 Online Discussion Forum
TYPO3 Content Management System TYPO3 is a free Open Source content management system for enterprise purposes on the web and in intranets. It offers full flexibility and extendability while featuring an accomplished set of ready-made interfaces, functions and modules.Typo3 Content Management System
SugarCRM A Customer Relationship Management application - This application lets a business keep track of its relationships with its customers. Users can manage customer accounts, contacts, sales leads, calls, meetings etc. A dashboard showing the most successful leads, the sales pipeline, and the month-by-month outcomes for opportunities in the pipeline can be displayed.SugarCRM
DATA CENTRE FEATURES
Multiple 10Gb Connections to the Internet Our network is based on 10 gigabit technology, which means that it runs at a speed of 10 Gb per second - most web hosting networks are limited to much less.Multiple 10Gb Connections to the Internet
10 Gigabit Network Umbrella Host's network operates on industry-leading network equipment running at 10 Gigabit per second speeds.
Our network also utilises 100% CAT6 network cable, which contains four pairs of copper wire and, unlike CAT5, utilises all four pairs. CAT6 supports Gigabit (1000 Mbps) Ethernet and supports communications at more than twice the speed of CAT5e, which is the other popular standard for Gigabit Ethernet cabling10 Gigabit Network
Diverse Fibre Networks
Super Fast Dell Servers We use only Dell servers in our web hosting platform. Utilising state-of-the-art technology we have built a web hosting platform that is second to none
Data Backup Our network arrays operate RAID, a way of configuring a system so a disk can fail with no impact to data. We also operate our network arrays in mirrored pairs so a whole array can fail with no impact. Each array is also backed up each night to a separate backup cluster which is then written to tape and stored offsite.
Our backup procedure goes above and beyond the majority of web hosting companies.Redundant Data Backup
SecurityCCTV The data centre is monitored by cctv both externally and internally. All CCTV images are recorded and stored for 3 months.
Secure Fence The building is surrounded by a 8ft perimeter fence. gates are locked outside of normal business hours.
Secure Fob Access There are two locking doors to go through for access to each of the separate data halls within DC2. These are locked and can only be opened using Secure Fobs which are only held by named staff.CCTV and Smart Card Access
Live Support Help No matter where you are in the world, you can get live online support from our technical staff using a variety of online chat tools You can click the 'LIVE SUPPORT' link at the top of each of our pages to start an instant chat.Live Online Support
E-mail SupportIf Something Goes Wrong Sometimes things do go wrong and we want to work with you to resolve any issues you have as quickly as we can. For your enquiries and for your convenience, we operate an easy-to-use ticketing system where you can alert us to any issues you have.
Our ticketing system is found within our password-protected customer area, which has the advantage of authenticating your details to Umbrella Host. Good security has never been so important to protect our customers from identity fraud.
Our ticketing system also sends lots of basic account information to Umbrella Host to save you the trouble of repeating yourself. We aim to answer support questions within 4 hours, and often reply faster than that.
You can contact our support staff 24 hours a day using our support ticketing system. Your message is always answered promptly, thoroughly and most importantly, politely. All our support engineers are highly trained employees who care about your problem. Our aim is to resolve your problems the first time around.E-mail Support
Searchable KnowledgebaseDetailed Online Help Before getting in touch direcly with our support department, you might want to look and see if your question has already been answered in our online knowledgebase. Organised into categories and constantly updated, our knowledgebase is a fountain of information.
Our detailed online knowledge base contains answers to the most frequently asked questions. We update the database on a regular basis to ensure you get the most up-to-date information.Searchable Knowledgebase
Tutorial Videos Sometimes you just need things explained simply and clearly and that's exactly what our video tutorials do covering topics such as how to setup your favourite e-mail program and how to upload your web pages.Video Tutorials
Downloadable Documentation We provide full and complete documentation for all our products including the cPanel control panel, WHM control panel and for our other popular products. Documentation is available in a variety of formats to view online or offline.Downloadable Documentation
30-Day Money-Back Guarantee Not happy with the service? Can't get going with the product? We would be surprised, as we have the most advanced hosting platform in the world, but if you are unhappy then we offer a no-fuss money-back guarantee.
Please note that this excludes the cost of any domain names you have purchased, which you will still own.30-Day Money-Back Guarantee
Customer Charter Our customer charter sets out how we want to deal with our customers, covering points including communications, billing, privacy & security and making complaints.Customer Charter (learn more)
Price Freeze Guarantee The price at which you sign up is the price you pay for the duration of your account with Umbrella Host - we guarantee you will never pay any more.Price Freeze Guarantee
Cancel Anytime There are no complicated contracts to sign and no minimum term meaning you can cancel your hosting account at anytime (but we hope you'll never need to!) Simply contact customer services at least 7 days before you wish to cancel your account via the cancel service link in your customer area.
We're so confident that you will be 100% happy with the service we provide that we don't need to tie you in to a 12 month contract*. Please note that pro-rata refunds are not given for yearly hosting accounts that are cancelled midway through the year.Cancel Anytime
Instant account activation Once your order has been processed and has passed our fraud checks, we'll register your domain name and setup your hosting account instantly so you can get started straight away.Instant Account Activation
24/7 server monitoring We constantly monitor each of our servers 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, 365 days a year to ensure that your website is available around the clock. Our technicians are on call day and night and are alerted within just a few seconds of a server issue.24/7 server monitoring
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