Web Hosting: Dedicated, Shared, Virtual
Although there are many choices available when it comes to selecting a company to host your web site,
over the course of time SI has learned what to look for in a reliable Internet Service Provider. In our experience the old adage "you get what you pay for" is true. As a result of our own experiences we have found the following providers to be worthy of our recommendation.
Dedicated and Shared Web Site Hosting
SI now offers hosting on LINUX web servers we manage. Our servers are located at Codero in Phoenix, AZ.
Aplus.Net is a division of Abacus America, Inc. a California Corporation established in 1992. Over 200,000 small to medium size businesses trust Aplus.Net for their Internet presence. Aplus.Net has been in the Internet Services business since the commercial start of the Internet in 1995. Aplus.Net owns and operates its own data center in Phoenix, AZ, employs over 200 people and supports over 200,000 small to medium size businesses.
Aplus.Net's staff consists of certified engineers with enterprise-level experience. With a 12-year-history of providing state-of-the-art web hosting and first-class service, they are positioned to take their customers to the next generation of Internet service.
Network Operations Center
All systems inside the data center are monitored 24x7x365 by more than 50 certified engineers at the Network Operations Center (NOC). With enterprise-level experience, their engineers provide networking and security expertise to help meet our 99.9% uptime guarantee.
To provide the best services to their customers, Aplus.Net uses only the best and most reliable brands of hardware and software solutions. Their network runs on Cisco and their servers are based on Intel and Sun Microsystems products.
Multi-Homed Backbone ConnectionAplus.Net's data center is located in Phoenix, AZ Tech Center campus - a meeting point for 10 major carriersEngineered to provide the highest levels of connectivity, security and reliability for shared and dedicated hosting, the Aplus.Net data center provides access to backbone provides such as AT&T, Time Warner, Level 3, MCI, XO Communications, SBC, Williams and ICG. This diversity of backbone providers allows them to provide multi-homed bandwidth for continuous connectivity.
On-line access log statistics are provided by Webalizer and are accessed from the hosting account's control panel. The initial page in the /stats directory displays a graph showing a month by month comparison of access statistics plus a summary of totals listed by month. Each of the months is a hyperlink one can follow to see a more complete report containing the who, what and when details concerning visitors to your site during that particular month.