Totally Enterprise Services
SnugFort’s focus is on software, service and support using it’s own hardware/servers and best of class hosting facilities with carefully chosen infrastructure operators and network diversity.
As a data center independent hosting provider, SnugFort is uniquely positioned to ensure your application is placed in the best location rather than the most convenient location.
In addition to being a data center independent provider, SnugFort is also a network independent provider, allowing for greater network segregation and diversity. Transit provider blend may vary from time to time, the following providers are currently used or available at each facility, feel free to make contact for further information.
SnugFort owns all of its own hardware outright without lease or finance, using premium Dell rack servers deployed bespoke to the applications need. Exclusivity to one server hardware provider allows for greater spares availability, serviceability and a deeper understanding of how to get the best performance and where additional redundancy should be added.
In addition to Dell, SnugFort uses Cisco switching for critical networks when most suitable.
From firmware to Photoshop, SnugFort uses a blend of commercial and open source technologies both innovative and proven to bring reliable hosting solutions that last with specialities in the following areas:
Windows Server, SQL Server and associated applications are available through SnugFort’s Microsoft SPLA programme.
CentOS is SnugFort’s Linux distribution of choice for servers, maintained through community support and contributions
A diverse hosting control panel system written by Parallels, used and expanded upon extensively by SnugFort.
Underpinning SnugFort cloud and virtual solutions, Citrix XenServer brings stable and cost effective virtualisation.
Using FreeBSD and pf for stateful packet inspection, this is a powerful firewall and networking tool used extensively by SnugFort.
The Latvian army knife of monitoring tools, SnugFort has a long experience of using and customising Zabbix to ensure your solution is available and performing correctly, or the quick analysis is available should it not be.
SnugFort works closely with the following other third party providers:
A trusted security provider, SnugFort uses exclusively Symantec SSL certificates across its solutions, but actively supports the use of any SSL provider.
Nominet Member and Tag Holder (SnugFort). Nominet is used exclusively for .uk registrations.
Registrar of choice for non .uk registrations SnugFort uses Resellerclub’s domain registry services.