InteractiveWest Web Hosting services give you access to a wide range of tools and features for starting and running your website on a small budget and without the need for any technical skills. We make it easy. You have all the freedom to run applications that other Web Hosting companies don’t offer. InteractiveWest typically hosts websites under development at no charge. Once your web development project is completed, InteractiveWest can host your live site at a nominal annual charge.
Web Hosting Infrastructure:
InteractiveWest offers Web Hosting services on a server, which is located in a modern data center and includes:
- UPS and Backup Generator Power
- Secured Card Key Access Security plus Lockable Cabinets
- Climate Controlled Environment with Redundant HVAC Systems and Temperatures Maintained at 70 degrees
- Industry Standard Electrical Grounding and Anti Static Flooring
- Scalable Fiber Connectivity with Multiple Internet Carriers
- Fire Suppression System
Our Partnership with 1and1:
Your website is hosted on a Unix based server running CentOS 6 with Parallels Plesk Panel 10 on our Dedicated Server at 1and1that includes:
- MySQL 5.1 Database Support
- PHP Version 5.3
- 500 MB of Disk Space
- 500 MB of Data Transfer Monthly
- Plesk Web Administration Control Panel
- SSL Certificate Installation if Needed
- Apache Web Server
- Horde Web Based Email
Any company that regards its website as a critical part of its business should choose a Web Hosting vendor that offers a dedicated server as the foundation of its web hosting infrastructure. If your business does not want to get involved with day to day tasks such as dedicated server management and operating system security update installations or server monitoring and maintenance, InteractiveWest provides flexible web hosting services that allow businesses to focus on their core business.
Your website is hosted on secure servers that include intrusion detection and protection with demonstrable system uptime including application software of 99.95%. Ongoing maintenance and upgrades to hardware and server applications are inclusive with vendor agreements InteractiveWest has in place with 1and1.
Your domain, e-mail services, hosting of Content Management System application software plus any associated databases reside on our dedicated server.
The major credit card issuers created PCI (Payment Card Industry) compliance standards to protect personal information and ensure security when credit card transactions are processed. All members of the Payment Card Industry including financial institutions, credit card companies and merchants must comply with these standards if they want to accept credit card payments. Failure to meet PCI Compliance Standards can result in fines from credit card companies and banks and even the loss of the ability to process credit cards.
Ecommerce websites need to be especially careful of the way that cardholder data is transmitted. When a customer makes a purchase on a website, his/her cardholder information is sent across the Internet. During that transmission, cardholder data must be encrypted with at least a 128 bit SSL certificate in order to meet this standard.
InteractiveWest’s server is monitored and tested regularly for PCI Compliance. Regular scans of security measures and processes, monitoring and tracking of network access is required in order to be PCI Compliant. If our server doesn’t meet PCI Compliance security standards, our Server Administrator goes to work to resolve security issues in order for our server to pass PCI Compliance audits.
InteractiveWest is responsible for implementing security upgrades related to our server's operating system, server processes such as Apache and Plesk Control Panel as part of our annual web hosting fee. Joomla, WordPress, Drupal, Expression Engine, Magento and other Content Management Systems and Ecommerce applications release security related version upgrades from time to time. Since the upgrade is specific to our client's application and not our server, InteractiveWest's server administrator will automatically handle security upgrades at an additional hourly charge.