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Our Approach

Do you have a new digital project that requires hosting? Are you looking for a more secure option than your current provider? Whatever your requirements our team will recommend the right hosting solution for you. 

We're proud to host some of the UK's most technically challenging digital projects. Coming from a diverse range of industries, requirements and budgets. 

Our team have experience of hosting on all the major cloud-based platforms. We also maintain our own ISO 27001 certified co-located server farm.  

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Our Services

Managed Proprietary Platform Hosting 
Are you currently working with a key proprietary platform provider? Are you looking to use one on your next project?  
 
We have partnerships with Amazon AWS, Microsoft Azure, Platform.SH and Acquia. We can offer a managed service, giving you the space to build and scale your digital projects. 
 

Axis12 Private Cloud 
We offer private cloud hosting, which is ISO 27001 certified. Our private cloud architecture is co-located in Kent and Newbury at The Bunker's data centres. 
 
These ex-military nuclear bunkers have received millions of pounds of investment. Upgrades have covered power, cooling and infrastructure.  As well as fire suppression and Carrier Neutral connectivity. Backed by The Bunkers Risk Management and Accreditation Document Set (RMADS). They are also both IL3/4 rated. 

We back up the security and performance levels of The Bunker by our own internal processes. ISO 27001 certified, we have strict processes for change control and server management. Trusted worldwide, our hosting offering delivers superior performance, security and uptime. 

  • Data Centre Facilities 
    Our data centres provide one of the most secure hosting environments in Europe. They also have the ability to support high levels of power and cooling. Full support of our systems is provided 24x7x365 by a range of security, technical and network staff. But there are stringent access control procedures to ensure high levels of security. 
     
    Security Certifications: 

    • Hosting from a Tier-III-equivalent data centre 

    • ISO27001 accredited data storage facilities 

    • ISO27001 accredited support and maintenance (IS-598644) 

    • PCi DSS compliant, bearing the BSI Kitemark 

    • Certified by HMG-CESG and G Cloud, and NHS IGSoC approved 

    • Regular, independent testing to ensure compliance and the highest of standards 
       

  • Technologies 
    Our virtualised solutions sit on a Kernel-Based Virtual Machine (KVM) platform.  We use Puppet to automate repetitive tasks, quickly deploy critical applications, manage change and scaling. 
     
    Our hosting platforms include the following as standard: 

    • Intrusion Detection System (IDS) with high availability firewalls 

    • ‘N’ node load-balanced proxy layer 

    • Scalable caching layer 

    • Linux 

    • Apache 

    • Memcache  

    • MySQL/Postgres  

    • A dedicated enterprise search platform (Solr)  

    • Same stack multiple website instances and database hosting 
       

  • Service 
    We proud to commit to keeping your servers online and secure.    
     
    Our hosting service includes the following as standard: 

    • Access to an Infrastructure expert 24/7/365 for any Severity 1 infrastructure issues 

    • Access to an Infrastructure expert 9am – 5pm for any non-Severity 1 infrastructure issues 

    • Nightly off-site encrypted back-ups of your server to an Amazon S3 instance 

    • Intra-day local MySQL back-ups of your database for quick data restore 

    • Zenoss real-time availability and resource consumption monitoring 

    • Syslog management (Logstash) 

    • Intrusion Detection System (Snort IDS) 

    • Operating system updates (including security and kernel updates) 

    • Security patching 

    • Puppet-managed configuration  

    • Access to our secure ticketing system (Jira) to raise tickets  

    • Standard SLA, 99.9% uptime of server guaranteed (excluding maintenance) 
       

  • Support 
    We aim to keep core service components secure and online as part of the support supplied in our hosting service. This core service covers Operating System, Database, Web, Firewall, Intrusion Detection, Search and Caching Services. 
     
    We recommend that our hosting service is procured in conjunction with a support contract. This will allow you to call-off tasks that are not included in our core hosting service such as: 

    • Ad-hoc restores/rebuilds of environments 

    • Infrastructure advice and consultancy 

    • Help with any issues related to software or configuration  

    • Updates/changes to software, other Operating system, Database, Web, Firewall, Intrusion detection, Search, and Caching services 

    • Changes to our standard configuration requested by our clients 

    • Application support  

    • Application updates  

    • Anything else not covered by our standard hosting service 
       

ISO 27001 certified 
Here at Axis12 we are proud to have been ISO 27001 certified (certification no. 598644) since 2013. We were the first specialist Drupal hosting and support company to achieve ISO27001 accreditation. We continue to remain one of only two or three in the UK who have this certification.  
 
This certification means we are independently audited to prove we adhere to the highest standards of security. Read more about our ISO 27001 Certification. 

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Contact Us to discover how our team can help with your hosting requirements.