From small solutions for medium to large communities, to high-performance enterprise class clusters, BlackICE Hosting can deliver.
We have experience in administrating and installing servers, and base our preconfigured LAMP (Linux, Apache, mySQL, PHP) setup on Suse Linux 9.1. We use Fedora Core 3, Mandrake 10. Redhat 9, and FreeBSD 5.1.2 *nix operating systems- all hand-picked for speed, reliability and operating dynamics.
All servers are given full root access and are located in one of our three datacenters for our US customers your server is housed in our Los Angeles datacenter located on the
west coast with current tier-1 carriers: GlobalCrossing and BTNAccess guaranteeing you stay connected. For our European Customers we provide two options, with servers located in the world known Redbus II Meridian Gate in London UK with connections via interLink – a fully redundant, dedicated, dual fibre ring at Gigabit Ethernet speeds. Or for Eastern European customers servers in our shared Interxion datacenter in Denmark where connection is supplied via 4 burstable 1 gbps fiber-links to our upstream carriers. Coupled with 100mbps ports with servers located in either of our European datacenters and with certain US datacenter packages, we ensure your server is connected at high speeds that the end user expects.
Also with BlackICE you choose which operating system you want installed on your server between; Fedora Core 1, CentOS3, Windows XP Professional, Windows 2003 Web Edition, Windows 2003 Advanced Server and Windows 2003 Server Standed in our Redbus UK datacenter. In our Denmark Datacenter we offer; Fedora Core 2, FreeBSD 5.3, Suse 9.1 LAMP, Red Hat 9.0, Mandrake 10.0 and Fedora Core 3, and or if your new to hosting then Suse 9.1 VNC is for you. Our Suse 9.1 VNC package provides you with complete control over the installation via Virtual Network Computing with a graphical interface. We setup your Suse 9.1 server with VNC and let you take it from there giving you full control over your installation as if you were sitting right infront of it. For US Customers we offer a choice of the folowing; CentOS 3.4, CentOS 3.3, CentOS 3.1, Redhat 9.0, Redhat 8.0, Fedora Core 1, Fedora Core 2, Fedora Core 3, FreeBSD 4, FreeBSD 5, Debian and Windows Server 2003.
Our order and setup process only takes a maximum of 48 hours to get your system up-and-running, even with options such as cPanel/WHM and WHM AutoPilot. Usually it's much less, around 8 hours.
The environment of all our datacenters is entirely managed your server being located in a highly secured state-of-the-art data center with physical security as first priority. Biometric entry systems coupled with full keycard and voice ID stops anyone getting to your server. VESWA smoke alarms use lasers to monitor particles to detect fires even before they become a hazard to your server or it's operation, and our hardware, if it fails, will be replaced within minutes.
Finally, we provide management services- want PHP on your server? No problem. Simply contact a BlackICE technician and we'll help you. Want cURL installed? Just pick up the phone or send a mail, and we'll do it.