AcuNett | The GOLD STANDARD For Server Management

AcuNett has been providing Professional Server Administration services for 7 years and has built a strong reputation for generating happy clients.

Why choose AcuNett Management Services?

* Team of System Administrators available to you 24x7.
* Eliminate the leading cause of client headaches - a poorly maintained server.
* Well maintained servers lead to less server issues.
* Unhardened, out of date software leads to exploited and compromised servers.
* Proactive service guarantees constantly updated system software.
* Optimized software results in faster connections, page loads, and queries.
* Stress-Free, Worry-Free 24x7 Monitoring Guarantees maximum server uptime.
* Well maintained servers lead to less server issues.
* AIM/MSN Support on request.
* Fully staffed 24x7, 365 and sometimes 366 Days / year

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All Server Setups can be applied to new or existing servers. Initial setup, including hostname, DNS, and Control Panel installation/configuration are included free of charge.

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AcuNett 24x7 Proactive Management w/ Compromise-Protection Guarantee* - $35 setup and $65/month

24x7 Server SitterTM Monitoring Included
5 Minute Interval Monitoring, 10 Minute Reaction Guarantee
FREE Essential Server Setup
Unlimited Server Administration time
Weekly System Health Reports
Weekly Security Audit
Server-required 3rd Party Software Installations (ImageMagick, Fantastico, Urchin, GD Library, etc)
Installation of various server components (PHP recompiles, Perl Modules, etc)
25 Minute Average Response Times
2.5 Hour Response Time Guarantee
Unlimited Trouble Tickets
Operating System package updates
Constant Security Patching & Software Updates
Custom-Tailored Backup Scripts
Backend Server Upgrades - Kernel, PHP, Apache, MySQL, etc

Essential Server Setup

SIM - (System Integrity Monitor) - It reboots services that have failed within 5 minutes.
SPRI (System Priority) - Sets priority to current processes being run on your server, decreasing load 10-25%.
PRM - (Process Resource Monitor) Monitors all resources used by all processes and if a process is being flooded or causing high load on the server, it is killed.
BFD - (Brute Force Detection) Detects brute force connections and automatically enters the offending IPs into the firewall to be blocked.
LES - (Linux Environment Security) - Enforces root-only permissions on system binaries as well as other restrictions on system programs.
/tmp & /var/tmp hardening We harden /tmp and /var/tmp so no malicious bash scripts can be executed from this commonly used directory.
/dev/shm hardening Another place hackers tend to upload files to is /dev/shm. This directory is hardened as well.
Optimize FTP Server for faster connections.
Optimize MySQL & Apache to reduce load and speed up MySQL connections.
Secure Apache to reduce the amount of information visible about a server's software making it less vulnerable.
Host.conf Hardening Prevents IP spoofing and prevents DNS poisoning.
CHKRootKIt Simple script that detects software used by hackers. It scans once a day and emails the client if any suspicious scripts are found.
Disabling Unused Services We disable unused services to prevent them from being exploited.
Firewall Installation - APF (Advanced Policy Firewall) iptables based firewall and anti-dos rulesets.
TCP/IP Hardening Prevents DDOS and SYN-Flood attacks.
Logwatch Sends a daily report to the client with all activity that has taken place on the server for that day.
Operating System Optimization Optimize the OS for faster operation and load reduction.
Disable Open DNS Recursion - Prevent foreign queries that strain your dns servers and prevent it from being utilized in DNS DDoS attacks.
Remove unused software We remove unneeded software to minimize the number of software that could possibly be exploited.
Remove unused services Unused services are shutdown and their ports closed.
Libsafe - Libsafe prevents buffer overflows and scans for exploitable software and notifies the client daily if any is found.
eAccelerator / Zend Optimizer / Ioncube Installation - eAccelerator dramatically decreases page loading times by caching php scripts. in a compiled state.
SSH Server Hardening - locks down and hardens the SSH server.
Nessus Security Scan - We perform a security scan on your server and patch any vulnerabilities found.

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Fortified Server Setup

Everything in the Essential Server Setup Package.
Mod_Security - Extensive rule-sets add additional layers of security for your web applications.
Mod_evasive - Provides evasive action in the case of a DoS attack.
Smartd - Hard Drive reliability monitor. Provides i/o analysis and failure rates.
RKHunter - Comprehensive security analysis.
Disable php functions - Disabling potentially harmful php functions.
LSM (Linux Socket Monitor) - identifies rogue services.
Spam Protection (Cpanel & PLESK only) - enables mail server to use spam blacklists, filtering out 99% of internet spam.
Spamassasin Rules - Extensive spamassassin rulesets to help combat many common types of spam.
Dictionary Attack Prevention (Cpanel only) - Detects and blocks incoming dictionary attacks to your email system.

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Please see our Management SLA for more information on our Compromise-Protection Guarantee

AcuNett 24x7 Proactive Management is available for CPanel, PLESK, DirectAdmin, Webmin, and non control panel servers.
We support the following Operating Systems: RedHat Linux 7.3 - 9, Red Hat Enterprise 3 - 5, CentOS 3 - 5, Fedora Cores 1 - 8, Debian 3 - 4.

Our recommended Operating Systems for new servers are RHEL/CentOS 5 and Debian 4.

Discounts for Bulk Orders available.