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At FirstLink, we have offered hosting solutions since the early days of our company on our dedicated, in-house servers. Hosting is the backbone of our services; which the other aspects of the company have grown around. As times have changed, our hosting options have changed and grown from shared and dedicated hosting to a variety of cloud hosting options. As web hosting has changed, so has the needs of the user. To keep up with user needs, we offer additional features standard with our hosting packages other companies do not; like Sentry security, SEO reporting and intranet branding access.

It’s not about getting you every kind of technology solution out there, it’s about getting you the RIGHT kind of
technology solution.

We provide a custom- designed tool; included with all of our packages to help your business stay secure and grow.

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Solid Security Protocols

With next-level reporting and interactive dashboard reports, this SEO Tool provides information in real time and displays it all in one place.

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Easy SEO Reporting

As brand strategists and designers, we provide custom branding to our web clients and provide them convenient access to the client.

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Custom Intranet Branding

At FirstLink, we provide the service we’d want to experience ourselves! Customer service means making every aspect of our customer’s experience an absolutely positive one.

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Personal Customer Service

FirstLink provides a variety of solutions that help you stay in compliance and protect all of your data — without impacting contact center performance or efficiency

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Industry Specific Compliance

FirstLink defines the requirements and constraints of your ideal infrastructure architecture in order to design a supporting environment for your business.

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Flexible Infrastructure Architecture

The FirstLink Difference

FirstLink is a one stop shop for all your hosting needs!

We offer a unique platform for hosting, from simple shared hosting accounts to
full enterprise virtual cloud environments, combining security and reliability. We provide cost efficient cloud computing
in a private environment, which is more secure as well as being in compliance with numerous secure data laws,
such as HIPPA and SOC 2 Compliance Audit. Our tightly controlled infrastructure boasts network redundancy, an agnostic platform,
autonomous system routing, our own ARIN issued IP block and an off site enterprise backup solution.

Hosting Packages

Shared Hosting

Shared hosting is a type of web hosting where a single physical server hosts multiple sites.

Best Used By:
  • Shared hosting can be a great option for website owners with a small budget, or those just getting started online. You can always upgrade to another hosting package with time, as your budget allows.

Cloud Hosting

Cloud Web Hosting is a technology of hosting provided on virtual servers that have their computing resources from broad hidden networks of the traditional physical web servers. So, the hardware and other hosting resources are available virtually.

Best Used By:
  • If you are looking for all of the security, capability, and control of a dedicated hardware solution, but don’t want to purchase the equipment and house the environment, a private cloud solution may be the perfect fit.

Virtual Desktop

Secure remote desktop management solutions for individuals and company entities alike. Our Desktop as a Service (DaaS) provides continuity of service, secure cloud desktop storage, and dedicated IT support for one monthly price.

Best Used By:
  • Any sole proprietor, end user or company with employees working with software files that need secure software storage and IT support.

What exactly is a host?

It’s ok if you’re not very tech-savvy, that’s what we’re here for, and believe it or not, many people don’t even know what a host is! A web host, or web hosting service provider, is a business that provides the technologies and services needed for the website or webpage to be viewed on the Internet. Websites are hosted or stored, on special computers called servers.

How does hosting work?

Web hosting, or the host meaning, is simply the process of renting or buying space on the Internet to keep your website on. The server, which basically is a device that links other web users with your website from anywhere in the world, and is supplied by the content.

How do I move my website?

When moving a website to a different web host, you need to:

  1. Purchase and activate a new hosting accounts
  2. Move all website files – including databases and email accounts
  3. Install and configure your application (PHP version, WordPress, etc)  at the new host
  4. Check the new site on a staging (or temporary) URL
  5. Troubleshoot any errors
  6. Point your domain DNS records to the new web host

Sound confusing? If so, we’re happy to help you through each step of the process. We’re here to make your life easier!

How do I keep my site updated?

The first impressions are usually the most significant. This is your website for your company! The poster child for your company is your website. It is usually the first place your clients will come to gain insight into your business and its services. In this case, keeping your website up-to-date and focused on the content you produce for your website is extremely important.

Making sure that your hosting is up-to-date and running smoothly is a major piece of that puzzle. That’s where we come in, we’ll make sure that everything is on the latest version and updated, no errors are occurring, and that your site continues to operate quickly and efficiently.

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