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The 5GBhosting.com network has been engineered from the ground up to accommodate the high-availability demands of the internet's most popular websites. The Data Center and network have been optimized for outsourcing webservers.

Connectivity
5GBhosting.com multi-homed, redundant network utilizes connections to many major Internet backbones to ensure that data reaches the end-user in the fastest, most efficient manner possible. We also have peering agreements with local ISPs to allow fast delivery of packets when possible. Our network will keep you blazing on the Internet!

BGP4 Routing
5GBhosting.com runs the Border Gateway Protocol (BGP4) for best case routing. Our entirely switched, Cisco powered network employs Cisco class routers running HSRP (N+1 hot failover) to ensure that data can be routed even in the event of a router failure. The BGP4 protocol is a standard that allows for the routing of packets of information sent out from the 5GBhosting.com Network. Each packet of information is evaluated and sent over the best route possible. Because of our redundant network architecture, packets may be sent via alternative routes even if they are being delivered to the same end user. Should one of our providers fail, packets leaving our network are automatically redirected through another route via a different provider.

Guaranteed Packet Delivery
5GBhosting.com pays our providers to make sure that packets of information are delivered to the end user's eyeballs. This offers significant advantages over simply peering with the major backbones. Peering agreements rarely include Service Level Agreements (SLAs) so no one is accountable for lost packets at congested exchange points. Because 5GBhosting.com actually has SLAs with all our providers, we are able to guarantee that all packets will leave our network at full speed.

Bandwidth Utilization
The 5GBhosting.com Network currently has plenty of excess capacity, even during peak hours. This allows for us to accommodate even the largest spikes in traffic that are often associated with the most popular Web sites. We are always adding network connectivity and new routes in an effort to make sure content is delivered to your users as efficiently as possible. A low bandwidth utilization also allows for maximum uptime, even if one of our providers has an outage ...just another reason to outsource your hosting to 5GBhosting.com.

Network Providers
Our Network Providers are comprised of telecommunications companies that we work with to build and maintain our world-class network. We encourage you to learn more about the Network Providers that we work with to serve our clients sites as fast as possible over the Internet.

Our incredible state-of-the-art Data Center also ensures that you server is incredibly reliable, safe, and secure.

Standby Servers - We keep spare servers online of all CPU configurations. If a server were to experience a hardware failure, we would turn a key, grab the handle on the drive, pull it out and insert it into an identical standby CPU. We would then reboot the second machine, and the server would be up and running again in a matter of minutes.

Worried about UPtime? 99.9% - or better! - We believe our current clients can give the best opinion on our UPtime!

 

 DataCenter 
The data centers have been engineered to avoid any single point of failure in our connectivity, power, or HVAC. And because the data centers are not open to the public, you can rest assured that only a handful of highly trained, level-three technicians will be allowed within close physical proximity to your server.

 Physical Security 
This area is secure. The front door must be opened by the security guard who is on duty 24/7/365. Movement throughout the facility must be escorted at ALL times. There is no other entry door into the facility with the exception of the loading door which is protected by a roll down door and may only be operated with a security officer present.

Uninterruptible Power System - To guard against local power failures, 5GBhosting.com has two industrial-grade, three-phase Liebert UPS systems. These act as back-up batteries, maintaining uninterrupted power in case of surges or power outages. With these back-up systems in place, we can keep our network up and running indefinitely without relying on external power.

Force Filtered Cooling - Custom web servers are equipped with a positive-pressure filtered-air system. Four large fans pull filtered air into each server's protective case, and the components within are cooled by fans that circulate this purified air. This constant introduction of clean air into the case creates a positive pressure environment ensuring that dust and particles remain outside the server.

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