Choose from the latest Windows and Linux operating systems
You get a choice of operating system with a Fasthosts dedicated server. Simply choose the Windows or Linux operating system that suits your needs.
With instant automated deployment and thoroughly tested nightly system updates, your operating system will remain fully patched and up to date.
Windows 2008 Web Edition
The 64 bit Web Edition of Microsoft's latest server operating system is designed specifically for web hosting and is a cost-effective way of running your websites on IIS 7.
Windows 2008 Standard Edition
Full flexibility to run your server how you choose. Ideal for deploying large database applications or even as an Exchange mail server.
Windows Server 2008 R2 Enterprise
An advanced server platform that provides more cost-effective and reliable support for mission-critical workloads. Available on the DS1210.
Windows 2003 Web Edition (64 bit) and Windows 2003 Standard Edition (64 bit) are available for servers that don’t require the latest, Windows 2008 operating system.
Ubuntu is fast becoming one of the most widely used and easiest to use Linux operating systems available.
Replacing Fedora Core for our Linux range, CentOS has an active, growing user community with long term support and security updates.
Plesk control panel
Choose to pre-install Parallels Plesk to configure and maintain your server with this user-friendly control panel software. More about Plesk control panel
Easily install your own software
Download software packages directly onto your server or use your local PC's CD drive.
Through our Remote Management System, your server can mount any ISO CD, DVD or floppy
image as though it were a local drive. More about server control
MS SQL & MySQL database options
Pre-install MS SQL with Windows
Highly secure and extremely reliable, MS SQL Server allows you to manage every aspect of your data. Integrated services allow you to search, report, query, sychronise and analyse your data remotely.
Add MS SQL Server when you order a dedicated server with Windows (from £29pm + VAT)
Integrate with our secure shared database hosting
You’ll also be able to easily integrate with our great value shared database hosting, using your
web control panel. Add MS SQL Server for just £15 per month and MySQL for just £25 per year.
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