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System Admin Plus
System Administration Plus from XLHost is a managed hosting service designed to allow you to focus on serving your customers, instead of serving your servers. This optional service includes two hours (more is available on a usage or monthly basis) per month of expert system administration by the XLHost team.
All XLHost managed services are provided at the direction of the customer. Server migration either from one XLHost server to another or from another hosting company to XLHost is included in this service.
A few of the services provided by our expert team include:
Software Installation, upgrades, configuration, and optimization
- Software Installation, upgrades, configuration, and optimization
- Web Servers (Apache, IIS, nginx, and others)
- Database Servers (Microsoft SQL, MySQL, PostgreSQL and others)
- Mail Servers (Exchange and others)
- Virtualization (Citrix, VMWare, Hyper-V, Parallels, and others)
- Hosting products (cPanel, Parallels Plesk, and others)
- Control Panel (cPanel, Plesk) migrations
Complete platform integration
And much more
Safe & Sound
Safe and Sound from XLHost is a managed hosting service designed to provide the best security practices for your dedicated servers. This optional service includes OS and application updates, configuration and maintenance of a software firewall, and includes McAfee Virus Scan Enterprise (on Windows platforms).
All XLHost managed services are provided at the direction of the customer.
Uptime Defender from XLHost is a managed hosting service designed to monitor all aspects of your dedicated servers at XLHost. This optional service combines basic connectivity monitoring with server resource (CPU, Memory, IO) monitoring and advanced application level monitoring to ensure continual availability of your dedicated server.
If a failure is detected the XLHost NOC is automatically notified and dispatched to provide resolution based on your pre-defined direction. If no pre-defined direction is provided we will contact you for authorization to resolve the problem.
While server hardware continues to advance at a blistering pace; the growth of the Internet, and the ever growing demands of your customers to deliver always-on applications and services drives the need for highly resilient, reliable, and responsive hosting platforms. XLHost in conjunction with Brocade, Riverbed, and other application acceleration leaders can help you achieve your performance/reliability goals while considerably reducing your technology costs.
XLHost offers two load balancing options with a multitude of possible configurations:
Standard Load balancing
The XLHost load balancing platform can be deployed on our Brocade ADX hardware based platform or our Riverbed Stingray platform for maximum flexibility. Both options include L3 and L4-7 service health monitoring and your choice of prediction method (round robin, least connections, weighted).
The XLHost load balancing service is a managed service.
Dedicated Load Balancer
Our dedicated load balancer service allows for more deployment options compared to the shared load balancing service. Also dedicated load balancers can be managed by XLHost, Managed by the customer, or deployed on a limited co-management basis. XLHost currently offers Brocade Application Delivery Accelerator (ADX) hardware load balancers OR we can deploy the Riverbed stingray software load balancer on our enterprise dedicated servers.
Dedicated Brocade ADX
High availability pair of Brocade ADX load balancers
Enterprise dedicated server with Riverbed Stingray
Complete Server Management
Complete server management is an optional managed hosting service for dedicated servers which combines many of the XLHost managed services into a single discounted package. Complete server management makes it extremely affordable for your organization to reduce costs and enhance the availability of your critical applications.
Complete server management includes the following services:
Safe & Sound
- OS and Application update management
- Software Firewall management
- McAfee VirusScan Enterprise (on supported platforms)
- R1Soft CDP 3.0 Enterprise License
- 10GB of storage
System Admin Plus
- Two hours per month of the following services:
- Software Management
- Server Migrations
- Infrastructure support
- Platform integration
- PING and basic layer 4 monitoring
- SNMP based resource monitoring
- Enhanced remote application (layer 4-7) availability monitoring
- Enhanced fault resolution
XLHost designed it’s managed services to be affordable but also to provide incredible value to customers. If you do not require complete server management, each of the services listed above can be ordered in any combination you choose.