A Dialogue with Managing Director of

Daily Host News had a chance to interact with Rus Foster, Managing Director of of UK2 Group. Here are the excerpts.

Rus Foster-MD,

1. Tell us a bit about yourself and your work profile in UK2 Group.

Sure. I’ve been in the hosting industry for more than 15 years with a background in virtualization and Linux. Within UK2 I’m responsible for the delivery for our cloud platforms and products across all of our brands including

2. What are the services provided by your company?

We offer highly available cloud offerings running Windows and Linux. Within the group we also offer dedicated servers, shared hosting, enterprise class cloud hosting.

3. Give us a brief idea about various brands of UK2 Group.

Our main brands are, offering shared, reseller, dedicated and cloud hosting. One of our hosting brands100TB offers high offers high specification Super Micro dedicated servers in the US and Europe. VPNHQ offers VPN tunnels in the UK and Europe and last but not least is presently offering cloud web hosting in 6 locations which is soon going to rise up to 13.

4. What kind of support do you provide to the customers?

We have a true 24×7 support run out of our own offices. We offer customers the change to talk to us by phone, email, tickets and live chat. Our company offers solutions ranging from small unmanaged hosting through to full enterprise class private clouds. As a group we are strong and stable enough to can meet the needs and requirements of every customer.

5. What are your thoughts about eco-friendly hosting?

It’s vital that every company takes a responsible attitude towards issues such as global warming. By purchasing carbon credits companies can continue to grow whilst looking after the environment. Even small participation contributes.

6. What have been the successful rewards your company has achieved so far?

Our brands have won numerous awards for our customer service and industry disrupting products. We were the first company to break the 100TB barrier and we are regularly in the Top 5 of preferred hosting suppliers.

7. Any new products that UK2 has to attract its customers?

We have just launched our new product VPNHQ (, which we are offering free for the first month with absolutely no commitments.

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Interview with Codero President & CEO

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Q : What is your name and position with Codero?

A : My name is Jonathan Ewert and I am the President and CEO of Codero.

Q : Tell us the milestones that the company has reached in past 5 years?

A: Codero has achieved a number of business milestones, including SAS Type II certification, PCI compliance, and Microsoft Gold Certification. The company has also been recognized with multiple industry awards in the dedicated and managed hosting industry over the years.

Q : How Codero distinguish itself from the other hosting providers?

A : At Codero, you’ll find several differentiators. Our customer loyalty program is one way our company is different from other hosting providers. Through the Codero Rewards Program, customers can upgrade to items they may need without spending more money. For every dollar you spend with Codero, you earn free points that are good towards upgrading your dedicated server, firewall or online backup solution. In addition, on an every-day basis, a Price Match Challenge is available to competitively price our products and services. It’s a guarantee that we will match or beat any price received from a hosting competitor. The low-cost solutions on the most current technology set us apart as well and are what keep our customers highly satisfied.

Q : How you see the future of web hosting industry & Codero?

A: The future of web hosting is wide open which is exciting for our company. Codero’s primary emphasis is on dedicated and managed servers, that’s been our foundation for over a decade, but we continue to launch new services designed to help our customers be successful in the future. Codero can now provide cost-effective hybrid infrastructure solutions that require no capital investment or additional staffing. We are focused on what’s right for the enterprise, not what’s right for us. Codero continues to embrace the challenge of creating innovative ways to leverage multiple technologies in our customers favor so they ultimately can cut and control costs.

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Q : Are there any current offers at Codero that you want to tell us?

A : We continually have a range of offers and specials each month based on what the market demands. In addition, all servers are supported by a 99.9% uptime guarantee with 24/7/365 live support.

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