[Scottish] Good ISP for ADSL business and hosting?

Mark McRitchie scottish at mailman.lug.org.uk
Thu Jan 30 15:44:10 2003

Have a look at www.anlx.net

As for SMTP delivery of mail... If your on a static IP, get your own
mailserver set as the 1st preference MX for the domain. Most ISPs will
provide backup MX for your domains for little/no charge. That way your =
will always arrive via SMTP.


> -----Original Message-----
> From: Tam McLaughlin [mailto:tamm@scotlegal.com]=20
> Sent: 30 January 2003 15:02
> To: scottish@mailman.lug.org.uk
> Subject: [Scottish] Good ISP for ADSL business and hosting?
> Hi slug :-)=20
> Our company has gone through some major restructuring=20
> recently which has=20
> resulted in us having to scale down and cut costs on our=20
> Internet access and=20
> web site.=20
> Currently we access the Internet using a 128Kb/s leased line=20
> via 1 ISP and=20
> use another 2 ISPs for web hosting and domain name hosting.
> I am trying to consolidate all of this under the one ISP and=20
> redesign the web=20
> site now that it is under the control of IT and not marketing.=20
> What I require is an ISP that can=20
> 1) provide  2Mb/s ADSL connection
> 2) web hosting - small, low access site with php/perl
> 3) domain transfers
> 4) smtp delivery=20
> I have looked at a number of ISPs including ones suggested on=20
> this mailing=20
> list and from the guide at www.adslguide.org.uk but the only=20
> one that meets=20
> all the criteria at a reasonable cost is force9.net (plus.net).
> I use force9.net for my home account without any problems and=20
> they offer so=20
> much for a reasonable cost:
>  2 Mb/s ADSL =A3110/month
>  Fax-2-e-mail, a unique fax number allowing you to receive=20
> faxes as e-mail
>  CGI, MySQL, PHP, Perl shell, FP2k
>  500MB Web space + Web-based Database Admin
>  Displays detailed graphical statistics about your Web site
>  uncensored newsfeed=20
>  No NAT=20
>  If anyone can recommend another ISP that can provide the=20
> same functionality  =20
>  at a reasonable cost then I would be grateful. Force9.net=20
> may be good for =20
>  home use but not for business.=20
> --=20
> --------------------------------------------
> Tam McLaughlin
> IT Systems Administrator
> Scottish Legal Life Assurance Society Ltd
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