Simon Perry thelist at si-designs.co.uk
Wed May 5 04:18:49 CDT 2004

evolt at zamba.com wrote:

>Hi all,
>The last thing I can find about managed/dedicated servers in
>the list is from mid-1993, so I'd like some more recent
>advice if possible.
>One of my sites is a large and growing photo database
>(currently 5000+ images) using gallery software. It also
>uses the Amazon API. Google is not picking up the pages and
>my current host cannot (will not) implement mod_rewrite
>(it's the old "we use mod_rewrit for security and no we
>haven't got any info on that story). 
>I am actively considering going over to a dedicated server
>but don't think I can afford to spend the large amount of
>time I am told is necessary to administer it fully (ie
>security updates, firewall etc). Consequently I am thinking
>about a managed server (Linux). As this site is not yet
>profitable I don't want to go overboard with the cash. I am
>in Australia but my target market is largely in the States.
>Any recommendations?

I have used the reseller service from clook.net for over a year now and 
have been constantly impressed with their service. They offer managed 
servers http://www.clook.net/services/servers.php which I am currently 
thinking about as my largest client is rapidly outgrowing their current 
hosting solution on another provider.

On an aside some of your site is broken in Mozilla based browsers, for 
instance in  
the left hand menu takes up over 100% of the screen width at 1152 x864.


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