Australia Hosting

As part of our growing commitment to the CFML language, community and our customers we have expanded our Lucee CFML hosting services with a new location; the beautiful Sydney, Australia. Our Australian servers come packed with the same great features as our current Lucee hosting; cPanel 11, global DNS and of course Solid State Drives. […]

Bringing extra features to our virtual servers is a key goal at Host Media. We are very happy to announce that PowerDNS is now included on all our virtual servers. You no longer need to register your own DNS records to point domains to your VPS. Just login to your SolusVM account and select DNS from the […]

Lucee CFML Engine

We are very excited to announce from Friday the 20th of February we will be welcoming Lucee to our range of services. Lucee will be replacing the Railo services on our UK SSD servers. All other Railo based servers (SATA based – UK, US and Germany) will remain on Railo for the time being. Only […]

Lucee CFML Engine

We have been getting a lot of emails regarding the newly released Lucee CFML Engine, we are very happy to confirm that Lucee hosting will be coming to Host Media. We are still in the testing and planning stages for a release – we hope to have servers online very soon. What is Lucee Lucee is […]

Qualys, Inc. a provider of cloud security recently discovered a vulnerability in the Linux GNU C Library (gblic), whereby an attacker could exploit a buffer overflow vulnerability in the functions: gethostbyname*(). We have ensured all our servers have the latest patches and updates to ensure this vulnerability does not cause any issues on our servers. If you […]

On February 1st, 2015, VeriSign, the Registry Operator for the .NET domain, is increasing the annual registration price by $0.61 USD (£0.40 GBP as of 13/Jan/2015). Most domain name and hosting providers are passing this cost on to their customers from the 1st of February. We at Host Media have decided not to increase our pricing. You can […]

We are now accepting Bitcoin payments on our shared and reseller services via Coinbase. This provides our customers with more ways to make payments and adds to our current range which includes, Credit/Debit Cards, PayPal, BACS and Postal Cheques. To ensure the very best security when using Bitcoins we have partnered up with Coinbase who are […]

From January 1st 2015, we will be changing the way we charge VAT. Currently, if you are a customer inside the EU then VAT is charged at the 20% UK rate. As from January 1st 2015, VAT will be charged at the rate applicable in the EU country you are located in. For example, currently […]

A vulnerability in the Linux Bash shell may allow for an attacker to execute code on a server and open the door to other attacks taking place that could lead to the server becoming fully compromised. Affected distributions include: Red Hat Enterprise Linux (versions 4 – 7) Fedora CentOS (versions 5 – 7) CloudLinux Debian If you […]

We have joined up with Trustwave to show our dedication to security of our customers personal data and information. Any business that stores, processes or transmits cardholder data is required to be PCI compliant. At Host Media we do not store credit/debit card numbers but as we process and transmit this information with details we […]