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Cole WebMarketing has been involved with website hosting since 1999. The Hosting Server Center used by us is only operator to combine a carrier-class TIER1 international IP network, independently tested as offering best-in-class reliability and performance, and a content distribution network, bypassing internet congestion to deliver sought-after content at high speeds.

We are proud to present to our clients the world's largest IP backbone with a single autonomous system (AS) number: by minimizing 'hops' between parts of the Internet, faster, more reliable performance is delivered and user data is given a more direct route to its destination.The USA based international server network we depend on for hosting Cole WebMarketing websites is at a major data center located in Boston, Mass. We're able to offer our clients high speed data communications with secure, efficient and affordable Internet access, data-transport and managed services to businesses of all sizes. The service network is an advanced IP (Internet protocol) fiber-optic backbone in a controlled, protected environment with full back-up, redundancy, emergency provisioning and multiple Internet access points.


Satellite earth stations pointing at 20 geostationary satellites and 78 major global cable systems - supplying the global reach to support businesses around the world. Global, regional and local voice and data networks that ensure taking information wherever it needs to go.


The highest levels of reliability and performance are delivered with:
A redundant network of multiple fiber trunks from multiple sources;
Redundant power on the premises;
Multiple backup generators;


The world-class facilities we depend on for website hosting features:
Raised floors;
Climate control systems with separate cooling zones;
Seismically-braced racks;


The servers used by Cole WebMarketing are specially designed for our hosting environment. Built with the most reliable server components, they are with 2x Quad-core Xeon processors, up to 32 GB RAM, RAID 6 disk arrays, and SSDs for the most I/O-intensive operations. The hot-swap HDDs, power supply units, and cooling fans allow repairs or replacement of these components while the machine stays online. This design brings the hardware reliability to the highest level.


The data center is further protected by some of the most powerful physical security available, including:
Advanced smoke detection and fire suppression systems;
24/7 secured access with motion sensors, video surveillance, and security breach alarms;


A spare/standby server is kept in each server rack. If a production server fails, it will be immediately replaced by a spare server, and the latest backup will be restored. As a result of this hardware/software system configuration, Cole WebMarketing can offer you a 99.9% uptime guarantee.

SO....WHAT'S IN IT FOR YOU? "All this" is what makes hosting your website with Cole WebMarketing a superb business management decision by you!

NOTE: certain exceptions may apply, but for the most part, we ONLY host sites designed and developed by Cole WebMarketing.

of Website Hosting by Charlotte, NC based Cole WebMarketing

If you wish to have any newsgroups, message boards, forums etc. on your website you will need a database.

A database is a structured collection of data. It may be anything from a simple shopping list to a picture gallery or vast amounts of information in a corporate network. To add, access and process data stored in a computer database, you need a database management system such as MySQL.

Our DELUXE Website Hosting Package includes up to 10 MySQL databases – with our PREMIUM Package, you may have up to 100 MySQL databases.

NOTE: programming for database driven features is available but is NOT included in our standard website design/redesign agreement.

Perl, PHP4, Python, Ruby and TCL:
We always do our best to provide our customers with the latest and most stable versions of available programming languages. We offer support for Perl, PHP4, Python, Ruby and TCL.

Perl stands for Practical Extraction and Report Language. It is the most widely used language for CGI. The path to Perl is /usr/bin/perl

PHP is a server-side HTML embedded scripting language that was developed in C and is designed especially for working with relational database systems. Self-referentially short for PHP: Hypertext Preprocessor, an open source, server-side, HTML embedded scripting language used to create dynamic Web pages. In an HTML document, PHP script (similar syntax to that of Perl or C ) is enclosed within special PHP tags. Because PHP is embedded within tags, the author can jump between HTML and PHP (similar to ASP and Cold Fusion) instead of having to rely on heavy amounts of code to output HTML. And, because PHP is executed on the server, the client cannot view the PHP code. PHP can perform any task that any CGI program can do, but its strength lies in its compatibility with many types of databases. Also, PHP can talk across networks using IMAP, SNMP, NNTP, POP3, or HTTP. PHP was created sometime in 1994 by Rasmus Lerdorf. Our servers can run php-nuke. For detailed information regarding PHP, you can go to their online manual:

IMPORTANT: Perl, PHP4, Python, Ruby and TCL programming is available but is NOT included in our standard website design/redesign agreement.

CGI scripts:
CGI (which is a protocol that stands for Common Gateway Interface) is used to accomplish tasks, such as the operation of a hit counter or guestbook, that are not supported by basic HTML.
Essentially it is a place where the Web server knows executable content lives.
Your cgi-bin scripts are put in the subdirectory named "cgi-bin". This directory is set up with special permissions to execute CGI scripts.
IMPORTANT: CGI programming is available but is NOT included in our standard website design/redesign agreement.

SSL is a protocol that uses encryption to safeguard the transmission of sensitive data. Compatible with all modern browsers, it is wise to use SSL when you process credit card transactions on your website, or when you have password-protected areas of your site.

Your site visitors will be able to connect through SSL using a shared security certificate. If you wish to install a personal security certificate (dedicated to your domain only), you need to purchase one from a certificate authority.
NOTE: Our fee to install a personal security certificate is $60 per year.

Servers support Server Side Includes (SSI), a method of calling code from within a page. SSI makes it possible for you to include a snippet of HTML code into a page or a group of pages.

Pre-Installed Scripts:

Site Search Engine: Take advantage of our search engine feature that will help your Web site visitors search throughout your site. Note: this is a very basic engine, don’t expect Google level technology with your intra-site searches.

Formmail: If you host your site with us, Cole WebMarketing can create a interactive form on your Web page that will collect information and then e-mail the results to an e-mail address of your choosing. All forms are "spam protected" by CAPTCHA (squiggly letters & numbers that humans can read but spam robots can not).

Guestbook: Guestbook is the place where the visitors to your website can post their opinions, recommendations or complaints. Such a feature can provide useful feedback although “anyone can write anything” and post it on your website. You’ve been warned.

WAP (Wireless Application Protocol) is a specification for a set of communication protocols to standardize the way that wireless devices, such as cellular telephones and PDA devices, can be used for accessing information over the internet.

Servers are configured to handle applications and scripts that deliver WAP content.

NOTE: ASP (Active Server Page) websites and certain other types of sites and “streaming” audio or video are NOT available with the above hosting programs but Cole WebMarketing can offer special alternative hosting solutions if you require these features.

All of these hosting features, plus the Basic Features, are included with
both the DELUXE & PREMIUM Hosting Plans.

For More Information about what we do AND what we can do for you, please contact us:
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