Hosting and Cloud Infrastructure

Absol can provide the physical hosting of internet web sites and servers that allows your organisation's content to be accessed 24 hours a day, 365 days a year. Allowing us to host your web site or online application is a cost-effective solution, particularly attractive to those clients who cannot afford the expense of purchasing server hardware, leasing a high-speed Internet connection and hiring expert computer personnel.

Co-location services are also offered with a variety of management options tailored to each customer's requirements. We offer Service Level Guarantees that start at 99.7% uptime as a standard offering and maintain a multi-homed network for increased reliability and performance. Multiple hosting facilities are maintained by Absol in world-class data centres, including high-speed server farms in major South African cities: Johannesburg, Pretoria, and Cape Town. Absol also offers dedicated hosting facilities in 4 international locations: London, Sydney, Montreal, and New York servicing our multi-national or international clients that require direct connectivity to specific geographic areas.

In addition to maintaining physical infrastructure in Vodacom, Internet Solutions and Teraco data centres, Absol is able to provision compute and hosting facilities through both Microsoft Azure and Amazon Web Services cloud infrastructures, working closely with our customers to determine which solution fits their business requirements best. Our networks are monitored 24hrs a day - capacity planning is a critical component of our business process, Absol has structured its network to ensure that sufficient bandwidth is available at all times and that required bandwidth upgrades are ordered and fulfilled prior to any network degradation.

Absol ensures that adequately performing hardware and bandwidth capacity is made available and/or deployed to cater for high speed access to all services. Absol secures all services and provides for a level of network redundancy to ensure that all systems comply with our clients stipulated SLA requirements. Absol makes use of Intel, Oracle, Sun Microsystems, HP and Dell servers and Cisco, Juniper and Mikrotik routers. Absol is a member of the Intel Product Integrator program, is a Cisco, Microsoft HP and Dell Registered Partner and is a Sun Microsystems Volume Product Reseller.