Information Services

Using the service

Hosting is provided on the LAMP (Linux, Apache, MySQL & PHP) platform. Our shared infrastructure is suitable for most needs and has the added benefit of splitting the costs between customers.

Standard Hosting Requests

For websites and small web-based applications, we would encourage customers to use our shared hosting platform.

Our hosting environments support the following technologies:

Apache Linux environment
Server Technology Supported Version
Apache 2.4
PHP 7.3 Native. 5.3, 5.4, 5.6, 7.1, 7.2, 8.0 & 8.1 also available
MySQL/MariaDB MariaDB 10.1
Perl 5.10.1
Python 2.7, 3.3, 3.4, 3.5, 3.6, 3.7 & 3.8

To request standard hosting, please review our service options and submit a request:

The Web Hosting Service Level Agreement document, linked below, provides a more detailed overview of what the web hosting service offers and what support is available.

Please note that there is a two week turn-around period on hosting requests, which begins from the point at which the complete set of business requirements have been gathered and approved.

Deprecated Environments

There are several legacy hosting environments that are still present and running. We plan to decomission these servers soon and are encouraging cutomers to migrate to our current supported service. Further details and any planned timescales are available in our deprecated environments area: