Best Host Award

For the provider of the best hosting services.

As well as undergoing a period of technical testing (6 February - 31 March), entrants must complete the below written entry form. Bearing in mind the judging criteria, entrants are required to answer the following questions using no more than 200 words per section. Please include any evidence within the given word limit.

Judging criteria:

• Pricing and value for money
• Payment options
• Flexibility on contracts for expanding data
• Account management and hours of support
• Variety of services on offer
• Space offered
• Availability and speed of service
• Firewalls and other information security measures
• Security measures at data centre(s)
• Data back-up services
• Domain/DNS management available
• Data centre availability/SLAs
• Energy efficiency
• Power supply, reboot and administration options
• Provides IPv6 Address

The deadline for submission is 31 March 2017

* 1. Please provide the following:

* 2. In 30 WORDS why should you win this award?

* 3. In what way does your hosting service provide value for money? (200 words)

* 4. What investment and innovations have you made in the last 12 months? (200 words)

* 5. In what ways do you ensure the privacy and security of your customers' data? (200 words)

* 6. How has your customer base developed in the last 12 months? (200 words)

* 7. Describe how your services offer choice and flexibility to customers? (200 words)

* 8. What further characteristics distinguish your service from that of your competitors? (200 words)