04 Dec

Windows Hosting Services

Windows Hosting Services
Windows hosting services are quickly becoming unpopular in the market. It rarer to find a windows hosting provider across the world today.
Why..?
1. Windows technology is becoming unpopular due its complexity and slow rate of innovation
2. Windows developers are quickly dwindling.
3. Opensource web and scripting technologies such as PHP , Python are more popular due to increased innovation and simplified to work with, easy to learn.
4. There is more Opensource technologies like PHP, Python based framework and CMS than ASP.NET or Windows, this helps majority of people with no coding/programming knowledge to develop websites and software applications such as wordpress, Joomla, drupal, Magento, WEBERP.
5. The cost of a Windows hosting server is 2X more than a linux based server – Windows OS and MSSQL among other requirements make windows hosting a pain.
Most reliable windows hosting in kenya, Nigeria and India is Truehost Cloud.
Major hosting companies are stopping from offering windows hosting services.
Any window developer can get the following from the Unlimited windows hosting at Truehost Cloud.

 

  • Unlimited Disk space
  • Unlimited bandwidth
  • Domains to Hosted  2
  • Mobile sites 1
  • Unlimited Subdomains
  • Unlimited  Domain Alias
  • Mailboxes 100
  • Unlimited mail size
  • Unlimited FTP accounts
  • Unlimited MYSQL databases
  • Unlimited MSSQL databases
  • PHP 5.6
  • WordPress Scripts
  • Spam filter
  • DNS Management
  • Microsoft ASP.NET
  • ColdFusion support
  • Miva support
  • Python support
  • CGI support
  • Web statistics
  • Perl support

Try Windows – ASP.NET or .NET Hosting today at Truehost Cloud- Reliable Web and Email Hosting and Domain Registration and SSL certificate reseller company.

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04 Dec

Most Reliable domain registration in Kenya, Nigeria, India

Most Reliable domain registration in Kenya, Nigeria, India
Domain name are unique name with a specified extension that uniquely identifies an entity. A domain name usually points to an ip address. An ip address can be used as a pointer for web server, email server, database server, and application server.
Domain name extensions are sold by registry. The largest registry sells .com extension. All registries are regulated by ICANN internationally.
ICANN also regulates country based registries that manage county level TLD. Country Level TLD include KENIC – A Kenya registry that manages 8 domain extension on the .KE domain extension in KENYA.
.co.ke – commercial entities in Kenya
.ne.ke – network entities in Kenya
.or.ke- non for profit organization in Kenya
.me.ke – personal blogging extension in Kenya
.info.ke – domain extension for information based websites in Kenya.
.go.ke – domain extension for government entities in Kenya
.ac.ke – domain extension for higher learning in Kenya
.sc.ke – domain extension for lower and middle school in Kenya
NIRA is the Nigerian registry that manages .NG extension in Nigeria. There 8 extensions managed by NIRA
.COM.NG, .I.NG, .NET.NG, .ORG.NG, .NAME.NG, GOV.NG, .SCH.NG, .EDU.NG,
Registry does not sell domain extensions to customers directly instead they register domain registrars. Such resellers include name.com, hostgator, Godaddy, Truehost Cloud, Kenya Web, Whoghost, and Namesilo.
Reliable domain registration is only provided by reliable domain registrars. Domain registrar also provides tools and resources such as API to other entities to resell the domain names – domain of resellers.
Reliable domain registration in Kenya and Nigeria are provided by Truehost Cloud a company accredited by KENIC and NIRA. A company equipped with technology to allow easy domain registration, DNS management, Domain and Email forwarding.
Register your domain today at Truehost Cloud, in Kenya, Nigeria, and India.

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03 Dec

Datacenters located In Kenya

Datacenters located  In Kenya

Data Centres in Kenya have become a major requirement for the environment that is rapidly embracing cloud computing. Data Centres are facilities that are used to house computers, ensuring provision of reliable power supply and back up, high speed internet connection with redundant links, cooling systems, and other general maintenance services thus helping to maintain cloud services online.

Establishment of Data Centres in Kenya has less to upsurge in availability and uptake of cloud servers, Virtual Private Servers, and dedicated servers. Data Centres lease space to third parties who locate their servers in the premises, thus allowing these people to deploy the servers fast and quickly without worrying about peripheral costs.

There are several data Centres in Kenya, ranging from tier 1 to tier 3. Without a second mains power provider, Kenyan data centres are not fully tier 4, but the country has a reliable power supply from renewable sources, making power shortage a peripheral concern in running data Centres. Many companies have come up to utilise these data Centres in Kenya to offer services like cloud servers, Virtual Private Servers and dedicated servers, and the growing competition in this area has led to competitive rates and provision of quality services.

The Data Centres have also contributed to rapid growth of companies offering cloud services. This is also aided by the fact that Kenya has a nationwide optical fiber network by several service providers, and also several undersea optical fibre cables that connect the country to major internet exchange gateways in Europe and the rest of the world. This makes the data hosted in Kenyan Data Centres easily accessible, and also making the destination a favorite location for collocating servers.

 

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03 Dec

VPS Based in Kenya

VPS Based in Kenya

Virtual Private Servers in Kenya are a key investment for any business operating in the region. These offer firms and businesses a chance to have their data physically located in Kenya, without unnecessary CapEx Spend, and with the flexibility of quick set up, buying on demand and ease of scaling when demand changes.

Kenya is a major technological hub in East Africa, a regional leader in terms of technological advancements, direct foreign investments and housing regional offices for major multinational companies. With a vibrant ICT sector, Kenya leads the region in terms of infrastructure and availability of skilled labour in various sectors. With this status, global firms have found the need to have dedicated servers or virtual private servers located in Kenya for ease of managing their operations in the region.

The existence of cheap virtual servers in Kenya is credited to availability of several data centres located in Kenya, and the connectivity to the rest of the world via several undersea optical fibre cables. There is also a local internet exchange point that makes it easier to route the Kenya traffic, and even the data within East Africa, thus making virtual private servers serving local population extremely fast. Coupled with a highly skilled labour force and a tech savvy population, many VPS providers in Kenya are able to offer nearly 100%uptime and relevant support. Other services like mail servers are also available at competitive prices, usually lower than what they cost in the developed economies.

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03 Dec

Reliable webhosting Services.

Reliable webhosting Services.

Every business in Kenya requires a Reliable web hosting service provider. Reliable web host is what defines Truehost Cloud from other players in web and email hosting market. Reliable email and web hosting requires quality and fast servers that have 100% uptime. Truehost Cloud has linux and windows servers for the web and email hosting services. Each server must have a minimum of 99.999% uptime, if any server does not meet this requirement due to connectivity or application or data centers’ issue the server is replaced immediately.

The best linux web hosting is possibly at Truehost Cloud. Truehost Cloud possibly has the best asp.net web hosting as well; asp.net web hosting host windows technology based websites. A typical ASP.NET account includes PHP scripts, ASP Scripts, MYSQL database, MSSQL database, .NET framework, Single Click installer for 400+ scripts such as WordPress, Joomla, WebERP, among others.

Truehost Cloud has recently introduced windows based hosting making one of the few players providing windows based hosting in Kenya. Applications and Website owners in Kenya do not need to host their .NET and ASP websites and MSSQL database applications with some foreign entities. Host at Truehost Cloud a company with reputation for quality and reliability.

Truehost Cloud windows based email and web hosting includes power MSSQL Database tools including SQL Server reporting applications. All these plus other PHP and ASP.NET based script runs on Windows Server 2012.

A company with office and data center presence in Kenya, Bangalore, India France, Canada, US, Nigeria among other places.

Coming up web hosting services include python and Django Hosting, Truehost Cloud plans to be most reliable cloud partner for developers in Kenya, Nigeria and India.

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03 Dec

Kenic domain registrars

Kenic domain registrars

Kenic stands for Kenya Network Information Centre. This is a government sponsored organization that operates under CA, Communication Authority – the Kenyan government body in charge of regulation of telecommunication entities and their operations.

CA through Kenic licenses and regulates .KE domain registrars in Kenya. Kenic operates .KE registry. .KE is country level TLD for Kenya.

.KE registry supports 8 domain extensions including

  1. .co.ke for commercial entities operating in Kenya
  2. .or.ke for non-profit organization operating in Kenya
  3. .ne.ke for network entities operating in Kenya
  4. .me.ke for personal blogs operating in Kenya
  5. .info.ke for information and news related services operating in kenya
  6. .go.ke for government bodies in Kenya
  7. .ac.ke for institutions of higher learning operating in Kenya
  8. .sc.ke for primary and secondary schools operating in kenya

All the over 100 domain registrars are equipped with technology to register any of the extension on behalf an end user.

Top domain registrars in Kenya are also registrars of non-Kenya domain extensions. Such as .com, .net, .biz, .org, .info, .me, among others.

Top domain registrars in include Truehost Cloud, Kenya Web Experts, Sasahost, Eac Directory, Safaricom Webhost Kenya among others. Most top domain name registrar provides other domain name related services such as web hosting, email hosting, dedicated servers, Virtual Private Servers, private email servers, web design and development among others.

Truehost Cloud does not only provide the best domain registrar services but also reliable email and web hosting, quality cloud servers, VPS in Kenya and dedicated servers located in different locations all over the world such as Nairobi, Johannesburg, Gravelines, Toronto, Phoenix, Rio de Janeiro, Cairo,

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03 Dec

Cloud servers for businesses.

Cloud servers for businesses.

Cloud era here for the Kenyan Market. The new information or digital age means demand for Reliable, powerful, saleable, agile computing power and storage resources at a fraction of the old computing budget. Any business or organization requires application servers, website servers, email servers and database servers.

Cloud computing is eliminating the hassle of managing all the four types of business servers. With cloud technology as provided by Truehost Cloud, Cloudpap, AWS, Digital Ocean, OVH e.t.c a business has a choice of using one server for all. One server that will work perfectly as application server for the business software and applications. The same server can be utilized to host the company website and related digital content. The same server can adequately serve as a secure private email server for all the company email requirements.

Servers available at Truehost cloud, Amazon, Cloudpap, Azure can also act as perfect database servers in additional of serving as website servers, email and application servers. That does not prevent any business in Kenya from having a dedicated private email server, a dedicated database server, a dedicated web server, and dedicated application servers.

Truehost Cloud and Cloudpap have Kenya Local presence with offices and data center physically located in Kenya among other geographical regions.

An organization in Kenya may choose to have a utility cloud server serving as a database, application, web, and email server located in a Kenyan Data Centre. Truehost Cloud and Cloudpap have a variety of locations for cloud servers. More than 7 locations including Kenya, South Africa, India, Brazil, Canada, USA, France, Germany, among others.

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03 Dec

Dedicated servers in EU and US, Canada.

Dedicated servers in EU and US, Canada.

Dedicated server refer to a computer server hosted in a data center for use by a single entity for one or multiple applications. The most common utilization of dedicated servers is dedicated server leased by a cloud service provider or a web hosting entity who uses dedicated server to host several cloud applications and websites for several clients.

Another common utilization of dedicated server is a company leasing dedicated server to host her own applications on it to support the company operations. A company can utilize a dedicated server to serve as a utility server that will serve all the company server requirements – act as an application server, web server, email server, and a data base server.

Bigger companies or companies with higher requirements may have dedicated servers serve as dedicated application server or dedicated private email server or dedicated web server or dedicated database server.

Truehost Cloud provide a wide array of dedicated servers varying in computing and storage resources all located at various locations including Kenya, South Africa, Egypt, USA, Canada, France, India, Brazil.

The most important quality of servers at Truehost Cloud and Cloudpap is 100 percent uptime, redundant connectivity, a minimum of Tier III data centers in countries that are politically and social economically stable.

Truehost Cloud and Cloudpap also provide self-healing and early failure detection technology to the servers to ensure support and monitoring team are able to avert or control any damage to clientele data and cloud computing operation.

Security applications and procedures is one of the major innovations that Truehost Cloud and Cloudpap have invested in to ensure secure private email servers, secure database servers, secure application servers, secure web hosting servers and secure utility servers.

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18 Nov

Supporting Documents For Domain Registration

SUPPORTING DOCUMENTS
.KE is divided into various domain levels which serve different functions

  • .co.ke – for Companies
  • .or.ke – for Not-for-Profit-Making Organization or NGO’s
  • .ne.ke – for Network Devices
  • .go.ke – for Government Entities(Requires Supporting Documents)
  • .ac.ke – for Institutions of Higher Educations.( Requires Supporting Documents)
  • .sc.ke – for Lower and Middle Institutes of Learning. (Requires Supporting Documents)
  • .me.ke – for Personal names
  • .mobi.ke – for Mobile content
  • .info.ke – for Information

Domains reserved for specific roles require supporting documents as a proof of registration:
These are:

sc.ke

KENIC will require a copy of the Certificate of Registration from the Ministry of Education. The document MUST also bear the name of the Entity. The document provided will classify the Entity as a Kindergaten, Primary or Secondary School.

ac.ke

KENIC will require either a copy of the Certificate of Registration from the relevant Ministry, a copy of the College Charter or a copy of the Act of Parliament that was passed to establish the Institute. The documents MUST bear the name of the Entity. The document provided should classify the Entity as a Tertiary Institution: Polytechnic, Technical Institute, College or University.

go.ke

This domain requires supporting documents from the Department of Government IT Services (GITS) at the Ministry of Finance. GITS should give an Authority Letter to show that the Entity is a valid Government institution or Agency and authorized to register the domain name.

Government Information Technology Services
gits@treasury.go.ke
phanenyaanga@ict.go.ke
+254 20 2252299

.PRO

This domain requires a copy of the valid professional license that contains detailed license information.

They are classified as below:

  • Legal: law.pro, avocat.pro, bar.pro, jur.pro, recht.pro
  • Accountancy: cpa.pro, aaa.pro, aca.pro, acct.pro
  • Medical: med.pro
  • Engineering: eng.pro

 

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27 Oct

Terms of Service

This POLICY governs the use of Truehost Kenya’s web hosting service. Violation of this POLICY may result in suspension or termination of your service. In the event of a dispute between you and Truehost Kenya regarding the interpretation of this POLICY, Truehost Kenya’s interpretation, in its reasonable commercial judgment, shall govern.

The following is the entire TERMS OF SERVICE agreement between Truehost Kenya and the personal or corporate account holder. Truehost Kenya provides World Wide Web Hosting, web design and script installation. Truehost Kenya has certain legal and ethical responsibilities consisting with the use of its servers and equipment involved in these services. Truehost Kenya’s general policy is to act as a provider of Internet presence. Truehost Kenya reserves the rights to suspend or cancel a customer’s access to any or all services provided by Truehost Kenya when we decide that the account has been inappropriately used

  • Privacy guarantee

Truehost guarantees client contact information is securely stored and no sharing of such information with third party.

  • Uptime guarantee

Truehost has a 99.95% uptime that is observed for its services: Please note that scheduled downtime is not counted as ‘real downtime’ since prior communication will be made to affected users.

  • Technical support

Truehost provides 24 hours support all the days of the year: Avenues of communication include calls, live-chat, emails and ticket method.

  • Payments

Truehost accepts payments via Lipa Na Mpesa, PayPal or bank transfer.

You agree to pay for the Services on time and in advance for the billing cycle Services are provided for. Invoices are generated 14 days before the renew date of the Services. Truehost provides 7 days grace period after the renew date. If the invoice is not paid within the 7 days grace period services will be temporary suspend services until the invoice is paid in full. Services are terminated if not paid in full 15 days after the Services have been suspended.

  • Account activation

We provide instant account activation for our shared and reseller web hosting plans.

VPS servers are activated within 2 hours in most.

Dedicated servers are activated within 6 hours.

  • Content and prohibited actions

Customer agrees to use the Services for lawful purposes only. Truehost prohibits the following content on our servers and network.You MUST not publish or transmit via Truehost Kenya’s service any content that Truehost Kenya reasonably believes:

  1. Constitutes child pornography.
  2. Constitutes pornography.
  3. Is excessively violent, incites violence, threatens violence, or contains harassing content or hate speech.
  4. Is unfair or deceptive under the consumer protection laws of any jurisdiction, including chain letters and pyramid schemes.
  5. Is defamatory or violates a person’s privacy.
  6. Creates a risk to a person’s safety or health, creates a risk to public safety or health, compromises national security, or interferes with an investigation by law enforcement.
  7. Improperly exposes trade secrets or other confidential or proprietary information of another person.
  8. Is intended to assist others in defeating technical copyright protections.
  9. Clearly infringes on another person’s trade or service mark, patent, or other property right.
  10. Promotes illegal drugs, violates export control laws, relates to illegal gambling, or illegal arms trafficking.
  11. Is otherwise illegal or solicits conduct that is illegal under laws applicable to you or to Truehost Kenya.
  12. Truehost Kenya WILL terminate service for any of the above reasons and it’s at Truehost Kenya WILL not issue a refund.
  13. Hacker focused sites
  14. Proxy Scripts
  15. Anything related to torrents
  16. Starting background processes on shared servers
  17. Warez, hacking tools, exploits

Any account found to be in violation of another’s copyright will be expeditiously removed, or access to the material disabled. Any account found to be in repeated violation of copyright laws will be suspended and/or terminated from our hosting.

Customer agrees NOT to use our shared, reseller, VPS or dedicated servers hosting space for storage of backups. We advise customers to store their back up externally.

Customer is responsible to keep their accounts Scripts, plugins and modules up to date and secure at all times and strong passwords must be used always.

Customer agrees to keep his contact information and e-mail on file up to date at all times. We will use the e-mail on file to send notifications about generated invoices, due invoices, Services suspension, Services termination, new Services provisioned and any other related information.

  • Cancellation

Cancellation requests need to be placed via the client dashboard by raising a ticket or by writing cancellation requests on e-mail to be considered legitimate request.

  • ANTI SPAM policy

We have a zero tolerance against SPAM. Accounts used to send SPAM will be suspended immediately and the owner will be alerted. If the SPAM sending is repeated the account will be removed from our server. We do not allow bulk mailing from our shared servers. Truehost offers a separate service if you need to send thousands of e-mails.

  • Resource usage

Any account on the server cannot use more than the allocated CPU or memory resources. If you use too much system resources, you will be notified to take the necessary actions. If the usage is too high to keep the server unstable, we will suspend the overloading account so that it doesn’t affect the other clients on the server.

  • Hosting Transfers

Our Transfers Team will make every effort to help you move your website to us. Transfers are provided as a courtesy service. We do not make any guarantees regarding the availability, possibility, or time required to complete an account transfer. Each hosting company is configured differently, and some hosting platforms save data in an incompatible or proprietary format, which may make it extremely difficult, if not impossible, to migrate some or all account data. In some cases we may not be able to assist you in a transfer of data from an old host. The free transfer service is available for thirty (30) days from your sign up date.

  • Backup

You are solely responsible for backing up your data in all circumstances.

  • User content.

User Content includes any content posted by you or by users of any of your websites hosted through the Services (‘User Websites’). You are solely responsible for any and all User Content and any transactions or other activities conducted on or through User Websites. By posting or distributing User Content on or through the Services, you represent and warrant to Truehost Kenya that:

  • You have all the necessary rights to post or distribute such User Content, and
  • Posting or distribution of such User Content does not infringe or violate the rights of any third party.

Truehost Kenya exercises no control over, and accepts no responsibility for, User Content or the content of any information passing through Truehost Kenya computers, network hubs and points of presence or the Internet. Truehost Kenya does not monitor User Content. However, you acknowledge and agree that Truehost Kenya may, but is not obligated to, immediately take any corrective action in Truehost Kenya’s sole discretion, including without limitation removal of all or a portion of the User Content or User Websites, and suspend or terminate any and all Services without refund if you violate the terms of this Agreement. You hereby agree that Truehost Kenya shall have no liability due to any corrective action that Truehost Kenya may take.

  • Changes to the terms

Truehost reserves the right to make changes to the terms at any time without notification. Customer agrees to visit the terms of service regularly for updates

 

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