Startup Web Hosting

We have always loved supporting small businesses, they come to us with interesting requirements and many times thought-provoking questions. We have now gone further in our support of startups, any registered UK company can now request free web hosting for a year on our top-tier DirectAdmin package. The requirements are simple: Registered as a limited […]

Host Media Award Trophy - CV Magazine

We are very excited to announce we have been awarded ‘Best Cloud Hosting Provider 2020 – UK’ by Corporate Vision! With the hosting industry being a large sector to be competing in, it is great to be awarded for our hosting services and being nominated and judged based on our customers feedback, history and our […]

After a very successful 2019, we find ourselves in a new decade, so it is fitting that it will be 2020 that involves the most amount of changes. Upgraded CFML Services Last year we moved more customers to our Coventry racks on our new Dell and Supermicro servers, we will continue this with the move […]

cPanel Partner

Host Media is happy to announce we have joined cPanel as an NOC partner. Over the past month, we have been working with cPanel on the signing of contracts for the NOC partnership. We are very happy to announce, Host Media is now an official partner of cPanel. What does this mean? In short, it […]

Since the cPanel price changes we have been working implementing a DirectAdmin hosting solution for our free hosting customers that were originally on cPanel servers and to allow us to continue offering a form a free hosting. Since going live the DirectAdmin control panel has been a big hit with customers and the performance it […]

As you may have heard, cPanel recently announced a new pricing structure which will heavily affect the hosting industry. The price changes come into affect on the 1st of September 2019 so we haven’t been provided with much time to plan but our team are focused on this as a top priority. The new tier […]

If the UK crashes out of the EU then UK-based registrants who will no longer meet the .EU eligibility requirements will loose their .EU domain names. Individuals with an address in the UK and Gibraltar, and UK companies without a presence elsewhere in the EU, must take action to meet the eligibility requirements if they […]


Have you reached “peak GDPR” yet? No doubt you’ll likely have noticed a mad rush to meet the May 25 deadline to meet the requirements of the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR). In this article, I will attempt to give you an overview of the what, why, and wherefores of the GDPR. And, how it […]

The General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) comes into affect on the 25th of May 2018. GDPR is designed to strengthen data protection and privacy for users within the European Union (EU). It affects all organisations that collect data in any way. To help you to be in the know we are going to go through […]

SSL Security

For those that do not know what the difference between an EV (Extended Validation) SSL and a standard DV (Domain Validation) SSL certificate; the main feature/difference is the green URL bar with the companies name listed as shown by our main websites SSL in the image below. The main aim of an EV SSL is to […]