UK2 Partners with Microsoft, Unveils its New Datacentre and Launches

November 24, 2009
November 24, 2009 – (HOSTSEARCH.COM) – Leading hosting provider in the UK, UK2.NET, today announced it has teamed up with Microsoft to offer its customers £50 off when they buy a Windows server and sign up to Microsoft’s WebsiteSpark. WebsiteSpark, a programme recently launched by Microsoft assists small web development and design firms made up of no more than 10 employees by offering them free software, support and business opportunities for up to three years. This means that eligible UK2 customers could start using some of Microsoft’s latest applications such as Windows Server 2008 (R2) at no cost to them whatsoever.

Martin Baker, UK2 Managing Director said: “At UK2, we are constantly looking at ways to add value to our customers, and our new partnership with Microsoft will help us achieve. The tools, support and training available at no cost to our Windows server customers who sign up to WebsiteSpark is worth hundreds of pounds, and probably more importantly could help these customers succeed in their online endeavours.

UK2, also today announced the launch of its new datacentre. The newly launched datacentre previously occupied by Virgin Media, is situated within sight of Canary Wharf, and has been equipped to a world class standard.

Martin said about the datacentre launch: “We are particularly excited about the launch of our new datacentre. Not only will this help us cater for the increasing demand for our servers, but it will also help us maintain the high standards our customers expect from us.”

To celebrate the launch of its new datacentre, UK2 are now offering customers “Buy One Get One Half Price” on all its dedicated server products. This remarkable offer means that customers can buy one server and get half price off another server of equivalent value or less, which can result in a significant cost saving.

The £50 off deal is valid on the first 120 UK2 Windows servers who also sign up to WebsiteSpark. Customers can now sign up to WebsiteSpark by contacting the UK2 sales team. The “Buy One Get One Half Price” offer is valid on any new UK2 server purchase on a three months, six months and one year contract.

About UK2.NET

UK2 is one of the biggest and most innovative web hosting companies in the UK with a comprehensive range of domain name registration, web hosting, e-commerce, reseller, dedicated server and cloud hosting solutions. UK2 specializes in making it easy, cheap, and quick for any consumer, small or large business to have the online presence they need.

UK2 ( ) is also a part of the UK-2 Group ( ), a large web hosting organization made up of over 10 web hosting companies such as,, and more. The group operates its services out of several state of the art, multi million pound data centres and is committed to providing reliable, secure and great value products and services underpinned with excellent support.

About Microsoft

Microsoft is the world’s largest software company with millions of customers and stakeholders around the world. With a mission to help people and businesses throughout the world realize their full potential, Microsoft’s technology innovations, people, partnerships, and day-to-day business make a meaningful contribution to the prosperity of communities and businesses all over the world.

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