May 29, 2009 – (HOSTSEARCH.COM) – Tertiary students in the UK can now access an online community dedicated to student life. You-Student.com is the new social network site created to be used by students across the UK and is hosted by DediPower, a leading UK provider of managed hosting and data centre solutions.
You-Student.com offers a unique geographical log-in and profile of all its users, including tertiary institution and allows access only to those who have .ac.uk email addresses. The site provides students with access to information on all aspects of student life, including access to jobs, course information, social networking with fellow students and information about their local area. Due to its focus, You-Student.com forms a unique targeted channel for companies to the student market, with spending power of over £20 billion per annum and circa 2.7 million tertiary students in the UK.
“As an online business, we required a secure and reliable hosting environment to deliver a stable platform for our service. DediPower’s enterprise class data centres provide us with this security and the added protection with their technical remote hands. With DediPower managing the IT infrastructure, it has removed some of the pressure in starting a new business and allowed me to focus on establishing a footprint for the business,” said Kevin Leftwich, Managing Director, You-Student.
DediPower's Managed Hosting provides enterprises with business server solutions delivering custom built high-specification dedicated servers. This is underpinned by a world-class hosting infrastructure that has been designed to ensure the highest levels of network uptime, availability, flexibility and security. Focused on delivering support with passion, DediPower offers one of the best service level agreements in the industry today and is a Microsoft Gold Certified Partner and RedHat Ready Hosting Partner.
“The way we engage and communicate has changed and You-Student.com is leading the way for British tertiary students. Over the years DediPower has become the home to many innovative companies as we underpin their business operations in our enterprise class data centres,” said Craig Martin, CEO, DediPower Managed Hosting.