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If you are looking for a place to host your company emails, launch a new corporate Web site, or anything in between- ICS can provide a suitable hosting package for you. All of our hosting solutions come with sufficient disk space for storing your Web site's files - as well as plenty of bandwith to handle any traffic your site receives. All packages include free technical support and Barracuda Anti-spam filtering. Contact us today to get pricing and additional information!

About Our Hosting Infrastructure
Our servers are co-located within The Planet's Stemmons Freeway, Dallas, Texas facility. Security and network uptime is monitored by The Planet's professional system and network administrators; while our servers are controlled, monitored, and managed remotely by our own in house staff. We run cPanel software on Red Hat Enterprise Level 4 systems, which brandish impressive dual Pentium 4, 2.8Ghz processors and a whole list of supported packages (some of which are listed below).

The network architecture utilizes the Enterprise routing and switching engines from Juniper and Cisco. We utilize Juniper M20 routers as border routers, Cisco 6500 series switches in our distribution layer and Cisco 6500 switches in our aggregation layers, and Cisco 3500 and 2900 series switches at the customer layer. The network is fully meshed and redundant with multiple backbone providers for a total of 28 Gbps of available bandwidth.

Backbone Carriers
•  3 Gbps Direct Fiber - Global Crossing
•  3 Gbps Direct Fiber - UUNET
•  5 Gbps Direct Fiber - AT&T
•  4 Gbps Direct Fiber - Level3
•  …and many more!

Stemmons Freeway, Dallas, Texas --- 78,500 sq. ft. facility
•  35,500 sq. ft. raised floor
•  (23) HVAC units (over 570 tons)
•  Very Early Smoke Detection Apparatus (VESDA)
•  Pre-action dry pipe sprinkler system
•  Over 500 smoke detectors in integrated system
•  Northern Proximity security badge entry/exit
•  Multiple TXU electrical grids
•  4800 amps of 480v input power
•  3 main transfer switches
•  (3) 500KVA Powerware UPS units, 90 batteries each
•  Standalone PDUs at each cabinet row
•  1-megawatt generator (2000 gallon tank)
•  1.5-megawatt generator (2200 gallon tank)

ICS Hosting Features
MySQL Databases - MySQL is the world's most popular open source database. Many forums and other database driven programs require MySQL to run.
PHP 5 - PHP is a server side HTML embedded scripting language.
CGI - CGI stands for Common Gateway Interface. CGI is one method by which a Web server can obtain data from (or send data to) databases, documents, and other programs, and present that data to viewers via the Web. More simply, a CGI script is a program intended to be run on the Web. A CGI program can be written in any programming language, but Perl is one of the most popular.
Perl - Perl is one of the most common CGI scripting languages used today.
FrontPage - Frontpage is a Web site creation tool that can be used to both create and upload your site when FP extensions are installed.
Python - Python is a programming/scripting language that can be used on many different computers and operating systems.
SSI - Server Side Includes, refers to Perl based HTML commands that direct a server to generate on-the-fly contact for Web pages.
Cron - Crontab is a process in Unix systems that uses a Daemon called cron to execute commands for the user at a certain time.
GD - GD is an ANSI library dynamic creation of images. GD creates PNG and JPEG images, among other formats.
Image Magick - ImageMagick is a robust collection of tools and libraries to read, write, and manipulate an image in many formats.
Streaming Audio/Video - We support Windows Media, Quicktime, and Real Media player allowing you to run streaming audio and video.
Control Panel Features
Latest cPanel - cPanel will be your hosting control panel. cPanel allows you to monitor the amount of bandwidth used, space used, create e-mail addresses, sub domains, MySql databases, and much more instantly!
Web Based File Manager - You can upload your files directly from our control panel via the File Manager. You can get to this by logging into your cPanel account and clicking the File Manager icon.
Password Protected Directrories - Password protect a directory and nobody can view its contents without a password.
phpMyAdmin - PhpMyAdmin allows for easy management of your databases.
IP Deny Manager - IP deny manager allows you to block whoever you want from being able to visit your site.
Custom Error Pages - Allows you to make a custom error page for anyone who visits a not existant page of your site.
Hotlink Protection - Hotlinking is when another site is linking to your images or files. Hotlink protection will stop them from stealing your bandwidth.
Redirect URL - Lets you redirect pages of your site to any url you want.
Web Mail - Web mail allows you to send and receive emails online by going to yoursite.com/webmail
Mailing Lists - Have a group of people you regularly mail? Add them to a mailing list so you can email them faster and easier.
Mail Forwarding - You can setup a mail forwarder. Doing this will forward all your mail to any email address you wish.
Auto Responders - You can setup your email addresses so when they receive mail they will automatically reply back with your message.
E-mail Alias - Mail box aliases will allow you to setup multiple email addresses to go to a single mail box
POP3 Accounts - POP accounts are used to send and receive emails through programs such as Outlook Express or Thunderbird.
Catch Alls - A catch all email address will receive all emails delivered to non existent email addresses.
IMAP Support - IMAP permits a "client" email program to access remote message stores as if they were local.
SMTP - We allow you to use our servers to send outgoing mail.
Barracuda Spam Filtering - Incoming email is filtered using Barracuda Anti-spam filters.
Web / Ftp Statistics
Webalizer - Webalizer displays in depth traffic statistics for your site.




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