Local businesses are increasingly
recognising and taking advantage of the benefits Internet access can provide for
their company. Those benefits include;
The Internet for Business
The following is a brief
outline of the essential elements required to connect to the Internet and establish
a corporate presence;
- An Internet connection which can range from ADSL Broadband to a permanent leased line connection with dedicated bandwidth. The
suitability and cost of the various types of connection will depend on usage
patterns, speed and bandwidth requirements - we strongly recommend that our
advice is sought on the most appropriate and cost-effective solution before
making decisions which can be unnecessarily expensive.
- Registration of an Internet
Domain Name. This is the label by which a company is known and
addressed on the Internet both for e-mail and for a Web site. Aspects can
register Domains in the co.uk, ltd.uk, sch.uk, com, org, net and all other
hierachies. We are happy to advise if a name is available.
Where Aspects register a Domain, we will typically provide the necessary Primary and Secondary DNS service by which your Domain
Name is resolved to a specific computer. Domains in the .uk heirachy are regstered direct with
There are certain Terms and Conditions associated with the registration of Internet Domain
names with Nominet UK and the full details can be found by clicking on the logo above or by clicking here.
- A Web Server which sends
the pages of a Web site to Internet users on demand. This is usually
referred to as Hosting a Domain. Effectively this is provided by means of
disk space set aside and individually configured on aspects Servers.
- A Mail Server to send,
receive and store e-mail messages. Again, this is provided by aspects and
can be configured to accept Internet e-mail for from one to thousands of e-mail
More advanced facilities
can be provided and tailored to a company's requirements. For example, the provision
of a mail server at the companies premises which will handle both internal and