Hello, we're Positive.

Guiding you through the
online jungle since 1998

We’re award-winning Linux platform architects.

Our customers include household names who rely on our team and world-class infrastructure for their complete Internet presence.

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We’ve been doing this as long as anybody.

Founded in London in 1998, Positive expanded to the United States in 2007. We offer our renowned secure cloud services to the North American market from our world-class data centers across the US, including our flagship Point of Presence in downtown New York, NY. Our dedicated support team provide the highest levels of 24/7 support to our customers across the US & Canada.

One of our founders published one of the very first books introducing the public to the Internet back in 1993. So you won’t find another hosting company with deeper roots than ours.

As well as two decades hosting Fortune 500 companies, we helped Ricky Gervais into the record books, made sure the digital infrastructure for important elections ran without a hitch, provided interactive services for leading e-commerce brands, and pioneered major US banks’ Internet presence.

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High availability private cloud

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24/7/365 Follow the Sun Support

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Managed Linux platforms

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US-based

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Green data centers

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Secure PCI-compliant platforms

our friends

Positive partners with creative agencies and the world’s biggest corporations alike to get the best out of innovative open technology. We’ve helped our clients into the Guinness Book of World Records, to the top of iTunes charts, and into new and exciting global markets.

Delighted as we are with these headline-grabbing feats, our proudest achievement is that our very first customer remains with us today.

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true freedom

When we started out, many wrote off Linux and associated Free and Open Source software as geek toys.

We, on the other hand, took this liberating and pioneering platform seriously. 

Since day one, we’ve devoted ourselves exclusively to honing our expertise with free and open technology. More than 20 years on, we have special expertise working with Debian to build highly-secure private clouds, WordPress, Magento, and all aspects of the LAMP stack, including extensive MySQL/MariaDB expertise.

Our commitment to free and open technologies means we have assembled a team deeply embedded in the very communities that produce the software our customers use every day.

Our expertise goes beyond mere “certification” and tick boxes: whichever of the many free and open software applications you choose to use, there’s a good chance one of our team is involved in its actual development. Our technologists offer unique depth and breadth of knowledge when it comes to the agile technologies powering the Internet’s most popular and important sites.

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greener data centers

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We operate secure facilities in leading US data centers, such as 60 Hudson and 32 Avenue of the Americas in downtown NYC. 

Our data centers are highly secure and ISO 27001/PCI-DSS compliant. Across all of our global data centers, we insist on the highest environmental standards. All of our data centers offer extensive inter-site connectivity, including to Positive Park, our flagship green data center near Cambridge, UK .

Positive Park’s location in the fibreoptic-rich Silicon Fen has given us the opportunity to build a network that can surpass even our earlier Guinness-World-Record-winning efforts. We have had the luxury of designing a network from scratch for today’s multimedia Internet. Positive Park benefits from Silicon Fen’s many connections to premium cloud and Internet infrastructure throughout the world.

 

 

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Positive Park’s main data floor cooling runs using adiabatic “free” cooling systems which are low-energy and make use of evaporative cooling. In addition Positive Park uses only green electricity sourced from 100% renewable sources.

The Fens around Cambridge, UK are known to be windy. This means that wind-turbines located there are not simply symbolic gestures, but can act as a significant replacement for fossil-fuel power – Positive Park is designed to be not only carbon neutral but carbon negative.

humane support

Simply put, with Positive there are no call queues and no low-level call centers. Our team is hand-picked not just for their technical brilliance but their flexible understanding of your needs.

When you want help, you’ll speak directly to the engineers who can give it there and then. You won’t be burdened by long-winded, alienating escalation procedures or officious statements that “we don’t support that version”. We revel in our dialogue with you and we measure our success by how our customers thrive.

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We count ourselves lucky to be a part of the amazing #Soho creative & #tech community.😍
@mysohotimes is a #lifestyle magazine bringing together the #community. Their latest issue is online at http://mysohotimes.co.uk so check us out on page 6!

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Check out our Instagram page @posipeople for our latest #giveaway!

Huge congratulations to the winner of our KEF Mu3s giveaway, @deaniegillies! 🎶

Thank you to everyone who entered our competition! We really appreciate your engagement and support. 🥳

Make sure to keep following @posipeople and stay tuned for more exciting giveaways!! 🦒

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@posipeople count ourselves lucky to be a part of the amazing #Soho creative & technology community. 😍

Our UK HQ is surrounded by so many inspiring neighbours, creative agencies, media innovators, as well as fantastic independent shops and restaurants. As London's cultural heart for centuries, there's really nowhere quite like it! 🙌

@mysohotimes is a lifestyle magazine that brings together the community. Their latest issue is online now at mysohotimes.co.uk and you can check us out on page 6!

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✨🦒 THE POSITIVE INTERNET COMPANY KEF EARPHONES GIVEAWAY 🦒✨

TGIF! We have an AMAZING giveaway for our US and UK followers - worth $230/£199!!

What are you listening to these days? We’re proud to announce this giveaway featuring one of our very own customers! KEF’s Mu3 Noise Cancelling True Wireless Earphones are engineered to deliver pure, accurate sound everywhere. All day and in any way, let KEF’s earphones take you on a journey with your favorite songs!

The Mu3s are perfectly balanced in the ear thanks to the smart way they are weighted. KEF’s engineers understand that control is vital when using earphones, which is why the Mu3 features a highly intuitive, incredibly responsive user interface. Complete with Bluetooth connectivity, active noise cancellation, and exceptional battery life, the Mu3s will change the way you listen.

To ENTER, all contestants must FOLLOW @posipeople on Instagram with a maximum of 3 entries by:
- LIKING this post and TAGGING a friend
- SHARING this post to their story
- FOLLOWING @posipeople on Twitter
❗All entries must be posted in reply to this Instagram post by FRIDAY, October 22nd, 2021, by 11:59 PM EST.❗

One grand prize winner will be randomly selected and notified via Instagram DM by MONDAY, October 25th, 2021 by 11:59 PM EST. 🗓
US and UK RESIDENTS ONLY
Terms & Conditions located in Instagram highlights.

Per Instagram rules, this promotion is in no way sponsored, administered, or associated with Instagram, Inc. By entering, entrants confirm that they are 13+ years of age, release Instagram of responsibility, and agree to Instagram’s terms of use.

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Happy Cyber Security Awareness Month! 🔐

While your digital security is something that should be thought about year-round, we're taking this chance to give you some #techtips! After all, we pride ourselves on being speedy, scalable, and of course, secure. 😉

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With energy consumption from data centres accounting for ~3% of total worldwide carbon emissions and energy usage DOUBLING every four years, it’s more important than ever to think about your digital presence and its impact on the environment. 🌍

We @posipeople are incredibly proud to say that our wholly-owned and operated data centre campus Positive Park runs on 100% renewable energy so we can help you minimise your carbon footprint.

You can learn more about us and Positive Park at https://positive-internet.com and https://host.green!

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Our policy is to respond within three working hours. All complaints are flagged for management attention when identified by support staff. Closed tickets can be also flagged as a complaint by customers.

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