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VooServers Sponsor Dragons

Posted on May 18th, 2015

DragonBoatVooServers are once again proud to support and sponsor the Medway Sunlight Rotary Club Dragon Boat Challenge in aid of Children’s Hospice Holidays and other Rotary supported charities.

On Sunday 24th May the annual Dragon Boat Challenge returns to Basin 2, St Mary’s Island, Chatham Maritime as 24 teams battle it out on the water. Racing 40 ft brightly coloured Chinese war canoes, teams of 16 paddlers and a drummer trying to keep them in time will race across the Basin against the clock. Each team will have 3 races to set the fastest time and qualify for the final race to decide the winner of the coveted trophy.

Rotarian Bill Parkinson, captain of the Steering Committee which has organised the racing, said “last year we had tremendous fun and raised over £5000 for charity and this year with even more boats entered we think that it will be even more successful. Racing starts at 11am and I would encourage everyone to come on down and watch this free event.”

Further details can be found at Medway Sunlight Rotary’s Website.





VooServers to Sponsor Kent Cooks Competition for 2015

Posted on April 14th, 2015

VooServers Sponsors Kent Cooks Competition 2015
VooServers are delighted to be sponsoring the Kent Cooks again in 2015. This competition is open to young people between the ages of 6 and 19, who will need to impress a panel of judges by creating and preparing a delicious and healthy dish using local produce.

The competition aims to help young people develop their confidence and abilities – these are values which VooServers holds dear and promotes in the workplace.

Bill Parkinson, will be representing VooServers and can look forward to judging the mouth-watering dishes on 26 November at East Kent College in Broadstairs. He heard that last year the level of entries was outstanding, and was only too eager to take part in the judging this year.





Sam and Fahad Join the Team

Posted on January 12th, 2015

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VooServers are glad to announce that with another few months of strong growth we have successfully hired two new members to our team.

Sam is our new web strategist, responsible for developing and maintaining our website as well as implementing search engine and online marketing strategies.

Fahad joins our technical team as a helpdesk support analyst responsible for assisting our clients with any support queries and responding to our proactive monitoring systems alerts.

Sam and Fahad have only been here for a short time but are already getting stuck into their roles and making significant contributions to the team.

VooServers’ technical director Matt Parkinson commented on the appointments saying: “We are glad to have both of them within our team and are keen to see how they perform within their roles. We wish them all the best and that they stay with us for the considerable future.”





New Website Launched

Posted on December 4th, 2014

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It’s been exactly 2 years since our last website revision and we are now proud to present the new VooServers website featuring a modern yet simplistic design geared towards the technical market. The new design also incorporates a number of responsive elements to adapt to all shapes of screen and mobile devices to provide the best user experience for the device you are accessing our website on.

Approaching our 10 year anniversary we decided an overhaul was necessary in-line with the significant changes and growth we have experienced in the past 2 years. With a number of new services having been launched such as public, private and hybrid cloud as well as launching data centres in Frankfurt and New York City the old website didn’t represent where we are today as a company.

Work is still on-going on some sections of the website so please bear with us whilst we complete the work. If you notice anything amiss please let us know via one of our social media channels or by e-mailing sales@vooservers.com.





Apprenticeship Vacancy – Helpdesk Support Analyst

Posted on December 2nd, 2014

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In addition to the vacancy posted a few weeks ago, we have a vacancy within our technical team to provide support for our clients, to build and deploy new servers, to maintain and configure backups and to respond to automated monitoring alerts. Every opportunity will be given to develop knowledge and skills with a view to becoming a 2nd or 3rd line support representative.

Our previous apprentice has just finished his apprenticeship and is now working for us in a full time permanent capacity. If you are interested in this opportunity, please contact sales@vooservers.com for a job description and details of how to apply.





VooServers Sponsor the Kent Cooks Competition

Posted on November 28th, 2014

Kent Cooks Winner

On the 27th of November 2014 VooServers participated as sponsors of the KM charity team’s Kent Cooks competition held in the excellent facilities at East Kent College in Broadstairs. Our technical director Matt Parkinson pictured on the left with Iosbella McAuley, one of the primary school category finalists and Dan Kennedy from the Kent Cookery school was sent along to judge the dishes being entered.

Matt said that the judging process was “an exciting yet difficult one” and that he enjoyed “a mouth-watering morning looking at the dishes being prepared before he could finally taste them.”

The level of entries was outstanding with more dishes entered this year than ever before. The entrants were a range of ages from 4 years old up to 16. Some of the dishes that were prepared included a Whitstable wharf pie, spicy meatballs and seasonal stuffed aubergines each with a side to complement. There were also a number of deserts prepared in some of the categories which Matt thoroughly enjoyed with his sweet tooth! The deserts included Strawberry and Basil Cheesecake, Caramel Cheesecake, Abbie’s Chocolate Dream and a vanilla jelly with fruit compote.

The VooServers team would like to say well done to everyone that took part and a big congratulations to the winners below who excelled in preparation, presentation and taste.

  • Overall Winner – Abbie Fitz-Gerald
  • Secondary School Winner – Abbie Matthews
  • Primary School Winner – Evie Goodearl
  • Family Winner – Daniel Beesley

The winners received a share of £500 along with a certificate, Masterchef cook book and goody bag.





New Apprentice Vacancy – Website Strategist

Posted on October 30th, 2014

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We are pleased to announce that after another few months of strong growth we are now looking for a new apprentice to join our team. The role being advertised is for a website strategist who will be responsible for developing and maintaining our website as well as researching and implementing search engine and online marketing strategies.

If you are an enthusiastic and motivated individual and are interested in the vacancy please contact sales@vooservers.com to obtain the full job description and apply.





VooServers Becomes a LINX Member

Posted on July 9th, 2014

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VooServers is pleased to announce that it is now a member of The London Internet Exchange (LINX).  LINX is a foremost Internet Exchange point, and through our partnership we are now able to offer customers an improved service including benefits such as a reduction in network latency and more cost effective bandwidth. Via LINX customers will have the benefit of enhanced geographical connectivity and direct routes that result in improved flexibility and fewer restrictions on our network services. VooServers believes that in LINX we have acquired a partner with high recognition in the industry, and that this in turn shows our willingness to expand our services and adapt to the industry so that our customers receive the most effective service.

If you are interested in peering with AS62217 via LINX please see our record on PeeringDB for further details or e-mail us on tech@vooservers.com





VooServers is a KEiBA Finalist!

Posted on May 14th, 2014

KEiBA 2014 Finalist

Following on from our previous post on the 16th of April 2014 that VooServers had been shortlisted for 2 KEiBA awards we are delighted today to hear from the judges that VooServers and Matt Parkinson our technical director has now been selected as 1 of 3 finalists for the ‘Young Entrepreneur of The Year’ award.

Unfortunately we have not also made it through to being a finalist in the ‘Best Science and/ or Technology Business’ category however we are still very pleased to have made it as far as being shortlisted for the award.

VooServers and Matt now have a 6 week wait in anticipation of the KEiBA gala night on the 26th of June where the winner will be announced. The event is hosted by the KM group and Kent County Council in aid of children’s hospice charity Demelza and Abigail’s Footsteps, which aims to support parents of stillborn babies.





VooServers Shortlisted for 2 KEiBA Awards

Posted on April 16th, 2014

KEiBA 2014 Shortlisted

VooServers® are humbled to have been shortlisted by KEiBA for both the ‘Best Science and/ or Technology Business’, and ‘Young Entrepreneur’ awards this year.

During the past two weeks we have been interviewed by the respective judges of each award, and now wait in anticipation to see if we have reached the final stage which is expected to be announced mid-May.

The shortlisting in both categories represents VooServers efforts to advance in our field as well as recognising the collective and autonomous achievements of our staff members since the company’s inception. With this in mind we hope to make the final stage!





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