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Bytemark started in 2001 as a consulting firm based in York, UK. Its directors are experienced software and network engineers Matthew Bloch and Peter Taphouse. They combined their experience to build the UK’s 'nerd hosting outfit of choice'.
Bytemark operates its own network under AS number 35425. We are fully multi-homed, receiving full transit from different suppliers as well as partial feeds and peering from others.
Bytemark owns YO26, its own data centre in York, as well as resilient hosting locations in Manchester, Leeds and London.
We been lucky enough to manage thousands of customers with a small but dedicated team; here’s a short biography on each of the core group so you know who you’re dealing with.
If you’re looking for work at Bytemark we post information for potential future employees and contractors here.
A small team serving big clientele
From Matthew's attic in 2002, Bytemark are now a technically-focussed managed hosting provider. We have a staff of 19 and own our own data centre in York.
The company philosophy continues to be 'built by hand'. Our software, servers and network are completely of our own design. Fewer suppliers mean we take responsibility for everything that goes on, at a high level of detail, and we think that gives our customers more confidence in the services they buy from us.
A solid infrastructure
In over five years of business, Bytemark has great contracts with our three data centres and has expanded its network to provide multiple feeds, peering and more redundancy than ever before.
“Thanks a million for your help and support this afternoon in diagnosing and fixing the timeout issues we were experiencing - since your latest intervention and update we've not seen a single request fail and the platform appears quite stable ... I'm incredibly grateful for the willingness, speed and skill by which you rolled up your sleeves and dived in to fix the issues.”