Managed Application Server

Optimize Your Application, OS and Database Performance

If your organization is looking for server performance, network performance, network availability, technical support, and predictability of pricing, our Managed Application Server services are perfect for you. We cater to organizations that want the assurance that their hosting provider is an expert in the managed application server environment.

PointClick approaches managed application server hosting from your perspective by supporting a wide range of requirements — from a single server to more complex, high availability environments.

With a managed hosting team, a choice of platforms including Linux or Microsoft Windows, and full-time monitoring, we become your production partner, allowing your IT department to focus on what matters most — your customers and your business.

All Managed Application Servers Include:

Cloud computing transition at your own pace

Dedicated managed hosting team with broad skills including database and systems administration support

Technicians to monitor and provide regular operating system updates and patches

Scalable as-you-need solutions.

Industry-leading service-level agreements.

99.999% infrastructure availability

24x7 server support and monitoring

Managed Load Balancing:

Never have to worry about poor performance ever again.

PointClick offers a wide range of Managed Load Balancing  services, comprised of top tier and industry-rated technology, which can be provided right on your PointClick Internet connection or as a dedicated appliance. Based on your business model and needs, PointClick will help you identify and determine the Load Balancing option that best suits your application.

Depending on what your business requires, choose from a range of industry-standard load balancing algorithms, such as Persistence-Based, Load-Based and Weight-Based load balancing. Additionally, like any load balancing solution, if a server experiences a hardware or application error, it will automatically be removed from the load-balanced farm until the server or service is restored, ensuring an optimal and uninterrupted experience for the user.


What do these different load balancing algorithms mean?

  1. The Persistence-Based algorithm ensures that when a session is initiated on a participating load balanced server that the session remains on that particular server until the session is closed.
  2. The Load-Based algorithm will ensure that new connections or requests are sent to the server with the least amount of connections.
  3. The Weight-Based algorithm allows servers to be weighted differently based on a pre-determined preference, i.e. server configuration, throughput capacity, application design, etc. A pre-determined weight is assigned to each server, determining what proportion of the load a server will bear relative to other servers. If, for example, one server has a weight of 50 and all other servers have a weight of 100, the server with the weight of 50 will receive half the number of connections than any other server.

PointClick has the ability to detect a server in a degraded state by establishing a base line, whereby if a given server exceeds a pre-determined threshold, a server can be defined as degraded. PointClick can notify on this event as well reduce the amount of traffic being sent to the degraded server, while still allowing it to participate in the load-balancing scheme.

PointClick can monitor different protocols, including HTTP, HTTPS, SMTP, FTP, TELNET, PING (ICMP), to name a few. Custom monitoring is available via a health page (provided by the customer), which will provide thorough checks of each server in the load-balanced farm to ensure your site is always functioning at optimum levels.

Still confused? No worries Connect with us and we’d love to walk you through all the options and find the one that is right for your site or application.

Easy to Use

All PointClick Cloud Hosting plans come with an easy to use Control Panel, an automated point-and-click website administration tool.

On-Demand Scalability

Consume resources as you need them. This allows you to seamlessly react to unexpected traffics or prepare for seasonal spikes.

Fully Managed

We take care of the file migration, virtual machine setup and configuration for you, and your services are ready to go in minutes.

Compliance & Security

Managed application servers are ideal for applications that require extra security. Connect security sensitive applications to traffic intensive resources.

Reliably Stable

Automatic failover measures are configured at each layer to ensure your website and applications are accessible at all times.

Unconditional Support

Unconditional support is available for all customers and includes access to online documentation, community forums, and billing support.

Read on why we believe that Every Little Thing Matters in Enterprise Hosting.

Because every little thing matters in managed hosting.