P.O. Box 395 Durham, CT 06422


Web Hosting & IT Services

Web Hosting & IT Services

Speed, Security and Reliability

3rd Planet Studio’s web servers are fine tuned, scalable and blazing fast! Our email services, network security and rewall solutions are reliable, secure and include extensive features. Our service technicians have all of your technology needs covered.

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Our Web Hosting Servers & Managed Web Hosting Solutions are Optimized for Custom Websites.

Our dedicated virtual web servers are optimized for dishing out websites blazing fast! Our web hosting solutions are reliable, secure and offer many extensive features.

  • website migration
  • dedicated virtual web hosting
  • PHP & MySQL optimized dedicated virtual servers
  • unlimited storage & bandwidth for Wordpress production files & database
  • automatic core updates
  • 3rd party plugin updates & testing
  • Cloud Flare*
  • (30) consecutive rotating daily backups on remote server repository
  • (7) consecutive rotating daily backups on local server repository
  • file recovery and restoration
  • caching software & speed optimization
  • security audits and hardening
  • website monitoring services
  • malware scanning
  • priority technical support

Speed Optimization and Performance

Your visitors expectations for a fast responding website has become critical. Decreasing your website’s page loads and beefing up your server resources will improve your website ranking and conversions. WordPress plugins can offer great functionality but as they stack up your page loads will too. Our company can provide performance analysis to determine your sites needs. Speed Optimization services can optimize your website and improve your user experience.

Our Speed Optimization and Performance Services

  • Improve hosting resources
  • Script compression and minimization
  • PHP and MySql optimizations
  • Caching software configuration
  • Plugin load order and page selectivity
  • Cloud Flare services & caching software
  • Content delivery networks (CDN)
  • Image and media optimization
  • Responsive performance enhancements

Safest & Fastest Experience Your Website has to Offer

It is important to keep your versions of WordPress and plugins up to date for the safest and fastest user and administrative experience your website has to offer. New features are being added on a regular basis to improve functionality, performance and security. Our company can provide a battery of testing software updates on replicated servers to ensure that upgrades to the database tables and 3rd party plugins don’t conflict prior to being released on your WordPress production website.

Website Security Hardening

Websites are subjected to all sorts of malware, software hacks as well as running the risk of being black listed. We believe in a proactive approach to security for your WordPress website is a top priority. Our WordPress hardening techniques will reduce your websites exposer to vulnerabilities on the internet.

  • securing the backend of WordPress
  • login security lockouts for DDoS brute attacks
  • firewall security filters
  • form validation and anti-spam software
  • SMTP Authentication

Website Monitoring Services

Our website monitoring services will check your website’s response time and performance so we can identify bottlenecks. Your website will be monitored from several locations worldwide to ensure that if your website goes offline for any reason then we can respond immediately.

Malware Scanning & Mitigation

The web is becoming an unsafe place at an alarming rate and your website could at risk. 3rd Planet can detect various types of malware, SPAM injections, website errors, disabled sites, database connection issues and code anomalies that require special attention to include:

  • obfuscated javaScript injections
  • cross site scripting (XSS)
  • website defacements
  • hidden and malicious iFrames
  • PHP mailers
  • phishing attempts
  • malicious redirects
  • anomalies
  • drive-by-downloads
  • IP cloaking
  • social engineering attacks

Email Solutions for Your Business

3rd Planet has partnered with Rackspace to provide you the power and security you need to professionally manage email from any web browser or the device of your choice. 25 GB mailboxes with up to 50MB file attachments through secure encryptions. Email accounts are backed up daily for 14 consecutive days.

Spam & Virus Protection

To keep your systems safe from email-borne threats, messages received from external mailboxes undergo three spam and virus scans.

Exchange Hybrid

This option offers Exchange mailboxes, plus, affordable, full-featured, Rackspace Email mailboxes on a single domain. We make business email affordable for all businesses.

Shared Calendars and Company Directory

Share your calendar with multiple users, create multiple calendars, and import events from other calendar sources. Quickly access users’ information from the shared Company Directory in the email interface or create personal contact lists to keep track of frequent contacts.

Mobile Sync for Webmail

Sync your Email, Contacts and Calendars between your webmail account and your smartphone with Mobile Sync for Webmail.

Daily Backups

Email data is saved nightly to top tier data centers. Restore from the past 14 days directly from the Control Panel at no additional cost.

50MB Attachments

Inboxes won’t choke on photos, videos, and other large file attachments with twice the attachment size limit of other providers.

25GB Mailboxes

Your 25GB mailboxes will hold up to 10 years worth of email.

Auto-Setup Tool

Instantly detects and configures Outlook, Thunderbird, and other popular mailing software. Easily set up a new mail account or adjust settings for an existing account.

Secure Encryption

Latest SSL encryption techniques hide data during transmission so Internet crooks can’t access your sensitive mail.

Ad-Free and Privacy Guaranteed

Unlike hosted email services such as Google Gmail™, Microsoft Hotmail®, and Yahoo!® Email we don’t read your email, and we never show you ads.

Blacklist Removal

There are a number of blacklisting authorities that monitor for malware, SPAM, and phishing attempts. our blacklist removal services leverages the APIs for these authorities to check your website blacklisting status:

  • Sucuri
  • Google Safe Browsing
  • Norton
  • AVG
  • Phish Tank (Phishing Specifically)
  • ESET
  • McAfee SiteAdvisor
  • Yandex
Core Services 3rd Planet

3rd Planet is your end-to-end solutions provider!

3rd Planet is a professional end-to-end solutions provider for web design and creative design, video & audio production and editing, photography, IT services & computer repair, web hosting, and internet marketing (SEO).

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