Idaq was incorporated in 2003 as a provider of dedicated servers, domain registrations and web hosting to businesses. We are 100% UK based and operate from our own data centre facility in Sheffield. We have points of presence in both London and Manchester.
We provide a range of internet services to a large customer base ranging from small personal websites through to the management of a number of large organisations' internet infrastructure. Over the many years, our clients have included well-known brand names such as Rolls Royce, Greenpeace, Endemol, Tiger Aspect, London Array, Equitable Life, Cpanel, Egyptian Press, Hostelling International, Martha Lane Fox and many others. Our customer base stretches around the globe and includes the UK, Europe, Asia, and the US. We also provide hosting services and network management to many well known and high profile organisations which include government departments, blue-chip corporations, hosting companies, ISPs, media companies and design agencies.
We maintain our quality and efficiency by working to ISO9000 standards. Our initial ISO 9000 compliance was formally acknowledged by BSI in 2008 and since then we have constantly strived to improve our systems in order to offer the highest quality service to our customers.
We invest heavily in ISO9000 compliance and this is a sign of our commitment to quality and customer satisfaction.
We are full members of Ripe. As a member of Ripe, we are classed as a Local Internet Registry or LIR. LIRs are so-called because they are responsible for the distribution and registration of Internet number resources at a local level. LIRs also ensure that RIPE community policies and procedures are followed at a local level.
Nominet are the UK's internet naming authority. Being members of Nominet allows us firstly to register UK domain names directly with the authority and not through a third party. Secondly, our membership allows us to have a say in the future direction of the UK internet namespace. We actively monitor the Direction and Progress of Nominet and use our voting allocation to help guide Nominet in the direction we feel would benefit our customers.
The Internet Services Providers' Association (ISPA UK) is the UK's Trade Association for providers of Internet services. ISPA UK was established in 1995 and promotes competition, self-regulation and the development of the Internet industry. As a trade association, membership is voluntary but the companies who choose to become members of ISPA agree to abide by the ISPA UK Code. ISPA members' allegiance to the Code means that consumers can view the ISPA UK logo as a mark of commitment to good business practice.
We work closely with Parallels, the leading provider of operating system virtualisation and automation tools. Parallels are the people behind the Plesk control panel and the Virtuozzo virtualisation platform. Our close ties to them allow us to provide first-class support for our customers that use their software
We are members of a number of other internet organisations and we partner with many other organisations to provide the best possible services to our clients.