See How We've Grown Over The Past 19 Years...

  • June 1998

    FirstServ Ltd Founded in London in 1998

    FirstServ Limited is founded in London UK, as a reliable and affordable Internet services provider with the company ethos of "Technical Excellence and Great Customer Service".

  • March 1999

    FirstServ launches ColdFusion hosting services.

    FirstServ launches ColdFusion hosting services offering ColdFusion server on VMware virtual servers or on a dedicated physical server.

  • August 1999

    FirstServ becomes a Nominet accredited registrar.

    FirstServ becomes an Nominet registrar. As one of the top sellers, FirstServ is regularly invited to take part in discussions with other leading .UK domain providers.

  • January 2000

    FirstServ becomes a Enom accredited registrar.

    FirstServ becomes an Enom registrar. As one of the top sellers, FirstServ is regularly invited to take part in discussions with other leading .UK domain providers.

  • February 2001

    FirstServ became Adobe Solution Partner

    FirstServ became Adobe Solution Partner. This achievement reflects FirstServ's expertise in the deployment and administration of Adobe products and technologies and further underlines our commitment to provide our customers with best of breed enterprise level solutions.

  • May 2003

    FirstServ extends support times to 24x7x365 days a year.

    At Firstserv we offer 24/7 support through live chat, and email. You will be speaking directly with a Firstserv Technical Support Engineer. Our engineers are highly skilled and VMware certified.

  • April 2004

    FirstServ New Website

    FirstServ has today unveiled its new website. This new site contains more content, improved layout and navigation and animated flash tutorials. The new structure will allow us to expand and extend the functionality and content of the site in a more ordered way. If you would like to make a comment about the site, please let us know.

  • May 2004

    FirstServ Launches Flash Communication Server shared hosting

    FirstServ unveils a first in shared stand-alone Flash Communication Server MX hosting.

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    September 2004

    FirstServ Launches ColdFusion MX with Plesk 7 and Windows 2003

    As part of a company objective to standardise all shared hosting onto a single Control Panel platform, FirstServ has now migrated all ColdFusion MX Windows clients to the Plesk 7 Control Panel with Windows 2003.

  • May 2005

    FirstServ Achieves Cisco SMB Select Partner Status

    FirstServ today achieved the designation of Cisco SMB Select Partner in the UK.

  • July 2005

    New London Data Centre Network

    FirstServ today completed the deployment of a brand-new network located in Sovereign House, London Docklands. This additional point of presence, complementing the existing network in Harbour Exchange, provides disaster recovery capabilities and further operational redundancy. The network, built around a redundant Cisco Powered core with no single point of failure, is fully BGP4 enabled, providing best path routing via gigabit uplinks to multiple Tier 1 providers.

  • November 2005

    FirstServ gains Oracle Partner status

    FirstServ today gained Oracle Partner status. This achievement reflects FirstServ's expertise in the deployment and administration of Oracle products and technologies and further underlines our commitment to provide our customers with best of breed enterprise level solutions.

  • November 2005

    Postini partner with FirstServ

    Postini have signed FirstServ up as a reseller of their integrated message management service http://www.postini.com/about_postini/ . Postini have the best technical solution on the market and are already twice the size of MessageLabs in the UK.

  • February 2006

    FirstServ Announces Integrated Message Management for Enterprises

    FirstServ Limited today announces the availability of Postini's Integrated Message Management addressing the security, compliance, availability and visibility requirements of corporate enterprises. Integrated Message Management from Postini means you gain seamless, flexible and secure corporate message management. As a managed service, Integrated Message Management from Postini enables you to deliver the business benefits of email and IM as communications tools without the associated costs, risks and complexities of in-house software or appliance products.

  • May 2006

    FirstServ achieves full Microsoft partner certification with Advanced Infrastructure Solutions Competency

    FirstServ has today achieved full Microsoft partner certification with Advanced Infrastructure Solutions Competency. This formal recognition from Microsoft reflects FirstServ's commitment to provide our customers with reliable and secure infrastructure solutions backed by world-class technical support.

  • October 2007

    New FirstServ Complete Hosting and Billing Platform

    FirstServ completed the deployment of a brand new and fully automated Hosting and Billing Platform.

  • April 2009

    Nominated at the Storage Awards 2009

    FirstServ have been shortlisted as one of nine datacentre operators for this prestigious award.

  • April 2009

    FirstServ features in Green IT Magazine April / May Edition

    FirstServ, the preeminent provider of web hosting solutions, today announced its inclusion in Green IT Magazine discussing its Green Hosting credentials.

  • May 2009

    New Carbon-Balanced Webhosting Packages

    FirstServ is partnering with the World Land Trust to offer a new carbon-balanced webhosting package. The offsets will be carried out by The Carbon Balanced programme at World Land Trust, an international charity based in the UK that works with local partners to buy and protect threatened habitats which are vital to the survival of threatened species.

  • September 2009

    FirstServ Limited Attains Gold Certified Partner Status in Microsoft Partner Program

    FirstServ Further Distinguishes Itself by Earning a Microsoft Competency Hosting Solutions & Networking Infrastructure Solutions.

  • September 2009

    FirstServ Limited Attains Platinum Partner Status with Parallels

    FirstServ Further Distinguishes Itself by Earning the Highest Level of Accreditation with Parallels (formerly SWSoft).

  • November 2009

    FirstServ becomes a VMware partner

    FirstServ Limited today announced that it has become a VMWare Partner, as part of the VMware Partner Network - Service Provider Program.

  • November 2010

    FirstServ Data Centre Upgrade

    FirstServ are pleased to announce the acquisition of 50 racks at IBM’s data centre in Harbour Exchange, Docklands.

  • January 2011

    FirstServ Joins Twitter

    FirstServ are now on twitter. Follow @firstserv for news, updates, and general web hosting information.

  • March 2011

    Improvements to Customer Control Panel

    FirstServ is pleased to release the latest version of its customer control panel. The extensive improvements will make it easier for customers to manage their billing, domains, DNS and tickets.

  • October 2011

    FirstServ Has Moved

    FirstServ has moved to Snowdon House (223 Marsh Wall).

  • October 2011

    FirstServ Upgrades vCloud Customers

    All FirstServ Cloud customers have been upgraded to VMware 5, which was released in early autumn 2011. VMware have been busy with this new release, and the upgrade provides numerous bug fixes, improvements and enhancements.

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    May 2012

    Introducing Six Degrees Group

    We are delighted to announce that FirstServ has merged with Six Degrees Group, a UK-based managed data services provider.

  • May 2012

    FirstServ team move to new office at King William Street, City of London.

    We are excited to move to King William Street between Bank and Monument Tube stations. The FirstServ team is now integrated with the Six Degrees team and we have been given a warm welcome.

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    June 2016

    FirstServ MBO

    After 4 great years as part of 6DG, we are delighted to announce that FirstServ is now fully owned by its Management and staff once again. All FirstServ stakeholders work actively within the business, so customers and partners alike can be assured that everyone’s focus is solely on continuing to expand our offerings, whilst ensuring we achieve the pinnacle in customer focused service and support that we were renowned for!

  • August 2016

    FirsServ's Enterprise Monitoring Services

    FirstServ offer a range of monitoring and fault resolution services, so that any problems can be identified and resolved quickly.

  • September 2016

    Improvements to Customer Control Panel

    FirstServ is pleased to release the latest version of its customer control panel. The extensive improvements will make it easier for customers to manage their billing, domains, DNS and tickets.

  • March 2017

    FirstServ Ltd has acquired client base managed hosting and cloud providers ServerStream and Register1

    Both client base acquisition will be integrated into FirstServ managed data division, representing a mix of managed hosting, cloud hosting – virtual private, private and hybrid – and complex web hosting.

  • July 2017

    FirstServ has launched Live Chat Support

    Clients can now talk to a support team member between 7am and midnight.

  • August 2017

    FirstServ's Managed Backups

    FirstServ's industry leading backup system is launched, offering customers daily and hourly website backups that are stored in a separate offsite data centre.

  • October 2017

    FirstServ's Disaster Recovery as a Service

    FirstServ's industry leading Zerto DRaaS solution is launched, offering customers a rapid response in the event of a catastrophic failure of their hosting environment or even the primary datacentre itself.

  • September 2017

    FirstServ has launched a new website

    FirstServ has today unveiled its new website. This new site contains more content, improved layout and navigation and animated flash tutorials. The new structure will allow us to expand and extend the functionality and content of the site in a more ordered way. If you would like to make a comment about the site, please let us know.