Not everything important that happened in 2010 was to do with soccer. While Bafana Bafana were checking their laces and stretching their hamstrings, those very clever people at Soluslabs came up with the SolusVM Virtual Server Control Panel.
Not that exciting, you might think – especially in comparison with South Korea vs Greece. We, however, thought it was very exciting (we know, we need to get out more). Having been in the business of virtualisation for a while, we got that this control panel completely revolutionised the way virtual servers could be built. Goodbye to all that time-consuming, complicated manual labour. Hello to instant servers, flexible capacity, ultimate control. The virtual server possibilities were, literally, endless.
We had two big things going for us. First, we owned the url virtualservers.co.za (since 2004) – which, you’ll agree, is forward thinking bordering on the clairvoyant. More importantly, though, between us we had enough experience and expertise to know just how to make this great new technology work brilliantly for clients.
In July 2010, we signed up our first customer. By the end of 2013, we had over 1000 – including being part of projects for brands like Nike, Pick n Pay, PNA and Samsung.
We are very proud of the fact that we:
In 2016, we rebranded to DataKeepers to aline our focus on combining two major services - Virtual Servers (VPS) and Cloud Backup.
Stay tuned for some exciting new services!