Hi, we are a ISP and we have more than 1Gbps of free transit traffic lying, so we are looking to offer web hosting to our clients and leverage this.
We are looking for a consultant who can discuss with me on skype/whatsapp and clear my doubts and help me plan and design the whole thing.
He should make the whole business plan for us and complete budgeting as well, and the inventory so we can purchase and start asap.
We are looking for someone who himself runs a web hosting company or data center itself and knows every in and out of hosting business and administration and management.
Things to discuss :
1. make the business plan
2. Decide what to offer
3. What hardware to get
4. What software licenses to get
5. What technologies to use for shared, vps, dedicated, email hosting, file hosting, etc.
6. Day to day management and support team choosing and screening them
7. What things to keep in mind while running hosting
8. how to plan auto backups and fail over redundancy design for al kinds of clients
9. what kind of virtualization to use and maintain it
10. what kind of storage, RAID, everything
11. talk about core, edge, firewall , networking, etc
12. talk about monitoring servers and clients
13. email server, smtp, anti spamming steps.
14. DDoS mitigation, attacks mitigation, running successfully how to.
15. and many more.