We use the Ubuntu operating system for scalable, reliable server operation.

Apache Web Server

Apache Web Server is the world's most popular web server software. Apache is an open-source project with that features strong security features and outstanding performance.

PHP Powered Applications

PHP Hypertext Preprocessor is a server side scripting language that allows web developers to create creative dynamic content in a fast and efficient way. It's compatibility with the popular MySQL database has helped PHP to establish itself as a world leader, and the language of choice for many developers.

MySQL Database Storage

MySQL is a high quality and freely available database package, highly scalable, very fast and well supported by a large community makes MySQL the obvious choice for startups and large organisations alike.

Zend - The PHP Company

Zend PHP optimisation is a software product that improves the operation of the PHP scripting language, improving performance. Zend also operates systems that reports on performance and possible problems with operational PHP, ensuring that problems are identified and corrected before they become an issue.

Zend Framework

The Zend Framework is a flexible PHP based model view controller code framework based on simplicity, the best object-oriented practices, and a rigorously tested agile codebase. Working within a well structured and well implemented framework, vastly improves productivity, we like to use the Zend Framework but there are many others that are just as good.


JQuery is one of a new generation of Javascript frameworks. Javascript has stood the test of time and it is now rare to see web applcations that do not use on JS in some way. With the recent explosion of social networking sites and their related applications Javascript continues to evolve. We like to use JQuery.

Amazon AWS

Amazon Web Services provide industry leading mission critical highly scaleable hosting and support on a cloud infrastructure. Hightly reliable and very cost effective. Our personal experience of the quality and efficiency Amazon Wed Services provide mean that we would only ever recommend AWS hosting. Full setup administration and build available from Drop Web Solutions.

Carbon Offset Trees planted by International Tree Foundation

The International Tree Foundation helps offset carbon emissions by selectively planting and managing forestry.