Web Hosting Services

NIC is providing web hosting services to the various Indian Government Ministries / Departments / Organisations / Institutions as well as State Government Departments and District Administrations.

Hosted Over 4000 Websites / Portals of various Central Government Ministries, departments , State Governments, UTs as well as Government Organizations & Institutions

We offer the web/application/database hosting in following two ways -

Shared hosting

If you have small application and does not requires large space on a server, then you can opt for the shared hosting facility of NIC. In this case your application/ website shall be hosted on the shared server along with other websites or applications. We can provide required shared space on servers which are hosted with us at our DCs and thereby even a shared site can benefit from our infrastructure and network.

A web hosting service where a server is shared by multiple web hosting customers. Shared hosting is an inexpensive solution for smaller Web sites, and Web sites that don't require complex custom applications. We provide shared hosting on following plate form: Linux and MySql Liunx and Oracle Windows and Oracle Windows and MS-SQL

Dedicated hosting

We also offer to provide you a dedicated server to host your own application or website. Here in this case you need not to invest on procurement of your own server but still you need not to compromise with shared server. These servers are available in a wide range of specifications in terms of HDD/RAM/processors etc.

The dedicated web servers and database servers provide a cost effective high performance and managed hosting service. Our dedicated servers are an ideal solution for the provision of demanding or mission critical web, email, e-commerce or business applications.

We provisions the network infrastructure, redundant power systems, server hardware, software (including operating system and all applications) SAN storage space and backups required to provided a dedicated hosting solution. Each server is used by only one customer, as compared to a shared web hosting service where multiple website's operate from the same server.

Security is provided using a combination firewall's, intrusion detection systems and physical security systems. Servers are remotely monitored 24 x 7, backed by a 99.5% uptime guarantee. Dedicated servers support an extensive range of applications running on the Linux and Windows operating system.

The Dedicated hosting is provided in following two ways -

a). Managed by DCs:

DCs will provide servers and services with following terms and conditions :

*  Necessary S/W, storage , networking etc.
*  Administration , manage and monitor the server and services.
*  No third party S/W shall be installed.
*  Downtime will be informed to the coordinator by Telephone or E-mail.
*  DCs will have super user password, user will get limited access to the server.
*  Any OS upgrade, new patch installation will be done by DCs with prior intimation to coordinator.
*  DCs shall be responsible for Security and backup.
*  User will provide complete flow diagram of the services/Applications.
*  Coordinator and users will adhere to DCs access & Security Policy.

b). Managed by Coordinator/user:

DCs will provide servers and services with following terms and conditions :

* Will provide H/W, storage , networking and other infrastructures required.
* User will provide a detailed diagram/layout showing where each item of equipment to be installed is located within the cabinet.
* The diagram should be supplemented with a detailed description of how each item is to be connected and with written instructions on how to power on the equipment.

Database Hosting :

NIC offers to host all sort of databases including Open Source.

Application hosting :

Popular Applications hosted in NIC DCs -

* Over 4000 Website including Central Govt. Ministries & Departments, Districts of India, States & UTs Govt. etc.
* 3 Lacs+ Email accounts.
* Domain Name service.
* E-Governance Applications.

For more information visit : http://webservices.nic.in