Since 2000 we are providing conscious hosting to South Africa and beyond. All sites run on 100% renewable energy backed by superb technical support.
Kalk Bay Interactive was founded in 2000 in one of Cape Town's most beautiful little coves called Kalk Bay in the interests of providing world class web hosting services with a social and ethical vision to use the Internet as a tool for global transformation. Our founders came from a strong technical background and years of global Internet experience allowing us to establish fast, secure and reliable services with world-class support.
We begun hosting sites for , , and mostly from Cape Town and the surrounding areas.
A strong emphasis was put on sponsoring and aiding causes - for many years they ran the Kalk Bay Guide which was an online community forum for one of South Africa's most historic and dynamic communities. which was born in Kalk Bay and become one of South Africa's finest folk club's has long been sponsored and supported as well as projects such as The Marimba Connexion Project - a musical outreach project building healing community bridges with African instruments. More recently they have sponsored the site which as you might gather is promoting legislation to ensure the proper position of our home grown music on local radio stations. Many of South Africa's finest musicians chose to host with Kalk Bay Interactive - none other than , , , and .
Kalk Bay Interactive has expanded their client base - stretching to all corners of the country and world and we're proud to be associated with many exciting web sites. They have also expanded their scope of work, spreading out into web development, eCommerce development and IT consulting. which was featured in the latest Odyssey magazine was designed in-house at Kalk Bay Interactive. It's become on of South Africa's most amazing online book stores and continues to develop. has chosen Kalk Bay Interactive to host part of their loyalty program guide on their servers. Kalk Bay Interactive continue to expand and grow and help their clients to use the Internet for the greater good of all.
We specialise in open source technologies to help get you online quickly with a stable foundation. For every kind of application there is an open source solution that we can setup for you. We beleive strongly in open source technology for a better world and will help you to find a platform for your application. We have extensive experience with Wiki setups, PHP based CMS systems such as Drupal and Joomla. We have good know how with most Linux based open source technologies.
This service is provided by our dedicated team free of charge.
In January 2008 we switched to running our servers on renewable sourced electricity. In 2006 and 2007 we managed some of our offices exclusivly on renewable energy as a pilot. All electricity for our servers are purchased from electricity companies generating the electricity with wind and solar power only.
Web Hosting world class network and support:
"I don't recall a single day the site was off-line in three years plus" - Rodger Browne - capewatch.co.za
If you want peace of mind that your web site will be up 24/7/365 and at the same time to know that your hosting service provider genuinely cares about you and your web site then you have come to the right place. Our hosting service has been running since 2000 with an uptime of 99.9%.