Web Hosting

Written on 26 June, 2013 by Karen Lim-Sam

What type of hosting is right for your business? Cloud, CPanel, VPS hosting – navigating the wide world of potential hosting options can feel like a minefield. However, understanding the attributes of various types of hosting is critical for managing your web performance and successfully addressing customer demands. Here’s our no-fail guide to banishing hosting woes for good. Cloud... Read more
Categories: Web Hosting | Tags: cloud hosting, web hosting

Written on 17 December, 2012 by Verity Meagher

Part 2: Hacked websites - precautions to minimise risks Having your website hacked is a terrible thing, with many website owners clueless to why it happens. Implementing proactive measures to prevent or at least mitigate your website from being hacked will help to relieve some of the stress. Firstly you need to have the attitude of it’s not a... Read more
Categories: Web Hosting | Tags: hacked, online business, security

Written on 10 December, 2012 by Verity Meagher

Part 1: What you need to know about hacked websites When developing a website for your business, it is important to remember that your website is never safe and is prone to being hacked. Although there are billions of websites on the Internet many assume that they have a small to zero chance of being hacked - this is not... Read more
Categories: Web Hosting | Tags: hacked, security

Written on 30 November, 2012 by Verity Meagher

What you need to know about DDoS attacks So what is a DDoS attack? There are many types of actual DDoS attacks; however for the purpose of this article we will summarise them into two broad categories. The first scenario is somewhat rare, the attack relies on sending a piece of information to a targeted server, trying to... Read more
Categories: Web Hosting | Tags: hacked, security

Written on 05 September, 2012 by Karen Lim-Sam

Why choose an Australian hosting company over an overseas brand? In the last few years, a variety of overseas hosting providers have emerged alongside Australian counterparts – companies that claim to offer serious savings when it comes to your online presence. But web hosting isn’t an area of your business where you should sacrifice quality over cost, and doing so... Read more
Categories: Web Hosting | Tags: web hosting

Written on 31 August, 2012 by Verity Meagher

Anycast, dawn of a new era Chances are you probably have not heard of BGP Anycast. What is it you ask? Anycast is a routing and addressing policy to achieve the most efficient path between a single source and several geographically dispersed targets. Anycast allows multiple, identical, global DNS servers using the same IP address with handling... Read more
Categories: Web Hosting | Tags: dns, domain names

Written on 21 August, 2012 by Verity Meagher

Back it up Backing up your data may seem like a small task, but failure to do so can have big implications for your business. Losing data such as customer information, financial records, vital documents and your website files, which can set you back years - and seriously damage your credibility in the... Read more
Categories: Web Design & Content, Web Hosting | Tags: security

Written on 08 August, 2012 by Verity Meagher

Up in the Cloud: A beginner’s guide to Cloud computing Increasingly, business success hinges on your ability to adopt a flexible approach. Cloud computing, a term that relates to the use of remote servers to host and manage data, can powerfully enable this flexibility. This somewhat nebulous concept can dramatically improve your business by allowing you to improve your IT... Read more
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Written on 26 July, 2012 by Uyen Vu

Top features of cPanel - making the most of WHM In the online sphere, successful hosting management is essential to a business's success, especially if your company relies on a large computation of domain names. Most business owners struggle with the logistics of web hosting without realising that they have yet to properly harness the tools at their disposal. cPanel, also... Read more
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Written on 19 February, 2012 by Larry Bloch

Changing requirements for small business hosting Whilst there are very many small business owners that consider domain names, web hosting and e-commerce and all the associated jargon to be confusing and new, the domain and hosting industry has been around for at least 18 years. In fact I started a domain and hosting business in the... Read more
Categories: CEO Blog, Web Hosting | Tags: domain names, small business, web hosting