Written on 27 June, 2014 by Jonathan Gleeson

Anycast upgrades mean faster DNS response Netregistry has completed upgrades to its top-of-the-line Anycast DNS infrastructure, including adding an additional node in Perth. Over the next few months we will be adding more nodes in New York City, Hong Kong and London. These new locations, along with our existing locations in Sydney, Kuala Lumpur, San Francisco... Read more
Categories: Domains, News | Tags: dns, zone records

Written on 15 October, 2013 by Verity Meagher

New Government: What now for small businesses? Small business has had a rough ride over the past few years, with a succession of ministers appointed to the portfolio and less than ideal global economic conditions. So what’s ahead for the powerhouse of the Australian economy now that the Coalition government is in power? Here are six areas... Read more
Categories: News, Small Business | Tags: small business

Written on 10 February, 2009 by Netregistry

Survey shows online business set to boom during the bust "There is no better time to launch into online business. If our customers are anything to go by, online business owners are more confident, more profitable, more likely to be planning business growth, and are performing better than the general business community. Fact!" says Larry Bloch, CEO of Netregistry –... Read more
Categories: News, Small Business | Tags: online business

Written on 05 November, 2008 by Jonathan Crossfield

Conroy’s filter hits online business Online business in Australia is the forgotten casualty in the recent debates over Senator Conroy’s internet filter. This issue isn’t about censorship – it should be about the damage these plans could inflict on the internet economy. Designed to not only block illegal websites but also to filter to ‘inappropriate’... Read more
Categories: News

Written on 23 September, 2008 by Netregistry

Quick, someone call a plumber! The internet is leaking all over the place. It’s flooding computers world wide with pre-release albums and pre-printing manuscripts of best selling novels! Someone mop this up mess of stolen creativity before the FBI catches on! Or worse, the artists! Recently a spate of incidents involving leaked copyright-protected music, books... Read more
Categories: News

Written on 02 September, 2008 by Netregistry

Can big brother control the internet? The internet: More dangerous than downtown The web is supposedly a borderless territory where free speech reigns supreme and anyone with an internet connection can cruise from site to site as they please – no passport or permission required. On the other hand, the internet is part of the public... Read more
Categories: News

Written on 01 September, 2008 by Netregistry

Speedy broadband slow to reach rural Australia The government's $4.7 billion broadband extravaganza looks set to not be the quick fix solution Australian internet users have been praying for. Already six months behind schedule, the broadband grand plan had promised to solve our problems of slow internet connection speeds and limited coverage. While the main cities of... Read more
Categories: News

Written on 13 August, 2008 by Jonathan Crossfield

Putting a price on Olympic spirit If you were one of the 7.8 million Australian’s who watched the Olympic ceremony, like me, you would have also seen the ad-breaks at critical points in the program, like just when the fireworks were climaxing. First of all, shame on you Channel 7 – worst – coverage – ever.... Read more
Categories: News | Tags: advertising

Written on 24 July, 2008 by Jonathan Crossfield

Experts bring smarts to the net - somewhere on a grassy knol… So Google has launched ‘knol’. A knol is an authoritative article about a specific topic. Not a new idea of course, but we’ll go into that later… The articles themselves are a way of Google to bring some “quality” to the information on the net. One of the major problems... Read more
Categories: News, Social Media

Written on 08 May, 2008 by Netregistry

The hidden truth about new generic TLDs A growing number of domain registries have been leaning towards jazzing up generic Top-Level-Domains (TLDs) by replacing the recognised .com .net and .org with a subject defining ending. For example, there has been a recent push for ICANN (the International Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers) to introduce .xxx for adult... Read more
Categories: Domains, News