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iiNet joins hosting game – offers cheap VPS hosting

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Perth-based ISP iiNet has announced a partnership with Microsoft that will now allow the company expand beyond providing the internet to business customers, but host their websites and backup servers with the launch of its Australian-based Windows Server VPS hosting.

Keeping your hosting account secure.

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Since July is Security Month for us, we should write something up about keeping your shared hosting account secured. Most hosting companies will have their shared hosting servers pretty well nailed down. However, you do come across some hosting companies that haven’t bothered and your website would be potentially opened to nasties such as XIS attacks and brute-forcing. This guide will only cover the shared hosting side, the customers side. A guide for […]

Give the gift of web hosting under the Christmas Tree

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  Does your loved one want to get his own web business started? Does this loved one want to share his opinions to the world, or wants to showcase his portfolio to customers outside of their neighbourhood? Well, Media Temple has brought out again its “The Hosting Card” product this holiday season. For just only US$95, you can get a domain address and 5GB of hosting space for one year. […]

techgeek.com.au’s Guide to Web Hosting

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The beauty of the internet is that you can have a piece of it and you can use it for anything you want it to be; may it be for a technology blog (like us), a personal blog, a e-commerce site, discussion board or just to get your business/brand out there for the public to see. Whatever the reason is, there is only one problem – you need to have […]

Australia.com looks for a brand new host

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Tourism Australia is now looking for a brand new web hosting company that will host, support and maintain the Australia.com website for two years. The website was created to promote Australia on the web. The agency employs 250 employees in 15 offices, and is in charge of convincing tourists to come to Australia; and has been re-developing the website. The new tender will see the contract winner hosting, supporting (including […]

Consumer Watch : Case One Response

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Yes, we got a response over our case over the FTP problems at 789mb.com, here is the e-mail… hello thank you for your email we are currently working on sorting these problems out, unfortunately our low level server administrators have been working on this bug for quite a while now and have not been able to find a solution as you know (the bug is caused by the panel software […]

Consumer Watch : Case One

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Today, we start our new series… Consumer Watch!!! Case One : 789MB FTP Problems Several members of this highly regarded free web hosting company, 789MB.com, have experienced some technical difficulties with their FTP. We, and many users, have found that it stops after the password. This problem was found when member burundi. More disturbing is that this problem was found on 15th April. Now, it’s 6th May. This should have […]


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