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- SSD vs HDD: What’s better for your website?
Introduction When choosing a web hosting provider, you will often find that some packages come with different types of storage, HDD and SSD. This kind of jargon can often be confusing for newcomers to the web hosting space. What’s the difference between SSD and HDD? A Hard Disk Drive (HDD) is an old school medium […]
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- It’s time to talk tech!
So… you wanna talk tech? Let’s do this! Most people don’t know it, but there is a lot that goes into hosting a website and making sure that it’s online and available to your customers, so we’re going to try and break it down in laymans terms and give you a better understanding of how […]
- VentraIP Server Hardware
A little while ago, we told you about the Schmick, fancy data centres at NEXTDC in Sydney and Melbourne that we use to keep your data and websites safe. But we know some of you have been super keen to learn more about the hardware we keep tucked away, so let’s talk about VentraIP Australia […]
- VentraIP’s Data Centre
You’ve probably heard us talk about the VentraIP data centres and how we work hard to keep your websites and data safe. You’ve probably also seen us mention that we use Australia’s most trusted data centre to help us do that. But if you’re not sure what any of that actually means, read on! (If […]
- Web Hosting Backup Essentials: Back It Up!
Reversing a car into a parking space, holding off a wannabe aggressor, or even dropping suggestive dance moves at the local nightclub, the phrase ‘back it up’ is relevant in many different scenarios (not all of them good). However, when it comes to web hosting backups, backing it up is undoubtedly a positive move. Although […]
- 5 Things To Keep In Mind When Choosing A Hosting Provider
Choosing a hosting provider can be difficult, given that there are several factors you’ll need to consider before making that final purchase. We’ve condensed all the significant factors that would influence your decision into a short blog post and will hopefully help you reach a decision easier and avoid potential issues. Follow these simple web hosting […]
- LiteSpeed Cache For WordPress
As business owners, bloggers, photographers, and everything in between, we all want our website to be running as fast as possible. A good developer should know a few tricks to help your website consistently deliver the best possible speed, making it a breeze to browse your site. The faster a website is displayed, the better […]
- Your Guide To Understanding Common Hosting Lingo
With so much technical jargon surrounding web hosting, it can be difficult to know what all the various terms mean. That’s why we’ve taken the most common web hosting lingo and put them into words that even a complete newbie can understand. This will help you make an informed decision when choosing a new hosting […]
- The tough choice – cPanel or Plesk
Last updated: April 2019 Making the difficult decision on where to host your website is one thing, but it is also important to take into account the platform you’ll be using, as, after all, it provides you with the tools necessary to build and maintain your website. Here is a quick comparison of the world’s […]
- Battle of the geoTLDs – .melbourne vs .sydney
You now have the opportunity to capture your very own virtual piece of Australia’s favourite cities, thanks to .melbourne and .sydney domain names. It’s no secret that Melbourne is the greatest city globally (though we might be a little biased), especially now that it has been crowned the world’s most liveable city for 7 years in […]
- SSD Comparison: SAS vs SATA
Comparing hosting plans and server specs can sometimes be daunting for even the most avid do-it-yourself website builders. You need to choose between Solid State Drives and Hard Disk Drives, Linux and Windows Operating Systems, cPanel or Plesk control panels and SAS and SATA drives, so here is our SSD comparison. While confusing at first, […]
- What Is An SSL Certificate And Do I Need One?
At VentraIP Australia, we offer a range of free and paid products to ensure your customers’ information is protected when interacting with your website. One way to protect their data is by installing an SSL certificate. SSL stands for Secure Sockets Layer and encrypts the connection between web browsers and your website. In other words, […]
- Email hosting billing update and a special offer
Earlier this year, we launched our new email hosting service and billing update that many customers have found a handy tool when they rely on email to operate their business. Our email hosting service offers a full suite of useful features such as: AtMail 7 premium webmail interface Up to 30GB of cloud storage space […]
- Setting your SPF records when using the Wholesale System
It’s important to set your SPF (Sender Policy Framework) records on your DNS zone if you’re using the Wholesale System to send expiration notices, transfer request notices or other important emails to your clients. Setting SPF records assists in validating the emails sent by the Wholesale System as legitimate mail from your domain name and […]
- Enterprise-grade DDoS protection provided by Black Lotus
Today we announced our new partnership with Los Angeles-based Black Lotus to provide enterprise-grade network security and DDoS mitigation services to VentraIP. Customers may recall back in June 2012, our network was subjected to several large scale DDoS attacks, which caused packet loss and service degradation, and while at the time, we used every available […]