“Since beginning the program three and a half years ago, we’ve seen a membership growth by 300 per cent year on year. We see Anchor as an essential partner that enables us to smoothly move with this trend and continue our expansion. Anchor scales with us.” – Tim Phillips, Managing Director for Michelle Bridges 12 Week Body Transformation. The Company: The Michelle Bridges 12 Week Body Transformation is a program custom developed by the personal training celebrity to spring Australians into regular exercise routines, getting us lean and moving. Run completely via its core website, clients register for the program and once the agenda kicks off on its 12 week cycle, members spend the next three months dedicated to the schedule. Members are constantly tracking their progress towards set…
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“The hours they have saved me per week had allowed me to spend more time focusing on improving our website, customer experience, and marketing efforts – and thus increasing our traffic. Anchor has helped us double our traffic levels and probably a whole year sooner if I’d continued doing the work myself” – Gabriel Luis, Website Administrator, Just Bedding The Company: Since launching the business in 2005, Just Bedding has rapidly become Australia’s leading online manchester and bedding retail store. Receiving 60,000 monthly click-throughs, the company is completely dedicated to providing the best possible user experience to its virtual window shoppers and the 35,000 customers registered to the site. The Challenge: Unlike traditional retailers, the company is purely web-based with no bricks and mortar retail presence. With this, Just Bedding…
We’re developers, not sysadmins. Our previous hosting company kept on telling us to add more boxes. We did, but later discovered that they’d never been connected to the load balancer! Working with Anchor has been a relief — extremely professional and very experienced. They reconfigured with fewer servers, better site performance, and we have a clear growth plan.” Ben Still – Managing Director, Redant
After a few conversations with Anchor, it was clear their team was a phenomenal fit for TestFlight. We would love to take credit for everything.. but the reality is that Anchor brought a wealth of experience to the table. They took our stack, analysed it and came up with a plan of attack which involved some fantastic technologies only well-bearded individuals should touch.” −Trystan Kosmynka – Co-Founder and CTO, Test Flight
The Company Specsavers is not just a big retail business — it’s the world’s fastest-growing optometry retailer. Originating in the UK, they’ve grown to more than 26,000 employees worldwide, and operate more than 14,000 stores located across Australia, New Zealand, the UK, Ireland, the Netherlands, Sweden, Norway, Denmark, Finland and Spain.
The Company RateCity is one of Australia’s leading online financial comparison services. Partnered with NineMSN and utilising a constant data feed provided by the likes of Canstar Cannex, they provide a one stop shop for anyone looking for financial recommendations. Through their website they allow comparisons to be made, not only across major credit card, loan and insurance vendors, but also the offerings from most major savings and investment brokers in the industry. Using a feed of data they receive periodic updates from in excess of 250 financial institutions. This allows for over 13,000 products to be evaluated and represented in an easy to consume format on their website.
The Company Since launching in 2008, GradConnection has grown to receiving over 10,000 visits every day from graduates, and nearly half of all university students in Australia use GradConnection to find their first job. Success didn’t come overnight though, and not without help – Anchor worked closely with GradConnection to ensure the reliability and performance of their online business.
I trust the team at Anchor more than any other systems administrators I’ve ever worked with” Tom Preston-Werner – Co-founder, GitHub The Company GitHub is all about collaboration, Social Networking meets Source Code Management. Since bursting onto the scene in 2008, they’ve grown to over two million users and hosting over three and a half million repositories of code.
We provide the online community engagement presence for our clients, and as such we need to ensure that their sites are available and functioning 24/7. It is also very important that we capture all of the participation activity and have analytics available to our clients from across the globe at all times.” Karthik Reddy – CTO, Bang The Table.
The Company With over 15 years of retail experience under their belt, most would firmly consider Games Paradise — Australia’s leading board games retailer — to be a bricks and mortar company. You might then be surprised to learn that with thousands of products available and a loyal customer base, their online Magento store receives over 100,000 hits a month, and accounts for almost half of their overall sales. Games Paradise turned to Anchor to ensure they could deliver a smooth and easy shopping experience for their customers even during the busiest times of the year.