All Posts By

Paul Pierpoint

eCommerce Melbourne Prize Winner

By | General | No Comments

Congratulations to Guy Cooper from Wave Digital  Guy has won an appleTV just by visiting our booth at The Melbourne eCommerce Expo, which was held last month. We’re always giving away cool prizes at events, so make sure you keep an eye out for us to be in the draw to win. You can keep up to date with our events by signing up to our newsletter, watching this blog, or checking the events page.

Read More

Michelle Bridges 12WBT

By | Case Study | One Comment

  “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…

Read More

Tech23 Prize Winner

By | General | No Comments

Congratulations to Ken Macken from Ollo Mobile who has won Anchor’s legendary server management award! This prize includes a fully-managed VPS for 12 months with New Relic Pro, located in one of our US or Australian data centres, worth $7000.   For the full list of winners from the event, visit the Tech23 website. Being the generous Anchorites that we are, we were also giving away an apple TV to one attendee who visited our booth. Stay tuned to our blog this week to find out who the lucky winner is!

Read More

Anchorites in NZ!

By | General | No Comments

  Two of our Anchorites – Katie and David – have travelled across to New Zealand to attend this years Open Source Developers Conference, which is one of the top conferences for developers in the Asia Pacific region. After 10 years, this is the first year that the event has crossed the ocean to NZ. If you’re attending, make sure you find one of them to say hi (or kia ora which is hello in Maori).

Read More

Web Awards Finalist Showcase Tonight

By | General | No Comments

There’s only a few hours left to secure your spot at tonights Port80 event, showcasing 4 of the finalists from the AWIA Web Awards. The finalists include: Salvation Army Aged Care Plus GoGet Car Share Sochi 2014 Australian Olympic Winter Team Australian Financial Review The event will be held at King St Brewhouse from 6pm, and tickets can be purchased here. This is a black tie event, and your ticket includes canapés and a drink upon arrival. Let’s give those who were gutsy enough to enter a night to remember!

Read More

Port80 showcasing Booktopia

By | Company News | No Comments

Tomorrow nights Port80 event is featuring a showcase on Booktopia: Pure-play online retail & mobile – brought to you by reInteractive. Don’t miss this opportunity to see Booktopia’s CTO Wayne Baskin and CIO Steve Traurig present on some key factors that have lead to the massive success of their organisation. Head down to the King Street Brewhouse on Wednesday, 11th of September. The bar tab opens at 6pm. Numbers are limited so make sure you RSVP now or you will miss out!

Read More

Australian Anchor launches US Point of Presence

By | In The Media | No Comments

March, 2012: Independent Australian web hosting provider Anchor has opened its new US-based hosting service for fast-growing Australian businesses with US customers. The new service offers hosting customers an unmatched level of performance and service levels when compared to the alternative of renting capacity from US web hosting providers. Believed to be a first of its kind for an Australian hosting company, Anchor has completed the installation and configuration of web server equipment in a Los Angeles, CA facility.

Read More

DevOps Down Under 2013: Brings Together Some of the Best Developers and IT Professionals

By | In The Media | No Comments

June, 2013: There is just three weeks left until DevOps Down Under returns to Australian shores in Sydney on 12-to-13 July 2013. The highly anticipated event has released its program of leading speakers in technical development and operations. DevOps is a response to the interdependence of software development and IT operations, which often have contradicting goals or priorities – the impact often being a slow down in delivery of projects or new services, features and products. DevOps helps organisations to overcome this by rapidly producing software products and services, and the movement in Australia and New Zealand is quickly growing, as organisations realise the benefits of the approach.

Read More