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Say Hello to the New Atlassian

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Who is Atlassian? Atlassian is an Australian IT company that develops enterprise software, with its best-known products being its issue-tracking app, Jira, and team collaboration and wiki product, Confluence. In December 2015, Atlassian went public and made their initial public offering (IPO) under the symbol TEAM, valuing them at $4.37 billion. In summary, they big. What happened? A facelift It’s a nice sunny day in Sydney in mid-September of 2017, and Atlassian, after 15 years of consistency, has rebranded, changing their look and feel for a brighter and funner one, compared to the dreary previous look.It’s a hell of a lot simpler and, as they show in the above video, it’s going to be used with a lot more creativity and flair in mind—it’s flexible in a sense that they…

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Anchor launches new managed hosting services on AWS

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Collaboration reflects transformation for Anchor’s cloud hosting model Sydney, Australia, March 3, 2015 – Anchor, the hosting heavyweight behind some of Australia’s biggest online retailers, has announced a range of new cloud hosting products and services on Amazon Web Services (AWS). The first new Anchor service to be made available on AWS is a new management tier – DevOps Automation – bridging the gap between operations and software development teams. Static websites have given way to complex, feature-rich web apps that require constant updating and enhancement. Some major retailers are already deploying new code into production at an incredible pace, in some cases up to fifty times a day, compared with just once or twice a month previously. This is due to new development methodologies such as “Continuous Delivery”, resulting in real…

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Anchor opens third data centre in Sydney

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October, 2013: New Mascot-based data centre complements existing Anchor data centres in Alexandria and Los Angeles. Independent Australian managed web and application hosting and infrastructure provider, Anchor, has today officially opened its third data centre in Mascot, Sydney. This data centre is in addition to the already operating centres in Alexandria, Sydney, and Los Angeles, California.

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Australian Anchor launches US Point of Presence

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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.

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

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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.

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DevOps Down Under Returns to Sydney in July 2013

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May, 2013: DevOps Down Under Australia sponsors have today announced the event will return to Sydney in 2013. The two-day conference will this year bring together software and operations to collaborate around an in-depth program of topics and issues that relate to technical developers on July 12 and 13. Renowned globally for its highly respected speaker programs designed to bring technical development and operations together in a single forum, the event returns to Australia in 2013 following a one year hiatus. This year’s event will be hosted in Sydney.

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Anchor to open second Sydney data centre

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July, 2013: Independent Australian managed web hosting and infrastructure provider, Anchor, has today announced a second point of presence in Australia. The new data centre, based in Mascot, extends Anchor’s existing data centres in Ultimo and California, and is due for completion by November 2013. Anchor is one of Australia’s leading web hosting providers, working with over 3,000 clients including Booktopia, Huggies, Airtasker, Specsavers, TestFlight and Github. Priding themselves on innovation through technology, Anchor is the first Australian company to partner with global ecommerce platform, Magento.

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