What is cloud storage?

By | General, Technical | 3 Comments

Storage ain’t storage anymore – not in the world of web hosting anyway. Long gone are the days of servers writing to locally installed hard disks; cloud storage is abstracted from the physical server itself, instead residing on a high-speed network of distributed storage clusters. These clusters contain gazillions of hard drives which automatically replicate […]

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Just Bedding

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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, […]

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Getting ready for the Christmas rush

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Christmas is now less than a month away, and if you’re an Anchor customer you’re probably madly gearing up for the rush. The recent ClickFrenzy event gave everyone a taste of the excitement, and we’re quite chuffed to note that none of our customers experienced any load-related problems this time either. Booktopia, a veteran of […]

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Anchor Movin’ On Up!

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Well folks, the big day is here. Our Sydney-based Anchorites spent the latter half of yesterday packing everything away to move to our new premises on Elizabeth street. The new office space is a full 168% bigger, wow! Anchor has literally moved up in the world; as of this morning we can be found at […]

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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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Click Frenzy – The sale that stops a nation. Is your website ready?

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At 7pm sharp on Tuesday the 19th of November 2013 (Australian Eastern Daylight Savings Time) Click Frenzy is back, featuring a huge range of killer deals across all categories from top retail brands. This frenzy includes many retailers who have their websites hosted with Anchor, including Booktopia, Costume Box, Toyworld and Paddy Pallin. If your online store is participating in this event, you need […]

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AppleTV Winner

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Congratulations to Alexander Stamp from CloudHerd  Alexander has won an appleTV just by visiting our booth at Tech23, which was held last week. 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.

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Tech23 Prize Winner

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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 […]

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Anchor Movin’ On Out!

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It’s an exciting time at Anchor as another big move is in the works. We moved to the current premises at 230 Clarence about 3 years ago now. At the time we thought it was huge and had boundless plains to share, but strong business and steady recruitment has seen us grow to about fifty […]

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Anchorites in NZ!

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  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 […]

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