Server software upgrades

We need to upgrade Apache, PHP and MySQL on all our servers. Each server's upgrade procees will be a little bit difference but you will get an email for the server(s) you are hosted on with further instructions. In general, all servers will support the following Apache 2.4 MariaDB 10.0 or MariaDB 10.1 PHP 5.5, PHP 5.6, PHP 7.0 and PHP ... Read More »

4th Jun 2017
PHP 5.x end of life - January 2018

Please note that the PHP 5.x branch has come to it's end. The PHP developers will provide essential security update till the end of December 2017. Asof January 2018, PHP 5.x will no longer be available on our servers. All our servers support PHP 7.0 and PHP 7.1 at the time of writing this announcement. Please update all your PHP scripts to be ... Read More »

20th Jan 2017
Black Friday Sale!

Black Friday Sale
For one day only, get 50% discount off any of our webhosting packages!

24th Nov 2016
.ORG TLD price increase

PIR the .ORG registry is increasing its cost price to each ICANN registrar, for registration, renewal, transfer or restoration. This will be effective on 31st July 2016.

The new prices will be as follows:
Registration: R180 / year
Renewal: R180 / year
Domain Redemption Fee: R1,160.

21st Jul 2016
Server software upgrade - Friday 12 August 2016

Hi, We are going to upgrade all our server's software to the latest stable version of each respective application as listed below:PHP: 5.6.23 (View release notes / ChangeLog)Apache: Apache 2.4.23 (View release notes / ChangeLog)MySQL: MySQL 5.6 (View release notes / ChangeLog)In the near future, MySQL will be upgraded to the improved ... Read More »

21st Jul 2016
Server migration to new data center

On Friday, 5th August 2016 we will be migrating our hosting infrastructure to our new infrastructure at Teraco, Isando.We are scheduling a maintenance window between 21:30 pm Friday 5th August 2016 and 06:00 am Saturday 6th August 2016.During this time all servers will be shutdown and the infrastrucute will be migrated to Teraco. Downtime will be ... Read More »

9th Jul 2016
Emergency Maintenance Cloud VM's & Downtime

================================================================UPDATE: All the servers are up and running again. The disk resync was successfull and everything is running as expected again. ================================================================The consistency is 50% complete.We are slowly bringing up the servers. Once again we ... Read More »

31st Jan 2016
Web Server upgrade on all servers

We will be performing a web server upgrade on all the servers, on Friday 31st October 2015 @ 22:00. The upgrade is essential to ensure perfomance enhancements and security updates. Please ensure your website scripts are up to date and compatable with PHP 5.5.30.==================== UPDATE: 31 October 2015 ====================The web servers have ... Read More »

26th Oct 2015
Web server upgrade

We are going to upgrade the Web server software on the 31st July 2015, to the following versions:

Apache -> 2.4.12
PHPH -> 5.2.27

Please ensure that your website is up to date and compatible with these software versions. 
The update is necessary to ensure security and speed enhancements on the servers.

17th Jul 2015
Another Revslider vulnerability found

Attention all Wordpress users! If you're using RevSlider, or a theme with RevSlider built-in, it's time to update again, due to a vulnerability in the Revslider code.

securityaffairs.co/wordpress/35431/cyber-crime/revslider-plugin-vulnerable.html

18th Jun 2015