Melbourne Blog

5 Tips for Achieving High Cloud Uptime During Black Friday

Melbourne Man’s Charity Run Raises £770

Comparing Magento Hosting Solutions

Like what you‘ve read?

A New Way of Managing Your Magento Site

Pokemon Go…Then Stop…Then Go

How To Deal With Your Site’s Unpredictable Traffic Spikes

What to do when content is weighing down your site

Ubuntu 16.04 LTS Now Available!

Melbourne Connects to Ultra-Fast Network The Loop

Extended support for SQL Server 2005 ends soon

New Vulnerability Affecting Linux

Say Hello To Our New Account Manager, Rachel Rathore

Join us on Thursday 19th November for Digitalk!

Major network investment increases capacity & resilience

On your marks, get set…BAKE!

We passed!

CentOS 7 Has Arrived

It’s Official, Melbourne Customers Are Really Happy!

Our Top 5 Not-Very-Factual Facts About Backup

Supporting a Good Cause

Melbourne is now ISO 22301 certified!

The future of etail

How we maintain our data centres (and why it matters!)

Ghost Vulnerability Affecting Linux

An Intelligent New Backup Solution From Melbourne

You asked, we listened…CloudLinux is here!

Love to surf the web? Love Wakelet!

It’s Been a Long Time

Have an Xbox One of a Christmas with Melbourne

Big Love for Manchester Pride as it chooses Melbourne

Join Us For Caketober Fun!

Business Development Manager of the Year Nomination!

"Shellshock" Bash Vulnerability

Introducing the R220 – Small But Powerful!

Have You Backed Up?

Be In Control With UltraPoint VPN

The Big Manc Creative Conversation

Melbourne are at SAScon 2014

Hello – Is It Me You’re Looking for?

We Are Family

Announcing The Prolific Northerners 2014

Congratulations to the Roses Creative Winners

Our new firewalls need beta-testers

We’re giving away free kits for youth basketball and football teams!

Happy Mancoolian Eve!

Microsoft Surface Promotion

Roses are red and Melbourne’s in the Pink

OpenSSL Vulnerabilities - A Few Tips On How To Be Safe

Powders, Lubricants and Number Twos: A Frank Guide to Marathon Training

Melbourne Roundtable: SAScon - The shape of digital for brands in 2014

Socially Awesome Sysadmin Awards 2014 Launch

The Three Ms – Mini SAScon, Melbourne and Manchester

Celebrating a Great First Year Working with Photolink

Happy Birthday TechHub Manchester

See Sean Run: Sean takes on the London Marathon for Oxfam!

The State of Education – Re:Claim and Melbourne! Part 2

The State of Education - Re:Claim and Melbourne meet up!

Melbourne supports TechHub startups

Happy Mancoolian Eve!

Melbourne Achieves 97% Customer Happiness Rating

We're sponsoring the Mancoolian awards!

Our new firewalls need beta-testers

The importance of Networking

We're giving away free kits for youth basketball and football teams!

2012/13 Group annual results released

We're supporting startups at TechHub Manchester

App of the week: GIF Finder

Melbourne's parent company lands on public sector G-Cloud

We're recruiting - join the Melbourne family!

App of the week: Disk Inventory X

Melbourne at the Northern Tech Awards

Brute force attack on WordPress and Joomla powered sites

Update on pre-tax profits from the Group

Melbourne partners with SAScon

What's the best pitch you've heard for the cloud?

Melbourne is headline partner for Prolific North Awards

We're one of the top managed services providers in Europe!

A great way to think big and uncover your company's potential

Will the UK government hit its 2015 broadband target?

2012 network uptime

2012 in review

Buzzin'! We've been shortlisted for the Manchester Business Awards

Be nice to each other #ManchesterMavericks

Windows Server 2012 available now!

Melbourne’s parent - iomart Group - earns big profits from big data

Welcome to Melbourne, everybody

The Jubilee Time Capsule: 80,000 memories

Introducing the Rack Pack!

An interesting upcoming @NorthernSoho event

We're supporting Startup Weekend Manchester!

Live your life in the cloud with 4G

Debate digital in local meatspace

It's my last day...

Unwanted CDs, DVDs and Games for Forever Manchester

A high-energy breakfast

Reach and Engage with your Users...

Macclesfield - on the leading edge of digital

Peer with us!

Gonna get ourselves connected

Is the cloud the right fit for owner-managed businesses?

Melbourne joins iomart

Everything you ever wanted to know about hosting but were afraid to ask

What's the value of a testimonial?

Ending over the air TV broadcasts will congest UK broadband even further

Building resilience for the big event: Part 1 - The network

We're not used car salesmen...

The Big Chip Awards 2012 (last week)

Scottish Ruby Conference 2012

Faking it...

Manchester Digital Recommended Supplier

Memories of Mark Cadwaladr

Bletchley - This Geek's Pilgrimage

IX Manchester takes off!

Get to the choppa!

World IPv6 Launch Day

So just what is a "Royal" server?

Creative Cup 2012 comes to a close...

The 2012 Customer Survey results are in...

The Logic of Testing and the Testing of Logic

Serverlove clinches knock-out win with Amir Khan

Manchester Creative Cup 2012

App of the week: Drawing the Cloud with Paper for iPad

Still running... #Runtime_MCR

On yer bike!

How Do you do? Very well thank you!

Mirroring Ubuntu 12.04 LTS - stats from a week on

Hosts of choice for the Jubilee Time Capsule

Why avoid London? Part 2

Rolling at #MancDigiBowl

Ubuntu 12.04 LTS now available on all our servers!

Networking in our garden

3D Datacentre Tour Video

Business North West 2012

A new, simpler way to upload your data to Serverlove

Why avoid London?

An even more secure Serverlove cloud :-)

App of the week: Instagram for Android (guest post by @racco)

Hack Manchester!

Companies with computers on clouds gain flexibility and green credentials

Talking about Apps...#TwitFaced

App of the Week - iA Writer

Melbourne achieves BS 25999 certification!

FryDOS or DDoS... it's all in a day's work

It's the people, stupid :)

Seth Godin's blog

Space 48

Has Twitter replaced your business card?

Melbourne: Keeping you up 24/7

Serverlove control panel update coming very soon!

CentOS 6.2 cloud servers now available on Serverlove

Melbourne achieves ISO 27001 certification!

The secret to good mash - the Daily Mash at #smc_mcr

We have moved! Finally!

On why I don’t like The (Young) Apprentice

Reflections on #Movember (please donate!)

Viral marketing is a marketing exercise

Red Hat Enterprise Linux now available

Why thank you :)

Melbourne @ the Third Worldwide InstaMeet

iMessage us with #iOS5

Retail Customer Service - good experience!

IPv6 is here! (nearly)

#MancDigiBowl event last night

Yesterday's Manchester Experiment - #mcrexperiment

Take Part! #McrExperiment

Great Manchester Experiment

Recent Press Release: AX Paris

The Great Manchester Experiment - 14th September 2011

We're hiring Datacentre Technicians!

Recent events...

Introducing the Melbourne Manual

Happy 99th Birthday Alan Turing!

We actually give a shit...

3 Months Half Price on R200 Dedicated Servers

New UPS arrival

Thanks for making our "We Are Ten" party fantastic :)

When I was 10 years old – by Vic Collins #weareten #wheniwasten

When I was 10 years old – by Daniel Keighron-Foster #weareten #wheniwasten

When I was 10 years Old – by Steven Allan #weareten #wheniwas10

When I was 10 years Old – by Ethan Hughes #weareten #wheniwas10

When I was 10 years Old – by Paul Deemer #weareten #wheniwas10

When I was 10 years Old – by Palangfat Jama #weareten #wheniwas10

When I was 10 years Old – by Alastair Macleod #weareten #wheniwasten

When I was 10 years Old – by Luan Rowan #weareten #wheniwasten

When I was 10 years Old – by Simon Hobson #weareten #wheniwasten

The Green Datacentre - Fact or Fiction? Inside Networks Case Study

When I was 10 years Old – by Richard Legard #weareten #wheniwasten

When I was 10 years Old - by Chris Marsh #weareten #wheniwasten

#SAScon blog – Take Two - Compressing content and code acceleration

SAScon blog - Take One - How can we reduce page load-times?

New Turing Colocation Suite opened today!

Melbourne to sponsor Big Chip Awards 2011

It's World Backup Day!

Melbourne Creative Cup 2011

146GB SAS Disks

Rackspace now available in Turing House

Exciting new developments at Melbourne Server Hosting.

cPanel licenses now available

New Member of Staff

Serverlove Press Release January 2011

Christmas wishes from Melbourne

Our new cloud server brand, Serverlove, is now live!

Communication with customers during the setup process

Melbourne staff sleep rough!

Melbourne University

Ubuntu back in the cloud

Melbourne in the Community

Manchester Digital BBQ sponsored by Melbourne

Melbourne's Summer Sale - Half price service for 3 months

Melbourne take part in the Urbanathlon

Automatically get rewarded for referring customers to us!

Social Media Day 2010

Managed backup pricing reduced

The five dangers of Virtual Servers – Part 4

PCI Compliance: SSL

The five dangers of Virtual Servers – Part 3

Good luck at the Big Chip Awards!

The five dangers of Virtual Servers – Part 2

The five dangers of Virtual Servers - Part 1

Welcome to our new site

The Best Place to Work

Root nameservers transition to DNSSEC

Free Codebase account for all Melbourne customers

Get that warm, fuzzy feeling from Melbourne

UltraVault™ Managed Backup & CDP now available

Mirrors on steroids!

Despite the weather, our new team members make it into the office :)

Melbourne mirrors online

LINX (London Internet Exchange) Failure

Handy DNS checking tool

On the Importance of a Clean and Tidy Data Centre

New job post: Support Technician

Free memory while current stocks last

Networking with Melbourne

SSL/TLS vulnerability discovered

Sales-lead solutions

A brief word on honesty

Dedicated or Virtual?

Come see us at the Business North West Exhibition

We're looking for a New Business Sales Exec

Free setup on rackspace until 30th November

Introducing Melbourne's Partner Program

Optimising the LAMP Stack - MySQL

The five dangers of virtual servers

Melbourne in the media again

Dell PowerEdge R410 Now Available!

200th server in our Turing House datacentre

easy-in, easy-out contracts on dedicated servers

1TB bandwidth with all servers

Dell PowerEdge R710 now available

Come and chill out in our new datacentre

It's been quite a month for awards for Melbourne

Big night at the big chip

Final commissioning and power testing completed

Nearly there!

UPS made live

Room cleaning and painting

Generator testing complete

Welcome to our new staff!

Datacentre cleaning

First part of fibre installed

UPS arrives on-site

Danger! Danger! High Voltage!

Electrical and Fibre Works Continue

Melbourne short-listed for ISPA Best Dedicated Hosting ISP award

Contractors brave the Manchester weather...

Remote Desktop: re-directing non-local printers

Miscellaneous works continue

Generator arrives

Building crew arrive on-site

Main switchgear panel arrives

Floorplan layout finalised

Tiscali International (TINet) Bandwidth added to our network

Renewable energy contract signed

Renewable energy contract signed

Fibre connectivity ordered

First air conditioning arrives on-site

Power upgrade completed

Melbourne shortlisted for Big Chip Green award

Main electrical switchgear and generator on-order

Announcing Melbourne's new Datacentre

The real era of virtualisation

Offshoring technical support to improve service standards

Windows Firewall - Yes or No?

UltraCloud™ Virtual Servers Launched

Microsoft Remote Desktop Connection

Green IT is more than a buzzword!

Dell hardware RAID card updating

Handy ping and traceroute utility

Broadband speeds research published by Ofcom

2008 a record year for Melbourne

Don't shout at your hard disks!

Welcome to our new site!

Severed undersea fibre causing connectivity issues to Middle East and Asia

VAT rate reduction

Melbourne's Environmental Policy

Free onsite support ("Helping Hands")

Melbourne launches UltraSpam™ Anti-Spam Service

Virtual Dedicated Server beta testers welcomed

Freephone support now available

Extended support hours

Shared Load Balancing and SAN Space Now Available

Melbourne wins "Number 1 Dedicated Server Provider"

£1 same-day setup on dedicated servers!

UltraLoad™ Load Balancing now available

helping hands - price decrease

Support Site Improvements -

HTTP Compression for IIS6 (Windows Server)

Linux Security Alert

Melbourne Office Expansion

Power-Saving Servers Now Available

123-reg / hosteurope nameserver problems

Free Dedicated Server Processor Upgrade

Additional Level(3) Transit to be added to our network

Setting Reverse DNS

Cogent bandwidth to be added in December

Melbourne Office Move

Web-based firewall administration now available

Welcome to our new website

Reynolds House Nearing Capacity