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

Melbourne would like to welcome three new members of staff to our team, who’ve all braved arctic conditions to make sure they make it on-time for their first week at work… Miles Hollway, our new Lead Windows Technician, who started …

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Melbourne mirrors online

Here at Melbourne, we’re a big supporter of open source initiatives. From operating systems to web servers, our technical team love to get involved with open source projects. To further support the growth of open source operating systems, we are …

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LINX (London Internet Exchange) Failure

The London Internet Exchange (LINX) suffered a major failure on Wednesday afternoon, leading to a significant slowdown of UK traffic.  LINX acts as a main peering point for UK ISPs, allowing them to exchange traffic directly, which is cheaper than …

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Handy DNS checking tool

One of our customers has setup a handy DNS checking tool, which doesn’t require a subscription payment.   It’s handy for diagnosing DNS issues, including Parent servers, SOA and NS records, and also MX and WWW. You can find the tool …

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On the Importance of a Clean and Tidy Data Centre

We see data centres as pretty sterile places, with flashy lights and expensive IT equipment.  It’s therefore quite important that the place is kept tidy and clean. Yesterday we had our Reynolds House data centre facility professionally cleaned by CRM …

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Posted in Melbourne News

New job post: Support Technician

We’re looking for a new support technician to join our growing technical support and server management team in Manchester.  The position is based from our Hulme, Manchester office and datacentres. Please note: Melbourne is not accepting submissions from recruitment companies …

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Free memory while current stocks last

Our “Dual Core Xeon L3110, 3.00GHz, 6MB Cache System” comes with 1.0GB extra free while current stocks last. You will need to contact our sales team to place an order as its not available directly on our online order form.

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Networking with Melbourne

Networking with Melbourne – a chance to tour our new Turing House data centre One of my key tasks is making the business public aware of servers and their importance to enterprise. On Thursday Melbourne had a fantastic opportunity to …

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SSL/TLS vulnerability discovered

A serious vulnerability has been identified in the current SSL (Version 3) and TLS (Version 1) whereby an attacker is able to issue commands to the server that appear to be coming from a legitimate source, by exploiting a flaw …

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Sales-lead solutions

Leading on from Daniels post regarding honesty. As technical architect for Melbourne I’m a massive fan of the datacentre tours we offer both our existing and prospective clients. I think it’s a great opportunity to create close-knit relationships allowing us …

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