Are you on top of your domain name game?
Published by admin on June 13th, 2014
New generic Top Level Domain’s or gTLD’s are the fancy IANA way to describe domain extensions, the suffix to any site or the .co.uk .com to me and you. Lets keep it simple… What is happening is something really spectacular. Finally the ‘internet government’ have realised all the fun they could have with domains and how … Continue reading Are you on top of your domain name game?
The New .UK Domain is LIVE! *excitement*
Published by admin on June 12th, 2014
The new .UK Domains launched on Tuesday 10th June and we are very excited about the amount of orders we’ve been getting! Nominet, the registrars have reported over 50,000 orders within 24 hours of launch Within 24 hours of opening for registration, new, short .uk web domains have topped the sales charts. More than … Continue reading The New .UK Domain is LIVE! *excitement*
We’re hiring – Sales & Marketing Executive
Published by admin on April 16th, 2014
Sales & Marketing Executive Due to our continued expansion we are looking to recruit a Sales & Marketing Executive, with a special aptitude for web hosting systems and search engine optimisation. This is a full time position and the successful applicant must be available to work from our office in Belfast, N Ireland. We are an … Continue reading We’re hiring – Sales & Marketing Executive
Spiral Hosting become cPanel Partner NOC
Published by admin on April 14th, 2014
Cloud hosting provider Spiral Hosting Limited has today announced it has become a cPanel Partner NOC. cPanel is the world’s leading web hosting control panel. Peter Armstrong, director of the Irish HSP explained: “Spiral Hosting are very pleased to announce we are now a cPanel Partner. Since 2006 we have specialised in cPanel web hosting solutions and … Continue reading Spiral Hosting become cPanel Partner NOC
Security advice – OpenSSL Heartbleed Bug (Update)
Published by admin on April 10th, 2014
OpenSSL Heartbleed Bug Update & SSL Certificates This is an update to the security advisory we sent yesterday. Your webmaster or IT person should be made aware of this information. Yesterday we emailed all our web hosting customers aboutthe Heartbleed vulnerability in OpenSSL security software. Google Security and Codenomicon – a Finnish security company – … Continue reading Security advice – OpenSSL Heartbleed Bug (Update)
Security advice – OpenSSL Heartbleed Bug
Published by admin on April 9th, 2014
OpenSSL Heartbleed Bug – Informational purposes only. No action is required. We wish to advise that we are aware of the security vulnerability and every web server that we manage has been patched. Hence, if you have shared hosting or reseller hosting with us, your website is NOT at risk. If you have a self-managed … Continue reading Security advice – OpenSSL Heartbleed Bug
EU Parl adopts net neutrality & end to mobile roaming charges
Published by admin on April 9th, 2014
The European Parliament has adopted new proposals supporting net neutrality and eliminating intra-EU mobile phone roaming. #connectedcontinent This is excellent news for European consumers because it should prevent Internet Service Provider’s giving preferential treatment to Internet content providers. For example your ISP might partner with Netflix and give faster speed to customers using Netflix, but slower … Continue reading EU Parl adopts net neutrality & end to mobile roaming charges
Melbourne office opening hours (time change)
Published by admin on April 7th, 2014
With the recent acquisition of Speedy, Spiral Hosting now have a presence in Australia. Our Melbourne office are here to help you Monday-Friday 8.30am to 5.30pm. Our Australian phone number is +61-38-652-1901. The clock’s went back at the weekend in Australia, so it’s now 9 hours ahead of UK time (instead of 11 hours). If you’re … Continue reading Melbourne office opening hours (time change)
Is your WordPress site software & security up to date?
Published by admin on April 4th, 2014
Does your website use WordPress? Is the software & security up to date? WordPress brute force attacks began in April 2013. Thousands of malicious bots would automatically attempt to guess the login details for WordPress admin dashboards.The amount and frequency of the requests inundated many websites and caused major problems for many leading web hosting … Continue reading Is your WordPress site software & security up to date?
Spiral Hosting acquires SpeedySparrow
Published by admin on January 13th, 2014
Spiral Hosting Limited (www.spiralhosting.com), a leading cloud web hosting solutions provider today announced the acquisition of Australian web hosting firm SpeedySparrow (www.speedysparrow.com). SpeedySparrow has been trading for over six years with a reputation for delivering a high-quality service backed by first-rate customer support. SpeedySparrow is based in Melbourne, Victoria and have a large Australian and … Continue reading Spiral Hosting acquires SpeedySparrow