Platypus Websites Announcements

Welcome to Platypus Media. We have 500 clients hosted on Brisbane and Sydney servers and use this website on a Melbourne server to announce any news about Sydney and Brisbane servers.


LINUX HOSTING ACCOUNTS:

We successfully moved our Linux hosting to TPP Wholesale. The migration took longer than expected but all is settled now.

There may have been some emails that went to the old hosts during the change of nameservers. These can still be retrieved in cpanel > file manager.

Nameservers:
ns1.platypushosting.net.au
ns2.platypushosting.net.au
We emailed everybody the these should be changed at their registrar, but of course some did not read their emails !

Hardware:
IBM Blade servers with state of the art Xeon CPUs managed by VMware. Cisco routers, IBM nSeries NAS storage systems
Secure, 24/7 network and hardware monitoring with 99.9% up-time guarantee. Dual Tier 1 ISP connections plus PIPE peering.

Data centre:
Global Switch, Sydney, is the largest data centre in the Southern Hemisphere. With 260,000 sq ft of space it has an internationally renowned customer base from government organisations, financial institutions to premium companies and providers in Australia, including TPP Wholesale.

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Use http://tools.pingdom.com/ to test speed before and after but make both tests as close in time as possible as the time of day or night as well as where the test is from, make a difference to loading speeds.

We also recommend the www.cloudflare.com cache for all sites with a high volume traffic.

Daily backups are available to website owners in cpanel – Files – R1Soft. These may be downloaded or used to restore all or any main folder.
Use the cpanel login and password for this. This is in addition to cpanel Backup Wizard.


Brisbane Windows server Platypus: 
Maintenance 5pm to 9pm 21 March 2017 – to replace router from last week’s problem.