Welcome to Rack Servers: Australian web hosting specialists
Rack Servers are one of Australia's largest web hosting providers & domain name registrars. Whether you are looking
for affordable web hosting for your small business,
domain name registration, ultra fast
VPS / cloud hosting, or a huge array
of SSL certificates - Rack Servers are your #1
choice for reliable Australian Web Hosting.
Our mission is simple, to offer affordable prices on quality web hosting packages that cater for any budget. With a team that consists of talented professionals who have been in the IT / Web Hosting industry since 1994, you can trust us to always go the extra mile.
You can't present cost effective web hosting without 1st class customer service - and that's where Rack Servers sets itself apart. Our highly trained staff are based in Australia and offer fantastic phone support backed up with a reliable email support system.
If you're sick and tired multinational Web Hosts that offer the world yet deliver very little then give us a call today and see the difference for yourself.
Your website is too important to leave in the hands of just anyone..
DOMAIN AVAILABILITY SEARCH
Or use the Bulk Domain Search facility.
Posted on 23 November 2012
We will be closing phone and live chat between 17 December 2012 and 13 January 2013 inclusive. If you have any problems during this time, you can submit a ticket through our client area and a technician will respond as soon as possible. Due to limited staff available over the Christmas break, response times might be a little slower than usual. Orders during this time will be processed as normal. We hope you have a safe and Merry Christmas!
RACK SERVERS BECOMES A CLOUDFLARE CERTIFIED PARTNER
Posted on 08 September 2012
CloudFlare makes it easy for any site to be as fast and secure as the Internet giants. We've just teamed up with CloudFlare to offer our clients free access to this great
tool. If you haven't heard about CloudFlare before, they're value proposition is simple: they'll make any website twice as fast and protect it from a broad
range of web threats....
Read more about Rack Servers becoming a CloudFlare Certified Partner
WHAT IS A DDOS ATTACK?
Posted on 02 May 2012
A Distributed Denial of Service (DDoS) attack is where a group of computers flood another website with a large number of messages, so that the website
becomes so overwhemed it can't function properly. Basically the attacker sets up a network of computers to send requests to the target website, using up
the bandwidth and preventing that sites normal traffic...
Read more about What is a DDoS attack?
WHAT IS DOMAIN SQUATTING?
Posted on 30 April 2012
You've got the perfect idea for a website. You spend months planning and designing the site until you finally decide to go ahead and register the domain name - only to
find that it's not available. But then you visit the site and discover that it's only being used to advertise itself for sale, for hundreds and even thousands of dollars
instead of the usual amount a domain should cost...
Read more about What is Domain Squatting?
CHOOSING A DOMAIN NAME
Posted on 27 April 2012
When choosing a domain name, there are three main points to consider. 1. Competition for a domain name. You want people to associate your website with the service
you provide, so it's important to consider what people will be looking for when they search for what's available, for example...
Read more about Choosing a domain name.
INTERNET SECURITY ISSUES AND HOW TO PROTECT YOUR COMPUTERS
Posted on 15 March 2012
Most people know them as viruses but there are different kinds of programs that can infect your computer. Some of them are deliberately
malicious to your computer system but most nowadays are designed to be invisible, so they can use your system to perform other tasks.
Read more about Internet Security Issues and how to protect your computers.
INTERNET SECURITY ESSENTIALS
Posted on 13 March 2012
Your computer is at risk! Potentially unwanted program alert! Protect your computer from infection!
We are bombarded with these and similar messages almost everywhere we go on the internet these days. In fact, it's such a common message that it's easy for these messages to have the opposite effect, making us so used to them that we ignore them as just a part of daily life - especially when these messages are coming from antivirus companies advertising in the middle of all the free websites we visit.
Read more about Internet Security Essentials.
WHAT IS A DOMAIN NAME?
Posted on 07 March 2012
Setting up a domain name is much like setting up a business name. You need to ensure that the name encapsulates what your business is
about, is memorable and that no one else has bought the name.
Read more about What is a domain name?
SSL CERTIFICATES - SECURE SOCKET LAYER & TRANSPORT LAYER SECURITY (SSL & TLS)
Posted on 09 February 2012
SSL (and its successor, TLS) is a process that enables websites to exchange secure, encrypted information across the internet. The encryption
shields the information from being intelligible to anyone who might intercept it - like your credit card number when you buy online, for example. It's
the way you can make sure people trust your website.
Read more about SSL certificates.
WHY CHOOSE AN AUSTRALIAN WEB HOST?
Posted on 16 January 2012
If you run an Australian based company and the majority of your clients are from Australia there are some very good reasons to choose an Australian Web
Read more about choosing an Australian web host.
.XXX DOMAINS ARE HERE!
Posted on 06 December 2011
Rack Servers now provides .xxx domains to the community. Whatever your domain is for your business, your brand or your blog, you should pay attention to the arrival of this new TLD (top-level domain) devoted to online adult entertainment. .XXX is for adults. And we know it's not for everyone. Pricing for .xxx domains are $99.00 / year. If you want your domain to resolve, you must be a member of the sponsored commmunity, otherwise you can just purchase a domain to protect your brand (it will not resolve). Contact us if you have any questions.
NEW .CO DOMAINS
Posted on 23 July 2010
We are proud to announce that we can now offer you the new .co domain names. A lot of businesses are registering .co domain names because 'co' generally means 'company' (e.g., .co.uk, .co.nz) and is a little shorter than .com. To register a .co domain, perform a domain availability search above. Registration costs are $36.30 per year.
We have many years of experience working with Java and when it comes to Java Hosting, we are the specialists. We can set up dedicated servers which efficiently run multiple domains which allows web developers the option of using enterprise level Java code on their sites.
At Rack Servers we enjoy giving you the most amount of choice available. Thats why we offer cPanel or Parallels Plesk as well as the choice of Linux or Windows on every web hosting package. So whether you're developing in PHP or .net, we have you covered. We also offer free site migration so if you want to switch to Rack Servers, we can bring your site over for you.
Get bonus memory with every VPS / Cloud Server package! For a limited time only we are offering bonus memory with every VPS / Cloud Server package. That is a potential saving of $60 per month! Memory will be automatically applied to your server after purchase.
CURRENT NETWORK ISSUES
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