Round the Office Roundup

Nov, 24, 2017 | Roundups | 0 Comments
Round the Office Roundup

Happy Black Friday one and all! Today marks the start of the busy sales season heading up to Christmas. Speaking of, have you prepared your website to handle the festive season? We thought we’d start off the weekend vibes with a roundup of all the weird and wonderful stuff we’ve been up to lately. Tech Stuff WordPress endured a couple of security vulnerabilities this month, starting off with a potential SQL injection attack. This was patched with the release of 4.8.3 however, and if you’re keeping up to date, you should now already be up to version 4.9. Later on…



Round the Office Roundup

Aug, 31, 2017 | Roundups | 0 Comments

Come one and all, welcome to our latest Round the Office Roundup! We’re only one sleep away from Spring, and it’s hard to believe we’re already ticking August off the list. We’ve had a busy time around Digital Pacific HQ lately, having now fully settled into our new home in the Sydney CBD. Recent Growth & New Faces We’re excited to have just welcomed 5 new tech support stars to the team! We’re always on the hunt for shiny new faces, so if you’ve ever considered a career in the web hosting/tech industry, it’s definitely worth heading over to our…



Round the Office Roundup

Jun, 21, 2017 | Roundups | 0 Comments

It’s time for another Round the Office Roundup! We’re already nearly halfway through 2017, yet it feels like only yesterday that we were packing our bags to move into our new Sydney CBD office. In case you’ve missed what we’ve been up to lately, here’s a quick run-down of the highlights! First up, we added parts 3 and 4 to our 6-part series on Optimising, Protecting and Maintaining cPanel and WordPress. You can check out the entire series so far below: After noticing an increase in customer reports about a particular scam email, we released a blog post outlining the signs…



Round The Office Roundup

Jun, 06, 2017 | Roundups | 0 Comments

How time flies! Welcome back for another Round The Office Roundup. We’ve been keeping busy these past few weeks, with our SysAdmin team rolling out stability upgrades across our shared hosting fleet as well as a few new faces joining our tech support team! We also released the first 2 parts of a 6-part series dedicated to optimising, protecting and maintaining both cPanel and WordPress. Part 1 covers 5 Tips to Optimise your cPanel Hosting for WordPress, while Part 2 takes things a step further with 5 Tips to Protect your cPanel Hosting for WordPress. There are 4 more parts coming over…



Round the Office Roundup

May, 17, 2017 | Roundups | 0 Comments

Welcome back to another Digital Pacific Office Roundup! First and foremost, if you are a Windows computer user and you’ve missed the news lately, we summed up the need-to-know points about the latest wide-spread cyber security attack, Wannacry, here. We recently hosted a tour around our very own data centre for staff who were yet to visit, so that they could see where the magic happens in our state of the art facility. You can follow in their footsteps with the image gallery below! A few special occasions have passed since our last roundup! One of our rather trusting Engineers, Matt, let…



Round the Office Roundup

Apr, 20, 2017 | Roundups | 0 Comments

It’s hard to know where to begin! Since our last roundup, we’ve had some major (exciting!) announcements. Just before we delve in, a quick reminder to Instagram users to click the image to the right/below and hit the follow button! Alright, onward with the news! Digital Pacific acquires Anchor (and moves in!) The family has grown! Digital Pacific recently acquired Anchor Hosting. Anchor are a Sydney-based provider of AWS and cloud hosting services. We created an info-graphic with more information here! The acquisition also saw us move from our Circular Quay office to join Anchor in their spacious CBD office just…



Round the Office Roundup

Apr, 06, 2017 | Roundups | 0 Comments

Welcome back to another Round the Office Roundup! Get in inside scoop of what we’ve been up to below. From Social Things got a bit cozy last week during our preparation for April Fools Day. We also wanted to remind everyone to join us on Instagram! From The Blog Last week, we blogged about the Digital Pacific journey, starting in a bedroom 17 years ago, to where we are today and where we’re headed. Catch up here! Tech Support Spotlight: Lee G This week, the Tech Support Spotlight fell on our Tech Support Team Leader, Lee! Yes, he really was hit by…



Round the Office Roundup

Mar, 29, 2017 | Roundups | 0 Comments

Welcome back to another Round the Office Roundup! As it always seems to do, time is flying this year. We’ve had another busy week around the office. What the Heck is ModSec First up, we’ve been making some changes to our shared hosting ModSecurity rules. ModSecurity is a firewall module that helps protect the websites housed within our servers from various attacks. As programming languages evolve, the rules enforced by ModSec need to be updated to continue to keep our web hosting platform as secure as possible. We have been trialing a new ModSecurity release recently, identifying potential issues along the way,…



Round the Office Roundup

Mar, 21, 2017 | Roundups | 0 Comments

Welcome to another edition of our office roundup! We have a problem. A severe problem. Thy name is doughnuts and life around the office has not quite been the same since this obsession burst forth, bringing with it a sugary hysteria. Every Friday, or sometimes Thursday if we can’t contain the urge anymore, the ‘doughnut run’ occurs and our Nutella levels are promptly restored. We’ll take absolutely any excuse to have them, such as last Friday’s St Patrick’s Day… Pictured above: Paul, Tom, Chris, Jay and Sean. If you missed it, we recently had two pint-sized, furry visitors from Sydney Dogs and…



Round the Office Roundup

Mar, 07, 2017 | Roundups | 0 Comments

Welcome to another Round the Office Roundup! It’s been another busy week full of… things… things that we can’t quite yet reveal – but will very soon, we promise! Aside from that however, on Friday, we had a social event at Essen Restaurant & Beer Cafe in Broadway. Plenty of delicious German fare was had by all, which was rather fitting as the theme of the evening was fare-welling our Level 4 Network Engineer, Shane, who leaves us now to settle in the great Deutschland. Lucky for us, Shane will remain part of the team from all the way across…



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