Sydney Server Co-Location Sale
Book your rack space today! Take advantage of the 50% Small Business Tax Break
offered by the Government. Buy your server
and co-locate it in Sydney datacentre now! Since the rack space is limited,
there are two options to colocate a server:
- Order now and put your server in the rack now.
- Order now and colocate your server by the 1st of September 2009.
(The time between now and 1 September 2009 is Free!)
For more details - see our colocation
[18 June 2009]
Alcoa FrogWatch picks up the "FAST.hit Most Outstanding
Alcoa FrogWatch won FAST.hit most outstanding web award at the 2008
WA Web Awards announced last Friday at the gala dinner held at the University
Club of Western Australia. Congratulations!
FrogWatch Website: http://frogwatch.museum.wa.gov.au/
Web Awards Website: http://www.wawebawards.com.au/
[10 November 2008]
On-line Businesses Must Meet 4-Second Challenge
Media Release 5 November 2008
Businesses feeling the pain of the economic downturn are re-evaluating
the importance of an on-line presence to increase their reach and accessibility...
(Download full text as pdf).
Are you a Fast Hit? Blast your way to a new iPod
WIN iPod Touch (8GB)!
FAST.hit is inviting you to attend the Edge of the Web conference,
in Perth November 6 & 7, play a game or two of Space Invaders and
win an amazing iPod Touch!
Do not delay - register now at http://www.edgeoftheweb.org.au/
[30 October 2008]
sponsors Edge of the Web 2008
FAST.hit sponsors Edge of the Web, this November 6 and 7 - Australia’s
newest web development conference. Featuring an exciting lineup of national
and international speakers, Edge of the Web will bring a world-class
web conference experience to Western Australia.
[8 August 2008]
.asia domains - Now Available!
Today, the newly created domain extension - .asia became available
for all to register. Get your own domain now - while it's still available.
Cheap .asia domains - http://domains.fasthit.net/
[26 March 2008]
FAST.hit in the News: WA Web Awards
This year's WA
Web Awards are getting a bit of publicity... this time it's in WA
WA Web Awards Platinum Sponsor, FAST.hit says it's pleased to be part
of the Web Awards success story. "FAST.hit Web Hosting works closely
with web development firms and the importance of such a partnership
cannot be underestimated. We make sure websites stay online, do daily
backups and provide access to technology and tools which make web designers'
lives easier," said FAST.hit's Guennadi Moukine.
[8 August 2007]
ColdFusion 8 Hosting - Now Available!
Today, the day ColdFusion 8 was released, Fast Hit made ColdFusion
8 hosting plan available for sign up. Be the first to try this new
[30 July 2007]
ColdFusion 8 CF8 Web Hosting (Scorpio)
FREE beta trial CF8 Web Hosting accounts are now available. What you
Windows 2003 platform with .NET 1/2/3
200MB Disk space
200MB MS SQL 2005 OR MS SQL 2008 ("Katmai" Trial) Database
DNS Management for your own domain or yourname.cf8host.com
To sign up, please go to http://www.coldfusion8hosting.com/
[26 June 2007]
ColdFusion 8 Web Hosting
On 30 May 2007 Adobe
announced availability of ColdFusion 8 public beta.
Fast Hit Web Hosting will be one
of the first web hosting companies to release production CF 8 Hosting
plans when ColdFusion 8 becomes available. Stay tuned - the developments
will be posted on this blog
Hit's News Page.
If you'd like a free ColdFusion 8 Hosting account while it's
still in Beta, please let us know at firstname.lastname@example.org
There some really cool features in this new ColdFusion 8 version:
- Server monitoring to help identify server bottlenecks, allowing
for tuning and improved performance.
- Step through code debugging in a new Eclipse plug-in debugger.
- Adobe Flex and Ajax features that let ColdFusion power personalized,
multimedia-rich applications to enhance users' experiences on the
- High-quality, dynamically created on-demand multimedia presentations.
- PDF document and form integration for a printable, portable way
to intelligently capture and share information.
- Image creation and manipulation with more than 50 new CFML tags
- Native support for .NET objects to easily integrate ColdFusion
applications with enterprise data and infrastructure services.
- Significant application runtime and server performance improvements.
New Sydney, Melbourne and Brisbane phone numbers
Please update your address books. Fast Hit now has new contact phone
numbers in Sydney, Brisbane and Melbourne:
08 9429 4600
02 9037 1454 (new!)
03 9001 8211 (new!)
07 3123 5070 (new!)
VPS Hosting with Plesk - now available!
Australian VPS Hosting with Plesk control panel is now available. Our
plans start from only $33/mth - all servers are based in Australia.
Here is a link to our VPS
Hosting Plans page.
ColdFusion CFMX 7.0.2 / Flex Hosting
ColdFusion 7.0.2 / Flex 2 hosting is now available
on all Fast Hit's MX7 plans. ColdFusion 7.0.2 includes the ColdFusion
Data Services and ColdFusion Extensions for Flex Builder 2.
Here is one of the first Flex applications hosted on the server - "My
Tasting Notes Wine tracker" from www.mytastingnotes.com.au
New contact phone numbers
PLEASE NOTE that the old phone number (1300 650 956)
will no longer be in use from the 1st of June 2006. To contact Fast
Hit sales or support, please call one of this numbers:
08 942 946 00
02 901 175 70
03 901 778 25
07 313 717 03
To submit support questions please go to http://helpdesk.fasthit.net
Fast Hit is proud to annouce the launch of a new Support / Helpdesk
system which replaces the old Trouble Ticket system that was used over
the last 2.5years.
The new system provides each user with a flexible interface to submit
support requests, monitor progress, search knowledgebase articles, make
comments and more. In the coming weeks the system will be integrated
into our Control Panel allowing uses to login automatically directly
from the Control Panel.
Please submit your support questions on-line at http://helpdesk.fasthit.net
New Web Hosting Features: .NET 2 Hosting, MS
SQL 2005, mySQL 5 and VPS
FAST.hit is announcing new web hosting plans including MS SQL 2005
hosting, Mission-Critical Hosting plans with full Administrator access
and security management, .NET 2, mySQL 5 hosting and much more! (March
FAST.hit is sponsoring WebDU
FAST.hit is sponsoring WebDU
- the premier Asia Pacific Web Technology Conference, taking place 2
- 3 March 2006 in Sydney, Australia. This is the second time we will
be attending the event as sponsors. If you are around – come and say
hello to us! We will be announcing new web hosting plans including MS
SQL 2005 hosting, Windows-based VPS (Virtual Private Servers), .NET
2 and much more! (February 2006)
Vote for FAST.hit!
FAST.hit is nominated for the MX Developer's Journal
Readers' Choice Award. Please vote
for us in the "Best Web Hosting" category! (April
FAST.hit Web Hosting Plans just got better!
Our web hosting plans just got better. We removed the "disk usage
summary" and now give you equal disk space allocation for each
of the plan resources. So, if before you got 100Mb for Value.MX, now
we give you 100Mb for web files + 100Mb for mySQL and 100Mb for your
mail - 300Mb in total!
Domain Name Prices Reduced
Fast Hit reduced Australian domain name registration prices. You can
now register a .com.au or .net.au for only $60.00 (+GST).
This is the cheapest pricing in Australia - don't miss out, get your
cheap domain registration or renewal now. Visit www.domains.fasthit.net
MS SQL Server Pricing Announced
We are proud to announce that MS SQL Server 2000 hosting
is now available. You can add a MS SQL database to any of the current
plans for $11/month. And that includes 1Gb of disk space! (Feb 2005)
Plans upgrade: Unlimited email accounts
Good News! Our Value.MX, Business.MX, Fast.Business and Power plans
now come with Unlimited mail boxes! You can have as many emails as you
like, as long as you usage fits into the resources allocated to your
account. The upgrade applies to all new active and current accounts
on these plans. (Jan 2005)
Macromedia CFMX Certification
are proud to announce that our support staff now has Advanced Macromedia
ColdFusion Developer Certification. We see a great importance in the
level of support that we provide and constantly working on improving
our staff's level of expertise. (Dec 2004)
Fast Hit Sponsors Perth Money Show 2004
For the third year FAST.hit is sponsoring Perth Money Show. Please
visit the show and come and say hello to us at stand 5. More info can
be found on this web site: www.perthmoneyshow.com
NEW! PostgreSQL database hosting
With Fast Hit's commitment to perfection of our services, we're proud
to announce support for PostgreSQL database. The PostgreSQL database
is now available on all plans that currently include a MySQL database
option for NO extra cost. You can add PostgreSQL to your account from
the Control Panel and then manage it with phpPgAdmin. (30/01/04)
NEW! Email Anti-virus Scan
Fast Hit has upgraded email scan engine. Our anti-virus software is
updated daily with new virus definitions and is expected to block most
of emails containing viruses. Anti virus scan is enabled automatically
for all email boxes hosted with Fast Hit. (29/01/04)
NEW! Anti-spam software
An anti-spam module is now active. Fast Hit blocks spam email listed
in the www.spamhaus.org
real-time black list database. All other emails are assessed for spam
and if certain criteria are matched, the email's Subject is tagged with
"****SPAM****" prefix before arriving to your mail box. Our
Spam protection system is based on legendary and widely used SpamAssassin
software. Most email programs have support files or sites to assist
in creating a rule to delete such flagged email messages. Please see
the application's support site for information on free articles. Future upgrades of our
Control Panel will allow you to specify spam rules on per-mailbox basis.
FAST.hit Sponsors MXDU 2004
As part of our commitment to the web development community, we are
pleased to announce that we are sponsoring MXDU
2004. MXDU 2004 will be held in Sydney on 24 - 25 February.
If you are there, come and say hello to us! (15/01/04)
Need more info? Feel free to send us an email to email@example.com
OR call 08 9429 4600.