A new era for .au

Over the weekend we saw the biggest change to the .au domain name space. The operational control and management for .au has been migrated to Afilias, who currently manage over 25 of the global Top Level Domains (TLDs). The transition means that domain owners can now register domains for a range of time periods (from 1 year to 5 years) and benefit from reduced costs. … Continue reading A new era for .au

Supercharge your OpenStack Replay Fu (when you use SC Storage)

You’ve just discovered that your user broke something. No worries. You’ll just roll back to an earlier storage snapshot. You log into Horizon, browse to the instance and get the instance id. You then work out the UUID’s of the attached volume, jump into the SC Storage Manager, look through your list of hundreds of volumes, carefully compare the UUIDs, search for the date of … Continue reading Supercharge your OpenStack Replay Fu (when you use SC Storage)

Water, Wine and a Ladder – the Dell Latitude Rugged Extreme 7212

In this video, we road test the Dell Latitude Rugged Extreme 7212 through a shower, some wine and a drop off a ladder. Does it break? Will it still work? Watch to find out more… The Dell Latitude Rugged Extreme 7212 starts from approximately $4300 excluding GST and are available now. Continue reading Water, Wine and a Ladder – the Dell Latitude Rugged Extreme 7212

Spotlight – The Little Lost Bookshop

Down the back of a hidden plaza is Katoomba’s newest gem. You might be forgiven if you didn’t see it there. It’s a little lost. But this small, locally owned book shop is anything but. Karl Grice, owner, writes: Sometimes when I’m packing for a trip, I feel quite sure I have forgotten something, but I can’t quite remember what it is. The Little Lost … Continue reading Spotlight – The Little Lost Bookshop

CloudPBX Mobile is here

We’re excited to announce the launch of our new SoftPhone app for our CloudPBX Platform, CloudPBX Mobile. CloudPBX Mobile enables users of the Real World CloudPBX to have a simple, hassle-free way to use their mobile phones as part of their business phone system. We’ve been using it internally for some time now and it’s made a massive difference to the way we work. The … Continue reading CloudPBX Mobile is here

Celebrate! We’ve been selected to be a Dell EMC Storage Deployment Partner!

We’re excited to announce that Real World has been named as a Dell EMC SC Storage Deployment Partner. This certification recognises Real World’s experience in managing and deploying SC (formerly Compellent) series storage arrays across a range of market segments. Continue reading Celebrate! We’ve been selected to be a Dell EMC Storage Deployment Partner!

Share The Dignity – Give Pads and Tampons in the April #Dignitydrive

On any given night in Australia, 1 in 200 people are homeless. 44% are female. 27% are children under the age of 18. 55% of females cite family violence are the number one reason people present to homeless services. Share The Dignity provides much needed care items to these women who are disadvantaged, at risk, or homeless and don’t have access to basic sanitary items … Continue reading Share The Dignity – Give Pads and Tampons in the April #Dignitydrive

Sick and tired of the internet being slow? 1.1.1.1 makes it faster

April Fools day is normally filled with internet pranks, creative advertising and implausible stories. And so, when we saw that CloudFlare and APNIC had put together some marketing on a new DNS service, we thought it must be just another April Fools prank. It’s anything but. What is DNS? DNS is the way the internet finds things using “domain names”. It translates human readable addresses (like … Continue reading Sick and tired of the internet being slow? 1.1.1.1 makes it faster