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    Default Web hosts 24/7 going bust?

    Just saw an article on my 3 news app about 24/7 hosting going out if business!!!
    Does anyone on this forum use them for hosting?
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    Default Re: Web hosts 24/7 going bust?

    No, but I do know someone who does.

    Tried to find an article about it but cant locate one yet.

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    Default Re: Web hosts 24/7 going bust?

    I did, until this morning. As soon as I got word on Twitter that 24/7 were going under I got a database dump and downloaded what I didn't already have locally, and started looking for a new host. Found one last night and was fully changed over as of today

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    Tried to find an article about it but cant locate one yet.
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    Quote Originally Posted by pcuser42 View Post
    I did, until this morning. As soon as I got word on Twitter that 24/7 were going under I got a database dump and downloaded what I didn't already have locally, and started looking for a new host. Found one last night and was fully changed over as of today



    http://www.3news.co.nz/Thousands-of-...0/Default.aspx
    Sweet, which web host did you go with pcuser42?

    I'll have to download my site tomorrow as I'm not at home tonight.
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    Default Re: Web hosts 24/7 going bust?

    Ended up getting a reseller plan from Hoopla and split it with two other friends. It turned out to be cheaper (each) than 24/7 and I get more space and bandwidth

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    Default Re: Web hosts 24/7 going bust?

    Quote Originally Posted by pcuser42 View Post
    I did, until this morning. As soon as I got word on Twitter that 24/7 were going under I got a database dump and downloaded what I didn't already have locally, and started looking for a new host. Found one last night and was fully changed over as of today



    http://www.3news.co.nz/Thousands-of-...0/Default.aspx
    Thanks Mate Just sent a email and txt to the person I know with a link to the article warning he better change providers -- Like yesterday, while he still has his site to save.

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    Default Re: Web hosts 24/7 going bust?

    I have (had) two websites with them.
    Lack of response in the last few days - now I know why!
    Just shows what happens when things are too cheap!
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    Quote Originally Posted by Digby View Post
    I have (had) two websites with them.
    Lack of response in the last few days - now I know why!
    Just shows what happens when things are too cheap!
    I got an email from Voyager during the week regarding the renewal of a domain name that I had cancelled last year, they said they couldn't get hold of 24/7.. but I didn't think anything of it because I had just updated the SEO stuff for my own site but after seeing the news item I figured something was up. Time to get things moving.
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    Default Re: Web hosts 24/7 going bust?

    This has been on the cards for a year or two now.
    We moved all our domains and websites away from 24/7 just over a year ago due to the terrible support and not being able to make contact with anyone when you needed them.
    The usual tickets being closed without being answered, no answer on the phone etc.
    Glad I did the move when I did.

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    Quote Originally Posted by CYaBro View Post
    This has been on the cards for a year or two now.
    We moved all our domains and websites away from 24/7 just over a year ago due to the terrible support and not being able to make contact with anyone when you needed them.
    The usual tickets being closed without being answered, no answer on the phone etc.
    Glad I did the move when I did.
    That's interesting because I only signed up with them in August last year. I found their level of help to be fairly minimal to say the least. I never actually tried to ring the 0800 number.
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