Server System Update

Good Day, we have arranged a system update for all our servers. This will be on the  26th - 27th of August 2023,  Saturday & Sunday. Since we know that your work comes first with us,  we have arranged it from 10pm till 2am, so we do not disturb your work during the day. This is a notice for the server update. During this time you won't ... Read More »

24th Aug 2023
Slow or Intermittent Connectivity: Network issues

Resolved Date: 26 Jun 2023 09:34 SAST Notice ID: #15398 Start: 26 Jun 2023 6:30 SAST Maintenance Window: NA Issue: TBA Attending: Data Center Engineers Additional Information: The network issues appear to be affecting our racks so far. Symptoms: Customers may experience slow response times when accessing hosting services hosted in ... Read More »

26th Jun 2023
Power redundancy upgrade at our Data Centre

Hello,Power redundancy upgradeGood news: As part of our network upgrade at our Data Centre, we’ll be further improving our infrastructure to increase the level of power redundancy. This will provide maximum uptime to everyone.When:Thursday, 25 May 2023 from 21:00 - 03:00 (360 minutes) Impact:The total downtime is expected to be a couple of ... Read More »

23rd May 2023
ZA SRS Transition

Good Day, ZA Registry Consortium (Pty) Ltd (ZARC) has been appointed as the new registry administrator for the four commercial .za second-level domains (SLDs) which has been in effect from 1 October 2022. This appointment will affect the registration and renewal  of,, and domain names.   Registry Cutover ... Read More »

1st Apr 2023
Phishing scams are on the rise

Hello,Phishing scams are on the riseOur industry has been heavily hit by various phishing scams. We’re aware that a number of our customers once or twice received phishing emails from scammers masquerading as SiveHost.The best defence is to identify potential phishing emails. Our Knowledgebase article explains what you need to know about ... Read More »

20th Dec 2022
Network infrastructure upgrade

Hello,Data Centre network upgradeWe’re replacing older generation switches with new generation switches at our Data Centre. You’re receiving this communication as  this will affect your services when it is being done.When:Thursday, 1 December 2022 from 22:00 - 03:00 Action required:As network connectivity may be affected, we suggest that you ... Read More »

22nd Nov 2022
Emergency Maintenance scheduled for tonight – 24 October 2022

Hello,Urgent Network Firmware upgrade taking place tonightTo resolve an intermittent network connectivity issue, the Core virtual chassis firmware will be upgraded to the latest stable version at our the Data Centre tonight. The upgrade will ensure the continued stability of our network.When:Monday, 24 October 2022 from 23:59 - 01:59 ... Read More »

24th Oct 2022
Network Infrastructure Upgrade

Hello, Data Centre network upgradeWe're in the process of upgrading our network infrastructure at our Data Centre to increase the flexibility and capacity of our network, while simplifying maintenance and improving redundancy.Once complete, our entire network fabric will be replaced with the latest Juniper network devices. The upgrade will ... Read More »

29th Apr 2022
Server Maintenance

Good Day, we have arranged a server maintenance for all your hosting accounts.  This will be on the 11th of July 2021, Sunday and since we know that your work comes first with us,  we have arranged it from 05h00am to 09h00am so we can not disturb your work during the day. This is a notice for the server maintenance. During this time you won't ... Read More »

6th Jul 2021
Free Offsite Backups: You Asked, We Listened

We are happy to announce that we are now performing free weekly offsite backups for all your valuable data on all your active Shared and Reseller hosting plans. We have tested it, and it works! - So from this week onwards we are live with weekly Offsite Backups on all your shared and Reseller hosting accounts with Sive.Host. We will continue to ... Read More »

8th Apr 2021