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
Happy New Year 2021

Happy New Year, 2021 ... New Zealand

1st Jan 2021
R & D on Spam Management

We hope you are well and had a relaxing weekend. Furthermore, please be informed that we have since upgraded the Sive.Host spam management system. This comes as part of our continued research and development onto finding the best fit for purpose technologies in creating the best user experience for all our clients, as any Right Partner in Hosting ... Read More »

27th Oct 2020
Disabling of Plaintext Authentication for E-mail

Previously, our Business and Reseller servers allowed plaintext authentication for sending and receiving mail. We will be updating the configuration where this is concerned to make e-mail more secure on the server. We will be making the following changes as at next week Wednesday, 28 October 2020 00h01:   Receiving e-mail   The allowing of ... Read More »

26th Oct 2020
Am I being spoofed or has my email been compromised?

You may have found yourself in this situation: You log into your email account one day and find a lot of undeliverable bounce back emails sitting in your inbox.  You didn't send the emails that generated them, and people are complaining about the spam you are sending from your account.   Why is this happening?  Has someone hacked into your ... Read More »

26th Oct 2020