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How an NPO helps volunteers to build communities and homesHow an online partnership was formed between Habitat for Humanity and Hetzner. 11 Jun 2019 Read more

4 steps to grow and scale your e-commerce businessWe asked e-commerce expert Warrick Kernes to share a few tips on how to grow your e-commerce business - a few secrets from someone who's been-there-done-that. 28 May 2019 Read more

How an advertising award rewards creativityThe Loeries has partnered with Hetzner since 2005. As their website is a core component of their business they wanted to ensure that they have a strong hosting partner. 30 Apr 2019 Read more

Hetzner wins two international Stevie Awards for Customer ServiceOn Friday, 22 February 2019, Hetzner was awarded two silver Stevie® Awards in Las Vegas, Nevada, at a record gathering of more than 700 customer service and business development professionals from all over the world. 4 Mar 2019 Read more

Hetzner's energy-efficient data centre saves customers moneyThe highest level of energy efficiency is awarded a PUE score of 1.2, the industry average is 1.7. Hetzner's DC has reliably scored between 1.17 and 1.25, with 2018 no different. 7 Feb 2019 Read more

International recognition for Hetzner's Customer Service teamHetzner has been named a finalist for the international Stevie Awards in two categories: Contact Centre of the Year (< 100 seats), and Front-Line Customer Service Team of the Year. 5 Feb 2019 Read more

How a website helps visitors plan dream holidays" is the definitive resource for planning your South African holiday. We list thousands of accommodation venues which visitors can book and pay for, while learning about attractions, activities and must-sees in the area they plan to visit." 16 Jan 2019 Read more

How an online retailer safeguards their website with Cloudbric"As an online retailer, security and the protection of customer data is of the utmost importance to us. That's why Cloudbric seemed necessary: it provides an added layer of defence." 16 Jan 2019 Read more

A stress-free Black Friday for these e-commerce websitesBlack Friday in South Africa has grown from a whisper to a shout, with many big brands promising great deals - online and off. 7 Dec 2018 Read more

We were at WordCamp - were you?Hetzner is a proud supporter of the WordPress monthly Meet-Ups and annual WordCamp events that have taken place over the past few years. WordCamp 2018 was no exception. 12 Nov 2018 Read more

Help is at hand"How do I set up email?" "How do I transfer my domain?" "How do I change billing details?" Hetzner's online Help Centre is the first port of call for the information our customers' need. 17 Oct 2018 Read more

Seven websites in one dayIt might seem like a tall order, but seven websites in one day was the design goal for the do_action: WordPress Charity Hackathon on 21 July 2018. 21 Aug 2018 Read more

Hetzner brings Cloudbric to SA for the first timeSouth Africa's largest specialist web hosting company, Hetzner, has partnered with Cloudbric, a cloud-based web security provider, to bring the service to South Africa for the first time. 6 Aug 2018 Read more

Two sides of a coin: GDPR and POPIAOver the past few weeks, the internet has been abuzz. Notices from all quarters have reached you to let you know that your service providers are GDPR compliant. 23 Jul 2018 Read more

One more box ticked - our Samrand Data Centre is PCI-DSS compliantThe Payment Card Industry Data Security Standard (PCI-DSS) is an important requirement for merchants who store, process or forward cardholder data. 20 Jul 2018 Read more

Samrand keeps its coolDespite the sweltering summer heat in Gauteng in recent years, our Samrand data centre has literally kept its cool with an average annual PUE of 1.2 over three years. 19 Jul 2018 Read more

No price increase despite VAT increaseHetzner has decided to absorb the increase in VAT and not pass it onto our customers, keeping our pricing unchanged for as long as possible. 27 Mar 2018 Read more

Hetzner sponsors WordCampWordCamp is a casual WordPress-centred conference organised by the local WordPress communities in various cities around the world. 20 Nov 2017 Read more

Bare-metal servers now provisioned in an hour, 24/7Hetzner now provisions self-managed dedicated servers in under an hour, around the clock. In addition, Hetzner is offering a limited period special - free setup with your self-managed server order. 28 Sep 2017 Read more

Hetzner upgrade its database system to MariaDBHetzner have upgraded its database system by migrating from MySQL 5.5 to MariaDB 10.0, a relational database management system (RDBMS) that provides the same functionality as MySQL 5.6 and more. 7 Jul 2017 Read more

Hetzner now peers directly at NAP Africa in Isando via a 10Gbps circuit, joining the largest active peering community in Africa, including many content distribution networks (CDNs). 13 Apr 2017 Read more

Cape Town Tourism's official website,, helps visitors to the Western Cape plan their perfect holiday online. With over 2 million enquiries per year, is the go-to website for both local and international travellers looking to visit The Mother City. 3 Nov 2016 Read more

Since starting in 2006, Raw Media has grown into a specialist web and mobile software development house; working with big brand names like Renault, Standard Bank, Sorbet and FlySafair. In addition to development, they have become one of South Africa's most sought-after digital design agencies. 26 Sep 2016 Read more

INX-ZA has for the first time expanded the Johannesburg Internet Exchange (JINX) beyond the Rosebank facility that has served Africa's oldest Internet exchange for twenty years. 19 Apr 2016 Read more