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OTW Hosted PBX

31-03-2017
by Chris Jacko

Our new Hosted PBX Communications Solution empowers customers with unlimited call plans, guaranteed voice quality, and 24/7 support.

 
Dennis Muscat, Michael Omeros and Graeme Smith celebrating Telarus joining the Over the Wire (ASX:OTW) team post-acquisition

16-01-2017
by Chris Jacko

We are pleased to announce that the acquisition of Telarus has been completed, and to welcome their team into the Over the Wire family.

 
Telarus to be acquired by Over the Wire

08-12-2016
by Chris Jacko

Over the Wire enters binding agreement to acquire all of the shares of Telarus Pty Ltd

 
http://overthewire.com.au/News/Expansion_of_OTW_Private_Cloud_platform_into_Sydney_underway

10-10-2016
by Chris Jacko

Over the Wire has commenced the expansion of its Hosted Infrastructure (Private Cloud) platform into Sydney, with additional resources, as well as geographic redundancies and usage zones being added to the environment.

 
Additional OTW PoP planned for Albany, New Zealand

29-09-2016
by Chris Jacko

Over the Wire is proud to announce that we are establishing an additional network Point of Presence (PoP) in Albany, New Zealand.

 
OTW's new Melbourne Office team, Justin Pham, Chris Jacko, and David Williams, in the 470 Collins St office

25-07-2016
by Chris Jacko

Over the Wire has opened an office at 470 Collins Street in Melbourne.

 

21-06-2016
by Chris Jacko

While NBN Fibre to the Node (FttN) adoption rates appear higher than Fibre to the Premises (FttP), this doesn't necessarily mean it is more popular.

 
88 Brandl St data centre is now managed by Over the Wire

04-04-2016
by Chris Jacko

With the acquisition of the assets of Access Wireless and Cable Pty Ltd (Spiderbox) completed, Over the Wire has taken over the management of the boutique data centre at 88 Brandl Street, Eight Mile Plains.

 
SpiderBox purchased by Over the Wire

08-03-2016
by Brent Paddon

Over the Wire Holdings Limited (ASX:OTW) is pleased to announce that it has entered into a conditional business sale agreement to acquire the assets of Access Wireless and Cable Pty Ltd (Spiderbox). Primary assets include the fibre network at Brisbane Technology Park and its clients. Spiderbox’s staff will also transition to Over the Wire.

 

01-02-2016
by Chris Jacko

As of today, the NetSIP and Over the Wire portals will be combined into a single unified portal allowing you to manage all of your Voice and Data services from the one place. This is the first step toward delivering a unified portal that will contain all of the services that you subscribe to from any Over the Wire Holdings Ltd company (ASX:OTW). We aim to provide a simple user experience for managing all of your data, voice, cloud and colocation requirements.

 

03-12-2015
by Michael Omeros

With the ringing of a bell, Over the Wire Holdings Ltd today listed on the Australian Stock Exchange, with the ticker ‘OTW’. The company is proud of its achievements to this point, and is excited for the opportunities that the next chapter, as a publically listed company, will include.

Over the Wire Holdings Ltd is the holding company for all Over the Wire brands, including Over the Wire, NetSIP, FaktorTel, and Sanity Technology.

 

03-11-2015
by Chris Jacko

Over the Wire Holdings Limited has lodged a Prospectus with the Australian Securities & Investments Commission for an initial public offering (IPO). A full copy of the prospectus is available at here.

 

25-03-2015
by Nicola Mackay

Over the Wire customers can now leverage cloud computing with improved performance, reduced costs and increased security via direct connections to Microsoft Azure ExpressRoute.

 

10-02-2015
by Nicola Mackay
Providing speeds of up to 400Mbps, Over the Wire’s brand new fibre service “OTW Fibre Select” is making high speed data communications attainable.
 

04-11-2014
by Ed Smith
Over the Wire is excited to announce that it has been recognised on the BRW Fast 100 list for a second year running. The BRW Fast 100 list is published annually and recognises Australia’s fastest growing companies (calculated by average revenue growth over the past three financial years). After placing 78th on the 2013 BRW Fast 100 list, Over the Wire has continued to accelerate its growth, earning a spot at 49th on the 2014 BRW Fast 100 list.
 
How does point in time recovery work thumbnail

26-09-2014
by Henry Wagner
Point in time recovery is a system for recovering from a catastrophic failure. It is not as many people think, a day-to-day backup solution. To help businesses understand how this process works and avoid the pitfalls of over-reliance on point in time recovery, we've prepared the following infographic.
 
How to protect yourself from toll fraud

04-09-2014
by Henry Wagner
Toll fraud costs the global economy over forty-six billion dollars (US) a year, and has risen by 15 percent since 2011. This article explains the basics of how toll fraud, and PBX hacking work, and what you can do to protect against it.
 
What is the Difference Between IaaS and PaaS?

24-07-2014
by Henry Wagner
If you have ever wanted to know what the difference is between Infrastructure as a Service (IaaS) and Platform as a Service (PaaS), look no further.
 
Five advantages of SIP over ISDN

10-07-2014
by Henry Wagner
For those who aren't particularly familiar with the ins-and-outs of SIP and ISDN, the distinctions can be confusing and often outdated. To help clear things up we'll start with the basics and move on from there. SIP or Session Initiation Protocol is an application layer protocol that is based on IP...
 

25-06-2014
by Henry Wagner
One of the most important components to consider in a business grade telecommunications service is the Service Level Agreements (SLAs) that accompany the terms and conditions of the contract. However, it is also one of the most commonly misunderstood aspects of a service, and as such it can lead to a great deal of unexpected and unnecessary problems...
 
A Very Brief Introduction To Connectivity

03-06-2014
by Henry Wagner
The Australian and New Zealand telecommunications landscapes can be both confusing and expensive places to navigate and most providers don't make it any easier, as they either do not provide explanations or obfuscate their responses. The infographic below takes a quick look at some of the pro's and con's of readily available connectivity options for businesses...
 
Over the Wire CeBIT Stand 2014

15-05-2014
by Henry Wagner
On behalf of everyone at Over the Wire, we wanted to say thank you to the scores of people who visited our stand at CeBIT last week...
 
AWS Direct Connect

18-03-2014
by Henry Wagner
In Australia, there has been a definite trend towards outsourced IT over time, with the realisation that it is often unrealistic to expect an internal IT resource to be an expert and have time to stay up to date with an increasingly broad range of systems, particularly at a price point suitable for the business...
 
Simon Wren Discussess Managed Services

18-02-2014
by Henry Wagner
In Australia, there has been a definite trend towardsoutsourced IT over time, with the realisation that it is often unrealistic to expect an internal IT resource to be an expert and have time to stay up to date with an increasingly broad range of systems, particularly at a price point suitable for the business...
 
Over the Wire Attending CeBIT

04-02-2014
by Henry Wagner
With more than 100 conference speakers, over 500 exhibitors, and over 34,000 attendees, CeBIT Australia is the largest annual gathering of technology professionals in the country...
 
Backup as a Service (BaaS) Launched

13-01-2014
by Henry Wagner
Over the Wire is pleased to announce the launch of a new private cloud based backup offering, dubbed BaaS (Backup as a Service)...
 
Deloitte Technology Fast 500 Award - Asia Pacific

16-12-2013
by Henry Wagner
Over the Wire today announced that it ranked Number 146 on the Deloitte Technology Fast 500 Asia Pacific 2013, a ranking of the 500 fastest growing technology companies in the Asia Pacific region. Rankings are based on percentage revenue growth over...
 

19-11-2013
by Henry Wagner
For the second time in as many months Over the Wire is pleased to announce that it has been recognised as one of Australia's fastest growing companies, this time by Deloitte in their 2013 Technology Fast 50 list...
 

01-11-2013
by Henry Wagner
Mo-ver the Wire's team to reassemble themselves in another month of glorious (or in many cases emasculating) facial topiary. Last year, thanks to the support of our many generous donors, the Mo-ver the Wire team raised...
 
IPv4 Internet space is running out

21-10-2013
by Henry Wagner
IPv4 is running out. This will come as no surprise to many of you; you've been reading about this impending doom for years, right? True, but even in the face of dwindling IPv4 resources, uptake of IPv6 internationally has been staggeringly slow, service providers have dragged their feet on enabling IPv6, and software vendors have taken far too long to implement decent IPv6 support in their products - especially considering that IPv6 was first described in 1996!
 
Over the Wire BRW Fast 100 Growth

21-10-2013
by Henry Wagner
Over the Wire is pleased to announce that it has been recognised as one of Australia’s fastest growing companies by Business Review Weekly (BRW) magazine in the 2013 BRW Fast 100 Awards. The Fast 100 list is published annually and recognises the...
 
Telecommunications embargo period calander

15-10-2013
by Henry Wagner
The end of another year is nearly upon us, so those wishing to connect new telecommunications services will need to ensure that they plan around the embargo period...
 
Over the Wire and Metro Express Logos

10-10-2013
by Henry Wagner
Thousands of businesses across the Asia Pacific region rely on Metro Express for their logistical operations. In 2011, the company's Rocklea based head office was flooded, causing major disruptions to their Australian network...
 

30-09-2013
by Henry Wagner
With increasing interest being generated in Australia for cloud based infrastructure solutions businesses appear to be warming to the advantages of hosted services...
 
Over the Wire Partner Conference - September 2013

26-09-2013
by Henry Wagner
Forty-five leading professionals from twenty-four different organisations attended Over the Wire's partner conference earlier this month to witness the unveiling of several new services...
 

24-09-2013
by Henry Wagner
If you're looking for a business grade backup solution here are a few things that you will want to keep in mind.
 
Backup Tapes

03-09-2013
by Henry Wagner
With the continual growth in data that all businesses face, the issue of protecting this highly valuable and intangible asset has become a significant challenge to many businesses...
 
How does IaaS compare to On Premise?

30-07-2013
by Henry Wagner
How Does Infrastructure as a Service compare to On Premise Solutions?
 

16-06-2013
by Henry Wagner
Cloud is a term that has made its way into everyday life, yet is possibly one of the most misappropriated terms in Corporate IT at the moment. Decisions between Cloud and On Premise solutions are often being made before properly understanding the differences...
 
Archive of News Content

01-04-2013
by Henry Wagner
This is an archive of all news articles posted prior to March 2013.
 
Over the Wire's Brisbane Data Centre - 100 Wickham

14-01-2013
by Henry Wagner
Over the Wire has acquired a Tier III data centre in Brisbane's Fortitude Valley. Refurbishments are due to be completed by Feb 2013.
 
Ecohost migrated to be under Over the Wire

01-07-2012
by Henry Wagner
Brisbane based web hosting provider Ecohost, has now been incorporated into it's sister company Over the Wire.
 
Celentia aquired by Over the Wire

01-07-2012
by Henry Wagner
Brisbane based Managed Services Provider (MSP) Celentia has been purchased by telecommunications provider Over the Wire.
 

19-04-2010
by Anita Fields
Brisbane telecommunications provider, Over the Wire, is leading the way in environmentally friendly co-location, with the launch of its Data Centre 2. The leading edge equipment, provided by global infrastructure supplier APC, is one of the largest installations of APCʼs Hot-Aisle Containment System (HACS) in Australia, in terms of useable rack space.
 
OTW Hosted PBX

31-03-2017
by Chris Jacko

Our new Hosted PBX Communications Solution empowers customers with unlimited call plans, guaranteed voice quality, and 24/7 support.

 
http://overthewire.com.au/News/Expansion_of_OTW_Private_Cloud_platform_into_Sydney_underway

10-10-2016
by Chris Jacko

Over the Wire has commenced the expansion of its Hosted Infrastructure (Private Cloud) platform into Sydney, with additional resources, as well as geographic redundancies and usage zones being added to the environment.

 

21-06-2016
by Chris Jacko

While NBN Fibre to the Node (FttN) adoption rates appear higher than Fibre to the Premises (FttP), this doesn't necessarily mean it is more popular.

 

01-02-2016
by Chris Jacko

As of today, the NetSIP and Over the Wire portals will be combined into a single unified portal allowing you to manage all of your Voice and Data services from the one place. This is the first step toward delivering a unified portal that will contain all of the services that you subscribe to from any Over the Wire Holdings Ltd company (ASX:OTW). We aim to provide a simple user experience for managing all of your data, voice, cloud and colocation requirements.

 

25-03-2015
by Nicola Mackay

Over the Wire customers can now leverage cloud computing with improved performance, reduced costs and increased security via direct connections to Microsoft Azure ExpressRoute.

 
How does point in time recovery work thumbnail

26-09-2014
by Henry Wagner
Point in time recovery is a system for recovering from a catastrophic failure. It is not as many people think, a day-to-day backup solution. To help businesses understand how this process works and avoid the pitfalls of over-reliance on point in time recovery, we've prepared the following infographic.
 
Five advantages of SIP over ISDN

10-07-2014
by Henry Wagner
For those who aren't particularly familiar with the ins-and-outs of SIP and ISDN, the distinctions can be confusing and often outdated. To help clear things up we'll start with the basics and move on from there. SIP or Session Initiation Protocol is an application layer protocol that is based on IP...
 
Over the Wire CeBIT Stand 2014

15-05-2014
by Henry Wagner
On behalf of everyone at Over the Wire, we wanted to say thank you to the scores of people who visited our stand at CeBIT last week...
 
Over the Wire Attending CeBIT

04-02-2014
by Henry Wagner
With more than 100 conference speakers, over 500 exhibitors, and over 34,000 attendees, CeBIT Australia is the largest annual gathering of technology professionals in the country...
 

19-11-2013
by Henry Wagner
For the second time in as many months Over the Wire is pleased to announce that it has been recognised as one of Australia's fastest growing companies, this time by Deloitte in their 2013 Technology Fast 50 list...
 
Over the Wire BRW Fast 100 Growth

21-10-2013
by Henry Wagner
Over the Wire is pleased to announce that it has been recognised as one of Australia’s fastest growing companies by Business Review Weekly (BRW) magazine in the 2013 BRW Fast 100 Awards. The Fast 100 list is published annually and recognises the...
 

30-09-2013
by Henry Wagner
With increasing interest being generated in Australia for cloud based infrastructure solutions businesses appear to be warming to the advantages of hosted services...
 
Backup Tapes

03-09-2013
by Henry Wagner
With the continual growth in data that all businesses face, the issue of protecting this highly valuable and intangible asset has become a significant challenge to many businesses...
 
Archive of News Content

01-04-2013
by Henry Wagner
This is an archive of all news articles posted prior to March 2013.
 
Celentia aquired by Over the Wire

01-07-2012
by Henry Wagner
Brisbane based Managed Services Provider (MSP) Celentia has been purchased by telecommunications provider Over the Wire.
 
Dennis Muscat, Michael Omeros and Graeme Smith celebrating Telarus joining the Over the Wire (ASX:OTW) team post-acquisition

16-01-2017
by Chris Jacko

We are pleased to announce that the acquisition of Telarus has been completed, and to welcome their team into the Over the Wire family.

 
Additional OTW PoP planned for Albany, New Zealand

29-09-2016
by Chris Jacko

Over the Wire is proud to announce that we are establishing an additional network Point of Presence (PoP) in Albany, New Zealand.

 
88 Brandl St data centre is now managed by Over the Wire

04-04-2016
by Chris Jacko

With the acquisition of the assets of Access Wireless and Cable Pty Ltd (Spiderbox) completed, Over the Wire has taken over the management of the boutique data centre at 88 Brandl Street, Eight Mile Plains.

 

03-12-2015
by Michael Omeros

With the ringing of a bell, Over the Wire Holdings Ltd today listed on the Australian Stock Exchange, with the ticker ‘OTW’. The company is proud of its achievements to this point, and is excited for the opportunities that the next chapter, as a publically listed company, will include.

Over the Wire Holdings Ltd is the holding company for all Over the Wire brands, including Over the Wire, NetSIP, FaktorTel, and Sanity Technology.

 

10-02-2015
by Nicola Mackay
Providing speeds of up to 400Mbps, Over the Wire’s brand new fibre service “OTW Fibre Select” is making high speed data communications attainable.
 
How to protect yourself from toll fraud

04-09-2014
by Henry Wagner
Toll fraud costs the global economy over forty-six billion dollars (US) a year, and has risen by 15 percent since 2011. This article explains the basics of how toll fraud, and PBX hacking work, and what you can do to protect against it.
 

25-06-2014
by Henry Wagner
One of the most important components to consider in a business grade telecommunications service is the Service Level Agreements (SLAs) that accompany the terms and conditions of the contract. However, it is also one of the most commonly misunderstood aspects of a service, and as such it can lead to a great deal of unexpected and unnecessary problems...
 
AWS Direct Connect

18-03-2014
by Henry Wagner
In Australia, there has been a definite trend towards outsourced IT over time, with the realisation that it is often unrealistic to expect an internal IT resource to be an expert and have time to stay up to date with an increasingly broad range of systems, particularly at a price point suitable for the business...
 
Backup as a Service (BaaS) Launched

13-01-2014
by Henry Wagner
Over the Wire is pleased to announce the launch of a new private cloud based backup offering, dubbed BaaS (Backup as a Service)...
 

01-11-2013
by Henry Wagner
Mo-ver the Wire's team to reassemble themselves in another month of glorious (or in many cases emasculating) facial topiary. Last year, thanks to the support of our many generous donors, the Mo-ver the Wire team raised...
 
Telecommunications embargo period calander

15-10-2013
by Henry Wagner
The end of another year is nearly upon us, so those wishing to connect new telecommunications services will need to ensure that they plan around the embargo period...
 
Over the Wire Partner Conference - September 2013

26-09-2013
by Henry Wagner
Forty-five leading professionals from twenty-four different organisations attended Over the Wire's partner conference earlier this month to witness the unveiling of several new services...
 
How does IaaS compare to On Premise?

30-07-2013
by Henry Wagner
How Does Infrastructure as a Service compare to On Premise Solutions?
 
Over the Wire's Brisbane Data Centre - 100 Wickham

14-01-2013
by Henry Wagner
Over the Wire has acquired a Tier III data centre in Brisbane's Fortitude Valley. Refurbishments are due to be completed by Feb 2013.
 

19-04-2010
by Anita Fields
Brisbane telecommunications provider, Over the Wire, is leading the way in environmentally friendly co-location, with the launch of its Data Centre 2. The leading edge equipment, provided by global infrastructure supplier APC, is one of the largest installations of APCʼs Hot-Aisle Containment System (HACS) in Australia, in terms of useable rack space.
 
Telarus to be acquired by Over the Wire

08-12-2016
by Chris Jacko

Over the Wire enters binding agreement to acquire all of the shares of Telarus Pty Ltd

 
OTW's new Melbourne Office team, Justin Pham, Chris Jacko, and David Williams, in the 470 Collins St office

25-07-2016
by Chris Jacko

Over the Wire has opened an office at 470 Collins Street in Melbourne.

 
SpiderBox purchased by Over the Wire

08-03-2016
by Brent Paddon

Over the Wire Holdings Limited (ASX:OTW) is pleased to announce that it has entered into a conditional business sale agreement to acquire the assets of Access Wireless and Cable Pty Ltd (Spiderbox). Primary assets include the fibre network at Brisbane Technology Park and its clients. Spiderbox’s staff will also transition to Over the Wire.

 

03-11-2015
by Chris Jacko

Over the Wire Holdings Limited has lodged a Prospectus with the Australian Securities & Investments Commission for an initial public offering (IPO). A full copy of the prospectus is available at here.

 

04-11-2014
by Ed Smith
Over the Wire is excited to announce that it has been recognised on the BRW Fast 100 list for a second year running. The BRW Fast 100 list is published annually and recognises Australia’s fastest growing companies (calculated by average revenue growth over the past three financial years). After placing 78th on the 2013 BRW Fast 100 list, Over the Wire has continued to accelerate its growth, earning a spot at 49th on the 2014 BRW Fast 100 list.
 
What is the Difference Between IaaS and PaaS?

24-07-2014
by Henry Wagner
If you have ever wanted to know what the difference is between Infrastructure as a Service (IaaS) and Platform as a Service (PaaS), look no further.
 
A Very Brief Introduction To Connectivity

03-06-2014
by Henry Wagner
The Australian and New Zealand telecommunications landscapes can be both confusing and expensive places to navigate and most providers don't make it any easier, as they either do not provide explanations or obfuscate their responses. The infographic below takes a quick look at some of the pro's and con's of readily available connectivity options for businesses...
 
Simon Wren Discussess Managed Services

18-02-2014
by Henry Wagner
In Australia, there has been a definite trend towardsoutsourced IT over time, with the realisation that it is often unrealistic to expect an internal IT resource to be an expert and have time to stay up to date with an increasingly broad range of systems, particularly at a price point suitable for the business...
 
Deloitte Technology Fast 500 Award - Asia Pacific

16-12-2013
by Henry Wagner
Over the Wire today announced that it ranked Number 146 on the Deloitte Technology Fast 500 Asia Pacific 2013, a ranking of the 500 fastest growing technology companies in the Asia Pacific region. Rankings are based on percentage revenue growth over...
 
IPv4 Internet space is running out

21-10-2013
by Henry Wagner
IPv4 is running out. This will come as no surprise to many of you; you've been reading about this impending doom for years, right? True, but even in the face of dwindling IPv4 resources, uptake of IPv6 internationally has been staggeringly slow, service providers have dragged their feet on enabling IPv6, and software vendors have taken far too long to implement decent IPv6 support in their products - especially considering that IPv6 was first described in 1996!
 
Over the Wire and Metro Express Logos

10-10-2013
by Henry Wagner
Thousands of businesses across the Asia Pacific region rely on Metro Express for their logistical operations. In 2011, the company's Rocklea based head office was flooded, causing major disruptions to their Australian network...
 

24-09-2013
by Henry Wagner
If you're looking for a business grade backup solution here are a few things that you will want to keep in mind.
 

16-06-2013
by Henry Wagner
Cloud is a term that has made its way into everyday life, yet is possibly one of the most misappropriated terms in Corporate IT at the moment. Decisions between Cloud and On Premise solutions are often being made before properly understanding the differences...
 
Ecohost migrated to be under Over the Wire

01-07-2012
by Henry Wagner
Brisbane based web hosting provider Ecohost, has now been incorporated into it's sister company Over the Wire.