South African e-tailer OneDayOnly has become the latest e-commerce big-hitter to join Hetzner South Africa’s growing hosting network.
With a rapidly growing nationwide audience and a time-sensitive sales window, OneDayOnly turned to Hetzner to provide a customised hosting solution that could handle high volume traffic as well as offer a resilient technical backbone.
Hetzner worked with the e-tailer to develop a customised, load-balanced, solution hosted across a number of servers in their state-of-the-art Data Centre Park in Samrand. Built to withstand surges of high traffic volume, Hetzner’s offering affords them access to a dedicated account manager and technical team. This team proactively monitors and responds to any server performance or capacity issues while ensuring 99,9% service availability.
“OneDayOnly has experienced increased growth over the past year with its 24-hour sales window allocated to their daily deals,” explains Athena Turner, marketing and communications manager for Hetzner South Africa. “They needed a solution custom-built to suit their specific requirements; one that provided efficient load balancing capacity, optimal infrastructure performance and high availability.”
“The nature of our business means we see regular spikes in traffic as new deals are loaded to the site, which is why efficient load balancing and high network availability were key priorities for us when seeking out a new hosting provider,” says Maurits Vermeulen, director of OneDayOnly. “Hetzner quickly understood the needs of our business, and were able to offer a solution that not only met them, but also catered to our ongoing growth plans.”
Hetzner’s fully-managed CHS solution is designed for the e-commerce environment, offering customers a high level of flexibility that allows them to scale their offering based on the demands of their business. “The scalability of Hetzner’s Custom Hosting Solution is definitely something that appeals to our e-commerce customers. The Hetzner team works in partnership with our customers to ensure that we’re able to meet their existing online requirements, as well as make provision for long-term growth,” says Turner.