This all started as a shared Hobby for Peter Applebee, that of Family History Research and Computers. The first computer was purchased in about 1990 to keep track of his Family History. By 2000 the Internet was all the rage, and it was only natural that he was to follow suit. The Ozgenonline.com domain was purchased as was the first fixed IP address. From the first little Pentium twin CPU P200, we have upgraded a couple of times and currently use mainly Dell or Custom Built Equipment. After a Hacking incident in the mid 2000's, he installed Network Gateway Servers to protect this Network. Today's configuration consists of 2 Web Servers and 2 Network Gateway Servers, plus all the standard network peripherals.
In 2001 a Project was started to try and document Australia's Cemeteries as a free online resource and Australian Cemeteries Web Site was born and hosted on the Ozgenonline servers. By 2009 the traffic to this website was such that all the bandwidth was being used, bringing site access to a near standstill. Something had to be done. A decision had to be made to acquire on some commercial hosting space and the Cemetery site was shifted to a new domain at Australiancemeteries.com. For the first time selective Advertising was allowed on the sites to cover the overall running costs. This proved to be the correct move with traffic more than tripling and size has doubled since then to about 6 gigabytes and 55,000 files currently available. However this does not include the selective cemetery data provided by Individuals who chose to do their own website and have them hosted by the Ozgenonline Servers.