About Us

More about the company that's been simplifying and connecting businesses since 2003.

The story behind Crucial

We’re a homegrown team of experts who love helping Australian small business succeed online through exceptional service and a great mix of hosting products.

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Crucial was founded in a University student’s Bondi bedroom more than ten years ago with a passion for helping small business succeed online.


Crucial is a namestay in Australian VPS hosting. With over 7,000+ Virtual Servers deployed since inception, we continue to innovate and lead the industry today.

8.8 TB

Our fast and secure network handles over 8.8 terabytes of data every day, connecting thousands of Australian businesses with ease.

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David Murray | Crucial

David Murray

Chief Executive Officer

David joined the executive team in 2014 after spending the two previous years as Chairman of the Board. He brings with him over seven years of experience in Risk Management and Advisory at Ernst & Young and BT Financial Group. At Crucial, David ensures the business works towards delivering the highest levels of customer satisfaction possible. In his spare time he loves producing electronic music and overindulging in Mexican food (where nothing is too spicy).