Scheduled Server Upgrades on Wednesday, April 26

This is just a friendly notice that we’ll be performing server upgrades to our primary web servers this upcoming Wednesday at 6:00 AM Eastern Time. There should be a noticeable improvement in speed and performance on your web panel following this upgrade. There will be a 3 hour maintenance window lasting until 9:00 AM Eastern…

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If you follow the domain name industry, you have likely noticed a trend in the purchase of letter only domains from new and old TLDs alike. While China has been making press this past year for their seemingly random acquisitions, the trend really started back in 2014. So why, you may ask, has China gone crazy with their purchase…

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Why You Can’t Register a Domain Name For Life

Since the dawn of the internet, businesses have been trying to stake a permanent claim to their highly coveted domain names. The organization that oversees domain names, ICANN, limits a domain name’s registration and renewal period to a maximum of 10 years. If you’re asking yourself why, keep reading.

The Donuts domain registry has announced a 50% price increase for 10 of it’s generic domain extensions. Because of this change, we’re forced to increase our own pricing to maintain profitability on these domain extensions. We understand this is a drastic price increase and we want to state our disapproval of the new pricing model…

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We wanted to notify all of our existing customers that we’ll be performing scheduled maintenance (hardware upgrades) on our Simple Mail servers on Friday, March 25th starting at 6AM EST. We anticipate this process will take between 1 and 2 hours and have scheduled a two hour maintenance window from 6-8AM EST. We will keep you posted…

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This past week, Google announced their annual Security Checkup. The offer boasted an extra 2GB of free Google Drive storage for completing a yearly security checkup. All that was required was for you to sign into your Google account and review your security settings. Sounds simple, right? While the process may have been painless, some…

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