• Belgium domains will be registered in Ireland after cloud move

    … maintenance, executives said. “As AWS sees to the hardware, connectivity etc., DNS Belgium can focus on the layers above, such as the software,” general manager Philip Du Bois said in a press release. Business development manager Lut Goedhuys said that while the system has been moved to the cloud, AWS allows customers to select the data centers where their applications will be stored. DNS Belgium picked Ireland, she said. Tweet Tagged: .be, .cloud, amazon, aws, cctlds, dns belgium …

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  • Google could shake up the registry market with new open-source Nomulus platform

    … advantage of Google’s economies of scale. Don’t expect any huge changes overnight though. Migrating between back-ends is not an easy or cheap feat. As well as ICANN costs, and data migration and software costs, there’s also the non-trivial matter of shepherding a horde of registrars over to the new platform. How much impact Nomulus will have on the market remains to be seen, but it has certainly given the industry something to think about. Tweet Tagged: .cloud, back-end, donuts, google, new gTLDs, nomulus, rightside, rsps …

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  • .cloud passes 20,000 names on day one

    … The newly launched gTLD .cloud passed 20,000 domains under management one day after entering general availability. About 25 hours after the 1500 UTC launch yesterday, 20,347 domains had been registered, according head of registry operations Francesco Cetraro. He said 17,991 of those names were registered in GA. The gTLD is priced around…

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  • .cloud gets 500 sunrise regs

    … Aruba, the .cloud gTLD registry, said it received 500 applications during its sunrise phase, which closed this afternoon. While low by pre-2012 standards, it’s a relatively respectable performance for a new gTLD, where sunrises periods consistently result in double-digit registrations. It’s almost certainly in the top 10 for 2012-round gTLDs…

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  • Free .cloud domains on offer to pioneer brands

    … Aruba, the recently anointed .cloud gTLD registry, plans to give away up to 100 free .cloud domains to trademark owners as part of its launch program. The Italian company also today revealed a rough launch schedule that will see sunrise begin mid-way through the fourth quarter. Participating in Aruba’s “Pioneer” program will be free…

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