Recent Domain News

DOMAINfest Brings Back “Dine with an Expert”

Opportunity to get domain name advice during DOMAINfest Barcelona. DOMAINfest is offering “Dine with an Expert” at next month’s conference in Barcelona. This program allows attendees to reserve a spot at the lunch table with a domain name expert during the conference

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Will New gTLDs Be Successful? Distribution Will Be Key.

by Ken Hansen, Neustar [A big hurdle for new top level domains is getting attention as potentially hundreds of competitors are launched concurrently in the near future. In this guest post Ken Hansen, Senior Director of Business Development at Neustar, explains that getting good distribution from domain registrars is key. Neustar Registry Services operates the global registry for .biz and .us and provides back-end registry services for .co, .tel and .travel. -Andrew] Will new gTLDs will be successful? The answer I’ve always given is, “yes and no” and, “it depends on how you define success”

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SGI offers supercomputing as a service (Computerworld)

IDG News Service – SGI is rolling out what it believes is the first hosted supercomputing service on the market. Called Cyclone, the service is designed specifically for technical computing applications, said Geoffrey Noer, senior director of product marketing at SGI.

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ICANN Taking Applications for International Domains (Enterprise Networking Planet)

While some have raised security issues around the potential for domain spoofing, the organization’s senior director for of IDNs says protective measures are in place at both the technical and procedural levels.

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