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An Infographic: 15 Interesting Facts About the .net TLD

.net TLD recently surpassed 15 million .net domains registered globally, making it one of the most popular domain extensions on the Internet today.  To mark this momentous occasion, Verisign, the operator of the infrastructure for a portfolio of top-level domains including .net and .com, pulled together 15 facts about .net, which go as follows: 15 Facts About .net: 1: Almost 139,000 domains registered in other top-level domains (TLDs) immediately forward to the same name, but as a .net site. 2: The first domain name to ever exist was a .net. While the first domain name to be registered was the now famous Symbolics.com, it is a lesser known fact that the very first domain name ever to exist was Nordu.net. Nordu.net was created by the registry with the same name as the first Internet rootser...

ResellerClub Hosting Summit 2013 to Take Place at New Delhi, India on October 17th and 18th

ResellerClub Hosting Summit 2013  (RCHS), the 2nd edition of ResellerClub’s Hosting Conference, will take place at Hyatt Regency, Gurgaon, in New Delhi, India on 17th & 18th of October 2013. The registrations for the summit will open Mid-July. We want to make sure that we can truly expand ResellerClub Hosting Summit 2013  in terms of the diversity that exists within the audience because that’s really what exhibitors and audience would want,  to interact with their counterparts from other countries as well. – Shridhar Luthria, General Manager & Business Head,  ResellerClub. In an Interview with DailyHostNews a month back, Shridhar Luthria, General Manager & Business Head, ResellerClub said “There are three most essential aspects of any conference – the qu...

An Infographic: 99.9% of Domains That Have Six or More Characters Available on the .net Domain

Today, being on the Internet is becoming increasingly important for anyone who thinks of owning a business. The Internet opens up a new world for start-ups, savvy businessman or smart entrepreneurs who want to capitalize on the opportunity to spread their business globally. After deciding the business model, the next thing on the agenda is to finalise an interesting name for the business so that it can be easily searched by people and at the same time, relates to the nature of the business. And then follows the urge to acquire an Internet domain name for the company at the earliest. For people with innovative business ideas, there are millions of possibilities for the website to be hosted on the world’s best domains, such as .com and .net – yes, it is not as difficult as one thinks to get ...

Dr. Burt, Verisign, Tells How DNSSEC Based DANE Secures Internet Transactions at WHD.India 2013

In his session titled “Innovating with the domain name system: New opportunities enabled by trusted key distribution”, Dr. Burt Kaliski Jr, Senior Vice President and Chief Technology Officer, Verisign today threw light on DNS-based Authentication of Named Entities (DANE); a working group formed by ITEF that seeks to replace the aging CA certification model with one based on DNSSEC deployed at the DNS root to simplify and strengthen the distribution of validated credentials from the issuer to the relying party. Beginning with highlighting the evolution of Internet based applications in India , he termed India as a “Unique Convergence of Different Markets.” This was followed by a brief introduction of DNS  (referred by Dr. Burt as “Phonebook of Phonebooks”) and itR...

Networking and Knowledge Transfer at the world’s biggest hosting and cloud fair WHD.global in March in Germany

Cologne, February 4, 2013. Where people are normally screaming on roller coaster rides, everyone will be talking about server hardware, data centers, virtualization and anti-spam solutions: From March 19-21, 2013 the biggest B2B event for the hosting and cloud industry, WHD.global ( World Hosting Days), is taking place at the Europa-Park theme park in Rust, Germany. More than 4,200 international experts visited the event in 2012 and about 100 exhibitors introduced their latest solutions. In the relaxed atmosphere of a theme park the WHD visitors experience an outstanding mixture of business, information, networking and fun. That is because the concept includes an industry exhibition and talks held by hosting pioneers as well as lavishly organized social events. In addition the attendees ma...

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