We have an amazing network in our Phoenix datacenter at Namecheap. I’ve written about it before and I remain immensely proud of just what we’ve built and how reliable it is. Unfortunately on Friday, we experienced an issue causing a loss of connectivity for some customers on certain segments of our converged Phoenix network at … Continue reading Our network, downtime and a Juniper vulnerability. Our full and concise report.
This is a public announcement regarding a slight increase in yearly prices for .org domains. Public Interest Registry, the registry responsible for .org, is raising its annual costs for .org domain registrations, renewals and transfers. As a result, we need to raise our prices as well. Beginning August 1, 2015, the standard price for .org … Continue reading .ORG Price Increase August 1
Symantec has recently published its 2015 Website Security Threat Report. This comprehensive annual report compiles Internet threat data based on the findings of the Symantec™ Global Intelligence Network, which is made up of more than 41.5 million attack sensors and records thousands of events per second. Rob Hoblit, Symantec’s Vice President of Trust Services Product … Continue reading Website Security Advice from Symantec
Greetings and Happy Monday! I’m pleased to share some exciting enhancements we’re making to our DNS platform. As the life blood of the internet, translating domain names to IP addresses, a robust DNS platform is critical for domain and website availability. We’ve partnered with Verisign to enhance the performance and the reliability of the DNS … Continue reading Enhancing our DNS Platform
Back in April, you met the amazing Billy from our hosting support department (he was the guy on top of that huge mountain). Well, the response to his post was so positive, we thought we’d set you up with even more valuable info – in the form of FAQs from our clients, as well as some … Continue reading Get the Most Out of Hosting
Here’s a great deal on an unforgettable TLD. Now through August 7, get the .XYZ domain for just $1! For less than the price of an X-presso, you’ll wonder Y you hadn’t Zeen this deal sooner! Looking for a clever or unusual way to name your website? Make your own definition of “XYZ”! (Please make … Continue reading New .xyz registrations only a buck!
Several weeks ago, I introduced our latest dedicated server product – a fully featured dedicated for just $58.88/month. Since then I’ve answered a number of questions on forums, on Facebook and on Twitter on just why this is such a good deal, and why dedicated hosting from Namecheap is better. So today, I’m writing this blog … Continue reading What makes a dedicated server from Namecheap better?
One of our TLDs has a birthday this month! Don’t worry, .CO doesn’t want you to make a big deal over it, no cards or gifts or anything. But Namecheap can’t resist a party in honor of one of our favorite domains! So for the month of July, we’re offering a great deal on this … Continue reading JULY BIRTHDAY SPECIAL: .CO ON SALE FOR JUST $5.55
Known as the original gTLD (generic top-level domain), .com is one of the oldest and most recognizable of all domain extensions. You could almost call it the John Wayne of the TLD world. Because this TLD is so popular, it has become a highly saturated market. This can make it hard for new businesses to … Continue reading Top 25 New TLDs
Did you know that your privacy rights are currently under threat? ICANN is considering introducing a rule that would impact all netizens. If you care about your online privacy, this is a big deal. Under new guidelines proposed by MarkMonitor and other organizations who represent the same industries that backed SOPA, domain holders with … Continue reading SAVE DOMAIN PRIVACY – Tell ICANN not to expose WHOIS data!