Sky were one of the big brands that applied for and got their "dotbrand" domain extension from ICANN. While they may have been increasing the usage of the domain name in their customer communications recently I haven't seen most of it, as I "cut the cord" over a year ago. This morning, however, I got an email from them in relation to their wifi service. I probably signed … [Read more...] about Sky Actively Using Their Brand TLD and a Cloud Domain in Consumer Emails
World Hosting Days aka WHD has rebranded itself as "Cloud Fest". They're describing themselves as: CloudFest is a world-leading conference geared toward the cloud, hosting, and service provider industries. Focusing on three distinctive pillars – growth, connectivity and learning – our festivals provide cloud professionals access to the latest technologies, innovations, and … [Read more...] about World Hosting Days Rebrands as Cloud Fest
The WHIR holds networking events at US cities throughout the year which appear to be very popular. This autumn they'll be holding two such events in Europe. One in Amsterdam and one in London. (This isn't the first time that they've done events in Europe.) The Amsterdam event is timed to coincide with HostingCon Europe and will probably be located somewhere close to the … [Read more...] about WHIR Holding Events In Amsterdam & London
The guys over at the .cloud registry are currently ramping up their marketing in advance of their launch. In common with many other domain registries they're actively seeking out "early adopters" that will commit to using and marketing a .cloud domain name. The .cloud "pioneer" program is open to businesses that want an exact, or close, match to their company, brand or … [Read more...] about Want Early Access To .Cloud Domains?