Domain “RUS” approved by ICANN
Statement of the company “Russian Names” on the first domain “Rus”, note the first Cyrillic domain, passed a preliminary assessment of the International Corporation «ICANN». As a result of this procedure, the company received a carte blanche to the embodiment of his ideas, a separate top-level domain zone – RUS, in life.
Director of “Russian Names” Sergey Sharikov happily announced that the domain “RUS” successfully completed the most complex and extremely important period in the formation – the application for registration is pending ICANN. Will spend many more such events for the launch of top-level domain at all times, from the beginning of the Internet era, remains difficult and time consuming task. It is assumed that the domain “RUS” unite Russian-speaking Internet users.
Seven highly qualified experts ICANN will produce analysis and preliminary assessment of “newly” domain, comparing it with others: find out its similarity with existing domains, information about the manufacturer, logistical side. As a result, the application will either be approved or rejected, and possibly postponed for consideration for a longer period, in view of the lack of information.
Program registration of new domain so-called top-level «New gTLD» was launched back in 2012. In the same year an international corporation «ICANN» from 50 countries were received, at least about two thousand applications for the opening of top-level domains. Among them, only 8 applications from Russian companies. In winter 2012 the draw. It took part and the domain “RUS” get a room №56. Because of this, by the end of 2013, the domain “RUS” should fully work.
Strato Hosting plans
Big plans cherishes the Teles AG with their web hosting subsidiary Strato. Currently you prepare with a major competitor before a cooperation which will be devoted to reinforcing the e-business activities of SMEs.
Number one in the European Web hosting market Strato apparently wants to soar again. As the Teles Board Sigram Schindler COMPUTERWOCHE said the company has looked for an undisclosed major cooperation partner and signed a Memorandum of Understanding with this. Details Schindler wants to announce in late January. Last year had the Berlin domain marketers Strato – not least because of a longer series of mishaps – its top position in the sale of domains and web server services at 1 & 1 Internet proposed.
According to information from industry experts on the future Strato-partner could come from Great Britain. Among the German hosters there are few interesting candidates as the many other companies have only relatively small market share in the single digit percentage range. 1 & 1 spokesman Michael Frenzel has denied speculations on the cooperation between his company and Teles/Strato.
Schindler, who was appointed “Mittelstand online” initiative of the Internet Association Eco in December as chairman of the estimates SMEs as a profitable business for the hosting market. Meanwhile, while many small and medium-sized enterprises have their own web presence, as Schindler, but the fact that so far little profitable business activities have shown. With specially tailored to the needs of these industries products and services his company wants to help in the future SMEs for more online activities.