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Did you know that Zurich recently received its own top-level domain, .zuerich? The Canton of Zurich is the registry in charge of assigning .zuerich domains, which are exclusively reserved for companies and public organizations based in the canton. Hostpoint is already accepting registration applications for .zuerich domains. The Zurich metropolitan area is undoubtedly the most […]

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When you visit a website, the DNS query is generally handled at a single name server location. If you are on the other side of the world from that server, it can take noticeably longer to access the website for the first time. DNS Anycast now offers a solution to this that uses a global […]

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Hostpoint’s shared hosting customers can now run their websites using Nginx too. Clever caching and performance perks mean Nginx is already well-suited to high-traffic websites, which is reason enough to introduce this high-performance web server. Nowadays, many website operators have quite high performance and speed expectations. They want ever-larger volumes of data to be processed […]

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On May 25, 2018, the new EU General Data Protection Regulation (“GDPR”) will come into force. It will govern data collection and storage practices throughout the European Union. According to the principle of “lex loci solutionis” (literally: “the law of the place of performance”), Swiss website operators who process personal data may also be subject […]

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For many people, .ch is more than just a domain name. In our ever more digital world, a .ch address often brings with it a sense of home. The domain represents Swissness, with all the quality, neutrality and security that implies – no wonder .ch is so popular! But until now, despite all these positive […]