Hosting News May 2011


A regular summary of the latest information, news and enhancements to our hosting services and information on things coming up

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  • Where do we stand 8 months after the launch of our services? We currently have 5300 active web hosts, 770 VPS, 20 dedicated servers and 16900 domains under our management.
  • We are currently competing for a Fujitsu A530 laptop, valid for customers who order and pay for any service with us between 19.5. – 7.6.2011. In addition, there is a year-long competition for a Škoda Octavia.

News in web hosting

  • We have launched WebFTP interface – an application for working with files on web hosting via WWW browser
  • Newly available additional service CRON+ , for 8 CZK per month (9.60 CZK incl. VAT) you get extended options for periodic script calls on your website – up to 10 records, shortest run time 5 minutes. Just to clarify, it is CRON+, the basic price of web hosting includes the basic version of CRON.
  • Until 23.5. new extensions – ImageMagick, imap, ionCube Loader and XSL– will be available on all web hosting servers.

Domain Price Action

In May we bring record low prices for domains, you can’t get them cheaper in the Czech Republic! For everyone – no hidden conditions and no additional fees.

  • .CZ domain140 CZK / 1 year (168 CZK incl. VAT), originally 145 CZK
  • .COM domain130 CZK / 1 year (156 CZK incl. VAT), originally 140 CZK
  • .NET domain105 CZK / 1 year (126 CZK incl. VAT), originally 135 CZK
  • .INFO domain125 CZK / 1 year (150 CZK incl. VAT), originally 135 CZK

The .CZ, .COM, .NET and .INFO domains promotion is valid for all registrations and renewals ordered in the period 2.5. – 31.5.2011. They can be paid even after this date, the day of ordering is decisive.

Special prices are valid for everyone without any obligations or the need to order other services from our offer. Each domain includes full DNS administration, MiniWeb and email forwarding.

Discounted EU domain registrations

It is now possible to register .EU domains for up to 10 years. When registering a new .EU domain for 2, 5 or 10 years you get a 50% discount.EU domain for only 50 CZK / year (when paying for 2 or more years):

The .EU Domain Sale is valid for new registrations ordered and paid for between 2.5. and 30.5.2011.


  • A new 1 Gbps route has been put into operation, in total we have 2 independent 1 Gbps routes – a fully redundant 1 Gbps connectivity.(more information)
  • Preparations for the first 10 Gbps route are still intensive – in June our backbone network will be rebuilt to 10 Gbps technology, Telefónica O2 is finalizing the connection of the 10 Gbps route to Prague.
  • In parallel, preparations are underway for a second 10 Gbps route, which will be provided by ČD-Telematika. However, this cannot be done without construction work and the installation of several kilometres of fibre optic cables.
  • From the RIPE organization we received another package of IPv4 addresses –
  • Summer has come and gone, and so has the air conditioning. Until almost the middle of May, we had enough freecooling.

What we are preparing

  • We are working intensively on the implementation of DNSSEC technology. We expect a test run in June, live operation from July.
  • An additional service to increase the space for emails is planned. It will be possible to purchase in 5 GB packages.
  • Customers will be able to change some PHP configuration values for web hosting – e.g. display_errors, register_globals, magic_quotes_gpc and more