Hello folks, we’re back with our 9th edition of the Voice of LogicBoxes!
It’s hard to believe that the first quarter of 2018 is already over! Wasn’t it just a few days ago that we published the ‘2017: Year in Review’? Anyway, in this piece, we will be taking you through every important development that took place at our end in the last quarter.
NEW PRODUCTS & SERVICES
- Registry Price Hike for .NET Domains: Verisign put into effect a price hike for registrations, renewals, transfer-ins as well as restoration of .NET Domains starting from February 1, 2018. Read more.
- Domain Promos: We had a total of 75+ domain name promos running all throughout the last quarter. To take a look at the ongoing promos, you can visit our Promos page.
- Web Products
- Introducing Weebly Combo Plans: You can now bundle a Weebly plan along with a Domain name (.COM / .NET / .ORG) and Business Email at an unbeatable price point! Read more.
In case you’re still not convinced, read on to know the benefits of offering Combo Plans.
In our quest to ensure that our platform – OrderBox, is PCI-compliant, we’ve put down a list of activities which have already been carried out at our end and developments that you can expect from us in the near future. Please read on to learn more.
- Migration of VPS Virtuozzo cPanel Orders: VPS Virtuozzo packages under our Resellers’ customers’ accounts were migrated to Linux KVM VPS on Monday, February 26, 2018. Read more.
- New API Endpoint – Domain Check Availability: We deprecated http[s]://httpapi.com (say Endpoint_A) and http[s]://test.httpapi.com (say Endpoint_B) for Domain Lookup API calls and replaced them with https://domaincheck.httpapi.com (New API Endpoint). If this change has not been incorporated at your end, you/your resellers might face issues with the existing API call. Read more.
- Deprecation of Virtuozzo based VPS: With the launch of Linux KVM VPS, we deprecated our Virtuozzo based VPS in January. Read more.
- Meltdown and Spectre: Spectre and Meltdown, the flaws found in a number of processors from Intel, ARM, and AMD that could allow hackers to access passwords, encryption keys and other private information from open applications. We suggested our partners keep an eye on any updates their devices offer and follow our advice on how to protect those against these CPU security flaws. Read more.
With some of the major industry events taking place consecutively in the first quarter every year, our team members were busy juggling flights, client meetings, and everything in between. While we attended ICANN61 in Puerto Rico, we were official sponsors at NamesCon Global and CloudFest 2018. Do you want to see what we did there? Check this out!
That’s all that happened in the first quarter of 2018. As for the next quarter, we have a few really exciting updates for you which we will announce when it’s time. If you have any feedback about the contents of this edition or if you would like to hear more, do feel free to let us know by posting your comments below.
Until next quarter,