About NightSky : Past News
|Advanced Spam Filtering||October 6, 2007|
NightSky is happy to introduce our new spam filtering techniques. Leveraging the knowledge and reporting of the internet community, we are now dropping 70% of spam, before the spam even crosses the wire. Of course, this result is on top of the 99% spam reduction that our TMDA anti-spam system already provided. This means less hassle for you and greater reliability of our systems.
|Lower Domain Pricing!||March 23, 2007|
We are happy to announce our new lower domain pricing! Now buy a .com, .net, .org, .info, .biz, or .us domain name for a low $10 per year! Thats a savings of over 33%! Or transfer your domain to us for $9! In addition, if you buy 3 years per domain, get the 4th free! Simply select to register or renew your domain for 4 years. Or register/renew it for 8 years and get 2 FREE years!
|Reseller Services Launched||January 25, 2007|
We are proud to launch our new reseller services. This is the latest in a line of recent upgrades to our network, servers and systems. These reseller services are priced to make you money, while using our reliable servers and great customer support.
|New Plan Limits||January 9, 2007|
We have upgraded all our plans - increasing the default data storage and transfer limits. In some cases we have doubled the transfer limits and increased the storage by 10 times! And we did this without increasing the cost of any plan.
|Server Migration Complete||December 17, 2006|
As you know, we have upgraded our servers with newer, faster servers. The migration is now complete, and all servers are up and working. This migration also included a migration to a new updated control panel and many users are already complimenting us with the new features.
|Newer Faster Servers||November 9, 2006|
We are upgrading all our servers. Over the coming months we will migrate all accounts to new, faster servers - some with 4 times the processing power as before. All this with no price increase.
|DomainKeys, part 2||November 13, 2005|
We are pleased to announce that in addition to checking all incoming mail against Sender Permitted From (SPF) and DomainKeys records, we now sign all mail sent through our servers with DomainKeys records, in addition to providing SPF records. NightSky is serious about preventing your domain from being hijacked by spammers.
|New DNS Editor||September 13, 2005|
We are pleased to announce our new DNS editor. As you know the DNS (Domain Name System) makes up the very fabric of the internet, translating human-readable domain names to computer addresses. With this tool, you can configure special DNS settings. Set a name for your computers at home or work with ease.
|DomainKeys Anti-Spam Check||August 29, 2005|
Now in addition to the Sender Permitted From (SPF) check, we also now check all incoming emails for a DomainKeys Signature. This means that all incoming emails are checked for 100% validity before arriving in your inbox, helping to prevent spam and phishing emails.
|New Look, Same Great Service||August 1, 2005|
Weve launched our new website, with more features than you can shake a stick at! Take a look around. Theres more to come in the near future!
|New DNS Server||April 26, 2005|
Weve added a new remote DNS server! This server is geographicially distant from our datacenter, providing reliablity for our network, and your domains!
|New Spam checking||February 15, 2005|
Now we remove emails with obviously spam related topics (such as topics with a zero instead of a "o", or a 3 instead of an E). These are obviously spammers trying to get around spam filters - but they hit ours!
|URLs for Anti-Spam System||September 7, 2004|
Added the ability to confirm messages tagged with our Anti-Spam system via URLs. Contact us to set this up for you.
|New Anti-Virus System||August 18, 2004|
We've enabled a new anti-virus system, scanning every incomming email. This should help prevent you from getting infected via mail from your accounts hosted on our servers.
|More new Webmail features.||August 3, 2004|
We've enabled new webmail features that should enable you to get more done efficently.
|Anti-Spam||June 9, 2004|
Upgraded Anti-Spam agent helps our users filter out spam better.
|Network Status Check||May 15, 2004|
New network status module implemented.
|SPF Records||May 8, 2004|
NightSky now publishes Sender Permitted From (SPF) records for all domains we host. This should help you prevent your domain from email hijacking.
|New Email Servers||March 19, 2004|
Our new email servers are nearly 4 times as powerful as the previous servers, which the ability to handle thousands of messages an hour. Our transition process has begun to these new servers.
|Webmail Interface||February 9, 2004|
We've launched a new webmail interface, which should be more reliable and complete. Its new features should be perfect for every need.
|Moving to FreeBSD||November 19, 2003|
We are moving all of our servers to the FreeBSD operating system, which has better preformance and relibility than our previous operating system.
|Connectivity Upgrade||April 7, 2003|
Upgrade to a redundant DS-3 link complete. Your data should now fly off our servers.
|Server Upgrades||April 4, 2003|
All servers recieved a signifigant upgrade - Doubling previous preformance and capacity.
|Simplified Signup||March 28, 2003|
We've streamlined our signup process - now in just 3 easy steps!
|Backup Management||February 11, 2003|
We have added a backup management system into the Domain Account Manager. Now you can see, manage, and even revert to a backed up version!
|FTP Accounts||February 5, 2003|
It is now possible to control your FTP accounts in the Domain Account Manager. Login and see!
|Site Layout||January 29, 2003|
New website layout with more features. We hope you like the changes!
|New Dedicated IP on Shared Hosting Accounts||November 22, 2002|
Now offering Dedicated IP on Shared Hosting Accounts. Simply add it to your account!
|New FAQ||November 10, 2002|
Our FAQ (Frequently Asked Questions) has been updated. Visit http://FAQ.nightskyhosting.com to see the new entries.
|Support Forums||September 14, 2002|
New Online Support Forums. These can be accessed at http://forums.nightskyhosting.com/
|MySQL and PostgreSQL Web Management||August 20, 2002|
New web-based database administration tool for both MySQL and PostgreSQL