This may come as a surprise, but we're pretty nerdy around here, so it makes sense that .io is one of our favorite TLDs.

It seems that you, our customers, feel the same way. Thanks to your undying nerdery, we've always been able to offer extremely competitive prices on .io domains.

Today, we're pleased to announce that we're dropping prices on .io! Previously, one-year registrations and renewals were $39 (at A rates). Starting today, the new prices will be:

  • Registration: $35.00
  • Renewal: $35.00

Note: This change will only be applied to USD, not EUR or GBP, due to currency fluctuations in favor of the US dollar.

 

Register a .io:

.io

It's the end of the alphabet, so it should be the end of the domain name too, right?

We are happy to have this domain to offer you, and courtesy of our friends at gen.xyz, we can do so for the totally reasonable price of $5.00.

We're talking less than a no-fat grande latte, here. Lasts longer, too.

Pick one up now - it's a great investment. Gandi and .XYZ will collaborate again to donate $1 for each domain registered in January to OpenHatch, a non-profit dedicated to matching new open source contributors with communities, tools and education.

 

Register a .XYZ?:

.xyz



.ADULT and .PORN are entering the Sunrise phase, which will last until April 1, 2015 at 9 a.m. PST, on a first-come, first-served basis.

There will be no Landrush phase. The GoLive phase will begin June 4, 2015 at 9 a.m. PST.

The list is below, accompanied by the corresponding Sunrise and GoLive prices of a one-year registration, all at A rates:

Remember, the Sunrise phase is for TMCH-registered trademark holders. Contact our corporate support team if you have a TMCH-registered trademark (or would like help registering your existing trademark at TMCH) in order to register one of these new gTLDs during Sunrise. If you are not among the trademarked, you can still pre-register for the Landrush or GoLive phases. We'll submit your order at the earliest possible moment – as soon as your chosen phase begins – for the best chance of success.

 

Register a domain under one of these TLDs?:

.tld


Two more new gTLDs have entered the Sunrise phase.

The Landrush phase will begin May 3, and the GoLive phase will begin May 6, 2015 at 10 a.m. PST.

The list is below, accompanied by the corresponding Sunrise, Landrush and GoLive prices of a one-year registration, all at A rates:

  • .sale: $169.13 | $174.13 | $38.33
  • .video: $159.14 | $169.13 | $28.83

 

Remember, the Sunrise phase is for TMCH-registered trademark holders. Contact our corporate support team if you have a TMCH-registered trademark (or would like help registering your existing trademark at TMCH) in order to register one of these new gTLDs during Sunrise. If you are not among the trademarked, you can still pre-register for the Landrush or GoLive phases. We'll submit your order at the earliest possible moment – as soon as your chosen phase begins – for the best chance of success.

 

Register a domain under one of these TLDs?:

.tld



After studying how our IaaS services are used, and evaluating how they are priced, we have decided to cut prices and simplify the pricing model. As of 02/19/2015, you will be able to save up to 40%, depending on your usage pattern.

We aren't just cutting prices across the board. There is a boost in capacity for bigger users, too. The prior limit of 500GB of free outbound traffic per month is now lifted to 2 TB (4 times as much!) per month. Of course you can still use more, we just ask you to pay a bit for really extreme loads over 2 TB/month. This higher limit is possible due to investments we have made in optimizing our infrastructure, and we are passing the benefits on to you. Also, as IPv4 has become more expensive, the price of an IPv4 interface has actually gone up, while IPv6 is (and always was) free. Also, a vCPU is now $0.004 / €0.0033 per hour, and we no longer charge more if you don't use as many - it's just a flat, predictable cost per unit.

If you are a heavy user of Gandi Cloud hosting, you will see a big drop in your overall cost of ownership. Smaller footprint users will see smaller benefits, proportionally.

Also, on top of the recent fluctuations in currency values between the US dollar and the Euro, we have decreased credit prices in USD by 7.5%.

Here's some examples of pricing in dollars / euros for typical configurations (based on buying a 2 Millions credit pack):

  • 1 CPU + 1GB RAM + 20GB disk + 1 IPV4: from $17.30 / €13.31 (264 credits / hour) to $13.79 / €12.67 (220 cr / h) per month
  • 2 CPU + 2GB RAM + 50GB disk + 1 IPV4: from $33.28 / €25.60 to $23.95 / €19.96 per month
  • 4 CPU + 4GB RAM + 200GB disk + 1 IPV4: from $72.73 / €55.94 to $49.71 / €41.43 per month

If you choose only IPv6, you can save even more, and end up paying less than 10 dollars a month for a server:

  • 1 CPU + 1GB RAM + 20GB + 1 IPV6 would cost $9.56 / €7.96 per month.

If you recently purchased a bunch of credits, dont' worry! You will still benefit from these changes, since your credits will last that much longer.

Check out the full cost breakdown here. If you have questions, please contact our support team.

We want to help, and we want your feedback, so be sure to let us know what you think at feedback@gandi.net, any time.

Happy provisioning!


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