April 28,2013| Paris, France
CoCCA has brought it's second dedicated network operations center ( "NOC" ) in Paris online. CoCCA's Paris NOC has higher bandwidth, multiple upstream links and has been designed to meet ICANN gTLD service levels. CoCCA is now providing disaster recovery and fail-over services to TLD's Africa and the Middle East on a public-benefit basis from Paris.
CoCCA will provide the applicants for the .pyc, .wed, .islam, .shia, .halal, .persiangul, .nowru, .pars, .tci, .همراه Top Level Domains with back end services. Should their respective applications be approved by ICANN, services will be provided from Paris with fail-over in Sydney Australia and Montreal Quebec.
The Sydney NOC continues to operate and provide services to CoCCA ccTLD's in the Asia Pacific region.
April 22nd 2013 | Christmas Island
DNSSEC - CX | NF
The DS records for Christmas Island ( cx ) and Norfolk Island ( nf ) have added to the ROOT completing the DNSSEC "trust" chain. If you are not familiar with DNSSEC just think of it as a sort of SSL certificate for DNS.
If you have a .cx or .nf domain and want to deploy DNSSEC please contact your registrar, they can lodge the required DS records over EPP or the CoCCA web-based registry interface.