We are the first Swiss web host to offer super-fast hosting with NVMe storage

04. March 2019 - Products

We have renewed our web servers. The new servers offer many advantages and the best website performance at the usual low Hoststar price. With the new server generation, we are igniting the website turbo thanks to NVMe and HTTP/2, among... Read more

The new domain for ethereum and blockchain projects: .luxe

05. November 2018 - V. Carbone - Products

Blockchain projects have mad headlines in recent years. With the new domain extension «.luxe» now, a domain offers additional functions for the blockchain network ethereum. The new “.luxe” domain extension will be launched on November 6th, costing CHF 24.90 from Hoststar.... Read more

Free SSL is new with Let's Encrypt and is active by default

19. November 2016 - Products

We have adjusted our FreeSSL offering. An SSL certificate from Let's Encrypt is now automatically generated and installed for each domain and subdomain. In the future, FreeSSL will include a fully-fledged domain-validated SSL certificate from Let's Encrypt. As a customer,... Read more

.swiss domains can now be registered with us

11. January 2016 - Products

Just in time for the general opening of .swiss domains, they can be registered with us. Domains with the ending .swiss are intended to emphasise the origin and the anchoring with Switzerland and are subject to special conditions. With us,... Read more

Designer advert nominated for Swiss Film Prize

26. October 2015 - General

Our advert spot for Designer has been nominated for Edi.15, the official award for Swiss films, in the Commercials, TV and Cinema category . We’re absolutely delighted to be nominated! The Edi.15 award ceremony will be held on 5 November... Read more

New website and new products

05. May 2015 - General

We are pleased to present our new website and new products. After three years of intensive development work, our customers can now benefit from new and expanded products, such as Designer, our new website design software, and Cloud storage for... Read more

SWITCH-ing off! Move your domain to Hoststar today.

03. July 2014 - Products

From 2015, SWITCH is ending its direct client business with .ch domains. This is a result of a recommendation from BAKOM, the Swiss Federal Office of Communications that .ch domains also adhere to the globally standard separation of roles. Until... Read more

Vulnerability in OpenSSL!

09. April 2014 - Security

Yesterday a vulnerability (Heartbleed Bug) was announced in the open source encryption software OpenSSL. It affects at least two-thirds of websites and internet service providers worldwide. The vulnerability can enable an attacker to read up to 63 kilobytes from a... Read more

A new home for your .li domain!

14. January 2013 - Products

SWITCH will no longer be administering .li domains. All owners of domain names ending in .li have been officially informed of this by SWITCH in the last few days. According to its message, SWITCH has decided to end its direct... Read more

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