Madrid, 15 October 2009. Changing the name of the holder, the holder¿s electronic mail address and the personal details of the administrative contact for an ".es" domain are some of the formalities that can now be performed using an electronic signature through, the Public Corporate Entity that reports to the Ministry of Industry and manages ".es" domains.

Siemens IT Solutions and Services, the Siemens division that specialises in IT solutions and services , and, the entity which reports to the State Secretariat for Telecommunications and the Information Society and which manages ".es" domains in Spain, have created the contingency centre that will enable service continuity for managing ".es" domain names in the event of failure in the principal node.

Madrid, 7 August 2009. The registration and renewal periods of ‘.es’ domains, controlled by the public entity RED.ES, are being extended from one to five years. This initiative guarantees the user ownership of the digital identity for a longer period of time by eliminating the annual renewal process.