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  1. Choose to get a new email account (e.g. If you act now, we are more likely to be able to secure the same username as your NAS email account. e.g. would become Please call us to begin.
  2. Choose to get your own website and personalized email address. You may have an email address like or There are many advantages to securing your own domain name (e.g.; your email address will be portable and not locked into any one particular company's decisions, you have access regardless of who supplies your Internet service, and you can keep it forever.
If you choose to transition to a personalized domain name, OpenAccess would be pleased to host your personalized email account. For instance, will give you access to Our web hosting platform also provides ease of use to manage your own email accounts, forwarders, auto reply behavior, and more. You can learn more about our features at:

Forward your old email address to your new one
Once you have another email account, we can set up email to forward to your new address until August 31st. For example, if we set up a forwarder and a message is sent to, it will be copied and sent to your third party address automatically. If you would like to set up forwarding yourself, please log into and select "Forwarding Options" from the small icons along bottom row. Next click "Add Forwarder" then enter the email address that you want to forward messages to. Last, click "Add Forwarder" at the bottom and your forwarding service will begin immediately.

Contact us as soon as you can
Please contact OpenAccess as soon as possible so we can assist you in setting up your new email address. You may email us for help at Please include details about the new email address that you want and we can help you get started.

Details for how to transition to your new email address
  1. Decide your preference for a new email address such as,, or a third party domain.
  2. Begin using your new address. Allow time for the transition. If possible, give your contacts at least a few weeks of overlap time so you can handle any messages that come to the old account, while still "breaking in" the new one.
    1. Contact us to set up a temporary forwarder for your email address. Please provide the desired destination address. This forwarder will send a copy of all messages, normally sent to your address, to the destination address. The forwarder will remain active through August 31, 2015. That way you won’t have to check the old account, and you will automatically receive messages that arrive during the overlap period, through August 31, 2015.
    2. In addition to a forwarder, we can set up an auto-responder to notify everyone who emails you that you have a new email address. To avoid needing an auto-responder, you can also proactively send an email to friends and contacts in your address book informing them of your new email address. Remember to ask them to please delete the old address and replace it with the new one.
    3. Change the “reply to” address in your account. During the overlap period you’ll no doubt continue responding to mail that comes to the old address. Depending on the service and/or mail client you use, you may be able to change the “reply to” address in the settings. Make it your new address, so that whenever some replies to an e-mail, it will automatically go to your new address.
  3. Send out a mass email, using BCC (please do not use "To" or "CC" as every recipient will see the other recipients, which can aid spammers or harm others' privacy) to all of your contacts telling them of the new email address.
  4. Update your email address at your online accounts and mailing lists such as Ebay, Amazon, Apple ID/iTunes, PSE, Cascade Natural Gas, your insurance providers, etc.
  5. Update your website, and business cards with your new email address.
  6. On August 31st, 2015 your email address will no longer work.
Whats New?

2010.11.01 Digital telephone & PBX services expanded
Over the summer of 2010 OpenAccess has rolled out digital telephone service for ourselves, affiliated companies and a few customers who were willing to be 'guinea pigs'.  Overall things went better than we expected and we are now opening up our digital telephone service plans to more customers.

2010.10.21 IPv6 Transition
OpenAccess will be having a mid range time line for adoption and implementation of IPv6.  As most people know who are reading this, there is a certain 'chicken & egg' problem with IPv6 in as much for any organization to move to IPv6 requires that other organizations have moved to IPv6.

2010.07.15 NAS.COM wholesale VPS and WebHosting services
This fall, OpenAccess will be re-purposing the '' domain name to provide VPS and WebHosting services, primarily wholesale to web developers. If you have an e-mail address, or a personal website located at, those services will continue be supported although we will not be accepting new accounts.

2010.02.22 Joomla auto install wizard now available.
Due to popular request, we now have a Joomla auto-installer available on our newer cPanel® servers.  This allows customers to quickly and easily install Joomla on their website.  The auto-installer is available under the 'site software' section in the administrative interface of your webhosting account.

2009.10.25 OpenAccess begins internal testing for Windows 2008 Server hosting solutions.
OpenAccess is happy to finally be able to announce that we are beginning internal testing of cPanel®/Enkompass as a platform for our customers to be able to deliver Windows(c) 2008 Server solutions on.

2007.09.26 Changes in paper billing system.
Effective January 1st 2008 we will be doing what most of our competitors have been doing for years and adding a $1.00 surcharge for paper invoices.

2007.05.30 New web servers in production.
In May we got two new web servers in production. These machines are based out of our facilities in Seattle and were needed as we have about hit capacity on our existing webhosting infrastructure.

2007.03.15 Additional nationwide and global network capacity added.
OpenAccess is glad to announce that we have put into production a new circuit providing us with direct Tier-1 nationwide and global Internet transport.

2007.01.17 Verizon DSL speed upgrades complete
Today we did the work to convert all NAS.COM customers over to our faster connection into Verizon. Everybody should be seeing performance increases.

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