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Sep 15, 2009

New service provides continuous monitoring and emergency response for your Web site

DUBLIN, IRELAND – 15 September 2009- Today Afilias, a leading provider of Internet infrastructure services, announced the availability of SiteCertain, a new add-on feature to its Managed DNS Services. SiteCertain enables Afilias Managed DNS customers to add web server monitoring, content monitoring and IP...

Sep 03, 2009

Experienced registry operator offers technical and other assistance for new top-level domain applications to ICANN


DUBLIN, IRELAND – 26 August 2009 – Afilias, a global provider of Internet infrastructure services and domain name registry technology, today announced that it is seeking to partner with a select number of organizations that wish to apply to the Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers (...

Aug 26, 2009

Experienced registry operator offers technical and other assistance for new top-level domain applications to ICANN


DUBLIN, IRELAND – 26 August 2009 – Afilias, a global provider of Internet infrastructure services and domain name registry technology, today announced that it is seeking to partner with a select number of organizations that wish to apply to the Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers (...

Aug 18, 2009

Dublin, Ireland - 18 August 2009 - Afilias, a global provider of internet infrastructure services, today announced that Ali Rezafard, the lead member in the development and implementation of Afilias' Discovery Services platform, has been selected to chair the Software Action Group at EPCglobal.

EPCglobal leads the development of industry-driven standards for the Electronic Product CodeTM (EPC) to support the use of Radio Frequency Identification (RFID) in...

Aug 10, 2009

Redwood City, CA – August 10, 2009 – In an enlightened example of cooperation among competitors to improve online security, Internet Systems Consortium (ISC) today announced that Afilias and Neustar, Inc. are working with ISC to support ISC's DNSSEC Look-aside Validation (DLV) registry by providing secondary DNS service for the DLV zone.

Aug 05, 2009
BEIJING - August 6, 2009 - Afilias, a global provider of Internet infrastructure services, today announced that it has joined the Chinese Domain Name Consortium (CDNC). Afilias will work with the CDNC to coordinate and collaborate with other registries to reach Chinese language Internet users with Internationalized Domain Name technology. Afilias is a registry services provider to nearly 15 million domain names, across 15 top-level domains (TLDs).

"The importance of the...

Jul 30, 2009

DUBLIN, IRELAND - July 30, 2009 - Afilias, a global provider of Internet infrastructure services, today announced that its DNS network, which supports approximately 10 percent of the Internet's domain names, is secure from the recently announced BIND 9 vulnerability that could cause a denial of service (DoS) attack against DNS name servers. Afilias' network and customers are protected by its DNS diversity strategy, which avoids single points of...

Jul 22, 2009

The .ORG Registry continues its commitment to bolstering the future of Internet security

Reston, VA - July 22, 2009 - .ORG, The Public Interest Registry (www.pir.org) announces today the achievement of key milestones with Domain Name Security Extensions (DNSSEC). PIR is dedicated to transparency in its implementation and sharing lessons learned with the Internet infrastructure community,...

Jul 21, 2009
DUBLIN, IRELAND -21 July 2009 - Afilias, a global provider of Internet infrastructure services and registry for the .INFO domain, today announced that is has added a new service aggregating .INFO Authorized Registrar special offers and sales on .INFO domain names.

The new "Deals"...

Jun 22, 2009

Big Room, Inc. selects Afilias as registry service provider for its application to ICANN for a new top-level domain

DUBLIN, IRELAND - 22 June 2009- Today Afilias, a leading provider of Internet infrastructure services, announced that is has been selected by Big Room Inc. as the registry services provider for its application to the Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers (ICANN) for a new .eco domain during the...