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Afilias' specialized technology makes Internet addresses more accessible and useful through a wide range of applications, including Internet domain registry services, Managed DNS and award-winning mobile Web services.

Security

DNSSEC Deployment Reaching Critical Mass


Less than nine months after the DNS root was signed, the rollout of DNSSEC across the Internet's top-level domains is approaching the tipping point.

Afilias Secures .GI, .MN, and .SC Domains with DNSSEC

Brings added security to three more countries around the world

DUBLIN, IRELAND - 18 November 2010 - Afilias, a global provider of Internet infrastructure services, today announced that it has enabled Domain Name System Security Extensions (DNSSEC) for .GI, the country code Top Level Domain (ccTLD) for Gibraltar, .MN for Mongolia, and .SC for the Seychelles.

IT Risks for Cloud Computing


As the industry-wide paradigm shift to cloud computing and software-as-a-service gradually continues to make the transition from buzz to reality, security and availability continue to emerge as the main barriers to customer adoption. A recent ISACA survey of over 1,800 US IT professionals found that only 17 percent believe the benefits of cloud computing outweigh the risks. Only one in 10 respondents said they would consider using software-as-a-service (SaaS) for mission-critical applications.

Why hosting companies need advanced DNS


Hosting companies face many challenges today, from differentiating their services in a crowded market with decreasing margins, to an increasing pressure to defend against growing sets of attacks against their infrastructure. As more and more services drift into the cloud, up-time is becoming one of the most critical factors for customers choosing a web host.

VIDEO: Web Server 911: Why You need Monitoring and IP Failover

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Web Server 911: Why You need Monitoring and IP Failover

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Afilias joins Chinese Domain Name Consortium Highlighting the Importance of the Chinese Domain Market and IDN technology

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 Chinese domain name market cannot be understated," said Mr.

VIDEO: .INFO Security Success

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.INFO Case Study: Reducing Phishing Uptime

Afilias' Ram Mohan discusses the effects of the .INFO Domain Anti-Abuse Policy in reducing phishing uptimes and what other TLD operators should consider during the February 2009 APTLD meeting.

.INFO Case Study: Domain Anti-Abuse Policies Work

Ram Mohan of Afilias speaking on .INFO's success in dealing with domain abuse during his keynote presentations at APTLD February 23, 2009.