CentralNic Registry brands

CentralNic’s Registry division is a leading distributor of registries’ domain names, on an exclusive basis, through retailers globally. It is the only distributor with six of the top twenty new TLDs on its platform. The three most important contributing factors behind this achievement are the division’s leading technology platforms, its extensive range of support services and its integrated network of global retailers.

CentralNic Registry has been a leading provider of registry services for country code registries for over ten years, including a wide range of technical solutions including on-premises, cloud based and hybrid solutions for registry and DNS, as well as business planning, policy drafting, sales and marketing and financing services.

CentralNic’s DNS system, which powers the domains, is a global network of nameservers. With 60 locations distributed around the world, CentralNic’s DNS handles over 1 Billion queries per day and has maintained 100% uptime for 21 consecutive years.

CentralNic’s Registry division supports over 100 registries across all five categories of domain name extensions:

  • Country Code Top Level Domain extensions (ccTLDs) such as .la, .sk and .fm;
  • Generic Top Level Domain extensions (gTLDs) like .xyz and .online;
  • Sponsored Top Level Domain extensions for a specific purpose such as .coop, the internet designation for cooperatives;
  • DotBrand Top Level Domain extensions such as .stc for Saudi Telecom Corporation, which uses CentralNic’s registry back-end platform to power domains not for sale but for the rights holder’s own use;
  • Second Level Domain extensions (SLDs) such as .uk.com and .us.com.

CentralNic Registry is one of the word’s most widely used registry back-end platforms for all types of Top Level Domain registries and enables retailers around the world to sell an increasing range of internet domain names and associated products. CentralNic Registry also handles billing and cash collection on behalf of its registry clients as well other value added services such as policy advice, registrar liaison, sales and marketing.

KSregistry provides all features and functions for the successful operation of a Top Level Domain registry, including full compliance with ICANN guidelines. Operators of Country Code Top Level Domains, registry operators of (new) gTLDs as well as companies that use their name or brand as a TLD receive a registry solution tailored to their needs from KSregistry.

OpenRegistry manages the operation of Top Level Domain registries on behalf of registry operators. OpenRegistry provides a full complement of TLD services to meet the needs of all Top Level Domain registries.

SK-NIC, is the manager of the exclusive Country Code Top Level Domain for Slovakia, .SK. With over 375,000 domain names under management, .SK is one of the top 50 largest domain registries on the planet and is available for registration from anyone located in the European Union.

dotSaarland, founded in 2011 and based in Germany, is the registry for .SAARLAND domain names. The .SAARLAND TLD is very much a product of Saarland. It is operated by a Saarland company, in the interests and participation of the businesses and people of the region. Its sole purpose is to promote the regional identity of the Saarland people.