About CentralNic Registry

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7th Middle East DNS Forum, 5-7 April 2021

Monday, March 29th, 2021

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CentralNic partners with JISC to support critical UK domain infrastructure

Monday, March 22nd, 2021

CentralNic has been awarded a significant project by Jisc, the UK not-for-profit company whose role is to support UK higher and further education and research.

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The History of the CentralNic Registry System

Friday, March 5th, 2021

CentralNic's story goes back more than a quarter of a century, to 1996 (the year that gave birth to the Spice Girls, Duke Nukem 3D, Internet Explorer 3 and DVDs, amongst others), when NomiNation was launched, offering third-level registrations under...

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Spotlight on .BEST

Friday, February 19th, 2021

In this spotlight, Cyril Fremont, the CEO of .best, talks about the experience of working with CentralNic Registry to launch the .best top-level domain.

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DNS Analytics

Deep Dive: DNS Monitoring and Analytics at CentralNic

Friday, February 5th, 2021

There are many components to a domain registry system. For example, we operate an EPP service which allows our many registrars to register and manage domains on behalf of their customers. That EPP server connects to our primary registry database...

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Spotlight on Top Level Design

Friday, December 4th, 2020

In this short video, Ray King, the founder and CEO of Top Level Design, talks about his experience of applying for, launching, and running his TLDs on the CentralNic Registry platform.

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The Great Migration

Watch webinar: The Great Migration

Monday, November 23rd, 2020

Our webinar on ccTLD and gTLD backend migration, which originally ran on October 4th, is now available to view online!

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The Great Migration

CentralNic and the Global Cyber Alliance announce the DomainTrust platform

Friday, November 13th, 2020

The recent rise in internet use, as people are moving more of their lives online due to Covid-19, has been matched by a rise in malicious activity in the form of phishing attempts, malware distribution, and botnet command and control (C2) activities.

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A Token Bucket Implementation in PHP, using memcached

Monday, July 6th, 2020

The token bucket algorithm is often used in packet switched computer networks and telecommunications networks to rate-limit or throttle traffic flows.

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Matt Shooman appointed as Head of Sales

Wednesday, July 1st, 2020

CentralNic is pleased to announce the appointment of Matt Shooman as Head of Sales for the Registry Services division, where he will lead the business development and account management teams.

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The Great Migration

The Great Migration

Tuesday, June 9th, 2020

Every year, in the animal kingdom, there are some awe-inspiring migrations. One, known appropriately as the "Great migration", involves the mass exodus of vast groups of wildebeest, some comprising over one million individuals. These mega-herds roam...

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Kelly Hardy appointed as Head of Policy

Friday, May 29th, 2020

CentralNic is pleased to announce the appointment of Kelly Hardy as Head of Policy for the Registry Services division.

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COVID-19 Response - RGP Restore Fee Waiver Program

Tuesday, April 14th, 2020

CentralNic is pleased to announce an RGP Restore Fee Waiver Program, designed to support registrants who are facing difficulties during the global Coronavirus pandemic. Working with our registry clients, we have developed a program that allows our...

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COVID-19 Response - Free continuity DNS and EBERO Support for ccTLDs

Wednesday, April 8th, 2020

Over the past few weeks, the global coronavirus crisis has tested the business continuity plans and service delivery capabilities of almost every business on the planet. You only have to look at shortages of goods in retail stores to understand just...

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Gavin Brown appointed as Head of CentralNic Registry Services

Wednesday, April 1st, 2020

CentralNic Group PLC is pleased to announce an internal leadership restructuring, including key new appointments. The new structure reflects the Company's strategy of deploying specialist teams and platforms for each customer type, to drive global...

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Statement on COVID-19

Monday, March 16th, 2020

Like many organisations, CentralNic Registry has been monitoring the development of the Coronavirus pandemic. To alleviate any concerns on the part of our key stakeholders (registry clients, registrars, domain registrants and Internet end-users),...

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