Firstly, a ‘dot brand’ is a Top-Level Domain (TLD) similar to .com or .org, however your brand name appears to the right of the dot, and you own the entire name space. Owning your dot brand provides you with huge flexibility to broaden the scope of your organisation as you alone will control the entire … Continue reading Why own your .Brand?
Following Delegation Signer (DS) records to the .za space on the 5th September 2019, in preparation for a Key Signing Key (KSK) rollover we started receiving reports of issues on some validating name servers. The issue was eventually traced back to old buggy versions of Unbound that had been standard in older versions of both … Continue reading Investigation into the issues surrounding SHA-384 DS keys for co.za
What is RDAP? Registration Data Access Protocol (RDAP) is the successor to the ageing WHOIS protocol, like WHOIS, RDAP provides access to information about internet resources: domain names, autonomous systems and IP addresses, although does so using a fundamentally different approach in order to account for the shortcomings of the traditional WHOIS protocol. RDAP is … Continue reading RDAP has gone live for DNS
The Asante Promotion is a bi-annual sale for the ONLY 4 African geographic Top Level Domain names (gTLDs) on the continent. These bi-annual sales are applicable for the dotAfrica (.africa) ; dotCapetown (.capetown); dotJoburg (.joburg) and dotDurban (.durban) gTLDs. All 4 gTLDs are available on DNS Gateway's Reseller Portal. Prices are as follows: .africa - … Continue reading The Asante 50% SALE is live!
DNS Gateway Domain Name Reseller Platform for non-ICANN accredited domain name registrars and Domain Resellers. Access multiple namespaces via one integrated platform. Integration via EPP, API, WHMCs or web based platform.
The 7th edition of the Africa Domain Name System Forum was held in Gaborone, Botswana from 22nd to 24th July 2019. The forum was hosted by the Botswana Communications Regulatory Authority (BOCRA). The objective of the three-day event was to help the Africa Domain Name Industry to grow at a competitive rate and to ensure … Continue reading DNS Business at the 7th Africa DNS Forum
Possibly the first second-level domain created in South Africa, AC.ZA provides a unique Internet domain name space for use by higher education institutions, learned societies and associated research and support institutions that are domiciled in the Republic of South Africa. Education is a fundamental driver of personal, national and global development, as confirmed by Nelson … Continue reading AC.ZA goes live on the Gateway SRS
Starting your first job can be challenging, exciting and intimidating all at the same time, however, there's something new and intriguing about being in the office, surrounded by your team every day and knowing that your contributions are meaningful to the company. This, as well as walking away from the office every afternoon having gained … Continue reading Software Analysis Intern Livhuwani Mabasha on Testing
ICANN65 was held at the Palmeraie Conference Center Marrakech. Two representatives from DNS were in attendance - Sasha Dinculescu and Calvin Browne. The 4 day event marked the 2019 ICANN Policy Forum which is typically dedicated to policy development work of the Supporting Organisations and Advisory Committees (SO/ACs), and regional outreach activities. Internet policy is … Continue reading DNS at ICANN65!
A team from DNS Africa Ltd attended the Africa Internet Summit, in particular, the AfTLD ccTLD Marketing Workshop last week in Kampala, Uganda. We set out to share our experience in the African Market through launching our very own reseller product, Gateway, as well as to introduce our new user-friendly end-user based platform, TopDog. Throughout … Continue reading AIS 2019 – Kampala, Uganda