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?
POSITION: CUSTOMER AND PRODUCT SUPPORT CONSULTANT VACANCY AVAILABLE FROM: 1 June 2019 APPLICATIONS OPEN: 1 May 2019 APPLICATIONS CLOSE: 20 May 2019 DNS Africa Ltd is looking to recruit the services of a Customer and Product Support Consultant preferably to be based in our offices in MAURITIUS (North), or work remotely, and who will report to the relevant Service Manager. We … Continue reading JOB VACANCY: CUSTOMER AND PRODUCT SUPPORT CONSULTANT
Domain Name Service (Pty) Ltd (DNS-ZA) is the technical service provider to the ZA Central Registry (ZACR) and the .ZA Domain Name Authority (ZADNA). With over 20 years experience in the .ZA space, we provide the core technical registry back-end systems and services for zones such as CO.ZA, ORG.ZA and .AFRICA. The article published on … Continue reading .ZA is NOT a Security Disaster waiting to happen
One of the key focuses of the ZADNA Discussion Document on SLRS (section 3) was the recent experiences of other ccTLDs, such as Colombia (.co), United Kingdom (.UK), New Zealand (.NZ), Kenya (.KE) and Australia (.AU). We took a closer look at these examples and discovered some interesting facts. The grass is not always greener on the other side and it appears that the .ZA flagship SLD (CO.ZA) is doing pretty well, considering the challenges.
The global ccTLD market is seeing significant change with several prominent registry operators opening registrations at the second level (SLRs). It seems likely that the South Africa ccTLD administrator will follow this international SLR trend, but we should all be aware of the complexities and risks that this holds for the .za namespace. This is a challenge and opportunity that we dare not take lightly.