Friday, October 4, 2019

APTLD Executive Fellowship-2019

Roshini Peter – Manager,  Domain Registration, LK Domain Registry at Netherlands Domain Registry SIDN.

Roshini Peter, Manager of Domain Registration, represented LK Domain Registry Sri Lanka at the APTLD Executive Fellowship 2019, where she had the opportunity to visit one of the largest ccTLDs in the world, the Netherlands Domain Registry SIDN.

The Netherlands, known for its flat landscape, canals, tulip fields, and windmills, has over 5.8 million domain names under SIDN's control, with over 3 million of them secured with DNSSEC. These activities demonstrate their significant contribution to the country's economic development.

SIDN's primary role is serving as the 'Registry' for .nl, the Netherlands' country-code top-level domain (ccTLD). They are responsible for the functional stability and development of the .nl internet domain.

In terms of SIDN's mission, they aim to connect people and companies for a carefree and promising digital existence, and they help build and strategize for the internet. SIDN is known for being one of the safest domains in the world, with secure protocols, a robust infrastructure, and proactive measures. They provide secure log-in solutions and reusable digital identities.

SIDN has also established SIDN Labs, their research arm dedicated to applied research and technological developments of the Internet. They work with the Internet measurement committee, Internet Task force, Internet engineering committee, and collaborate with various universities.

SIDN takes DNS performance improvements and monitoring seriously and is committed to enhancing customer satisfaction and round trip time.

Summarized developments through SIDN services are highlighted how .nl SIDN System functions:

Domain Name Surveillance Service- with this SIDN warns the client in advance about the registration of a domain name that is similar to your brand or domain name.

Domain Name Portfolio Checker (DPC) - Puts you back in control. It provides a full breakdown of your .nl domain names, with details of the registrar that manages each one.)

.nl Control -(With .nl Control, they have extra control over the domain name. No important changes can be made without first being approved by the agent)