Key-Systems Provides Registry System for Vietnamese IDNs

The newly available Vietnamese Internationalized Domain Names (IDNs) are powered by Key-Systems’ KSregistry system. KSregistry provides the registration and management platform for Dot VN, the company managing the Vietnamese IDNs. Open registration for the .VN IDNs started with a launch celebration in Hanoi on April 28. Within 30 hours after the start of open registration, the number of registrations exceeded the mark of 30,000.

Leesburg, VA, May 01, 2011 --( Key-Systems’ registry solution KSregistry provides Dot VN with a comprehensive set of management tools to successfully operate the .VN IDN registrations at the registry, registrar and reseller level. The beginning of the open registration of Vietnamese IDNs was celebrated by Dot VN, the Vietnam Internet Network Information Center (VNNIC) and Key-Systems on April 28, 2011 at VNNIC’s headquarters in Hanoi. Registrations of the Vietnamese IDNs are worldwide available through Key-Systems.

“The introduction of Vietnamese IDNs is an important step for the further development of the Internet in Vietnam,” said Key-Systems’ CEO Alexander Siffrin. “Key-Systems is glad, that our flexible, custom-tailored KSregistry system was chosen to serve as the technical basis for the success of Vietnamese IDNs.”

“We are proud to have Key-Systems as our partner in this project. They have distinguished themselves by providing us with the premiere domain name registry management system and a level of service and training that have prepared our staff for the daunting challenge of managing the Vietnamese IDN system. Also, given Key-Systems’ worldwide reach we expect strong adoption by the international community. Key-Systems have proven that they are indeed the Domain Experts,” said Thomas Johnson, CEO of Dot VN, Inc.

With KSregistry, companies and organizations may realize their top-level domain such as .BRAND or .COMPANY. The registry solution offers features and functions necessary for the operation of a registry, which can be compiled in a package tailored to meet individual customers' needs. This customer-specific solution is expandable to meet the changing needs of the client over time. By using Key-Systems' own SkyWay DataCenter, fast reaction times and full process control are guaranteed. Key-Systems has experience in running registries and providing registry backend solutions. From 2002 till 2005 the registry for .CD, the top-level domain of the Democratic Republic of the Congo, was run by Key-Systems.

About Dot VN
Dot VN, Inc. ( provides innovative Internet and Telecommunication services for Vietnam and operates and manages Vietnam's premier online media web property, www.INFO.VN. The Company is the exclusive online global domain name registrar for .VN (Vietnam) and the Vietnamese Native Language Internationalized Domain Names (IDNs). Dot VN is the sole distributor of Micro-Modular Data CentersTM solutions and E-Link 1000EXR Wireless Gigabit Radios to Vietnam and Southeast Asia region. Dot VN is headquartered in San Diego, California with offices in Hanoi, Danang and Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam. For more information, visit

About Key-Systems
Key-Systems is an international, ICANN accredited registrar, which currently administers more than 3 million domains for more than 70,000 retail and corporate customers and 1,700 resellers worldwide. The company with 57 employees is the second largest ICANN registrar in Europe and one of the 15 largest in the world (Source: Key-Systems' headquarters are located in St. Ingbert/Germany. Furthermore, the company runs two subsidiaries in the USA and Mexico and owns a majority interest in the Polish registrar

Via the end customer portal and the reseller portal, customers are currently able to register domain names with more than 280 different top-level- and second-level extensions fully automated. Furthermore, Key-Systems is able to realize any TLD worldwide on customer's request. The corporate domain portal offers companies the worldwide registration of domains with all available extensions and a comprehensive online brand protection.

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