domains.co.za’s goal is to ensure that these solutions and services enable their clients to remain at the forefront of their industry. domains.co.za is a company that is passionate about their products and their service. They are continually revolutionising their products and launching new innovative solutions and services.
- Domain Parking -Not ready to launch a website just yet? No Problem! You can register your domain name with us, without it being associated with any services such as e-mail or website hosting until you are ready to launch.
- DNS Hosting – With every domain you get free DNS management and free DNS hosting, even if your website is hosted elsewhere.
- Nameserver Management – Host your domain with us and point it to another providers nameservers or you can use our nameservers for free DNS hosting.
- Monitoring tools – Use our free “Is It Up” service to check if your domain or website is up from multiple locations around South Africa and the world.
- Google Safe Browsing Checks – Check your domain against well-known blacklists to see if your domain is listed on any of them.
- Blacklist Checking – Check your domain against well-known blacklists to see if your domain is listed on any of them
- URL Forwarding – Use our free URL forwarding service to point your domain name to an existing website
- Social Engagement Tracking – You can track your domain name mentions, likes and comments on Facebook, Twitter, Linked In and Google Plus.
- Domain Support – Our friendly and knowledgeable support staff are always ready to assist with questions you may have.
First and foremost, domains.co.za is an ICANN accredited Registrar, which means we have to adhere to very strict standards, policies and compliances.
The domains.co.za platform is extremely redundant, featuring multiple load balanced API servers. Galera clustered database servers, redundant EPP worker servers, IPv4 & IPv6 connectivity and complete “warm” standby in a different geographical location. Our platform is located in a N+1 secure, redundant data centre with connectivity to multiple network providers.
domains.co.za runs multiple backup policies where high priority data is backed up every hour and lower priority data is backed up every 12 hours.
All communication with the domains.co.za platform is done over 2048-bit SSL encryption and all data is stored in your secure Database Cluster which sits on a private network that is not accessible from the internet. All backup data transfer is done via this private network and off site backups are encrypted.
domains.co.za achievements and accreditations speak for themselves, plus we are the first accredited ZACR Registrar and the only operational ICANN accredited company in South Africa. domains.co.za become the 1st Verisign, PIR, Neustar and Afilias Registries’ accredited Registrar in South Africa and, to date, we are the 2nd largest ICANN accredited Registrar in Africa.
The domains.co.za platform, plus our accreditations has allowed us to stay at the forefront of EPP development. It also paves the way for Registrars and Resellers on our platform to take advantage of the new gTLDs.