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Key-Systems Introduce 16 New Domain Extensions

The international domain registrar Key-Systems has already introduced 16 new second-level and top-level domains since the beginning of the year; .PRO is one of them.

“Key-Systems is glad to be an official .PRO registrar. .PRO is a professional way to present businesses on the Internet,” says Key-Systems’ CEO Alexander Siffrin. The TLD .PRO is intended for use by professionals only. A professional is a person or entity that provides professional services. Upon registration, customers are asked to submit parameters such as profession, license number or license authority. In addition to .PRO itself, more specialized .PRO suffixes are available:

– For medical professions: .MED.PRO
– For legal professions: .LAW.PRO, .AVOCAT.PRO, .BAR.PRO, .RECHT.PRO, .JUR.PRO
– For accounting professions: .CPA.PRO, .AAA.PRO, .ACA.PRO, .ACCT.PRO
– For engineering professions: .ENG.PRO

“RegistryPro is excited to welcome Key-Systems to the .PRO family of registrars,” said Lucas Roh, CEO of RegistryPro. “As .PRO continues to set new records for growth, we’re proud that industry leaders like Key-Systems have elected to offer .PRO to their valued clients.” RegistryPro is operating the .PRO TLD since its launch in 2004.

Since March Key-Systems also offers the second-level extensions .COM.MS, .CO.MS and .ORG.MS. .MS is the TLD for Montserrat, a British overseas territory and island of the Lesser Antilles (Caribbean Sea). Furthermore, Key-Systems extended its offering of South American domain extensions with the TLD .CL (Chile) in February. Chile is situated between the Andes and the Pacific Ocean. Currently, there are more than 300,000 .CL domains registered. The initial registration term of a .CL domain is two years. Domains can be renewed for periods of between two and ten years.

Key-Systems is constantly expanding its domain portfolio: In 2010, the company introduced 57 new extensions. 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 54 employees is the second largest ICANN registrar in Europe and one of the 15 largest in the world (Source: webhosting.info). 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 AZ.pl.

Via the end customer portal domaindiscount24.com and the reseller portal RRPproxy.net, 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 BrandShelter.com offers companies the worldwide registration of domains with all available extensions and a comprehensive online brand protection.

About Key-Systems
Key-Systems GmbH located in St. Ingbert, Germany, was founded by Alexander Siffrin in 1998. The company has grown from an academic sideline to a successful international ICANN accredited registrar for internet addresses. Areas such as a fully automated reseller-system and web hosting completed the success story. Today with more than 3 million domains under its management, the company has reached a leading market position, selling domain names, web hosting and DNS services to customers all over the world. The latest product BrandShelter.com offers companies and institutions special services related to domain administration including services to get their own top-level domain (TLD) as this opportunity unfolds in the near future. Key-Systems is operating subsidiaries in the USA and Mexico.

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