Rightside and Donuts sign multi-year extension of new gTLD registry services agreement

We’re thrilled to announce that Rightside and Donuts have extended our agreement for Rightside to provide Donuts with our back-end registry services for their broad array of nearly 200 new generic Top-Level Domains.

The agreement is an extension of the two companies’ five-year relationship, during a time that both Donuts and Rightside have been pioneers in the new gTLD program, launching domain names that range from the brandable extensions .LIVE and .WORLD, to more descriptive extensions, including .EMAIL, .PHOTOGRAPHY, .LAWYER and .CONSULTING. In total, over 200 new gTLDs have been launched, and approximately 2.5MM domains are currently managed by the Rightside Registry platform.

A registry back-end system performs the critical functions necessary for a domain name registry to fulfill its technical obligations in running a Top-Level Domain. This includes providing and maintaining domains in the registry database and the Domain Name System (DNS), supplying Whois services, providing shared access to registration functions for domain name registrars, and numerous features to support the business and operational requirements of registry operators.

Check out the full press release here.

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