Eunetworks Supplies Denic for electronic registry of 11 million domain names

Frankfurt am Main, (PresseBox) - euNetworks, (SGX: H23.SI), owner and operator of one of Europe’s highest capacity fiber networks and provider of mission critical infrastructure and services, today announced it has signed a contract with DENIC eG for the provision of a private fiber network, premium co-location in euNetworks’ datacenter in Amsterdam and dedicated Tier 1 Internet transit capacity. DENIC will utilise this mission critical communications solution to operate the electronic and automated registration platform provided for all domain names under the .de (Germany) domain, and ensure the uninterrupted availability of information and data 24 x 7.

DENIC is the central registry for all domains under the Top Level Domain .de, providing an automatic electronic registration system for administering .de domains. In this capacity, DENIC also runs the name servers for .de domains which provide information that is of crucial importance for the operation of the Internet. The operation of this system requires highly sophisticated technology and the highest levels of availability and security. In order to fulfil these exacting requirements, DENIC demanded a provider of superior Internet Transit and premium co-location. euNetworks was one of the few providers capable of fulfilling these demands and providing the 24 x 7 management necessitated.

Under the terms of the agreement, euNetworks will deploy a private fiber network in Frankfurt, redundantly connecting DENIC’s office to their datacenter facilities and exchange points. This highly flexible solution not only enables DENIC with a scalable network for future projected growth but also offers highest levels of availability and security. euNetworks furthermore provided DENIC high standard co-location in euNetworks’ premium datacenter facility in Amsterdam.

Additionally, euNetworks will enable DENIC with premium Internet connectivity via a dedicated Gig-e port, with the ability to burst and scale as demanded. DENIC required the highest levels of reliability, redundancy, flexibility and, above all, scalability to cope with the anticipated future growth. euNetworks, through its global peering agreements, is uniquely positioned to deliver the highest quality IP Transit connectivity with minimum hop, minimum latency and minimum packet loss all under the highest industry service level agreements.

"euNetworks’ ability to provide resilient and reliable communications solutions either over fiber or through our IP network, uniquely positions us as a reliable provider of high performance solutions," said Noel Meaney, Chief Executive Officer, euNetworks. "DENIC as an Internet-centric organisation demands the highest levels of performance and euNetworks warrants the security and availability of our Carrier- grade solutions."

Our Solutions – designed bespoke, monitored around the clock

euNetworks’ solutions delivery team design, implement and manage each private fiber network bespoke to the exact requirements of our clients' needs. Network solutions include Ethernet (FastE, GigE, 10GigE), IP Services (IPT, VPN), and a suite of associated managed services including security, storage/business continuity, and co-location. All euNetworks inherently deliver redundancy through their mesh configuration, enabling the highest availability levels in the industry (99.999% availability).

As a Tier1 provider, euNetworks supports Corporates, Carriers and Service Providers with access to an advanced network (AS6461) that provides carrier-grade IP for the Enterprise - optimised to support bandwidth-intensive applications and content. Features of Tier-one IP Transit include:

- Extensive peering ensuring minimum latency and traffic routing resiliency
- Fully redundant routing equipment with cable routing diversity ensures the highest levels of network availability.
- Minimum packet loss, achieved through the provision of high capacity networking solutions, which minimise congestion.
- Minimum latency, through the use of highly meshed, high capacity networking with minimum router hops.


DENIC was set up as a co-operative in December 1996 and it has its headquarters in Frankfurt am Main. With more than 11 million .de domains, DENIC administers the world’s largest country code top level domain. Its membership is comprised of about 250 companies and institutions who administer domains for their customers and who feel an active commitment to providing, within the principles of self-regulation, a key service for the whole German Internet Community - namely, operation of the registry for the German Top Level Domain .de. DENIC is a not-for-profit body; it sees its mission as providing services impartially to everyone interested in the Internet in Germany.

euNetworks GmbH

euNetworks owns and operates one of Europe s highest capacity fiber network and provides mission critical communication infrastructure and services to large corporates, carriers, and service providers. Constructed at a cost in excess of €1.3 billion, euNetworks all-fiber optic network uniquely combines long-haul inter-city network linking Europe s largest economies, with high density last-mile metropolitan fiber networks in 15 of Europe s leading cities. euNetworks was recently awarded the prestigious title of "Best New Entrant" by leading telecommunications publication, Capacity Magazine. The award was granted to euNetworks following their acquisition of a pan-European fiber network thus extending their unique proposition of delivering private fiber networks - an offering the judges felt is of immense value to large Corporates and carriers alike. euNetworks, a member of the Global Voice Group, is headquartered in Frankfurt, publicly listed on the Singapore stock exchange (SGX: H23.SI). euNetworks is a member of euro-one - a unique collaboration of fiber optic network providers to deliver infrastructure and next generation networking solutions, connecting Eastern, Central, Western Europe and North America ( For further information please visit

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