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About the .IN Registry Transition

Since January 2005, the the National Internet Exchange of India (NIXI) has been authorized by the Indian Government to operate the .IN country code Top-Level Domain (ccTLD) Registry.

NIXI is a Not-for-Profit Company under Section 25 of the Indian Companies Act, 1956, with the objective of facilitating improved Internet services in the country. Under NIXI, the INRegistry functions as an autonomous body with primary responsibility for maintaining the .IN ccTLD and ensuring its operational stability, reliability, and security.

A new Registry for a new age of success

In September 2018, NIXI announced Neustar had been selected to provide back-end Registry services for the .IN domain namespace. The transition of the .IN Registry to Neustar’s backend technology is expected to take place in late February.

Neustar, Inc. is a leading global information services provider driving the connected world forward with responsible identity resolution. As a company built on a foundation of Privacy by Design, Neustar is depended upon by the world’s largest corporations to help grow, guard and guide their businesses with the most complete understanding of how to connect people, places and things.

Neustar’s Registry technology supports a global community with infrastructure throughout the Americas, Europe, Africa, Asia and the Middle East. Additionally, its team boasts an unmatched resume of credentials including an ICANN Board member and countless leadership roles and memberships in groups throughout the ICANN ecosystem.

Beyond its core Registry offering, Neustar offers a suite of services that augment and enhance its offering, including the largest DDoS mitigation network in the world with 10 terabits per second of capacity over 30 global nodes. Neustar provides authoritative DNS for 1.7 million zones with 34 billion global queries per day, as well as numerous industry-leading services for threat and abuse mitigation and other Security solutions.