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Key-Systems™ GmbH

Since its foundation in 1998 Key-Systems has emerged as one of the leading European companies for the distribution and management of domains. The registrar administers more than 4 million internet addresses for more than 100,000 end and corporate customers and 2,300 resellers from more than 200 countries. Key-Systems currently has more than 90 employees – at the headquarters in St. Ingbert/Germany and at the subsidiary in the USA.

Through the three portals domaindiscount24™, RRPproxy™ and BrandShelter™, Key-Systems offers more than 1,000 top-level and second-level domain extensions for fully-automated registration, among them country-code extensions like .DE (Germany), .IN (India) or .COM.BR (Brazil) as well as generic extensions like .COM, .NET and .ORG and new top level domains such as .website, .berlin or .club. Furthermore, Key-Systems is able to realize any TLD worldwide on customer's request.

Through its fully-owned subsidiary KSregistry GmbH, companies and organizations benefit from Key-Systems' conceptual and technical know-how when realizing and operating their top-level domain such as .BRAND or .COMPANY. The Key-Systems subsidiary SKYWAY DataCenter GmbH, located nearby the Key-Systems headquarters in St. Ingbert (Germany), supplies worldwide companies and individuals with multi-purpose IT and telecommunication services.

Key-Systems is a member of several relevant organizations to the internet business, among them the association for the administration of the German domain extension .DE (DENIC), the alliance of the German internet business ECO as well as RIPE (Réseaux IP Européens) and INTA (International Trademark Association).

Business Areas

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    RRPproxy™ – Reseller Portal

    RRPproxy is a fully automated, real-time system for the registration and management of domain names, for DNS, webhosting, virtual servers, SSL certificates and more. All services are resalable and we offer numerous additional features to simplify your reselling business. Resellers from all over the world offer these services to their customers using the technical infrastructure of RRPproxy, the so-called Metaregistry™.
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    BrandShelter™ – Corporate Domain Portal

    BrandShelter provides companies and brand owners with services aimed at managing and securing domain names as well as protecting brand use on the Internet. The brand protection service offers extensive monitoring of trademark use on the Internet by unauthorized persons and provides support for the corresponding countermeasures. Furthermore, BrandShelter offers comprehensive support for the realization of a company-owned TLD such as .BRAND or .COMPANY.
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    domaindiscount24™ - End Customer Portal

    domaindiscount24 (dd24™) is a domain portal specifically tailored to meet the needs of retail customers. In addition to domain registration and administration, dd24 offers many additional services such as web and mail space, virtual servers, and SSL certificates. The fully-automated domain portal is available in eight languages.

Subsidiary Companies

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    Key-Systems USA, Inc.

    The team of Key-Systems USA furthers the expansion of Key-Systems and is especially responsible for the development of the American market with the corporate domain portal BrandShelter. Key-Systems USA, Inc. was founded in May 2009 and is headed by Executive Vice President Bonnie Wittenburg.
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    KSregistry GmbH

    The registry solution of KSregistry GmbH offers features and functions necessary for the operation of a registry, which can be compiled in a package tailored to meet individual customer needs. This customer-specific solution is expandable to meet the changing needs of the client over time. The KSregistry system is successfully being used for several country-code and gTLD domain extensions.
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    Skyway DataCenter GmbH

    The modern Tier III SKYWAY DataCenter, located nearby the Key-Systems headquarters in St. Ingbert (Germany), supplies worldwide companies and individuals with multi-purpose IT and telecommunication services. The product range covers colocation, hosting, vCloud hosting and root/managed servers.


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    Thomsen Trampedach GmbH

    Key-Systems is involved with a share of about 26 percent in the consulting company Thomsen Trampedach. The firm, with presences in Denmark and Switzerland, specializes in Internet consulting services. As a consulting partner of Key-Systems’ corporate domain portal, Thomsen Trampedach assists corporate clients in achieving a secure and cost-effective management of large domain portfolios.
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    Traffic.Club S.A.R.L

    Traffic Club provides smarter digital advertising solutions to agencies, brand holders and premium publishers. The Traffic.Club team has over 12 years experience in digital marketing, management, traffic exchange and monetization. The company was founded in 2016 in Luxembourg and has operating offices in Germany and the USA.
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    dotSaarland GmbH

    The dotSaarland GmbH, founded in 2011 and based in St.Ingbert, Germany, is the registry for .SAARLAND domain names. The .SAARLAND TLD is a Saarland product: Operated by a Saarland company in the Saarland in the interest and with the participation of the Saarland people with the purpose of promoting the regional identity of the Saarland people.. Key-Systems has about 30 percent stake in the dotSaarland GmbH.
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    Toweb Brasil

    Since its foundation in 2008 Towebbrasil has mainly focused on the Latin American market and has emerged as one of the leading Brazilian companies for the distribution and management of domains. Many of the world’s largest registrars are using the Towebbrasil service which is ideal for companies wishing to go beyond the usual narrow range of TLDs and differentiate themselves from competitors by offering a much larger portfolio.
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    PartnerGate is a specialist for professional domain management. The ICANN-accredited registrar addresses professional users with target-group-specific products and solutions. The focus lies on customers with large domain portfolios, but the company also serves providers with a smaller inventory through their partner network. Partnership is the driving factor at PartnerGate – in the process of consultation, support and creation of offers.