Registered a domain in the last year and a half? If so you might have helped to swell the total number of Top-Level Domains (TLDs) to a staggering 233 million. This is the figure released by VeriSign in its State of the Domain quarterly report for the period ending March 31, 2012. In all 7.5 [...]July 30th, 2012 by Anthony West
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The internet in terms of size is can be represented by the number of domain names that are registered, and top-level domains are a good start point. Thanks to VeriSign, operator of the .Com and .Net extensions, we can get a glimpse into the sheer size of the net. According to the latest figures released [...]March 25th, 2012 by Anthony West
The last thing I suppose anyone will accuse VeriSign executives for is hubris; at least not where its management of the .Com registry is concerned. The company had earnings call opportunities since October, but only now are we getting a sense of what VeriSign has been able to do with the com registry and the [...]February 10th, 2012 by Anthony West
If and when SOPA and PIPA becomes law, the number of domains currently registered may take on a different picture, but for now, registrations are booming. VeriSign, the operator for the .Com and .Net registries posted its fourth quarter results for 2011, and the numbers revealed that there is a steady increase of new domain [...]February 6th, 2012 by Anthony West
Domain registrations continue to grow even though, the so-called best names have all been taken—this according to VeriSign the company who currently operates the .Com and .Net registries. According to VeriSign’s latest industry data, there are 220 million domains registered across all TLDs as at the end of Q3 2011. This figure marks an 8% [...]December 31st, 2011 by Anthony West
There are very few competitors in the online verification and authentication space and this fact seems to have benefited VeriSign very well indeed. The company released earnings figures for the third quarter up to September 2011, and the numbers are pretty decent. VeriSign recorded Q3 revenues of $197 million, an increase of 4% on earnings [...]November 2nd, 2011 by Anthony West