Sedo taps the Russian domain market by partnering with Reg.ru

Sedo announced today a new partnership with one of Russia’s leading registrars, REG.RU. This is a very important move by Sedo that is attempting to enter the fast expanding Russian domain market. Russians are pretty active lately in the domain name aftermarket buying a lot of domain names including .com and .info.

This partnership offers REG.RU a one-stop shop domain name solution by integrating Sedo’s full suite of B2B products and services into the REG.RU website, including registrar and customer parking, SedoMLS Premium network distribution for their customers, and brokerage and secondary marketplace services.

REG.RU is an ICANN accredited domain name registrar since 2012, which occupies a leading position in number of new registrations at the Russian market and serves over than 1 500 000 domains.

Here is the complete press release:

CAMBRIDGE, Mass., – January 29, 2012 – Sedo, the world’s largest domain marketplace and monetization provider, today announced a new partnership with one of Russia’s leading registrars, REG.RU. This partnership offers REG.RU a one-stop shop domain name solution by integrating Sedo’s full suite of B2B products and services into the REG.RU website.

As a one-stop shop partner, REG.RU benefits from the complete suite of domain services that Sedo provides, including registrar and customer parking, SedoMLS Premium network distribution for their customers, and brokerage and secondary marketplace services. By supporting the entire domain name lifecycle, from purchase to parking, and from selling to brokerage, Sedo allows its registrar partners to better serve their customers.

“We are excited to partner with REG.RU, and to provide their customers with a full-fledged suite of products and services,” said Tobias Flaitz, Sedo’s CEO. “We also know the potential for growth in the Russian domain name market, with a dedicated country manager working directly with clients in that market. Our partnerships with registrars like REG.RU allow us to open more doors for domain owners and buyers in Russia and worldwide.”

“Establishing a long-term and mutually advantageous partnership with Sedo is an important step for REG.RU’s client services development,” said Alexey Korolyuk, REG.RU’s CEO. “We are proud to bring leading world brands to the Russian domain market, because it has a positive impact on development of the national IT industry and also helps our clients working with domains.”

About Reg.ru
REG.RU — an accredited domain name registrar, which occupies a leading position in number of new registrations at the Russian market and serves over than 1 500 000 domains. The company offers the registration in more than 200 international domain zones and also provides web-hosting, mail, VPS / VDS, rent dedicated servers etc. In 2012, REG.RU became an ICANN-accredited registrar. REG.RU has offices located at 18 cities in Russia and Ukraine.

About Sedo
Sedo, an acronym for “Search Engine for Domain Offers,” is the leading domain marketplace and monetization provider. Headquartered in Cologne, Germany and with offices in London, England and Cambridge, Mass., Sedo has assembled the world’s largest database of domain names for sale, with more than 16 million listings. The success of Sedo’s model has attracted a global base of more than 1 million members.

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About Konstantinos Zournas

Konstantinos studied Computer Engineering and Computer Science in London and lives in Athens, Greece. He works on domain names, websites and software development. Has been online since 1995 & domaining since 2002.

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