Afilias, Director Corporate Communications
Afilias powers the world’s second largest domain registry, with over +20 million domain names under management in over 200 top level domains. Afilias powers a wide variety of top-level domains, including TLDs for countries, cities, brands, communities, and generic terms. Afilias’ specialized technology makes Internet addresses more accessible and useful through a broad range of applications, including Internet domain registry services, managed DNS, and mobile Web services. Afilias, Inc. is based near Philadelphia – offices are also located in Dublin Ireland, Toronto Canada, New Delhi India, Melbourne Australia, Vista California, and Beijing China. Afilias holds a Guinness World Records title for the “Largest migration of an internet top-level domain in a single transition” for its migration of the .au top-level domain in 2018.
Initiate and drive messaging, public relations, response, outreach, branding and m&a messaging for each global office including agency supervision for Ireland, US, Canada, India, China and Australia.
Created news and tracking tools deliver real time, daily summaries and urgent notifications of corporate, product, security and social updates to the executive team and brand managers. Notifications include association press releases, corporate and executive social media activity even public affairs and related government news.
Built video/audio production facilities in Horsham for use w/ media interviews announcements & event productions.
Alan Wallace is a terrific writer, storyteller, and top-drawer publicist. As a long time journalist, I've worked with many, many PR people over the years in various capacities. Alan was among the finest. So, fine, in fact, that I ended up hiring him at aNewDomain Media for a long stint. He is quite brilliant and did an extraordinary job with the early planning of BreakingModern, the content marketing site aNewDomain did for HTC. Hire him! Call me or contact me at email@example.com with any questions! Sincerely - Gina Smith
Press Releases Afilias
2020-11-19, 13:03 ET
Donuts Inc. to Acquire Afilias, Inc.
The Afilias registry business features a prominent back-end registry platform, DNS solutions, and cyber-security expertise. Afilias operates the authoritative directories and DNS for over 200 top-level domains. The Afilias registry business also includes an impressive
2020-09-25, 10:12 ET
Join.law announces expanded web services product offering to help law firms accelerate into the digital age
101domain provides Domain Names, Hosting, Google G Suite, Sectigo SSL Certificates, Cloudflare DNS Services, and Corporate Brand Services. Acquired by Afilias in 2015, 101domain continues to focus on innovation and providing superior professional and technical services to its customers worldwide. The 101domain
2020-08-18, 08:01 ET
Afilias Joins Global Encryption Coalition to Promote Internet Security
welcomes experts such as Afilias to bring their technical and policy knowledge to the process." About Afilias, Afilias is the world's second-largest domain registry, with over 20 million domain names under management in over 200 top-level domains. Afilias powers a wide variety of
2020-05-04, 08:01 ET
New MailYourBallot.vote site supports Vote-by-Mail amid COVID concerns
Monolith Registry, the registry operator for the dotVOTE web address today announces the launch of MailYourBallot.vote, a fast, easy to use central..
2020-04-27, 08:01 ET
ILOVE.PR - Prime Domains Released for the PR Industry
Today, nic.PR (the .PR registry operator) and Afilias (its technology partner) announce the release of 64,000 prime dotPR names beginning at 0900 EDT....
2020-04-27, 11:14 ET
ILOVE.PR - Lanzamiento de dominios de primer nivel para la industria de las relaciones públicas
nic.PR (el operador del registro .PR) y Afilias (su socio tecnológico) anuncian hoy el lanzamiento de 64,000 nombres .PR de primer nivel a partir de...
2020-04-20, 08:01 ET
Blacknight Chooses Afilias for Managed DNS with Anycast
Afilias, the world's second largest domain name registry, today announced that Blacknight has chosen Afilias for its Managed DNS service with Anycast ..
2019-11-12, 13:19 ET
Afilias endorses Global Commission on the Stability of Cyberspace (GCSC) Final Report at Paris Peace Forum
The Global Commission on the Stability of Cyberspace (GCSC) https://cyberstability.org/ today presented its "Advancing Cyberstability" report at the...
2019-08-15, 08:00 ET
Gauss Research Laboratory, Inc, the registry operator for .PR, Puerto Rico's top level domain (TLD), and Afilias, its technology partner, announced...
2019-08-15, 14:03 ET
¡El dominio de Internet .PR cumple 30 años!
Gauss Research Laboratory, Inc., el operador de registro para .PR, el dominio de primer nivel (TLD) de Puerto Rico, y Afilias, su socio tecnológico,...
2019-06-24, 08:00 ET
Afilias To Acquire .GLOBAL Top Level Domain
Afilias, the world's second largest domain name registry, today announced the signing of an agreement to acquire Dot Global Domain Registry Limited...
2019-03-08, 08:01 ET
Afilias Appoints Keith Lubsen as Chief Business Officer
Afilias, the world's second largest domain name registry, today announced that it has promoted Keith Lubsen to the newly created position of Chief...
2019-03-06, 13:23 ET
Afilias Appoints Ram Mohan as Chief Operating Officer
Afilias, the world's second largest domain name registry, today announced that it has promoted Ram Mohan to the newly created position of Chief...FEB 24, 2019, 08:00 ET
2019-02-24, 08:00 ET
Afilias Launches DeviceAssure to Close Security Gaps from Counterfeit Mobile Devices
Launched today at Mobile World Congress, DeviceAssure https://deviceassure.com is a new solution that uses patent pending technology to address the ...
2019-02-13, 08:00 ET
20 Afilias Top Level Domains Now Licensed for Sale in China
Afilias, a leading domain registry operator, is pleased to announce the availability of 20 Afilias TLDs approved for sale in China by the China...
2019-01-15, 08:00 ET
Afilias Joins Global Commission on the Stability of Cyberspace
Afilias, the world's second largest domain name registry, has joined the Management Board of the Global Commission on the Stability of Cyberspace...
2018-09-18, 17:40 ET
Afilias Sets GUINNESS WORLD RECORDS™ Title: Largest Migration of an Internet Top-Level Domain in a Single Transition
Afilias Australia Pty Ltd announced today that it has set the GUINNESS WORLD RECORDS title for the Largest migration of an internet top-level domain in a ...
2018-08-30, 08:01 ET
Afilias, a leading domain registry operator, announced today that it has formally established a new corporate parent entity, Afilias, Inc. of...
2018-08-30, 08:03 ET
Latest DeviceAtlas Report Shows Further Shifts in OS Landscape as Google & Apple Bet on Emerging Markets
DeviceAtlas® has released its latest report exploring statistics for mobile device usage around the globe. The latest report shows a resurgence in...
2018-07-09, 08:01 ET
New .LLC Domain Landrush Period Begins July 9
Afilias, a leading domain registry operator, announces that landrush for the new "dot LLC" or .LLC top level domain begins today. With the...
2018-06-30, 06:47 ET
.au Completes Historic Transition to Afilias
auDA (.au Domain Administration Ltd) and Afilias Australia today announced the successful and historic transition of more than 3.1 million .au domain ...
2018-04-18, 01:51 ET
dotPR addresses remain operational despite Puerto Rico islandwide power outage
Gauss Research Laboratories, the .PR ccTLD manager, is pleased to announce that addresses are still up and running and will work worldwide despite...
2018-04-05, 08:46 ET
Afilias to support ICANN Community Response to the EU's GDPR
Afilias today announced that it is temporarily suspending plans to limit the display of WHOIS data to comply with the EU General Data Protection...
2018-01-19, 08:01 ET
Huawei Now #3 Most Trafficked, Challenging Apple and Samsung
DUBLIN, Jan 19, 2018 /PRNewswire/-- DeviceAtlas has released its latest report containing statistics for device usage of the top smartphone and...
2018-01-08, 08:01 ET
Afilias selected to Provide Registry Services for .PR ccTLD
Gauss Research Laboratories, the .PR ccTLD manager is pleased to announce that it has selected Afilias, a leading domain registry operator, to...
2017-12-19, 07:01 ET
Afilias Selected to Provide Registry Services for .AU ccTLD
Afilias announced today that Afilias Australia Pvt. Ltd, a wholly owned subsidiary located in Melbourne, has been chosen by .au Domain Administration ...
2017-09-14, 12:02 ET
European Patent Office Grants DeviceAtlas Patent for Core Device Detection Algorithm
Afilias Technologies today announced at DMEXCO that it has been granted a third patent related to its device detection algorithm used in its…
2017-08-31, 08:00 ET
Latest DeviceAtlas Stats Reveal Top Movers in Chipset Market
As massive growth for mobile and connected devices continue, the latest report from mobile device intelligence experts DeviceAtlas reveals Qualcomm...
2017-05-22, 08:01 ET
Major Media Websites Lose Audience Due to Slow Load Times on Mobile
According to the latest study released by mobile device data expert DeviceAtlas, leading news websites fail to impress in terms of web performance on ...
2017-04-10, 08:01 ET
（ビジネスワイヤ） -- ドメイン登録事業者大手のアフィリアスは、中国工業情報化部（MIIT）が最新のMIITガイドラインの規定に従い、中国におけるトップレベルドメイン（TLD）の.INFO、.MOBI、.RED、.PRO、.KIMの販売について、ライセンスを認可する正式な声明を出したことを発表します。本日のこの発表により、中国の何百万もの企業やその他の登録者は、世界で最も人気の高い5つのTLDを…
2017-04-06, 08:01 ET
CORRECTING and REPLACING 5 Afilias Top Level Domains Now Licensed for Sale in China
Fifth bullet of release dated April 6, 2017 should read: .KIM appeals to the Korean market, as shown at www.johnny.kim, and the Agario game www.agario.kim. The corrected release reads: 5 AFILIAS TOP L…
2017-04-06, 08:01 ET
注意-更正并替换 : 五个艾斐域（Afilias）的顶级域名现已获准在华销售
2017-04-05, 08:01 ET
2017-03-02, 08:01 ET
DeviceAtlas Wins 2017 IHS Markit Innovation Award
Afilias Technologies, makers of market-leading device intelligence platform DeviceAtlas, is pleased to announce today recognition by IHS Markit (Nasdaq: INFO), a world leader in critical information,...
2017-02-21, 08:01 ET
DeviceAtlas' deep device intelligence now addresses native app environment
Afilias Technologies, makers of market-leading device intelligence platform DeviceAtlas, today announced that DeviceAtlas is extending its scope to include the native app's environment. This makes Devi...
2017-01-27, 08:01 ET
Afilias Joins The National Cyber Security Alliance in Global Effort to Support Data Privacy Day by Signing On as a Champion
Today Afilias announced its commitment to Data Privacy Day ‒ an international effort held annually on January 28 to create awareness about the importance of respecting privacy, safeguarding data and e...
2016-11-16, 08:01 ET
New Report Shows 720x1280 Is Now the Most Used Smartphone Screen Resolution
DeviceAtlas, a leading supplier of intelligence on mobile devices, today released its quarterly Mobile Web Intelligence Report for Q3 2016. The new report, focused on screen sizes and screen resolutio...
2016-11-04, 08:01 ET
Afilias Chairman Jonathan Robinson Wins ICANN’s 2016 Leadership Award at ICANN 57
Afilias, a leading domain registry operator, congratulates Jonathan Robinson, Executive Chairman of Afilias’ Board of Directors, on receiving the Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers (I...
2016-10-26, 08:01 ET
DeviceAtlas Device Detection Powers Rocket Fuel’s Programmatic Ad Delivery
DeviceAtlas announced today that it provides device detection capabilities to Rocket Fuel (NASDAQ: FUEL), a leading programmatic marketing platform provider that leverages artificial intelligence and...
2016-08-15, 08:01 ET
Airpush Chooses DeviceAtlas to Provide Device Awareness to Mobile Ad Network
Mobile Advertising firm Airpush and Afilias announced today that DeviceAtlas is now powering device detection and targeting on its advertising network for Android and iOS apps. Airpush’s platform enab...
2016-08-10, 08:01 ET
Apple Devices Lose Browsing Market Share
DeviceAtlas, a leading supplier of intelligence on mobile devices, today released its quarterly Mobile Web Intelligence Report for Q2 2016, which analyzes mobile device traffic to hundreds of thousand...
2016-08-08, 08:01 ET
Afilias Acquires Premium TLDs .ARCHI, .BIO and .SKI
Afilias, a leading domain registry operator, is pleased to announce the acquisition of StartingDot, the Registry Operator for 3 new TLDs: .ARCHI, .BIO and .SKI. The acquisition agreement is part of Af...
2016-05-12, 08:01 ET
Bots and Crawlers May Represent up to 50% of Web Traffic
DeviceAtlas, a leading supplier of intelligence on mobile devices, today released its quarterly Mobile Web Intelligence Report for Q1 2016, which analyzes mobile device traffic to hundreds of thousand...
2016-04-22, 08:01 ET
Afilias Relaunches .GREEN Domain
Afilias, a leading domain registry operator announces the relaunch of the .GREEN TLD (top level domain). .GREEN (dotGreen) celebrates the global green movement by providing a space that helps organiza...
2016-04-14, 08:01 ET
New .PROMO Domain Sunrise Period Begins Today
Afilias, a leading domain registry operator announces that the Sunrise Period for the new “dot PROMO” or .PROMO top level domain is now open for eligible trademark holders only. PROMO is the best Inte...
2016-03-08, 08:01 ET
New .BET Domain Sales Reach Top 3% of All New TLDs!
Afilias, a leading domain registry operator, today announced strong first-day sales results for the new .BET (dotBET) Top Level Domain. According to data verified with ntldstats.com, .BET ranked 11th...
2016-03-07, 08:01 ET
CleverPet Moves Brand to .PET Top Level Domain
Afilias, a leading domain registry operator, today announced that CleverPet, the first game console for dogs, has moved its brand from its dot.COM to www.clever.pet and will be using the new .PET Top...
2016-03-03, 08:01 ET
New .BET Domain Now Available to the Public
Afilias, a leading domain registry operator, announces public availability today for the new “dot BET” or .BET top level domain. .BET domains immediately convey that a site’s content is related to bet...
2016-02-29, 08:01 ET
Sales of New .PET Domain in Top 10% of New TLDs!
Afilias, a leading domain registry operator, today announced strong first-day sales results for the new “dot PET” (.PET) top-level domain which launched on Feb 23, 2016. According to data verified wit...
2016-02-23, 08:01 ET
Pet Lovers Unite - New .PET Domain Available to the Public
Afilias, a leading domain registry operator, today announced public availability for the new “dot PET” or .PET top level domain; .PET is now open for everyone! If you are a pet lover, rescuer, or busi...
2016-02-08, 08:01 ET
New .BET Domain Landrush Period begins February 8
Afilias, a leading domain registry operator, announces that landrush for the new “dot BET” or .BET top level domain begins today. .BET is the best Internet address for sports betting, gambling, variou...
2016-02-01, 08:01 ET
DeviceAtlas Brings Device Awareness To HAProxy
DeviceAtlas®, the market leader for device detection software, today announced the immediate availability of its device detection capabilities within HAProxy, the world’s most widely used load balanci...
2016-01-19, 08:01 ET
New .PET Domain Sunrise Period begins January 19
Afilias, a leading domain registry operator, today announces that the Sunrise Period for the new “dot PET” or .PET top level domain is now open for eligible trademark holders only. .PET is the best In...
2016-01-05, 08:01 ET
New .BET Domain Sunrise Period Begins Today
Afilias, a leading domain registry operator announces that the Sunrise Period for the new “dot BET” or .BET top level domain is now open for eligible trademark holders only. .BET is the best Internet...
2015-11-16, 08:01 ET
.PRO Domains Now Available to All
Global registry leader Afilias plc announced that beginning today, .PRO is an unrestricted Top Level Domain open to all registrants. That means that everyone is now eligible to register a domain name...
2015-11-15, 08:01 ET
全球注册局领域的领导者Afilias plc宣布，从即日开始，.PRO将成为面向所有注册人开放的无限制顶级域名。也就是说，所有人都有权注册以.PRO结尾的域名，如afilias.pro，或姓名.pro。所有获得认证的.PRO注册商均提供该项注册服务（(http://www.registry.pro/find-a-registrar)。 通常，如果能与专业人士合作，没有人会选择与外行合作。正因如此，...
2015-11-09, 08:01 ET
Computerworld Names Afilias’ Ram Mohan a Premier 100 Technology Leader
IDG's Computerworld announces Ram Mohan, Afilias’ executive vice president and chief technology officer, as a 2016 Premier 100 Technology Leaders honoree. This year’s Premier 100 spotlights 100 leader...