Monday, May 19
Qinetics Awarded by SGNIC to provide Registry System

RegistryASP, a division of Qinetics undertake the turnkey project for the provisioning of Registry-Registrar system for .SG domain names for about SG$1.2 million.

Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia — 19 May 2008 — Malaysian-based Qinetics Solution Berhad ("Qinetics") has been awarded by Singapore Network Information Centre (SGNIC) Private Limited ("SGNIC") for the provisioning of a registry-registrar domain name system for .SG domain name.

SGNIC has gone through a thorough tender process to upgrade the current Registry-Registrar system, in anticipation of further growth in the Internet industry in Singapore and also to streamline SGNIC’s operation.

RegistryASP, a division of Qinetics dedicated for Shared Registry-Registrar System (SRS) solutions will undertake the entire turnkey project and support service for the system.

Qinetics’ CEO, Mr. TK Tan, attributed Qinetics’ success in the tender to its price competitiveness, technical superiority, proven track record in Registry-Registrar solutions and ongoing involvement in domain name development such as IDN1 and DNS2 technologies.

Mr. Lim Choon Sai, General Manager of SGNIC said, "In line with Singapore’s aim to become a regional infocomm hub, SGNIC strives to promote greater usage of Internet and higher adoption of online business applications. To this end, the running of an efficient, flexible and robust shared registry system is crucial."

1IDN — Internationalized Domain Name, means domain names in native languages such as Chinese, Tamil and Arabic.
2DNS — Domain Name System, serves as "phone book" of the Internet, translating human-readable names into IP addresses.

"The award by SGNIC is a testament of our technical competency, dedication and commitment to be a global leader in registry and registrar solutions," Mr Tan said.

"Leveraging on our expertise and experience in the competitive domain name industry, RegistryASP will offer more affordable and efficient registry solutions and services in the global market," he added.

About RegistryASP

RegistryASP, a division within Qinetics Solutions Berhad (Qinetics), has over 5 years experience in development and provisioning of Shared Registry-Registrar System (SRS) solutions. It has offices in Malaysia, Singapore and Taiwan.

RegistryASP provides backend solutions, outsourcing and professional services for registries and registrars around the world. Its clients include HKDNR (.hk TLD Registry), CIM (.cd TLD Registry), MYNIC (.my TLD Registry) and Webnic (an ICANN Accredited Registrar for resellers).

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A fully owned subsidiary of the Infocomm Development Authority of Singapore (IDA) (a statutory board in Singapore), the Singapore Network Information Centre (SGNIC) Private Limited ("SGNIC") is authorized to administer the .SG Top Level Domain (TLD) name space and is a registry for all domain names ending with .SG.

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