written by: Bonn / Santa Monica, April 20, 2009 the partnership between EPAG domainservices GmbH, a leading domain name registrar in Germany, and minds + machines LLC (Santa Monica, CA, United States), a leading global provider in the TLD consulting and operation of domain name registries, joint trade initiatives will include as well as a mutual support with the care of EPAG’s German customers. The partnership helps bring successfully their own top level domains on the way candidates from German-speaking countries. As an authorized reseller for services offered by minds + machines, is EPAG is one of the first domain providers in Germany that will support organisations, locally, when applying for a new TLD. EPAG has been working since the year 2000 as an ICANN accredited Registrar in the domain industry and was involved in the launch of several new TLDs. The close cooperation of EPAG and minds + machines provides all services available, German customers for a successful launch of a new Top level domain are required.
Companies and organizations that want to apply for a new TLD, have direct contact with EPAG as German partner who is familiar with the specific local characteristics and the collaboration with minds + machines as ICANN specialist with market-proven technology coordinates. This profitable cooperation gives you the best chances for a new TLD German-speaking clients. Offering advice by minds + machines extends from applying to the current operation. The offer includes services to prepare the application, the development of distribution channels, the protection of intellectual property, the planning of the Sunrise phase, the presentation of funding opportunities, resolving disputes and dealing with contradictions, human resources planning, contact with ICANN and other services. Minds + machines has put together a selection of the best supplier to a full registry package. Partners from the areas of auctions, DNS resolution, backup copies of the registry data (Data escrow), brand verification, Web design and marketing can over the network by minds + machines be booked at discounted prices.