12 May 2014

NetNames opens online brand protection services to companies in SE Asia, Australia

NetNames is offering Southeast Asian and Australian corporations more direct access to its online brand protection services through the acquisitions of Adicio, its long-time partner in Singapore, and WebIP, a corporate domain name management firm in Australia. 

According to NetNames, online brand protection services are used by global brands to prevent counterfeit sales and other forms of online brand infringement.  

Chan Loy Lye, Founder and Managing Director of Adicio, who will continue to lead the business under the NetNames brand, said: "Our partnership with Netnames enabled customers to register domains across every territory worldwide. Extending this to encompass brand protection services comes just at a time when customers are aware of the threats of online piracy leading to the need to safeguard their intellectual property." 
Gary McIlraith, CEO of NetNames said: "We are seeing growth in the number, scale and global reach of brands domiciled in the Southeast Asia region and we believe that there will be an increasing demand from corporates in the region for the comprehensive and integrated set of online brand protection services that NetNames provides to many large companies in Europe and the US." 

In addition, companies in Singapore and Australia will also have access to NetNames' global domain name registration platform, enabling them to work with a single partner to register and manage domain names with direct accreditation in virtually every domain registry worldwide.