Domain names are a key part of the Internet infrastructure. They provide a human-readable address for any web server available on the Internet.
Any Internet-connected computer can be reached through a public IP address, either an IPv4 address (e.g.
22.214.171.124) or an IPv6 address (e.g.,
Computers can handle such addresses easily, but people have a hard time finding out who’s running the server or what service the website offers. IP addresses are hard to remember and might change over time.
CentralNic Group Plc (LON:CNIC) provides registry services, distribution, and strategic consultancy for new TLDs, ccTLDs and SLDs.