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Endurance International Group Selects Afternic as Exclusive Partner

Endurance Offers Customers Premium Domains

WALTHAM, Mass.--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Afternic, the world’s largest premium domain marketplace, today announced an exclusive partnership with Endurance International Group, a top ICANN-accredited registrar and leading provider of domains, web hosting and online services to small and medium-sized business. Endurance will join the Afternic reseller network, incorporating Afternic’s inventory of the largest collection of fast transfer-enabled domains in the world for sale on several Endurance brands including Domain.com.

“Endurance International Group is one of the top three largest registrars in the world and we’re thrilled to have them join Afternic,” said Jason Miner, Chief Operating Officer for Afternic. “Our mission is to connect sellers of premium domains with buyers anywhere in the world. Adding one of the top domain registrars to our network on an exclusive basis further cements our lead as the largest and most successful network in fulfilling that mission for both domain buyers and sellers.”

Brian Unruh, Endurance’s Executive Vice President, Domain Business said of the partnership, "A strong brand name is a small business’ most powerful marketing tool. With our new Afternic partnership, we’re integrating unique, premium domain names into our search results to give our customers direct access to Afternic’s amazing reseller marketplace. Endurance is committed to bringing our small business customers the best naming options possible. Afternic’s extensive domain name portfolio, industry leading technology, and team of experts increases our customers’ success.”

Afternic’s inventory is already being displayed in search results on Endurance’s Domain.com property with rollout to other Endurance brands continuing over the coming weeks.

About Afternic

Afternic’s Domain Listing Service (DLS) is the world’s largest domain marketplace, offering millions of currently registered domains for sale through leading registrars worldwide. Through DLS, domains are promoted for sale to millions of active domain buyers worldwide.

Afternic is part of NameMedia, a leader in the acquisition, development and trading of digital real estate through a network of highly targeted websites and a marketplace for premium domain names. The company’s website development focuses on creating compelling online communities in niche categories. The company’s marketplace allows owners of premium domain names to sell domains, and for domain buyers to review the largest available inventory. Through its ownership of one of the largest domain portfolios in the world, its innovative website development platform, and its broad distribution, NameMedia now serves more than 50 million visitors to its network of websites and sells domains to customers in more than 100 countries. Headquartered outside Boston in Waltham, Massachusetts, more information is available at www.namemedia.com.

About Endurance International Group

A leading provider of web hosting and online services to small and medium-sized business, Endurance International Group manages 2.9 million unique Web hosting accounts and close to 10 million domain names. The diversity of its brands has enabled the company to grow tremendously through both organic channels and strategic acquisitions. Since it was founded in 1997, this Massachusetts-based company has maintained its focus on matching superior customer experience with reliable, innovative solutions to help businesses create a web presence.

Afternic Media Contact
Karen Dixon, 781-839-2873
Director of Marketing
kdixon@afternic.com
or
Endurance Media Contact
Jean McCarthy, 781-852-3242
JMcCarthy@maileig.com

Source: NameMedia