.infy

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Status: Withdrawn
Registry Provider: Verisign
Type: Brand TLD
Priority #: 829 - Infosys Limited

.infy was a Brand TLD that was proposed in ICANN's New gTLD Program. The applicant was Infosys Limited.[1] They later withdrew their application.[2]

Application Details

The following is excerpted from the applicant's response to question #18:

"The .infy gTLD will create a new generation gTLD serving the interests of end users by providing an authoritative Internet space where information, services and resources of the Infosys brand, its affiliates and partners that are associated with the Infosys brand will be closely controlled by Infosys Limited (Infosys). The majority of the anticipated domain name registrations in the .infy gTLD will be used in the promotion and communication of the Infosys brand and business and technology consulting services. A subset of domain names under the .infy gTLD has the potential to be created and used for delivery of Infosys services, products and platforms, as well as for communication and marketing purposes, with internet users assured of brand authenticity.

Infosys was established in 1981 and is today a global leader in “next generation” IT and consulting. “INFY” is Infosys’ code on the New York Stock Exchange (NASDAQ:INFY) and represents the financial success of the company. Infosys had revenues of USD6.825 billion last financial year. Infosys offers business and technology consulting, application services, systems integration, product engineering, custom software development, maintenance, re-engineering, independent testing and validation services, IT infrastructure services, business process outsourcing, products and platforms. Infosys operates globally, with 64 offices and 68 development centres located worldwide in countries including in US, India, China, Australia, Japan, the Middle East, UK Germany, France, Switzerland, Netherlands, Poland and Canada. Infosys aims to achieve its objectives in an environment of fairness, honesty and courtesy towards its clients, employees, vendors and society at large. In this regard, consumer trust and continuous innovation are paramount considerations in all its activities."[3]

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