Instra Corporation

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Type: Privately held
Industry: Internet
Founded: 1997
Headquarters: Melbourne
Country: Australia
LinkedIn: Instra Corporation
Key People
Tony Lentin, CEO

Instra Corporation is a domain name registrar accredited by ICANN and 60 registries, it operates in 250 countries with a multi-lingual team providing customer support. Established in 1997, the company is headquartered in Melbourne, Australia and has other offices in New Zealand and Europe.[1]


The DNS system of Instra Corporation is capable of operating with little performance loss, even if a large network outage occurs, because it is deployed in three continents worldwide, uses the latest GeoIP technology, and hosted in state-of-the-art data centers. The company's DNS system is powered by a database engine, which allows real-time updating of domain name zones, and the whole network runs through CISCO equipment.[2]

Instra is a pioneer of ENUM Technology; the company participated in the ENUM Trial, which was launched by the Australian ENUM Registry on June 6, 2005. Instra was the first fully accredited ENUM Registrar to manage ENUM Domains.[3] Instra has been successful in using ENUM to interconnect conventional phones, VoIP-enabled phones, and GSM Wireless services.


The company provides domain name registration, transfer, bulk registration, corporate domains, domain trustee services, company formation, web hosting and e-mail hosting, and PhNUM.


The company is a member of different organizations such as the International Trademark Association, Australia’s Communications Alliance, as well as the Telecommunications Industry Ombudsman, and ICANN.