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Revision as of 18:15, 29 May 2011

Type: Privately Held
Industry: Internet, Registrar
Founded: Mumbai, India, 1998
Founder(s): Bhavin Turakhia
Divyank Turakhia
Headquarters: Directiplex,
Next to Andheri Subway,
Old Nagardas Road,
Andheri (East),
Mumbai, Maharashtra 400069
Businesses: LogicBoxes
Employees: 550+
Revenue: $300+ million
Website: Directi.com
Twitter: TwitterIcon.png@Directi
Key People
Bhavin Turakhia, Founder and CEO
Divyank Turakhia, Co-founder and President
Vishal Manjalani, Director
Andrew Allemann, Business Development

Directi is an Internet Domain Registrar Company founded in 1998 by Bhavin Turakhia and Divyank Turakhia.[1] Directi is the first ICANN accredited registrar in India. The head office of Directi is in Mumbai, India, with subdivision offices in Delhi and Bangalore; Xiamen, China; Ras al Khaimah, UAE; and in Queensland, Australia.[2]

Directi is valued at $300+ million.[3] With more than 550 employees, the company serves over 1,000,000 customers and has 50,000+ channel partners, which is growing at a rate of 120% per annum. Directi services include communication and collaboration apps, social networking software, instant messaging, context analysis engines, anti-spam and antivirus solutions, large-scale billing and provisioning platforms, traffic monetization solutions, online advertising solutions, DNS management products, Linux and Windows server management software, web hosting control panels, and much more.[4]


Directi has many businesses, including:

  • LogicBoxes - LogicBoxes provides private label domain registration and web hosting solutions. Their services include registry exchange, web hosting, email hosting, website builder, etc.
  • ResellerClub - ResellerClub offers domain registration (gTLDs and ccTLDs), Linux and Windows hosting, mail hosting, mail anti-spam and antivirus, SSL, etc.
  • WebHosting.Info - Webhosting.Info offers information about the various domain registrars worldwide, a forum for discussions about domain, and tips and news related to domain hosting.
  • Skenzo - Skenzo provides traffic monetization and domain parking services.
  • BigRock - BigRock provides web hosting solutions for small businesses, professionals and individuals.[5]

Directi also manages second level domains in the .pw namespace. .pw is the ccTLD for Palau, and there is currently no registration process for higher level domain names in that namespace.


  • Directi has won the PinkSlip Choice Award for the “most innovative recruitment advertisement" in 2008.
  • Directi was ranked 13th in the Deloitte and Touche Fast 50 list in 2007.[6]

Code Chef Campus Snackdown

In November, 2009, Directi held a nationwide contest in India named CodeChef Campus Snackdown. Participants began by submitting their software and programs online in the first round of the contest, which took place on November 21, 2009. From these submissions, the shortlisted candidates were called to Mumbai for a final round in January of the next year. The winning teams won 0.3 million INR.[7]


Directiplex is a 7 floor facility that has been built to meet the increasing needs of Directi. It is spread across an area of 120,000 square feet and has the capacity for 1500 employees. Directiplex has an employee restaurant, a gaming center, and a bowling alley in the building. It was inaugrated in 2009.[8]


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