NETIM

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Industry: Domain Name Registrar
Founded: France, 2004
Founder(s): Bruno VINCENT
Headquarters: 264 avenue Arthur Notebart,

59160 Lille FRANCE

Country: France
Businesses: FranceDNS
Products: Domain Name Registration, Web Hosting, Email Service, Site Builders, SSL & Security, Affiliates, Resellers
Email: sales [at] netim.com
Website: https://www.netim.com
Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/netimcom
LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/company/netim.com/
Twitter: TwitterIcon.png@netim_com
Key People
Bruno Vincent, CEO

Sebastien Almiron, CSMO

 NETIM is an ICANN accredited French registrar - member of the RIPE - created in 2004 by Bruno VINCENT. The company is now based in Lille.[1]

Evolution

The year of its creation NETIM obtained accreditation in Belgium, France and Switzerland. This first step allowed the company to fully manage domain names registrations in French speaking countries.

In 2006, the company started its accreditation process across Europe and became accredited in all European countries. Three years later, NETIM launched its reseller program in order to allow major Internet industry players to register and manage their domains portfolio with a high-quality service. The same year, NETIM became ICANN-accredited allowing the company to be recognized as an official domain name registrar.

In 2012 the society created a subsidiary Business FranceDNS, a registrar dedicated to French speaking countries’ extensions. This company is mainly popular in Africa thanks to its involvement in local activities aiming to develop the internet and the extension .AFRICA[2] across the continent.

2014 with the launch of new generic TLDs, NETIM presented a new optimized website displaying its largest offers with over 900 extensions available for registration.

Products

Domain Names: NETIM provides extensions from all over the world ranging from ccTlds, gTlds to IDNs (internationalized domain names)[3]

Web hosting: Different packages are available in the shared hosting offers, depending on customer needs. The PLESK interface allows an easy web hosting daily administration.

SSL certificates: NETIM provides three kind of certificates : Single domain, multi-domains and Wildcard. Each offer is available in different versions going from basic to advanced features, allowing the domain validation (DV) as well as the company validation (EV).  

Reseller program: The reseller offer is very popular thanks to its API allowing automated services. The company developed its own WHMCS module[4] to improve customer management, billing and support for the resellers.

Market

While some of the biggest start an aggressive pricing policy on popular extensions, NETIM’ strategy is based on a transparency policy with no hidden cost and banish introductory prices such as $9.99. The company propose is to preserve customer liberty and that's why each product can be ordered independently from each other. In other words, the customer can have its domain name with another registrar and have a messaging solution with NETIM.

NETIM is known for its quality of service and as a worldwide provider. Thanks to its large network of accreditations, Netim allows domain names registrations all over the world .

Publications

2017 - The scramble for .africa (TechZim) [5]

2011 - Les marques réagissent à l’ouverture du .XXX (Numérama) [6]

References