DENIC is the central registry for all domains under the Top Level Domain .de and thus responsible for managing and operating an essential resource for a reliable German Internet. In addition to providing an automatic electronic registration system for administering .de domains, DENIC operates a network of name servers geographically dispersed all over the world that ensures 24×7 availability to more than 15 million .de domains globally. Together with its members, DENIC thus tackles a demanding technical task.
DENIC (in full: DENIC eG) administers and operates the registry for Internet domains under the Top Level Domain (TLD) .de. It does this without the intention to make any profit, for the benefit of everyone with an interest in the Internet. In doing so, DENIC complies with the internationally recognized standards for the operation of country code Top Level Domain registries.