Discount Domain Name Services Pty Ltd (DDNS) is a privately held company located in Melbourne, Australia. ACN 088 607 265, ABN 76 088 607 265.

Discount Domain Name Services Pty Ltd (DDNS) was established by Rod Keys in 1998 to provide domain name management, hosting solutions, online marketing and web development solutions. Our business operates in the service before price model. This model is of interest to clients who expect reliable and responsive online solutions. DDNS, as part of our larger group of companies, is accredited by ASIC, ICANN and auDA to provide contracted business online services.

Our Services
We have a well established track record in the search engine optimisation space with our speciality being Google and Bing natural search. We are developers of complex web site applications in the retail, finance and trade services within the Australian market. Domain name portfolio management, domain ownership management, secondary domain name sales management, premium domain sales negotiators, hosting applications, email marketing, SSL certificates and DIY web sites are just some of the things we do well. We have had great success with our online search services as described above but we no longer have these services available to the general business community.

Our Clients
Tens of thousands of business clients rely on our services which include: hosting management, DNS management and development services. Large corporate clients, some who are household names, Mid tier clients and small businesses are all part of our growing client base. When you are looking for data security, knowledgeable staff and phones that are answered by real support personnel, why would you trust anyone else to do your online business?

Contact Us
Level 1, 2 Warner Street
Huntingdale VIC 3166
Ph 03 9815 6868
Fax 03 9815 6800
1300 66 58 66

Our Bankers
Commonwealth Bank of Australia Limited

ANZ Bank Limited

Discount Domain Name Services Pty Ltd
BSB: 013440
Acc: 482370847

Please fax 03 9815 6800 or email receipt of transaction to ensure your payment is processed promptly. Ask about our BPAY payment solutions.

Our Senior Staff

Rod Keys, CEO
Rod drives the strategy of the business and has been involved since its launch in 1999. As a major shareholder, Rod likes to listen to client concerns and ideas for improvement as a business to satisfy customer needs. Rod has a long history in business, establishing his first firm in 1981. Since that time, Rod has been involved in several successful start up businesses in the retail, wholesale, IT and internet markets.

Liz Keys, General Manager
Liz looks after the day-to-day running of the DDNS business and group functionality. Liz works day and night, ensuring our clients are happy with the services we provide. As a major shareholder, Liz listens to client feedback and provides change when required. Liz studied accounting and marketing at Monash University and holds a Bachelor of Science degree.

Our History

The company achieved ISO 27001 data security certification during March 2019. This means our security and data systems have been audited to world wide security standards. We are the first registrar in Australia to achieve this milestone and the management and staff are very proud of this achievement.
We are committed to continuous improvement to our processes and operations. Our certification number is ITGOV40172

December 2017
DDNS ramps up our storage capacity to new levels adding more server capacity to our already high level storage "The cloud lives at DDNS" founder Rod Keys commented. "We now back up our clients emails for 30 days at no extra cost, this is part of the get the DDNS difference". "Our email system is highly regarded and delivers on time every time" Keys said.

April 2016
Rebrand of DDNS with the launch of an all new website featuring new functionality, new hosting plans, new VPS plans and more domain name spaces.

September 2014
We have now completed the full migration of our network to the new data centre facility in Melbourne. The new facility is regarded as the best data centre in Australia and is the flagship centre for this publicly listed company who run data centre facilities in most capital cities in Australia. We have also contracted with a new IP transit provider with increased bandwidth this provider also a ASX listed company is held in high regard within Australian hosting circles. We are now running carrier grade switching and routing as we complete our cloud hosting offerings which will satisfy most clients requirements going forward into the future. We now have points of presence in Melbourne, Sydney and San Francisco with POPS soon to be established in both Europe and Asia.

December 2013

Our company certified as the first Auda registrar to achieve ISS security certification "Our clients can rest easy knowing they are dealing with a leader in registration and hosting services".

“We are pleased to get the ball rolling with our ISS initiative, and we commend the DDNS Group on its efforts to achieve ISS compliance within the first two months of introduction,” said auDA CEO Chris Disspain. 

September 2013
We will be announcing shortly the launch of our unique business intelligence unit. More news coming soon.

June 2012
Launches new hosting data centre operations in San Francicso, California, USA to enable more reliable DNS services for our Australian nodes. This increased availabilty will be of interest to clients who require a rock solid DNS hosting facility in Austalia. Our business grade DNS hosting can be found here

November 2011
Launch of new DDNS website with much improved client management system and reporting systems. Support phone staff are still on hand to help our clients should they wish to use our existing Melbourne based phone support services.

July 2010
Operation refresh commences with the complete refurbishment of our server network and management software. The refresh program is expected to continue until the end of 2011. Our clients will see improved management systems and network operations.

October 2008
Due to expansion we launched a dedicated website for our Web Development team called Total Internet. A part of our expanding network of global websites.

July 2008
Following on from the change in policy by auDA, we launched our secondary domain name aftermarket website Domain Market Place.

September 2007
Due to growth we relocated our office to Barkly Avenue in Burnley, Victoria. Feel free to drop in and have a chat to us sometime.

July 2006
Search Engine Optimisation has grown to become an important tool of our Web Design department. Our clients are benefiting from the power of Google and other popular search engines. Our Online Marketing team can deliver your business results with our exclusive SEO techniques.

May 2004
Became a preferred supplier to the Australian accommodation industry.

November 2003
Introduced co-location services with the successful deployment of server infrastructure for a widely known multi national music company.

October 2003
Located its network infrastructure into the best telecommunications facility in Australia, providing our clients with seamless network uptime.

September 2002
Accredited by auDA as an Australian registrar.

June 2000
Our company refocused to the registration, renewal and management of domain names. Discount Domain Name Services now provides domain management services to some of Australia's largest companies.

July 1998
Our company commenced life as a ISP in Melbourne, Australia.