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About Our Company

 

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 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. The company as part of our larger group of companies are accredited by ASIC 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, Bing and Yahoo 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, cloud hosting, email marketing, SSL certificates and DIY web sites are just some of the things we do well.

 

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

159 Barkly Avenue
Burnley VIC 3121
Ph 03 9815 6868
Fax 03 9815 6800

1300 66 58 66

 

Our Bankers

Commonwealth Bank of Australia Limited

Deposits

ANZ Bank Limited
Discount Domain Name Services Pty Ltd
BSB: 013440
Acc: 482370847


Please fax 03 9815 6800 or email accounts@ddns.com.au 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 1998. 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.

Adi Pircalabu, Senior Systems Administrator

Adi runs our group network and is responsible for the stability of the network for our entire business group. With strong experience in networking, hosting services, virtualization technologies, redundancy, fail over, load balancing, monitoring, back up and disaster recovery, Adi is well placed to assist our clients with a reliable and secure online experience.

Chris Michalski, Senior Technical Support Manager

Chris has over 10 years experience with DDNS, diagnosing, deploying, configuring and troubleshooting DNS, email and website hosting environment problems. He spends time with clients to understand their requirements before suggesting a solution for a new or migrating service. Chris is highly regarded by our client base because of his unique diagnosing and troubleshooting skill set. Chris holds a degree in Science and Technology.

Daniel Sarcevic, Accountant

Daniel oversees the running of the everyday accounts and handles client account enquiries. With a Bachelor in Business Management, majoring in Accounting, Daniel is responsible for the smooth running of accounts to our larger established clients. As a well regarded member of our finance team, Daniel continues to work towards ongoing business growth in the future. You might even catch Daniel on the phone from time to time helping in our support team when things are busy.

Thang Nguyen, Senior Web Developer

Thang has been working in the software industry for over 11 years. As a Web developer, Thang works on the DDNS suite of websites and web applications, and additionally works on creating and updating an online presence for our domain clients. Thang has strong experience in a wide range of areas including several major programming languages (Java, PHP, Perl, Ruby), Web technologies, system administration and integration, information security. Thang hold a Master degree from Carnegie Mellon University in Information Technology.

Aaron Keys, Domain Manager

Aaron looks after the management of our domain name registration system, making sure our clients are aware and informed about domain expiry dates and consolidation of their accounts, along with transfer requests. Contact Aaron if you have a domain name enquiry and he will make sure your request is acted upon in a timely manner.

Mark Gojszyk, Copywriter

Mark helps our clients improve their website content by providing effective communication that works. Mark is currently completing his Bachelor of Communication at RMIT University.

 

Our History

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.

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