UniForum / ZACR (ZA Central Registry)
domains.co.za / DiaMatrix became the first accredited Registrar on the new ZACR .co.za EPP Platform in September 2011. In February 2012 domains.co.za launched a first-of-its-kind .co.za White Labelled Multi Registrar EPP system. The EPP system is based on international protocols for the creation of Registrars on an EPP platform.
UniForum SA now trades as ZA Central Registry and is the sole provider of .co.za domain names and the management thereof.
UniForum was founded by a group of entrepreneurs and engineers in 1981, to provide a forum for those interested in Unix and open systems.
UniForum SA is a non-profit association for developers, vendors, value-added resellers, and end users alike. They promote development of open system technologies and hardware, hold conferences and seminars, and release publications to educate their membership community, and provide leadership in the development of industry standards.
The ZACR embarked on an ambitious project of developing and rolling out a new Registry / Registrar EPP solution in 2010, this EPP solution is in-line with international standards and was launched in September 2011.
domains.co.za offers a comprehensive API and WHMCS module for all our Registrars, that enables them to integrate their system into our Registrar platform. This API offers both IPV4 and IPV6 facilities. Please click here for more information.
See our accreditation on the ZACR website
TLDs by ZACR
.co.za are used for companies and individuals based in South Africa. ZA Central Registry (ZACR) and is the sole provider and manager of .co.za domain names.
When UniForum began offering .co.za domain names, they started with a mere 400 entries in 1981, to date, there are over 870 000 registered .co.za domain names. This is more than 95% of registration in the .ZA cc Top Level Domain (TLD) and pushes the ZACR into the top 30 global registries.