EURid chooses EBRC Trusted Services Europe

The .eu Internet Top Level Domain infrastructure will be powered by the Luxembourg-based state-of-the art Data Centre of EBRC. EBRC (European Business Reliance Centre) is proud to onboard EURid Asbl, the registry manager of the .eu country code Top-Level Domain*.

July 6, 2015

The .eu Internet Top Level Domain infrastructure will be powered by the Luxembourg-based state-of-the art Data Centre of EBRC. EBRC (European Business Reliance Centre) is proud to onboard EURid Asbl, the registry manager of the .eu country code Top-Level Domain*.

Since 2003 EURid is the .eu registry manager upon appointment of the European Commission. Any company, organisation or individual residing within the European Union, in Iceland, Liechtenstein or Norway can register a .eu domain name. .eu has become a key extension of today’s Internet, especially fitting the SMEs wishing to expand their business beyond their national borders.

By joining the state-of-the-art Tier IV Data Centre of EBRC, in the heart of Europe, EURid’s IT infrastructure will be significantly enhanced to operate the currently 3.9 million registered .eu domain names and be ready for the next million.

Based in Luxembourg, EBRC is the sole company worldwide running three certified Tier IV Data Centres. The EBRC Resilience Centre South is granted by a “Tier IV Fault-Tolerant Constructed Facility” certification delivered by the Uptime Institute ensuring the highest level of availability and security to EURid.

EURid and EBRC share common values & goals: excellence, quality, client satisfaction, agility, trust & security, as well as corporate & social responsibility.

_mg_9087«The Domain Name System environment has become more and more competitive in the last two years. That is why it is of paramount importance for EURid to rely on competent,
responsive and dynamic partners to continue to improve our services to our stakeholders –
stated Marc Van Wesemael, EURid CEO – We believe that EBRC will be a right ally for the challenges ahead of us. In making our choice, we did take into account the high level security, social and environmental standards that are part of the EBRC modus operandi and perfectly meet our constant search for excellence. »

“We are very happy to welcome EURid, joining the EBRC client community. Centre of
excellence in the management of sensitive information in Europe, EBRC offers EURid a unique and favorable ecosystem to meet further successful development. The guarantees we offer through our fully certified offering (ISO 27001, ISO 20000, ISO 9001, Tier IV, etc.) ensures our Clients confidence and peace of mind to concentrate on their core business. Additionally we truly appreciate EURid’s deep attachment to environmental concerns fitting perfectly one of our corporate value “Responsibility – We understand our impact on the planet and take initiatives for a sustainable future”. Aware of our economic, social and environmental responsibility, EBRC bases its Green IT program on international certifications and valuable memberships such as: ISO 14001 (Environmental Management), ISO 50001 (Energy Management), etc. EBRC leads the way operating both highly secure and energy efficient Data Centres providing trust. Trust, the value at the heart of all of our activities, nourishes the Client-company relationship and stimulates the virtuous circle that aims at establishing a digital centre of excellence”, said Yves Reding, EBRC CEO.

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About .eu and EURid 

The .eu domain ranks among the largest top-level domains in the world, connecting more than 500 million people across 31 countries to one Internet identity. More than 3.9 million .eu names have been registered since the domain opened for registration in 2005. Many companies and brands use a .eu website as a practical solution to convey a clear European identity and their business ambitions.

EURid is the not-for-profit organisation that operates the .eu top-level domain, following a
tender process and appointment by the European Commission. EURid works with over 750
accredited registrars and provides support in the 24 official EU languages.

As part of its ongoing commitment to data security, EURid has been certified for the ISO 27001 security standard since 2013. EURid is also registered by the EU Eco-Management and Audit Scheme (EMAS), which is an expression of its environmental commitment. EURid has its headquarters in Brussels (Belgium), and regional offices in Pisa (Italy), Prague (the Czech Republic) and Stockholm (Sweden). More information at:


* At a very simple level, a Top-Level Domain is what comes after the last dot in a website or
email address: .lu for Luxembourg, .de for Germany, .be for Belgium or .fr for France.

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