May 28th, 2009 by chloe
28th May 2009
Instra Corporation, a global Domain Name and ENUM provider, is pleased to announce that it has successfully received a Research & Development Grant (R&D Tax Concession) from the Australian Government.
The R&D Tax Concession was introduced in 1986 to encourage Australian industry to undertake research and development activities. It aims to make eligible companies more internationally competitive by encouraging innovative products, processes and services and by promoting technological advancement and strategic R&D planning. It is part of creating an environment that is conducive to increased commercialization of new process and product technologies developed by eligible companies. The concession is broad-based and market-driven.
The R&D Tax Concession relates to Instra’s commercialization of the ENUM technology – PhNUM®. Andrew Barton, Chief Operating Officer noted “This R&D Grant is further evidence of the strong development culture instilled at Instra. We are at the forefront in the development of domain name related technology, consistently delivering new and exciting products in what is a fast growing and dynamic industry”.
For further information on Instra Corporation, including PhNUM®, please visit
May 18th, 2009 by chloe
18th May 2009
Instra Corporation, a global Domain Name and ENUM provider, is pleased to announce that it is Sponsoring ICANN’s 35th International Public Meeting in Sydney, Australia.
ICANN was formed in 1998 as a not-for-profit, public-benefit corporation with participants from all over the world dedicated to keeping the Internet secure, stable and interoperable. It promotes competition and develops policy on the Internet’s unique identifiers.
Instra Corporation will be show casing its proprietary ENUM technology (PhNUM®) at ICANN’s meeting. Andrew Barton, Chief Operating Officer of Instra commented “ICANN represents a fantastic opportunity for Instra to unveil its PhNUM® technology. Registries around the world are either ENUM-ready or in the process of becoming ENUM ready. What is missing is the commercial application that will enable ENUM to be used by the wider community. PhNUM® is that application.”
ENUM / PhNUM® is a revolutionary new technology that enables telephone numbers to be mapped on to the internet, enabling them to be redirected to anywhere in the world. PhNUM® is a total convergence technology allowing traditional telecom networks to bridge the gap to Internet based VoIP systems. The complexity of the technology is simplified by Instra in an easy to use Control Panel that effortlessly enables our Customers to manage call redirections and other advanced features.
For further information on Instra’s comprehensive service suite, including PhNUM, please visit
May 11th, 2009 by chloe
8 May 2009
Instra Corporation, a global Domain Registrar, will be attending the 131st INTA (International Trademark Association) Annual Meeting to be held in Seattle from 16th to the 20th May 2009.
INTA was founded in 1878 as a worldwide not-for-profit association of more than 5,500 member companies and firms from more than 190 countries. INTA is dedicated to the support and advancement of trademarks and related intellectual property. INTA’s Annual Meeting is a must-attend event for anyone engaged in the intellectual property field.
Instra Corporation is devoted to providing online brand protection tools worldwide to both small & medium-sized enterprises (SME) and large corporates. Andrew Barton, Chief Operating Officer of Instra noted “a strategic domain registration policy is vital to protect a trademark and a company’s online branding. With the growing risk of Trademark infringement and the costs of domain recovery, it is imperative that brands protect their domain assets globally. At Instra, we know each business has different requirements, we have been providing domain management tools to help our corporate customers meet their online needs.”
For further information on Instra’s comprehensive service suite, please visit http://www.instra.com