Internet Domain Name System Beijing Engineering Research Center LLC (ZDNS for short), founded in 2013, is a national high-tech enterprise that incubated by Chinese Academy of Sciences. As the core technology owner of the Internet basic resource service, it focuses on the technical research and innovation of the Internet domain name service system and the IP address service system. It has led the development of five RFCs, 19 domestic industry standards, and nearly 100 patents. ZDNS self-developed hardware and software products: DDI (DNS, DHCP, IPAM) for core network equipment provides a one-stop domain name system full link solution. The key technical indicators of the self-developed DNS basic software Maple are world-leading.
According to IDC report, ZDNS has occupied the first place in China’s DDI equipment market share for six consecutive years. Evaluation in IDC report: in the field of DDI core network equipment, ZDNS has occupied the first place in the domestic market for consecutive years, and has maintained an absolute leading position in finance, government, education, large-scale enterprises, radio and television industries. (*According to IDC research report DDI Market Share in China 2015-2020);
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ZDNS experts drafted the report “Key Technical Elements of Potential Root Operators”, “Technical Analysis of the Naming Scheme Used For Individual Root Server” (RSSAC028), RSSAC Advisory on Rogue DNS Root Server Operators, and actively speaking out in international Internet space governance;
ZDNS has obtained more than 80 enterprise qualifications and product qualifications, such as IDC value-added telecom business license, dedicated security products of computer information system; the company has obtained more than 100 invention patents, including domain name resolution method and virtual DNS authoritative server, distributed domain name storage and resolution method and system, and anti-DOS attack protection method based on block chain technology. Besides, the company also obtained more than 70 software copyrights including cloud services, domain name resolution, core network services, etc.
Dr. Ma Di, chief researcher of ZDNS and Secretary General of Expert Committee, was elected as a member of The Number Resource Organization Number Council (NRO NC), one of the core institutions of global Internet governance system.
Technical reports drafted and published by ZDNS experts: In March 2017, the report “Key Technical Elements of Potential Root Operators” (RSSAC024) was released. In August 2018, the report “Technical Analysis of the Naming Scheme Used For Individual Root Server” (RSSAC028) was released, In July 2021, RSSAC Advisory on Rogue DNS Root Server Operators was released, contributing to international Internet space governance.