HEXONET Acquires Strategic Stake in PSI-Japan

HEXONET planning aggressive expansion into the Japanese domain market with strategic investment in PSI-Japan

HEXONET GmbH and PSI-Japan K.K. announced today that HEXONET has acquired a significant and strategic stake of PSI-Japan. This investment and partnership will equip PSI-Japan with HEXONET’s renown domain platform allowing for the aggressive marketing and sale of domain name services into the country of Japan. Together the new PSI-Japan will soon start offering more choice and services to Japanese consumers and businesses, all with full Japanese language sales, customer and technical support.

“The Japanese domain name market has a lot of potential and it is ripe for an innovative player to make an impact,” said Robert Birkner, HEXONET’s Chief Strategy Officer. “We are excited as we see many opportunities to bring our winning and advanced technology to Japan. The Japanese market has long been under-served and together with PSI-Japan we are ready to bring innovation, change and choice.”

“HEXONET is the perfect complement for PSI-Japan,” according to Darshaun Nadeau, an industry veteran and President of PSI-Japan. “We have extensive knowledge of the Japanese market while HEXONET brings industry leading technology and international expertise. This is a winning formula. And we are now preparing to relaunch a new set of advanced services for Japanese consumers, businesses and enterprises”.

The relaunch of the new PSI-Japan is currently expected to be in the fall of 2017. Businesses and corporations interested in corporate domain name management are urged to contact the PSI-Japan sales team today to talk pricing and technical planning.

Since 1999, HEXONET has been a leading developer and service provider of technologies and platforms for the domain industry. Thousands of resellers, startups and service providers from across the world trust HEXONET as their domain platform provider of choice. And, today, HEXONET manages over 3.2 million domains for its clients. 1API GmbH is a wholly-owned subsidiary of HEXONET.

About PSI-Japan
Founded in 1981, PSI-Japan became one of the first ever accredited domain name registrars in Japan in 1999, offering commercial domain names (.com / .net / .org) as well as domain names from JPRS starting in 2001. Today, PSI-Japan registers domain names and provides services to Japanese speaking clients and businesses from around the world.

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