With the aim to firm up the long term ongoing relationship, Vietnam Internet Network Information Center (VNNIC) and Coordination Center of Top Level Domain .RU (CC for TLD .RU) came to an agreement on signing a new Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) in the field of ccTLD management for the next period of 3 years (2019-2022). The MoU signing ceremony took place on 24 August 2019 in Nha Trang city, Viet Nam.
Mr. Tran Minh Tan, Director General of VNNIC signed a new MoU with Mr. Andrey Vorobyev, Director of CC for TLD .RU for the period of 3 years (2019 – 2022)
The first MoU between VNNIC and CC for TLD .RU was executed in September 2016 regarding sharing information and knowledge about ccTLD management and DNS operation. After getting a general set of terms for mutual cooperation, VNNIC and CC for TLD .RU had jointly conducted bilateral activities and supported promotional activities of each other in the field of ccTLD management within the international events that both participated such as ICANN, APTLD meetings..
To strengthen the already excellent cooperation and step up new inputs and ideas for mutual interests in the development and management of critical Internet resources in the era of Industrial 4.0, VNNIC and CC for TLD .RU signed a new MoU for the next 3 years. In addition to the already existing cooperation areas, some new details have been added to the new MoU, such as cooperation on the joint projects in the field of ccTLD, infrastructure development, cybersecurity within the international organizations (ICANN, APTLD); actively exchanging knowledge and experiences in managing DNS resource records and implementing high standards to strengthen authentication in DNS (DNSSEC, DKIM, DANE), cooperation on the development of ccTLD and IDN ccTLD as well as a multilingual Internet.
The MoU Signing Ceremony between VNNIC and CC for TLD .RU on 24 August 2019 in Nha Trang City
As Mr. Tran Minh Tan noted at the ceremony, this MoU signing ceremony marked a new chapter of partnership between VNNIC and CC for TLD .RU, more closely tying together the Internet community and strengthening the collaboration for mutual interests in the development and management of critical Internet resources. The MoU with CC for TLD .RU is also one of the important tasks for VNNIC, in order to maintain the strong, long-term relationship between two countries Viet Nam and Russia generally.
On this occasion, the representatives of CC for TLD .RU had attended VNIX-NOG 2019 Conference and shared their experiences in improving DNS Stability in Russia. The conference was organized by VNNIC on 23 August 2019, with focus on contents along the theme of Peering and DNS.
Mr. Mikhail Anisimov, Head of External Relations of CC for TLD .RU delivered a presentation of Improving DNS stability in Russia at VNIX-NOG 2019 Conference