IntroducedNovember 13, 2014; 9 years ago (2014-11-13)
TLD typeGeneric top-level domain
RegistryAruba S.p.A.
Intended useCompanies involved in cloud computing
StructureRegistrations at second level permitted
Registry Home Page

.cloud is a generic top-level domain (gTLD) delegated by ICANN.[1] It is managed by the Italian company Aruba PEC SpA,[2] a wholly owned subsidiary of the same Aruba S.p.A., one of the largest distributors of Hostings and Providers in Europe.[3]

The back-end services are provided by ARI Registry Services. The proposed application succeeded and was delegated to the DNS root zone on 26 Jun 2015.

The .cloud domain doesn't have any restriction.

See also


  1. ^ "Delegated Strings | ICANN New gTLDs". Retrieved 2017-09-15.
  2. ^ "Il Cloud è italiano, l'ha vinto Aruba". rainews. Retrieved 2017-09-15.
  3. ^ "Internet, Aruba si aggiudica estensione .cloud: supera Amazon, Google e Symantec". (in Italian). 2014-11-13. Retrieved 2017-09-15.