Integrates DomainTools’ API Suite To Accelerate Verification Procedures

| March 20, 2012

An exciting Press Release went out this morning about‘s use of our API services. Check out the full release below: Partners with DomainTools to Reinforce Transaction Security and Elevate Customer Experience

DomainTools’ API suite allows to automate their verification processes while providing faster, more secure results for buyers and sellers

DomainTools, the recognized leader in domain name research and monitoring, today announced that has successfully integrated the DomainTools API suite to enhance the customer experience while improving on security measures.

Though, the leading provider of secure business and consumer transaction management services on the Internet, has been a DomainTools customer since 2004, in recent months they have been leveraging DomainTools’ API suite throughout the entire domain transaction process. DomainTools’ Whois data is extracted via API and integrated into’s internal processing systems, resulting in a turn-key solution that accelerates verification procedures and elevates customer satisfaction.’s role in a domain escrow transaction is to secure the funds from the buyer, then verify that domain ownership has changed hands prior to releasing funds to the seller. This guarantees that highly valuable domain name transactions cannot be gamed by buyers or sellers with wrongful intent. DomainTools helps protect this from happening by supplying with up-to-date, accurate information of domain ownership. “The quality of detailed data provided by DomainTools allows to add additional layers of security to each transaction improving the transaction process. We are excited to partner with DomainTools and leverage their API,” says Brandon Abbey, President and Managing Director of

Before using DomainTools’ API, the mechanism of verifying domain ownership records was manual and cumbersome. “Prior to partnering with DomainTools and leveraging their API suite, the process of verifying dns, registrar and Whois record information was manual and time consuming,” says Jason Whitlow, Chief Technology Officer, “By automating that process with comprehensive, accurate data from DomainTools, is now able to verify data more quickly while providing a quicker, more seamless experience for customers. DomainTools has become an integral part of our domain escrow process. We’re even leveraging DomainTools’ data in other business operations to validate accuracy of information.”

Partnering with, the leading provider of secure business and consumer transaction management on the Internet, was an easy choice for DomainTools. is the recommended service of top eCommerce companies such as eBay, Go Daddy, and AutoTrader. “We are excited that has chosen DomainTools to help improve the integrity of their transaction process and further ensure consumer protection,” says Tim Chen, CEO, DomainTools.

DomainTools first announced their API services in July of 2011. Nearly every piece of data available on is available for use by integrating DomainTools’ standards-compliant interface via the DomainTools API page.


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Monica is the Senior Marketing Manager at DomainTools.