The 12 Oldest Domain Names on the Internet

sun.com - 19-Mar-1986

sun.com - 19-Mar-1986

Sun Microsystems, Inc. was a company that sold computers, computer components, computer software, and information technology services and that created the Java programming language and the Network File System. On January 27, 2010, Sun was acquired by Oracle Corporation for US $7.4 billion.

ibm.com - 19-Mar-1986

ibm.com - 19-Mar-1986

The International Business Machines Corporation (IBM) is an American multinational technology and consulting corporation, with headquarters in Armonk, New York, United States. IBM manufactures and markets computer hardware and software, and offers infrastructure, hosting and consulting services in areas ranging from mainframe computers to nanotechnology.

bellcore.com - 05-Mar-1986

bellcore.com - 05-Mar-1986

Telcordia Technologies, formerly Bell Communications Research, Inc. or Bellcore, was the telecommunication research and development (R&D) company based in the United States created as part of the 1982 Modification of Final Judgment that broke up American Telephone & Telegraph (AT&T). In February 2013, Ericsson announced that its interconnection business which it had acquired in 2012, known previously as Telcordia Interconnection Solutions, had been renamed iconectiv. It offers cover such areas as number portability, device theft and counterfeit prevention, information services, numbering and addressing, mobile messaging and spectrum management.

hp.com - 03-Mar-1986

hp.com - 03-Mar-1986

Hewlett-Packard Company or HP is an American multinational information technology corporation headquartered in Palo Alto, California, United States. It provides hardware, software and services to consumers, small and medium-sized businesses as well as large enterprises, including customers in the government, health and education sectors.

sri.com - 17-Jan-1986

sri.com - 17-Jan-1986

SRI International (SRI), founded as Stanford Research Institute, is an American non-profit research institute headquartered in Menlo Park, California. The trustees of Stanford University established SRI in 1946 as a center of innovation to support economic development in the region. SRI is now one of the largest contract research institutes in the world.

xerox.com - 09-Jan-1986

xerox.com - 09-Jan-1986

Headquartered in Norwalk, Connecticut Xerox Corporation Ltd. is an American multinational document management corporation that produces and sells a range of color and black-and-white printers, multi-function systems, photocopiers, digital production printing presses, and related consulting services and supplies.

northrop.com - 07-Nov-1985

northrop.com - 07-Nov-1985

Northrop Corporation was a leading United States aircraft manufacturer from its formation in 1939 until its merger with Grumman to form Northrop Grumman in 1994. The company is known for its development of the flying wing design, although only a few of these have entered service.

dec.com - 30-Sep-1985

dec.com - 30-Sep-1985

Digital Equipment Corporation, also known as DEC, and using the trademark Digital, was a major American company in the computer industry from the 1960s to the 1990s. It was a leading vendor of computer systems, including computers, software, and peripherals, and its PDP and successor VAX products were the most successful of all minicomputers in terms of sales.

mcc.com - 11-Jul-1985

mcc.com - 11-Jul-1985

Microelectronics and Computer Technology Corporation (Microelectronics and Computer Consortium - MCC) was the first, and at one point, one of the largest, computer industry research and development consortia in the United States.

think.com - 24-May-1985

think.com - 24-May-1985

Thinking Machines Corporation was a supercomputer manufacturer founded in Waltham, Massachusetts, in 1983 by Danny Hillis and Sheryl Handler, to turn Hillis's doctoral work at MIT on massively parallel computing architectures into a commercial product known as the Connection Machine.

bbn.com - 24-Apr-1985

bbn.com - 24-Apr-1985

BBN Technologies (originally Bolt, Beranek and Newman) is an American high-technology company which provides research and development services. BBN is based next to Fresh Pond in Cambridge, Massachusetts, USA. It is perhaps best known for its work in the development of packet switching (including the ARPANET and the Internet) and for its 1978 acoustical analysis for the House Select Committee on the assassination of John F. Kennedy, but it is also a military contractor, primarily for DARPA.

symbolics.com - 15-Mar-1985

symbolics.com - 15-Mar-1985

The symbolics.com domain was originally registered on 15th of March 1985, making it the first .com-domain in the world. In August, 2009, it was sold to XF.com Investments. These days, Symbolics refers to two companies; now-defunct computer manufacturer Symbolics, Inc., and a privately held company that acquired the assets of the former company, and continues to sell and maintain the Open Genera Lisp system and the Macsyma computer algebra system.