Tech moves fast! Stay ahead of the curve with Techopedia!
Join nearly 200,000 subscribers who receive actionable tech insights from Techopedia.
The Internet Assigned Number Authority (IANA) is responsible for Internet protocol (IP) and coordinates global IP addressing, symbols, numbering, media-type and DNS root zone management.
Based at the University of Southern California (USC), IANA manages a centralized IP database and uses global DNS oversight to assign unique IP addresses to private or public organizations. IANA receives annual subscription fees for these services.
IANA is responsible for:
IANA is also responsible for providing all specific codes, functions and protocols, including:
Do you work in the tech industry? Help us learn more about why the gender gap still exists in tech by taking this quick survey! Survey respondents will also be entered to win a $100 Amazon Gift Card!