Root Server

July 25, 2012

CIMM DEFINITION: One of several domain name system servers on the Internet that contain the IP addresses of the top level domain registry organizations that maintain the global domains (.com, .net, .gov, etc.) and country code domains (.uk, .ca, .fr, etc.). The first point of entry for resolving a domain name, there are currently 34 root servers throughout the world operated by government agencies and private organizations, all of which contain the same data. (Source: