Kea is an open source project designed, developed, and maintained by Internet Systems Consortium, Inc, a 501(c)3 non-profit organization. ISC is primarily funded by revenues from support subscriptions for our open source, and we encourage all professional users to consider this option. To learn more, see

We thank all the organizations and individuals who have helped to make Kea possible. Comcast and the Comcast Innovation Fund provided major support for the development of Kea's DHCPv4, DHCPv6, and DDNS modules. Mozilla funded initial work on the RESTful API via a MOSS award.

Kea was initially implemented as a collection of applications within the BIND 10 framework. We thank the founding sponsors of the BIND 10 project: Afilias, IIS.SE, Nominet, SIDN, JPRS, and CIRA; and additional sponsors AFNIC, CNNIC, CZ.NIC, DENIC eG, Google, RIPE NCC,, .nz Registry Services, and Technical Center of Internet.