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Neustar, Inc. (NYSE: NSR) is a trusted, neutral provider of real-time information and analysis to the Internet, telecommunications, information services, financial services, retail, media and advertising sectors. Neustar applies its advanced, secure technologies in location, identification, and evaluation to help its customers promote and protect their businesses.

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Four Reasons to Move from .COM to Your .BRAND Domain

Ask Google, Amazon, AXA and hundreds of other brands: branded top-level domains are the future of the web. Since 2012, when the ICANN opened up applications for new TLDs, more than 600 businesses have submitted applications for branded TLDs. more»

Neustar to Launch usTLD Stakeholder Council

In its plan to manage the usTLD, Neustar proposed to create a stakeholder council ("usTLD Stakeholder Council") to ensure that the usTLD remains a trusted space for all Americans and to facilitate stakeholder input into usTLD policies. more»

3 Questions to Ask Your DNS Host about Lowering DDoS Risks

It's no secret that DDoS attacks are worsening by the day. From the largest financial institutions to smaller Internet companies, everyone's a target - including DNS providers like us. Neustar provides UltraDNS and recently dealt with an attack on our network that was massive by industry standards, impacting our customers and even our upstream providers. more»

4 Minutes Vs. 4 Hours: A Responder Explains Emergency DDoS Mitigation

In the 2014 Neustar Annual DDoS Attacks and Impact Report, one team member described common DDoS mitigation scenarios. Here are some excerpts from the report. more»

Dot NYC (.nyc) TLD Enters First Phase of Launch

Neustar is the official registry services provider for .nyc, supporting all marketing efforts and operating the technical infrastructure of the .nyc domain. more»

Smokescreening: Data Theft Makes DDoS More Dangerous

It's called "smokescreening" and it's costing companies big. In 2013, over 50 percent of companies hit by DDoS attacks suffered theft of funds, customer data or intellectual property. more»

dotStrategy Selects Neustar's Registry Threat Mitigation Services for .BUZZ Registry

dotStrategy, Co. the operator of the new Top Level Domain .BUZZ, announced today it has selected Neustar's Registry Threat Mitigation Services to support and protect the .BUZZ registry. more»

What Does a DDoS Attack Look Like? (Watch First 3 Minutes of an Actual Attack)

This video visualization, filmed in Neustar's Security Operations Center, shows the first three minutes of an actual DDoS attack on a company's Transmission Control Protocol Synchronize (TCP SYN) authentication. more»

Why Managed DNS Means Secure DNS

The current DNS protocol, "if my packets don't get through I'll just retransmit them and they're not critical" will no longer cut it in today's ever-changing security landscape. more»

Neustar Selected to Continue Administering the .US Domain

Today, Neustar announced that the U.S. Department of Commerce has awarded the company the contract to continue administering the .US Top Level Domain (TLD), the official country code domain of the United States. more»

Neustar Launches First Site Under '.Neustar' - Its Own Branded TLD

Starting this year, however, thousands of branded and generic top level domains (TLDs) like .Citibank, .kpmg, .nyc, .club, .buzz and .uno will change the online landscape. To lead the way, we launched .neustar this week, kicking off our own branded TLD with a new webpage at nic.neustar. more»

Rodney Joffe on Why DNS Has Become a Favorite Attack Vector

DDoS attacks have continuously been on the rise and as you may have heard plenty already, more and more attackers are targeting DNS. In the following video, Rodney Joffe, Neustar's Senior Vice-President and Technologist, explain how hardened DNS can keep your business safe. more»

Neustar's Proposal for New gTLD Collision Risk Mitigation

Neustar has a vested interest in ensuring that the domain name system is as secure and stable as possible. We have been operating top level domains (TLDs) for more than a decade, and we intend to provide the same level of service as the back-end registry provider for more than 350 applicants for the new generic TLDs that we hope will become available in the coming months. more»

IT Project Management: Best Practices in Small-Scale Engagements

In an age of belt-tightening and doing more with less, not every IT project warrants an executive sponsor, someone who assumes the role of full-fledged project manager. more»

Neustar Announces nTLD Registry Services

The only thing tougher than getting a TLD is everything after. With the unprecedented launch of hundreds of new Top Level Domains (nTLDs), how will registry operators differentiate? Will their name space be trusted? Is their distribution strategy optimal? How will they continue to navigate the ever-changing ICANN policy landscape? more»

DDoS Attacks in the United Kingdom: 2012 Annual Trends and Impact Survey

In both 2011 and 2012, Neustar reported on the DDoS attack landscape in North America. This year, it also surveyed IT pros in the United Kingdom on the growth of attacks and their impact in 2012, as well as the types of DDoS protection organizations use. more»

Maximizing the Mobile Web User Experience: Tips of the Trade

The CTIA reported in its Semi-Annual Wireless Industry Survey at the end of 2012 that there are 326 million mobile devices in the United States, 12 million more than there are people. But what's intriguing is that what started out as communication devices are increasingly being used as transaction devices. more»

7 Keys to Professional Services Value: A Client-Side Perspective

Today, professional services teams must help clients do more with less - less staff, smaller budgets and fewer resources in general. The idea is to deliver the right expertise at the right time, so clients can meet their objectives while keeping headcount down, plus not pay for training or staff to handle occasional tasks. more»

Neustar Launches Global Partner Program

Neustar has launched a new program to allow partners to resell Neustar's cloud-based infrastructure services, including managed DNS and DDoS protection offerings, to their online customers. more»

Neustar Chief Technology Officer Appointed to FCC's Technological Advisory Council

The Federal Communications Commission today appointed Neustar Chief Technology Officer Mark Bregman to its Technological Advisory Council (TAC), which assists the FCC in identifying technology innovations and developing policies to support U.S. job creation and economic competitiveness. more»

Neustar Expands Professional Services Offerings for Communications Service Providers

The new offerings support the broad array of information services and analytics solutions offered by the company, which include business assurance, network analytics, and marketing and advertising analytics. more»

Neustar Names John Caldwell Vice President of Media and New Ventures

Caldwell comes to Neustar from the National Geographic Society, where he served as President and Chief Digital Officer since 2008 and oversaw National Geographic's global digital media business and initiatives. more»

IP Geolocation: Four Reasons It Beats the Alternatives

The rush is on. Marketers have seen the value in understanding where website visitors are located and personalizing content, such as special offers, pricing or news. If you're shopping for a solution to help you reach these goals, here are four reasons IP geolocation should be at the top of your list. more»

Hope is Not a Strategy: Neustar Releases 2012 Annual DDoS Attack and Impact Survey

The data reported here is from a wide-ranging survey, not from Neustar's network monitoring or DDoS mitigation efforts. The data reflects the realities faced by diverse IT professionals across numerous industries, among companies large and small. more»

How Neustar Technology Can Help Mitigate DDoS Attacks

Learn about the diverse technologies Neustar uses to Mitigate DDoS attacks quickly and effectively. The seasoned DDoS fighters in the Neustar Security Operations Center explain the need for a full toolset to combat complex attacks. more»

Neustar Launches Enterprise Professional Services Offerings

Neustar announces the launch of Neustar Professional Services with a comprehensive suite of IT service offerings for enterprise organizations of all sizes. Neustar's seasoned team of professionals provides the expertise and resources organizations need to ensure the performance, security and reliability of their IT infrastructure. more»

Recent Trends and Options to Mitigate DDoS Attacks (Webcast)

This Monday, December 3, Neustar will hold a webcast to review recent trends in attacks and the most popular methods of mitigation. During the 60 minute webcast, recent attacks will be analyzed as well as implications they have had on DDoS mitigation solutions. more»

Neustar Launches Web Performance Management Solution, Features Real-Time Intelligent Alerting

With this offering, companies that rely on web performance to drive revenue now have a simple, easy-to-use platform to consistently monitor site performance and quickly mitigate performance-related issues, ultimately protecting their customers' online experience. more»

Neustar Labs Innovation Center Grand Opening (Video)

In March, Neustar announced the opening of the Neustar Labs Innovation Center at the University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign. Friends of Neustar at Illinois have prepared the following video from the grand opening day. more»

Neustar Selected as Registry Services Provider for 358 Top-Level Domain Applications

Neustar today announced that it has been selected as the registry services provider for 358 applications for new generic Top-Level domains (gTLDs). Additionally, Neustar has been selected by the City of New York as the registry service provider to manage the application process and operate .nyc. more»

Neustar Names Becky Burr as its Chief Privacy Officer

As Neustar's Chief Privacy Officer, Ms. Burr will be responsible for ensuring that the company maintains state-of-the-art privacy practices that always protect customer and consumer information. more»

DDoS Attacks: Top 10 Trends and Truths (Video)

DDoS experts recently participated in a webinar conducted by Neustar for a revealing discussion on how DDoS attacks are evolving and what to look for in 2012. Watch the following on-demand webcast. more»

.US Celebrates American Small Business, Surprises Unsuspecting Small Business Owner

The folks behind .US had two film crews, six hidden cameras, 20 customers with $500 dollars to spend and four acappella singers descended on two small businesses to show their appreciation. more»

Neustar and University of Illinois Launch the Neustar Innovation Center

As part of its mission to foster open and secure technology innovation, Neustar, a trusted, neutral provider of real-time information and analysis to the Internet, telecommunications, entertainment, advertising and marketing industries, today announced a partnership with the University of Illinois to open the Neustar Innovation Center, a research facility located at the University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign. more»

DDoS Attacks: Top Trends and Truths (Webinar)

Join Neustar's DDoS experts, including Product Manager, Miguel Ramos, and SecurityWeek, a leading publication serving IT security professionals around the globe, for a revealing discussion on how DDoS attacks are evolving and what to look for in 2012 on Thursday, March 22nd at 1pm ET/10am PT. more»

Neustar UltraDNS Basic Launches Add-On Services for Website Monitoring and DNS Server Failover

Neustar Inc., a trusted, neutral provider of real-time information and analysis to Internet, telecommunications, entertainment, advertising and marketing industries, announced today two new add on services for UltraDNS Basic, the company's low-cost version of its managed DNS solution. more»

Neustar And Arbor Networks Cloud Signaling Coalition to Stop Evolving DDoS Threat to Data Centers

Arbor Networks, Inc., a leading provider of security and network management solutions for enterprises data centers and carrier networks, announced today that Neustar has become the first "Select" level service provider to operationalize Arbor's Cloud Signaling capability in a service offering. more»

Neustar Announces Partnership with the National Small Business Association

Neustar, Inc., a trusted, neutral provider of real-time information and analysis to Internet, telecommunications, entertainment, advertising and marketing industries, announced a partnership today with the National Small Business Association (NSBA), the nation's first small-business advocacy group. more»

Is IPv6 the New Y2K? (Primer)

You may have heard buzz on the topic of transitioning from IPv4 to IPv6 technology. So far, there are jargon-filled pleas urging organizations to switch, but little clear-cut guidance on how to tackle that transition. Some wonder: Is it akin to the Y2K days, where organizations spent thousands of dollars and hours to prevent doom and gloom? more»

Thoughts on Applying for a Generic Top-Level Domain

The ICANN Generic Top-Level Domain (gTLD) application window opened on January 12th and I was glad to be part of one of the first teams to apply. That's right, Neustar is applying for .neustar - our own brand. more»

Quova Rebrands as Neustar IP Intelligence

While the Quova services are being rebranded, its data services, customer service and the team behind them will remain the same. "The name is changing, but everything it represents will be intact - top-quality, real-time data backed by terrific service," said Berry. more»

Professional Services: Your Dream Solution Is A Few Professional Services Hours Away

Every organization has unique business and technical needs. This often makes finding prepackaged products and services out of a box to meet those needs challenging - like trying to fit a square peg in a round hole. Typically, organizations resort to selecting a solution at the right price that meets the majority of its requirements. Unfortunately, these solutions seldom meet all of an organization's needs. more»

Neustar Names Joe Pasqua to Head Neustar Labs

Neustar Inc. today announced the appointment of Joe Pasqua as Vice President of Neustar Labs, a newly created position. Mr. Pasqua was previously chief technology officer of Symantec's $2B Data Center business, and later led that company's global research, producing technologies for a diverse set of security and storage products. more»

The Spookiest DDoS Attacks in History

In the spirit of Halloween, we've compiled a few chilling tales of the most ghoulish cyber attacks on some of the largest corporations in the world. We only hope that after you finish reading our stories, you live to tell the tale of the most horrifying distributed-denial of service (DDoS) attacks in history. more»

Protecting Your Business from DDoS Attacks: Advice from Neustar

Whether it's due to angry customers, social protests, competitors, or other entities, more and more businesses are being affected by DDoS attacks. In just the last year, 3 out of 4 businesses have experienced an attack. more»

DNS Traffic Services: Protecting Against Downtime

How would a managed DNS service limit exposure and help provide notification and failover capabilities? What should you even be looking for in these types of services? more»

Neustar Launches Brand Assurance Program - Making it Easier for Enterprises to Secure Their Own gTLD

Neustar's Brand Assurance Program is an entry level program that helps companies, organizations and enterprises simply and affordably meet ICANN's registration requirements. It includes an easy migration path to additional services brands will need when they decide to fully deploy their generic top level domains (gTLDs).
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Neustar to Establish its Own Brand-Specific Generic Top-Level Domain

Following today's approval of the new generic top level domain (gTLD) guidebook by ICANN, Neustar, a leader in Internet and telecommunications information and analysis, will be joining the ranks of Canon®, Hitachi® and other global brands in applying for a new gTLD. more»

President Obama Names Neustar President and CEO Lisa Hook to NSTAC

The NSTAC is a group of up to 30 industry CEOs from major telecommunications companies, network service providers, information technology, finance and aerospace companies. The NSTAC provides the President with critical, collaborative advice and expertise as well as robust reviews and recommendations regarding national security, cybersecurity and emergency preparedness. more»

Why Embrace IPv6 Now? Get the Latest from Expert Cricket Liu

As IPv4 nears depletion, the world is turning to IPv6 to meet the insatiable demand for IP addresses. The sooner you enable IPv6, the better. An 11th hour fire drill is the last thing you want as you convert to a dual-stack address base accommodating both protocols. more»

Neustar Launches SiteProtect for DDoS Protection

Neustar, Inc. today announced the launch of SiteProtect, a cloud-based service for UltraDNS customers that brings a new level of security to online properties against Distributed Denial of Service (DDoS) attacks. more»

Neustar Unveils Its Intelligent Cloud Service

Neustar, Inc. unveiled the Neustar Intelligent Cloud service that will provide a single, secure, and simplified connection point between content providers, application developers, solution providers, and mobile operators. The new service is designed to streamline the communications, network features, and billing across operators. more»

Neustar's UltraDNS Management Portal Goes Mobile

UltraMobile is currently available for devices running the Android operating system and will be coming soon to Apple's iOS. UltraMobile provides instant alert information and critical functions that users could previously only access from within the UltraDNS Managed Services Portal. more»

Neustar Announces Domain Registry Service Offering for Registrars

Neustar, Inc. announces a service offering that will enable domain name registrars to enter the registry market. The Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers (ICANN) made an announcement yesterday that registrars would be permitted to apply for new generic Top-Level Domains (gTLDs) in May of 2011. more»

Neustar and Valideus Join Forces to Provide Brand Owners with High-Quality Domain Registry Solutions

Neustar Inc., a leading provider of Internet registry services, and Valideus, a consultancy group providing dedicated management services for the new generic Top Level Domains (gTLDs), today announced a strategic partnership to provide Valideus' European and worldwide brand owners with all of the services required to register their own company or brand names as a gTLD. more»

Neustar Deploys DNSSEC and Registry Lock for .BIZ Domain Name

Neustar, Inc. announced today that .BIZ is the first top-level domain (TLD) to deploy both DNS security extensions (DNSSEC) and the Registry Lock service. Neustar is the registry administrator for the .BIZ TLD as designated by the Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers (ICANN), and is the first company to announce these improvements. more»

The Domain Business: A Lot Has Happened in 10 Years

As Neustar celebrates its 10-year corporate anniversary, it seems a good time to take stock of where we are within the dynamic Internet industry. Change and growth have been constants in the domain business, and we've even had to survive a pretty challenging recession. more»

Neustar Announces DNSSEC for .US and .BIZ

Neustar, Inc. announced today that its registry team has completed deployment of DNSSEC in the .US zone and is ready to accept Delegation Signer (DS) records. The .BIZ zone will follow quickly, accepting records as early as August 1, 2010, making it the second gTLD to be fully DNSSEC-enabled. more»

Intelligence Squared U.S. Debate: The Cyber War Threat Has Been Grossly Exaggerated

Neustar today announced its proud support for the Intelligence Squared U.S. (IQ2US) debate "The Cyber War Threat Has Been Grossly Exaggerated" on June 8 at the Newseum. The popular Oxford-style debate series is based in New York City, and Neustar's underwriting makes possible this first IQ2US debate in Washington, D.C. more»

Neustar Releases UltraDNS Report Center

Neustar, Inc. today announced the debut of its UltraDNS Report Center. The new reporting tool identifies configuration issues, assesses the impact of changes, monitors resolution performance and isolates traffic problems across an entire DNS infrastructure. more»

Neustar Implements DNS Security Extensions in the .US Registry

Neustar, Inc. announced today that it has implemented Domain Name Security Extensions (DNSSEC) in the .US country-code top level domain registry. The technology uses public key cryptography and digital signatures to protect the Domain Name System (DNS) from attacks that hijack and redirect domain name requests. more»

Neustar Launches Initiative to Enhance DNS With Faster, More Secure Updates

Neustar, Inc. and OpenDNS today announced the implementation of a Neustar-sponsored initiative that will provide near-real time updating of the Domain Name System (DNS) across the Internet, utilizing Neustar databases to form the DNS Real-time Directory. more»

NeuStar Expands UltraDNS Network Infrastructure in Europe

The new node - the third in Europe along with London and Luxembourg - will further increase the reliability and performance of the UltraDNS Managed DNS Service, especially for end users in Europe who will experience even faster resolution times for domains hosted on UltraDNS infrastructure. more»

Neustar and NeoMedia Speed Up Widespread Implementation of Mobile 2D Barcodes

The agreement creates a "one stop shop" for consumer brands to simply and affordably use barcodes to deliver new applications, services and content to mobile consumers. more»

Neustar Opens .BIZ to Rare Two-Character Domain Names

Going forward, Neustar is opening its global .BIZ registry to two-character domain names (e.g., NY.biz, MY.biz, I.biz). Because of the highly coveted, unique status of these domain names, Neustar has issued a Request for Proposals (RFP) inviting potential .BIZ registrants to submit proposals explaining how they would use and promote a particular two-character domain name. more»

Visa, NeuStar Team to Propel Trusted Mobile Payments and Financial Services Globally

Visa Inc. and NeuStar today announced a strategic alliance designed to accelerate the adoption of mobile financial services globally. NeuStar and Visa are committing resources to support development of commercially viable programs to support new application use cases. more»

NeuStar Addresses DNS Vulnerability with Cache Defender, a Secure DNS Authentication System

This vulnerability, brought to public attention last year by security researcher Dan Kaminsky, allows criminal elements to engage in "DNS cache poisoning" for the malicious hijacking of domain names and results in consequent damage from large-scale identity theft, among other illegal activities. more»

NeuStar Celebrates 10 Years of UltraDNS Managed DNS Service

In 1999, Rodney Joffe -- now senior vice president and senior technologist at NeuStar implemented the first large-scale commercial applications of IP Anycast for DNS while at UltraDNS, the Reston, Virginia-based managed domain name services company he founded. A decade later, in the wake of NeuStar's April 2006 acquisition of UltraDNS, this initiative has enabled NeuStar to build one of the world's leading managed DNS services, renowned for performance, reliability and security. more»

NeuStar's UltraDNS to Power Growth of NDTV Convergence

NeuStar, Inc. has announced that NDTV Convergence, the digital arm of New Delhi Television (NDTV), India's largest news and infotainment network, has chosen NeuStar's UltraDNS Managed DNS Service to bolster the scalability of its online properties. more»

RomanCart Selects NeuStar UltraDNS Managed DNS Service

NeuStar, Inc. today announced that RomanCart, an online company specializing in hosted "shopping cart" applications for e-commerce websites around the world, has selected NeuStar's UltraDNS Managed DNS Service to enhance the performance of its solution. more»

NeuStar's UltraDNS to Power NASDAQ Dubai

NeuStar, Inc. today announced that NASDAQ Dubai, the international stock exchange between Western Europe and East Asia, has selected NeuStar's UltraDNS Managed Services to enhance the security and performance of NASDAQ Dubai's platform. more»

NeuStar Partners With MegaFon to Deliver Russia's Third Mobile Instant Messaging Service

NeuStar Partners With MegaFon to Deliver Russia's Third Mobile Instant Messaging ServiceNeuStar today announced that MegaFon, Russia's first all-Russian mobile operator in GSM 900/1800 standard, has selected NeuStar to launch its new Instant Messaging (IM) service. more»

GSMA Delivers Industry First in Carrier ENUM Initiative

By providing mobile and fixed-line operators with a single routing mechanism, PathFinder simplifies and reduces the cost of delivery of a wide range of IP-based services to end-users. It will serve as a central 'directory' for all operators, and enables them to rapidly launch new IP services. more»

NeuStar Completes Trial of SIP-IX VoIP Interconnection Exchange Service with COMPTEL Members

The successful trial included extensive testing of provisioning of telephone numbers and policy management. This policy control enables customized route instructions to optimize cost, quality and service capability, supporting new business models and relationships. more»

blinkx Video Search Engine Selects UltraDNS Managed DNS Services

World's largest and most advanced video search engine, has chosen NeuStar's UltraDNS Managed DNS Services to augment the performance, reliability, and scalability of the blinkx network infrastructure and to take advantage of NeuStar's innovative suite of traffic management services. more»

LEGO Enhances Reliability of its Global Web Presence with UltraDNS

NeuStar today announced that The LEGO Group, a leading toy manufacturer headquartered in Denmark, has chosen NeuStar's UltraDNS Managed DNS Service to enhance the reliability of The LEGO Group's web-based operations, including a significant global e-commerce presence. more»

nugg.ad Selects NeuStar's UltraDNS Services

nugg.ad, a German company based in Berlin that provides an application service provider (ASP) solution for predictive behavioral targeting, has chosen NeuStar's UltraDNS Managed Services to bolster the scalability and reliability of nugg.ad's DNS infrastructure. more»

NeuStar Names Steven Edwards General Manager, Senior Vice President of Converged Addressing Services

Edwards will lead NeuStar's ENUM-related business initiatives, including WMRS, the wireless message routing service; SIP-IX, which enables direct network-to-network peering via Session Initiation Protocol (SIP)-based technologies; and NRS, the number resolution service that NeuStar manages on behalf of the GSM Association. more»

Spam Arrest Chooses UltraDNS to Enhance Service Delivery

NeuStar has announced that Spam Arrest, a Seattle-based company that efficiently monitors and stops automated junk email, has chosen NeuStar's UltraDNS Managed DNS and Traffic Management Services to support the delivery of services to Spam Arrest's global customer base. more»

NeuStar Names Alex Berry Head of Internet Infrastructure Services Group

NeuStar, Inc. today announced that it has appointed Alex Berry as senior vice president and general manager of NeuStar's Internet Infrastructure Services group, which includes domain name registry services as well as the UltraDNS and Webmetrics service lines. more»

Optimus Selects NeuStar to Bring Converged Instant Messaging Services to Portugal

NeuStar has announced that Portuguese mobile operator Optimus has selected NeuStar's Next Generation Messaging (NGM) services to power Optimus' multi-community converged instant messaging (IM) service and new IP-based services. more»

CIRA Selects NeuStar's UltraDNS Service to Manage Canada's Top-Level Domain

NeuStar, Inc. today announced that the Canadian Internet Registration Authority (CIRA), a not-for-profit Canadian corporation that is responsible for operating the .ca country code top-level domain (TLD), has chosen NeuStar's UltraDNS Managed DNS Service to bolster the scalability and reliability of Canada's DNS infrastructure. more»

NeuStar Announces Registration of Two Millionth .BIZ Domain Name

NeuStar, the operator and administrator of the .BIZ top-level domain (TLD) registry, today announced that two million domain names have been officially registered within the .BIZ Internet domain. more»

NeuStar Launches Its UltraDNS Traffic Controller Service

NeuStar today announced the launch of UltraDNS Traffic Controller, a server load balancing solution within NeuStar's UltraDNS managed services suite; provides enterprises of all sizes with a global server load balancing solution. more»

A&E Television Networks Chooses NeuStar's UltraDNS Services to Support its Growing Media Portfolio

A&E Television Networks (AETN), an award-winning international media company, has chosen NeuStar's UltraDNS Managed DNS Service to bolster the scalability and reliability of its DNS infrastructure. more»

NeuStar Wins Contract to Deliver Mobile Instant Messaging to Tele2

NeuStar, Inc. today announced that Tele2, one of Europe's leading "alternative telecommunications" operators, has selected NeuStar's Next Generation Messaging (NGM) services to roll out mobile Instant Messaging services across Tele2's mobile phone networks. more»

Overstock.com Chooses NeuStar's UltraDNS for Managed DNS Service

NeuStar, Inc. has announced that Overstock.com, a popular online closeout retailer, has chosen NeuStar's UltraDNS Managed DNS Service to provide Overstock.com with a global DNS infrastructure that significantly enhances end-user experience and operational security -- and protects revenue in the highly competitive online retail market. more»

NeuStar Provides Operational Expertise to Department of Homeland Security's 'Cyber Storm II'

NeuStar, Inc. announced today that it participated in Cyber Storm II, the largest ever multinational online security exercise, which was organized by the U.S. Department of Homeland Security (DHS). more»

NeuStar Buys Webmetrics

NeuStar Inc., which provides clearinghouse services to the Internet and communications industries, has acquired San Diego company Webmetrics Inc., which monitors and measures Web and network performance. more»

NeuStar Launches Advanced Recursive DNS Service Brings, Enhancing Security and Performance

Developed by one of the world's leading providers of managed Domain Name System (DNS) services, DNS Advantage is an advanced managed recursive DNS service. This is a free service which enables connectivity providers, enterprises, and other organizations to offer their end users a safer, faster, and more reliable Internet experience. more»

NeuStar Extends UltraDNS Network Infrastructure to Australia and China

NeuStar has announced that it has deployed network nodes in Sydney, Australia and Beijing, People's Republic of China, further expanding NeuStar's global constellation of DNS servers and enhancing the delivery of NeuStar UltraDNS services to the Asia-Pacific region. more»

NeuStar Wins Contract for United States' Internet Domain

NeuStar today announced that it has been awarded the contract to operate and administer the .US Internet domain name registry. The official country-code top level domain (ccTLD) for the United States, .US is overseen by the United States Department of Commerce. more»

NeuStar Launches Korean Language Domain Names in .BIZ TLD

NeuStar announced today that it has deployed internationalized domain names (IDNs) for the Korean language in the .BIZ top-level Internet domain as of August 19, 2007. IDNs in .BIZ enable companies and for-profit organizations to register domain names in their languages of choice. more»

U.K. Law Firm Selects NeuStar's Managed Internal DNS Service

TWM Solicitors LLP, a law firm with offices throughout the southeast of England, has selected NeuStar's Managed Internal Domain Name Systems (DNS) service with integrated Dynamic Host Configuration Protocol (DHCP) to improve the performance, reliability and manageability of its internal network. more»

NeuStar and NetNumber Partner to Accelerate Adoption of IP-Based Registry Services

The partnership will also include coordination of feature roadmaps for relevant products and services, in response to customer demand for interoperability between NeuStar's SIP-IX service and NetNumber's SPIDER and TITAN technology platforms. more»

NeuStar Integrates Leading DHCP with its Managed Internal DNS Service

NeuStar announced today that it has completed the integration of the MetaInfo Dynamic Host Configuration Protocol (DHCP) with its Managed Internal Domain Name Systems (DNS) service. This follows NeuStar's acquisition of the assets of MetaInfo in January of this year. more»

NeuStar Integrates Leading DHCP with its Managed Internal DNS Service

NeuStar announced today that it has completed the integration of the MetaInfo Dynamic Host Configuration Protocol (DHCP) with its Managed Internal Domain Name Systems (DNS) service. This follows NeuStar's acquisition of the assets of MetaInfo in January of this year. more»

SurfControl Selects NeuStar to Enhance Security, Compliance and Business Continuity Offerings

Leading provider of global on-demand, network and endpoint IT security solutions for email, enterprise networks and the Web, has selected NeuStar's Managed External DNS to strengthen its security, compliance and productivity offerings. more»

NeuStar Extends Relationship Providing DNS Service for Hong Kong's Internet Infrastructure

NeuStar, Inc. announced today that it has been awarded a two-year extension of its contract to provide Secondary DNS services for .HK, Hong Kong's top-level Internet domain (TLD). more»

NeuStar Launches Chinese and Japanese Language Domain Names in .BIZ TLD

NeuStar has deployed internationalized domain names (IDNs) for both the Chinese and the Japanese languages in the .BIZ top- level Internet domain. Interested registrants will be able to secure .BIZ domain names using these characters as of April 21, 2007. more»

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