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Afilias' Matt Pounsett Elected Director-at-Large for DNS-OARC

Afilias, a global provider of Internet infrastructure services, today announced that Matt Pounsett, a lead member of the Afilias Content Propagation and Resolution Services team, has been selected as a board member of the DNS Operations, Analysis, and Research Center (OARC).

The DNS-OARC is an organization that provides a platform for the DNS operations community to share information and data. It also measures performance and traffic load data to provide short and long-term analysis in order to learn and develop remedies to attacks and other problems affecting the DNS.

"Ensuring the stability of the DNS is essential to continuing the communication, e-commerce, and business channels that have become imperative to today's societies," said Mr. Pounsett. "I am excited to be able to provide my expertise from Afilias to ensure that the DNS remains reliable, secure, and resilient."

Mr. Pounsett recently joined Afilias in 2009 and helps manage Afilias' DNS infrastructure which supports nearly 10% of the Internet, including 15 Top Level Domains as well as Afilias' Managed DNS Services customers.

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Afilias is the world's second largest domain registry, with more than 20 million names under management. Afilias powers a greater variety of top-level domains than any other provider, and will soon support hundreds of new TLDs now preparing for launch. Afilias' specialized technology makes Internet addresses more accessible and useful through a wide range of applications, including Internet domain registry services, Managed DNS and mobile Web services like goMobi® and DeviceAtlas®. (Learn More)

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