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Knight Ridder Digital Chooses UltraDNS for DNS Infrastructure

Knight Ridder Digital, one of the leading providers of local online news and information, has selected UltraDNS' Managed DNS Service to deliver enhanced online functionality and network reliability. By utilizing its managed services, Knight Ridder Digital improves online performance for the delivery of real-time news and information backed by UltraDNS' industry-leading service level agreement (SLA).

Knight Ridder Digital manages Knight Ridder's Internet operations covering more than 30 company-owned newspaper sites and directs online partnerships with other media companies. Additionally, it - operates Real Cities, a national network of city and regional Web sites in more than 110 markets, including 23 of the top 30 U.S. media markets.

"As one of the nation's largest online publishers, millions of readers rely on our ability to disseminate timely news and information all day, everyday. After performing considerable diligence for this essential network infrastructure, we chose UltraDNS as our DNS provider to achieve greater network scalability and accommodate our continued growth," said Dean Denhart, CTO of Knight Ridder Digital. "UltraDNS' managed services provide superior flexibility in optimizing our network, and enable the fastest propagation speed for our DNS changes, which are absolutely vital for our business."

Knight Ridder Digital leverages UltraDNS' fully fault-tolerant, global directory infrastructure to provide critical layers of network security, reliability and management. Utilizing the UltraDNS advanced management portal, Knight Ridder Digital can seamlessly modify DNS records and have the changes propagated globally in near real time. As an additional value, Knight Ridder Digital can view all DNS changes within the management portal's comprehensive audit log.

"Advertisers, newspapers and publishers require a complete DNS solution that delivers unmatched scalability and performance for their critical Internet business operations," said Ben Petro, president and CEO, UltraDNS. "We are pleased that UltraDNS services support Knight-Ridder Digital's Internet growth strategy for the delivery of news and information to their millions of daily readers."

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