UltraDNS™ Corporation, the world's leading provider of Managed DNS services, today announced that MySpace.com, a leading social networking site, has selected its Managed DNS to deliver enhanced web site performance and support their rapid increase in traffic. By deploying UltraDNS services, MySpace.com has strengthened this critical infrastructure to help achieve its rise to the fourth ranked web domain in terms of page views, according to comScore Media Metrix.
MySpace.com is a web property of Intermix Media (AMEX: MIX), owner of some of the Internet's most heavily trafficked destinations. Launched in 2003, MySpace.com is currently the most popular social networking destination on the web. The site integrates profiles, blogs, instant messaging, email and photo galleries, among other features, to create a cyber-network for its visitors. In addition, over 350,000 bands and artists have used MySpace.com to distribute their music.
"Myspace.com's success and exponential growth in the online social networking community has brought a large volume of traffic to our web properties, and we realized it was necessary to have a strong DNS infrastructure partner to ensure our business could scale to handle peak demand," said Aber Whitcomb, chief technical officer of MySpace.com. "UltraDNS' services greatly enhance the efficiency of our network, helping us to provide all our users the highest levels of reliability, stability and performance. This kind of DNS support is critical as we look to expand internationally."
"We are pleased that so many leading online brands like Myspace.com are turning to the UltraDNS infrastructure to find unmatched reliability and scalability," said Ben Petro, president and CEO of UltraDNS. "UltraDNS delivers carrier-class DNS solutions that serve as the strongest foundation possible for Myspace.com's explosive growth and will allow them to remain focused on being the most popular social networking destination on the Internet today."
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