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Internet Infrastructure Leaders Join Movement of Companies Verifying Their Technology for DNSSEC

A trio of Internet infrastructure leaders joined a growing movement of companies testing their technologies with Verisign following a landmark achievement in Internet security. As Verisign has now deployed Domain Name System Security Extensions (DNSSEC) in .net, Arbor Networks, Infoblox and RioRey, have completed testing of their technology solutions in the Verisign DNSSEC Interoperability Lab. more

Hosting Companies Need Advanced DNS, Here's Why…

Hosting companies face many challenges today, from differentiating their services in a crowded market with decreasing margins, to an increasing pressure to defend against growing sets of attacks against their infrastructure. As more and more services drift into the cloud, up-time is becoming one of the most critical factors for customers choosing a web host. A hosting company's record of reliability can often be the deciding factor for a customer to choose one service over another. more

Dyn Inc. Announces Two Strong Network Additions to Support Evolving Client Roster

Dynamic Network Services Inc. (Dyn Inc.), has announced the addition of two additional PoPs (Points of Presence) that will serve as an upgrade to their current Tier-1 Global IP Anycast Network. more

Black Lotus Selects Afilias to Improve DNS Reliability

Afilias, a leading provider of Internet infrastructure services, announced that Black Lotus Communications has selected Afilias' FlexDNS Platform to provide DNS infrastructure in support of its distributed denial-of-service (DDoS) protection solutions. more

Preventing Your DNS Account from Being Hacked

Recent years have brought a plague of attacks targeting your ability to do business online. Whether in the form of distributed denial of service attack (DDoS), spam, phishing, or Facebook and Twitter scams. Likely the most disturbing issue for e-commerce organizations has been the growing prevalence of DDoS attacks waged to interrupt their business, or worse, to extort money. more

Hostway Corporation Forms New Network Services Group

The new Network Services Group will offer IP transit, Layer 2 VPN (transport), IPV6, distributed denial of service (DDoS) protection, and customized bandwidth management solutions to new and existing wholesale and retail customers. 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

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

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 to Enhance Global Internet Security by Hosting Core DNS Root Nameserver

NeuStar announced today that it has entered into an agreement with Internet Systems Consortium, Inc. (ISC) to host its F-root nameserver (one of the Internet's 13 global DNS root nameservers) on NeuStar's DNS Shield infrastructure. more