UltraDNS Expands Operations; East Coast Presence Will Better Facilitate the Company's Sustained Growth.
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UltraDNS(TM) Corporation, the world's leading Managed DNS (Domain Name System) A system for converting host names and domain names into IP addresses on the Internet or on local networks that use the TCP/IP protocol. For example, when a Web site address is given to the DNS either by typing a URL in a browser or behind the Service Provider, today announced the opening of a new office in Northern Virginia Northern Virginia (NoVA) consists of Arlington, Fairfax, Loudoun, and Prince William counties and the independent cities of Alexandria, Falls Church, Fairfax, Manassas, and Manassas Park. .
"With over 7,500 customers, the expansion to the East Coast is a result of the increased demand for UltraDNS services worldwide," said Ben Petro, president and CEO (1) (Chief Executive Officer) The highest individual in command of an organization. Typically the president of the company, the CEO reports to the Chairman of the Board. , UltraDNS. "This growth will enable the company to further propagate prop·a·gate
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4. robust and reliable DNS technology to our customer base and provide secure infrastructure services to the federal government."
Over the past four years, UltraDNS has established itself as the most secure DNS provider in the world. The company strategically chose the Washington DC metropolitan area in order to better acquire and support agencies within the federal government, whose primary focus is network security and reliability. UltraDNS maintains significant network facilities in the Washington DC metropolitan area.
The new office will strengthen UltraDNS' business by allowing direct, personal contact with its customer base. Maintaining a larger East Coast presence will also significantly shorten sales cycles with both government and local commercial organizations. Members of the UltraDNS operations, sales and finance divisions will operate from the Virginia office to streamline customer deployment and network management.
"Our Northern Virginia presence provides increased access to networking customers and immerses UltraDNS in a rich competitive environment," said David Novosad, vice president of operations, UltraDNS. "The company will continue to broaden its footprint and services to capitalize on Cap´i`tal`ize on`
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The new office is located at 11720 Sunrise Valley Drive, Suite 401, Reston, VA 20191.
Based in San Mateo, Calif., UltraDNS Corporation is the world's leading Managed DNS Service Provider with over five million domains currently under management, delivering solutions that enhance the reliability and performance of the world's largest directories and the mission-critical applications that access them. UltraDNS offers highly scalable solutions -- both as a managed services An umbrella term for third-party monitoring and maintaining of computers, networks and software. The actual equipment may be inhouse or at the third-party's facilities, but the "managed" implies an ongoing effort; for example, making sure the equipment is running at a certain quality provider and as a developer of custom infrastructure solutions -- built on its unique Directory Services Platform and proprietary, patented technologies. The company operates its own global, fail-safe server network, which supports the UltraDNS Managed DNS Service, the industry's first 100 percent reliable Domain Name System (DNS) name/IP address resolution service, backed by a full service level (SLA (1) (StereoLithography Apparatus) See 3D printing.
(2) (Service Level Agreement) A contract between the provider and the user that specifies the level of service expected during its term. ) guarantee. UltraDNS infrastructure services, such as Managed DNS, address the growing need for quick, reliable response to directory queries in today's converging Internet/telecom environment. By connecting a user's information request to the proper directory and assuring a quick, accurate response, UltraDNS plays a key enabling role in delivering content, information and data to users when, where and on whatever device they choose. The company was founded in 1999 and is funded by Reuters Group PLC, Vantage Point Venture Partners and New Enterprise Associates. Customers include Oracle, MSN (1) (MicroSoft Network) A family of Internet-based services from Microsoft, which includes a search engine, e-mail (Hotmail), instant messaging (Windows Live Messaging) and a general-purpose portal with news, information and shopping (MSN Directory). Hotmail, Forbes.com, Handspring and Petco. For more information visit www.ultradns.com.
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