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Jul 29, 2014 By

Dyn Expands Globally And Shatters Revenue Growth Records

Company Brings Internet Performance Solutions to Some of the Biggest Brands on the Internet

Manchester, NH (July 29, 2014) – Dyn, the worldwide leader in Internet performance, announced today it has achieved 22 successive quarters of revenue growth since launching its current Go To Market strategy in 2009. The company also saw 52% revenue growth in their second quarter (the quarter ending June 30, 2014) over the same time period in 2013. Some of the most influential brands in the world are using Dyn’s solutions for Internet performance, and just last quarter the company added over 220 new enterprise customers and 190,000 new self-service customers to its roster.

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Jul 25, 2014 By

CDN+DNS

Your CDN & Managed DNS: Better Together

There are certain things that are just better together: cookies and milk, peanut butter and jelly, and CDNs and Managed DNS, just to name a few. If you’re not familiar with that last classic pairing, you should be. Pairing a managed DNS solution with your CDN provides your website with extra performance, reliability, and flexibility.

Purchasing a CDN is a huge investment and without managed DNS, you might as well be throwing that investment away. If your DNS goes down, it doesn’t matter how well your CDN is performing; no one will be able to access your website.

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Jul 23, 2014 By

Diversity is the Best Defense

Diversity Is The Best Defense

You’ve heard it before: “Don’t put all your eggs in one basket.”

On the web, that is especially important. Running your website from a single data center opens you up to all kinds of potential risks. One freak accident, a storm, or a power outage and you’re down for the count. Even just a small issue that causes lag time on your site can frustrate customers and make them want to leave your website – ultimately costing your business big bucks.

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Jul 18, 2014 By

vCHS + Dyn

Using Dyn Traffic Director With vCloud Hybrid Service

This article was originally published on Chris Colotti’s blog at ChrisColotti.us. Chris Colotti is a Principal Technical Marketing Architect with vCloud Hybrid Services at VMware.

Since the release of VMware vCloud Hybrid Service, the various use cases coming up have been growing like weeds. The more people understand the VMware vision of the hybrid cloud, the more things people think of they can do with it. This example is no exception and as with my other short posts, this is just the start of the idea for a larger paper I will put together with more details. The scenario is very simple and real for many people using VMware vCloud Hybrid Service. The basic concept is this:

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Jul 16, 2014 By

IP Transit Intelligence

Dyn Releases IP Transit Intelligence, Provides Global Perspective On Peering And Transfer Data

New release gives customers a current picture of the world’s Internet networks

Manchester, NH (July 16, 2014) – Dyn, the worldwide leader in Internet performance, today announced the release of IP Transit Intelligence. Dyn’s IP Transit Intelligence, the first in a new line of Performance Assurance products, delivers the world’s most complete, accurate, objective and up-to-date view of network and service provider connectivity.

As companies expand globally, they require an up-to-date and complete view of network rankings and peering relationships. Dyn’s IP Transit Intelligence inventories every service provider and all of their globally visible connectivity relationships with other service providers and enterprises, in every critical market, giving companies the actionable insight they need to maximize Internet performance to their customers. Dyn’s global directory of Internet affiliations helps global businesses and network service providers make well-informed data center location and Internet peering and transit decisions.

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Jul 15, 2014 By

Human Bias

Human Confirmation Bias In Monitoring Of Systems

Here in the operations group at Dyn we like to consider the “layer 8 factors” (the 8th layer being “the human layer” of the OSI model) when designing and implementing systems. We do our best to make sure that our systems help expose and reason through these factors as best as possible. As engineers, we seek to apply “scientific knowledge, mathematics, and ingenuity to develop solutions to technical problems.” The key word, however, is “seek.”

Technology may be immune to bias and heuristics, however the humans who implement solutions are not. And, even if we don’t like to admit it, we’re all human and those biases often impair our ability to apply the scientific method and come to proper conclusions.

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Jul 10, 2014 By

Cloud Services

The Three Phases Of The IT Channel And Introducing The Cloud Services Broker

This article was written by Todd Hussey, Partner and Co-Founder at CSBexcellence. Todd is a veteran in the field of technology startup sales and marketing, specializing in the Managed Service Provider business since the mid 90s, and has since become a part of the Cloud Services Broker business.

The Cloud Services Broker is becoming the next-gen channel partner for tech vendors. Why and what does this business model look like?

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Jul 9, 2014 By

Reseller Program

Dyn Launches Channel Reseller Program In The Americas

Manchester, NH (July 9, 2014) – Dyn, the worldwide leader in Internet performance, today announced the launch of its new reseller program in the Americas. The program is designed to help technology resellers thrive in the cloud by providing their customers with Dyn’s portfolio of essential Internet performance products, including Traffic Management and Message Management, to offer alongside similar cloud-based technology such as website hosting, CDN and a variety of security solutions.

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Jul 8, 2014 By

#AmazonCart

Why The Twitter-Amazon Partnership Will Be Driven By Customer Experience

(This article was originally published on ITProPortal.)

Source: Amazon.com

The recent tie up between Amazon and Twitter, providing a new shopping experience to consumers so they can now order Amazon products through a custom hashtag, is a present-day example of businesses collaborating effectively to expand customer offerings. 

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Jul 3, 2014 By

CASL

What You Need To Know About Canada’s SPAM Legislation

As you may have heard, Canada’s anti-spam legislation (CASL) is now in effect, but what does this mean in plain English?

Canada is actually a little late to the party with putting anti-spam legislation in place. Passed in 2010, and effective July 2014, this is well behind many other countries. The US and Australia put their legislations in place back in 2003, for example.

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