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Dyn Selects NTT America to Power Web Infrastructure of its Customers
July 07, 2010
has announced that it's helping customers provide premium externally managed DNS options for corporations and enterprises that need global, 24/7 access and support through its dual stack, Tier-1 Global IP Network.
Provider of managed DNS Dynamic Network Services (Dyn (News
)) has selected NTT America to help power the Web infrastructure of customers like Zappos, Netflix and Twitter.
Shuichi Ikeda, vice president of sales and business development for Global IP Network Business Unit at NTT (News
) America, said that Dyn can leverage a wide variety of NTT America's infrastructure assets including financial stability, depth of services and a forward thinking approach on using innovation to help efficiently and cost effectively grow businesses.
Dyn was seeking an infrastructure partner, and selected NTT America (News
) based on factors such as high performance, IPv6 ready, global network supported by engineering based customer service.
Tom Daly (News
), president and chief technology officer at Dyn, said that the investment required to keep a global network running at the performance levels we need is one of the major factors in our choice of network partners.
"For our customers, it's all about performance; our goal is to optimize the speed of response," Daly said, adding that's why the only option is to go with a Tier-1 network and NTT America is one of the best in the world.
For enterprises, Dyn's solutions are based on the Dynect Platform, which is a scalable external DNS platform that directs Internet traffic, routes around outages and maximizes network performance.
The platform comes with features such as active failover to avoid any outage events; efficient network load balancing and a CDN manager, which provides geographical or weighed load balancing.
Daly said that one of the things about NTT America that really impressed the company is that if "we have any issue or question, our calls are answered directly by a network engineer 24/7 in their Network Operations Center (NOC (News
"You aren't routed to a call center where your call is triaged by someone who doesn't understand the issue," Daly noted, adding that this is really critical to both the company and its customers because "we guarantee nearly 100 percent DNS resolution, just like NTT America guarantees 100 percent uptime."
As a Tier-1 provider, NTT America's Global IP Network (GIN) provides private peering and seamless service from a single global ASN (ASN2914). It directly connects telecoms, ISPs, content providers, CDNs and enterprises at the highest performance levels available, according to company officials.
Anshu Shrivastava is a contributing editor for TMCnet. To read more of Anshu's articles, please visit her columnist page.
Earlier last month, NTT America extended
its North American presence to Boston, Massachusetts with the launch of a Point of Presence (PoP) for Arcstar global managed network services.
Edited by Erin Monda