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Dublin, Ireland - 29 October 2009 - Afilias, a global provider of Internet infrastructure services, today announced that Matt Pounsett, a lead member of the Afilias Content Propagation and Resolution Services team, has been selected as a board member of the DNS Operations, Analysis, and Research Center (OARC).
The DNS-OARC is an organization that provides a platform for the DNS operations community to share information and data. It also measures performance and traffic load data to provide short and long-term analysis in order to learn and develop remedies to attacks and other problems affecting the DNS.
"Ensuring the stability of the DNS is essential to continuing the communication, e-commerce, and business channels that have become imperative to today's societies," said Mr. Pounsett. "I am excited to be able to provide my expertise from Afilias to ensure that the DNS remains reliable, secure, and resilient."
Mr. Pounsett recently joined Afilias in 2009 and helps manage Afilias' DNS infrastructure which supports nearly 10% of the Internet, including 15 Top Level Domains as well as Afilias' Managed DNS Services customers.
Afilias is a global provider of Internet infrastructure services that connect people to their data. Afilias' reliable, secure, scalable, and globally available technology supports a wide range of applications including Internet domain registry services, Managed DNS, and services in the RFID and supply chain market with its Afilias Discovery Service.