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Discussion in 'General Webmaster Helpdesk' started by gkd_uk, May 21, 2008.

  1. gkd_uk

    gkd_uk Moderator Moderator Webmaster

    As the need for security on the internet continues to grow, one of the the guardians of the networked world lays claim to an enviable record.

    In its 13 years in business, VeriSign says it has maintained a "100% up time" service in operating the infrastructure that controls the internet.

    The firm has a crucial role in the day-to-day operation of the internet - it manages two of the world's 13 root servers, which direct global internet traffic; it routes every web address ending in .com or .net; and it issues secure digital certificates to protect more than 900,000 web servers on the net.

    In a rare insight into just how VeriSign works, the company invited the BBC into one of the main data centres where security is at the heart of everything.

    The building itself is one of hundreds that dot Silicon Valley's landscape; bland and unremarkable on the outside.

    Read Here
    Last edited by a moderator: May 22, 2008
  2. iastaff

    iastaff New Member Webmaster

    Wow! I must say that I was not aware of this. I do find it quite interesting though. Nice post.
  3. zurk

    zurk New Member Webmaster

    oh gosh! That's great to hear. But your link seems to be not working on PC... I want to read more of it.
  4. KingPin

    KingPin Member Webmaster

    Link now fixed.

    Enjoy the read!!


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