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Neustar’s Leadership: Making Waves at the Stevie Awards

Todd Wilms
by Todd Wilms August 04th, 2015
Neustar’s Leadership: Making Waves at the Stevie Awards

Neustar CEO, Lisa Hook, was honored on June 22 with a Bronze Stevie Award in the category of Woman of the Year – Computer Services and Software, and CFO Paul Lalljie is a finalist for Executive of the Year – Telecommunications, with his award to be announced on September 11. Read Full Article

 

Neustar Moves On from the Common Short Codes Registry

Steve  Edwards
by Steve Edwards July 30th, 2015
Neustar Moves On from the Common Short Codes Registry

For over 10 years, Neustar has managed the Common Short Codes (CSC) registry for CTIA, the telecom industry’s wireless association. We’re announcing today that Neustar’s contract with CTIA to manage the CSC registry will end on December 31, 2015. Read Full Article

 

Neustar Evaluated as Strong Performer in Forrester Wave for DDoS Protection

Margee Abrams
by Margee Abrams July 29th, 2015
Neustar Evaluated as Strong Performer in Forrester Wave for DDoS Protection

We’re proud to announce that Neustar has been rated as a Strong Performer in the Forrester Wave of DDoS protection service providers. This is the first independent assessment of our DDoS services by a major analyst firm, and we’re happy to be recognized for our consistently positive performance. Read Full Article

 

How to Weather a DDoS Storm

Neustar Engineering
by Neustar Engineering July 13th, 2015
How to Weather a DDoS Storm

Most IT departments have some kind of disaster recovery plan that includes reacting to natural events such as earthquakes, tornadoes, fire, or floods. But one disaster that’s far more likely to occur is manmade: a flood of bogus DDoS packets that can cripple your network infrastructure. Given its likelihood, IT administrators should seriously consider DDoS attacks in their disaster recovery plan. Read Full Article

 

The Role of Concurrent Users in Load Testing

Donald Lee
by Donald Lee July 07th, 2015
The Role of Concurrent Users in Load Testing

While many customers understand the value of a load test as part of their holiday preparation, many might still have questions about specific parameters that factor into testing their websites. This blog post will discuss the concept of concurrent users as it applies to load testing. Read Full Article