|[January 02, 2013]
Dyn Acquires Website Monitoring Startup Verelo
MANCHESTER, N.H. --(Business Wire)--
the worldwide leader in Internet
Infrastructure as a Service (IaaS), announced today that it has
a Toronto-based startup that provides uptime
and performance analytics, as well as malware detection and site health
The acquisition bolsters Dyn's (News - Alert) reputation for helping companies manage
their infrastructure needs. The IaaS company does not intend on selling
the Verelo services long term and instead will offer its
performance-oientated tools as a free service to their customers and as
a sales tool for prospects.
Verelo is just one offering in a bigger portfolio of tools that Dyn
plans on providing customers to help them monitor and manage their
websites and ensure email deliverability.
Verelo's monitoring services allows customers to check their websites
from multiple locations around the world. If downtime, database
connection errors or other problems are detected, customers are notified
by SMS, phone or email.
Such immediacy can help prevent future problems, something Dyn CEO
Jeremy Hitchcock saw great value in.
"Our mantra is 'Uptime is the Bottom Line' so we are always looking for
great opportunities to prevent downtime," said Hitchcock. "Acquiring
Verelo allows us to offer more innovative services to our customers. We
don't want to just fix downtime. We want to prevent it."
Verelo, founded in early 2012 by Andrew
McGrath and Michael Curry, made its official public launch in June
after graduating from Toronto's Extreme Startups incubator program.
"This is great news for Verelo as it means our service will continue
long into the future," said McGrath, Verelo's CEO. "Dyn will bring a
much larger set of resources to our current and future users."
Incorporated in 2001, Dyn is the worldwide Internet
Infrastructure-as-a-Service (IaaS) leader, powering Managed
DNS, Traffic Management, Email
Delivery & Email Reporting for more than
four million enterprise, small business and personal users. With nearly
20 data centers around the world and industry-leading uptime for over 10
years, Dyn's commitment to customer relationships and engineering
excellence shines every day. Uptime is the Bottom Line.
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