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New Hampshire Technology Companies Collaborate to Provide a Best-in-Class Internet and Website Experience to Customers
Globe Newswire

MANCHESTER, N.H., Jan. 27, 2016 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- FairPoint Communications, Inc. (Nasdaq:FRP), a leading provider of advanced communications technology in northern New England, and Dyn, Inc., a cloud-based Internet performance company, today announced their collaboration on network and authoritative Domain Name System (DNS) services, which will provide webmasters and their end users a faster, safer and more reliable web experience.

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Under a newly signed agreement, Dyn will provide FairPoint with Managed Authoritative DNS services that will deliver robust domain name resolution for FairPoint’s customers who enjoy this managed service today. This service will improve the experience for FairPoint customers who are hosting their domain names through FairPoint by leveraging Dyn’s robust global infrastructure to provide lower latency and faster, more reliable access to their online content and applications.

“We are excited to begin a working relationship with Dyn, who will help us transition our internal DNS to their global, cloud-based DNS platform to further harden the service we provide our customers,” said John Lunny, FairPoint Executive Vice President and Chief Technology Officer. “Dyn is a global leader in authoritative DNS, which is part of their world class Internet performance platform, and we are looking forward to working with them more closely.”

Dyn also has agreed to begin using FairPoint’s network, the most expansive and diversely routed fiber network in northern New England, to support their business operations with a symmetrical 500 Mbps Ethernet Dedicated Internet Access (EDIA) circuit.

“FairPoint is the leading provider of advanced communications and Internet services in northern New England, with a strong reputation for innovation, reliability and customer service – attributes that we at Dyn pride ourselves in delivering to our customers,” says Paul Mailhot, Vice President Inside Sales at Dyn. “As leaders in the region, Dyn’s decision to partner with FairPoint reinforces our commitment to working with best-of-breed companies regionally and around the world.”

This relationship between two regional tech companies comes at a time when Manchester is beginning to be recognized nationally as an emerging hub of innovation. Online job board ZipRecruiter recently rated Manchester as one of the top places in the country for high tech development. The Queen City also joined Austin, TX and Charleston, S.C., on a recent Thumbtack report on the best cities for Millennial entrepreneurs. FairPoint also chose Manchester for its second data center due to the Queen City’s supportive infrastructure for businesses and central location.

About FairPoint Communications, Inc.

FairPoint Communications, Inc. (Nasdaq:FRP) provides advanced data, voice and video technologies to single and multi-site businesses, public and private institutions, consumers, wireless companies and wholesale re-sellers in 17 states. Leveraging an owned, fiber-core Ethernet network – with more than 20,000 route miles of fiber including approximately 17,000 route miles of fiber in northern New England – FairPoint has the network coverage, scalable bandwidth and transport capacity to support enhanced applications, including the next generation of mobile and cloud-based communications, such as small cell wireless backhaul technology, voice over IP, data center colocation services, managed services and disaster recovery. For more information, visit www.FairPoint.com.

About Dyn

Dyn is a cloud-based Internet Performance company. Dyn helps companies monitor, control, and optimize online infrastructure for an exceptional end-user experience. Through a world-class network and unrivaled, objective intelligence into Internet conditions, Dyn ensures traffic gets delivered faster, safer, and more reliably than ever.

Dyn is the leading Internet Performance provider to the most visited web properties in the world, as measured by the Alexa 500. Dyn delivers more brand loyalty, customer satisfaction, and increased sales from startups to Global 2000 companies and businesses in between. Dyn is Internet Performance. Delivered. Visit dyn.com for more info on how Dyn delivers.

FairPoint Media Contact:
Angelynne Beaudry
207-210-3079
aamores@fairpoint.com
Dyn Media Contact
Brendan Mangus
603-296-1529
bmangus@dyn.com

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