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Being Good Stewards of the Internet

How Verizon Digital Media Services not only fixed a recent backbone provider issue for our customers by removing bad transit, but continued to work on the issue after our sites were secure in order to help identify the root of the problem and restore the backbone of the Internet for all.

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Designing Resilient Systems

I recently returned from Velocity: New York, and I have been thinking quite a bit about how so many of the talks seemed eerily related to what I have been focused on at work here at Verizon Digital Media Services; namely reliability and how to prevent system failures. Now, I am sure a lot of that was simply something similar to the Baader-Meinhof Phenomenon at work (where you hear again about something soon after you first learn about it), but there is still something comforting about knowing others are facing similar problems. I have reliability on my mind, and I am seeing it everywhere.

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