Deutsche Telekom Launches Advanced DNS Service

Bonn, Germany, March 19, 2015 – International Carrier Sales & Solutions (ICSS), the international wholesale arm of Deutsche Telekom, today announced the launch of a new Domain Name System (DNS) service called ICSS Route. ICSS designed ICSS Route to safeguard the availability and performance of websites.

ICSS Route is based on a truly global DNS network and intelligent routing capabilities, which ensure fast response times, low latency and reliable access from anywhere in the world. Plus, it is completely resilient against Distributed Denial of Service (DDoS) attacks.

ICSS Route also incorporates monitoring of server performance, availability and traffic management. As ICSS Route is authoritative-only, it does not operate in the recursive mode and is therefore immune to cache poisoning attacks and other risks. The fully RFC compliant solution can be run as either a managed or secondary DNS service and is available via a set of public APIs or over the ICSS CDN Web portal.

Stephan Schröder, Vice President Internet & Content at ICSS said, “ICSS Route was built to cope with all the problems other systems can’t handle. It is a dedicated, enterprise-grade platform with extremely high performance, availability and security. Because it’s scalable and requires no up-front investment, it is also very cost-effective.”

Good DNS management is an essential factor for every business with an online presence. Today, many companies still work with insecure infrastructures or older DNS technologies that did not foresee the requirements of modern business challenges. When DNS service fails, servers cannot be found, e-mails are not sent, site speed becomes dramatically slow or – in the worst case – the website is completely shut down. The result is a loss of revenue, irritated users and brand damage.

ICSS has simultaneously launched a new dedicated website for its content delivery services. Under http://www.cdn.telekom-icss.com, ICSS presents its extensive portfolio with accompanying information as downloads.

About Deutsche Telekom

Deutsche Telekom is one of the world’s leading integrated telecommunications companies with around 151 million mobile customers, 30 million fixed-network lines and more than 17 million broadband lines (as of December 31, 2014). The Group provides fixed network, mobile communications, Internet and IPTV products and services for consumers and ICT solutions for business customers and corporate customers. Deutsche Telekom is present in more than 50 countries and has approximately 228,000 employees worldwide. The Group generated revenues of EUR 62.7 billion in the 2014 financial year – more than 60 percent of it outside Germany.
For further information, see http://www.telekom.com/home

About International Carrier Sales & Solutions (ICSS)

International Carrier Sales & Solutions (ICSS) is one of the world's leading carriers and an innovation driver for IP-based solutions. As an integral part of Deutsche Telekom’s International Wholesale Business unit, ICSS serves the international wholesale requirements of the DT Group with its international affiliates and more than 860 external customers worldwide. One of the units’ core competencies is to focus on building business partnerships around the globe. With years of experience in the international wholesale communication market, ICSS has the expertise to provide clients with tailor-made solutions. The innovative technologies are offered on a global basis with a special emphasis on Europe.
The cutting-edge offerings of ICSS include the following business segments:
Internet & Content: Ensure best user experience by partnering with one of the premier European Internet and content players.
Mobile World: Mobilize your customers’ lives with innovative and profitable solutions from ICSS, a premium mobile enabler.
Carrier Enterprise Services: Securely connect your customer’s global sites with a major European multi-service provider.
Global Capacity: Manage your growing European and transatlantic backbone requirements with tailored, reliable and high-speed connectivity solutions.
Global Voice: Excellence and innovation with scale from the international market leader for retail voice termination.
For further information, see www.telekom-icss.com and www.cdn.telekom-icss.com.

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