Kyushu Telecommunication Network protects inetwork with Nominum DNS Security

Nominumâ„¢, the DNS-based security and services innovation provider, has announced that QTNet, a subsidiary of Kyushu Electric Power company in Fukuoka, Japan, has selected the company´s DNS solutions to significantly improve the security and performance of its broadband network, the company said.

QTNet provides broadband connectivity to millions of households in Kyushu. In particular, the increasing size and number of Distributed Denial of Service (DDoS) and Pseudo Random Sub-domain (PRSD) attacks worldwide has prompted the broadband provider to deploy the Nominum DNS solution in order to thwart network attacks, protect its network and prevent latency and service outages caused by malicious activities.

QTNet has replaced its previous costly and less effective DNS solution with Nominum Vantioâ„¢ CacheServe to speed DNS query resolution and ensure a reliable internet experience for subscribers throughout the region.

Kyushu Telecommunication Network Co., Inc. (QTNet) is a communications carrier with deep roots in the Kyushu region, providing attractive services safely, conveniently and seamlessly. Among its services, QTNet provides BBIQ, a fiber optic internet-access service, which they launched in Fukuoka Prefecture in Kyushu.

Nominumâ„¢ is a pioneer and global leader in DNS-based security and services innovation. The Silicon Valley company provides an integrated suite of carrier-grade DNS-based solutions that enable fixed and mobile operators to protect and enhance their networks, strengthen security for business and residential subscribers and offer innovative value-added services that can be monetized. The result is improved service agility, higher ARPU, increased brand loyalty and a strong competitive advantage.