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UUNET

(UUNET Technologies, Inc., Fairfax, VA, www.uunet.net) Founded in 1987, UUNET was the first commercial Internet service provider. Originally offering email and news, it became a full Internet service organization providing dial-up and leased line accounts as well as archive space for files and Web pages. UUNET stands for Unix to Unix Network. In 1996, UUNET was acquired by MFS Communications, which was acquired by WorldCom in that same year (WorldCom became MCI, which was acquired by Verizon in 2005). See Worldcom.
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In addition to the office in Sao Paulo UUNET will open a regional office in Rio de Janeiro.
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Melissa's vision contributed to the innovative solutions and initiatives that positioned UUNET as the global leader in IP backbone services.
Her accomplishments at UUNET include building a state-of-the-art Network Operations Center, designing a "super" NOC in the company's Ashburn, Virginia campus, and successfully developing a team of 1,000 professionals.
Laudermilch combines information security thought leadership with proven industry success in establishing and directing managed global security operations for UUNET and the Internet Security Advisors Group (ISAG).
Laudermilch developed, managed, and expanded global security operations at UUNET.
With today's launch, Greece marks the fifth new European country that UUNET has opened in 2000, bringing the total number of European country operations to19 and now includes all member states of the European Union.
In 1999, UUNET entered six new European country markets including Italy, Switzerland, Spain, Norway, Denmark and Austria.
The Infranet platform is currently supporting UUNET sites in Australia, Canada, Denmark, Italy, France, Hong Kong, Spain, Sweden and Switzerland and will now also be implemented in North America.
Infranet is supporting UUNET sites around the world and provides the company with a billing platform that enables us to quickly bring up new products in new countries," said Peter Olle, UUNET's Chief Information Officer.
UUNET, a WorldCom Company and a global leader in Internet communications solutions, today announced Access Choice, an offering that combines the company's premiere DSL, broadband mobile wireless and dial access services into one integrated offering.