BBN Technologies

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BBN Technologies

A company, originally known as Bolt, Beranek and Newman, Inc. (BBN), based in Cambridge, Massachusetts, USA.

BBN were awarded the original contract to build the ARPANET and have been extensively involved in Internet development. They are responsible for managing NNSC, CSNET, and NEARnet.

The language LOGO was developed at BBN, as was the BBN Butterfly supercomputer.

BBN Home.
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He has decades of experience leading finance organisations at healthcare and technology companies including athenahealth Inc, Cytyc Corporation and GTE Internetworking / BBN Planet.
The process of peering, according to leading ISPs like U U n e t, AT&T WorldNet, BBN Planet, GeoNet, and MCI, is supposed to equalize the costs of connections--not just for the lines, routers, and handling the traffic, but also for overall operations, tech support, and customer service.
and Netscape have agreed to support, and to be compatible with, NBC Desktop Video's applications and that BBN Planet will provide Internet services.
Adams also served in finance and operational roles at internet service provider GTE Internetworking / BBN Planet.
Many companies, in fact, are out-sourcing intranet and extranet creation, operations, and management to ISPs such as BBN Planet, Digex, and UUNet.
Conrades served as CEO of BBN, where he built BBN Planet into one of the industry's top-tier ISPs.
growing the company from BBN's $5 million regional Internet backbone, BBN Planet, to a $1 billion provider of solutions to enterprise, government and Internet Service Provider (ISP) customers worldwide.
His background includes roles as the chief marketing executive for Lotus Notes, a founding corporate officer of BBN Planet (now part of Level 3 Communications), and the vice president responsible for Gartner's largest software practice.
Roy held a variety of executive level marketing and operational positions, including vice president and service line manager at BBN Planet, now Genuity, with responsibility for their nationwide Internet service.
Genuity was much stronger, with more experience under the BBN Planet name.
In addition to his experience with Akamai, Recicar previously served as vice president of customer services delivery for GTE Internetworking's Network Centric Solutions unit, the Internet service provider unit of GTE, formerly BBN Planet.