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VeriSign Embraces Open-Source FreeBSD for Diversity

Relying on more than one OS helps ensure the online availability and reliability of the Internet's global DNS infrastructure, according to VeriSign.

The open-source FreeBSD operating system is often in the shadow of its open-source cousin, Linux. FreeBSD is, however, a mature and stable operating system that is now quite literally at the very core foundation of what makes the Internet work. Global DNS and dot-com Top Level Domain operator VeriSign is among FreeBSD's users and is now aiming to help advance the open-source project through new sponsorship.

Read the full story at eWeek:
VeriSign Embraces Open-Source FreeBSD for Diversity

Sean Michael Kerner is a senior editor at InternetNews.com. Follow him on Twitter @TechJournalist.