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dyn.com @dyn page 1 Oracle Dyn Case Study: ETSY Powering The World's Handmade Marketplace It's not an exaggeration to say that Etsy has revolutionized the world of independent creative businesses. The ecommerce site that launched in 2005 has long been called the world's most vibrant handmade marketplace. It allows members to buy and sell handmade or vintage items, and supplies. With over 30 million members, 1 million active shops, 60 million unique visitors, over $895 million in annual sales and 200 countries with annual transactions, they're doing a lot of business to say the least. With so many users, uninterrupted uptime became a central concern for the team at Etsy. For some time, the company used a mix of in-house and managed DNS providers, but this wasn't the ideal situation for a company undergoing their meteoric rise. In 2010, they decided to switch their DNS provider, moving to Managed DNS Services from Dyn. The Dyn Difference For a company like Etsy, information matters, one of the reasons they try to grasp as much data as possible. Dyn Managed DNS allowed them to do just that. "Dyn provided technical advantages," Etsy VP of technical operations Mike Rembetsy said. "They also offer a true anycast network, which other companies might say they do, but do not." Customer Challenge Increase response time Decrease latency Solution Managed DNS Results Improved performance Better vendor responsiveness and support "[Oracle Dyn] offer a true anycast network, which other companies might say they do, but do not." – Mike Rembetsy Etsy VP of Technical Operations

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