Giganews Becomes the First Usenet To Reach 2,000 Days of Retention

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High-Quality Retention Provides Users with Fast Access to Billions of Usenet Messages

Austin, Texas – January 27, 2014 - Giganews, the world's most popular Usenet access provider, announced today that they have reached 2,000 days of high-quality binary retention and more than 10 years of text retention for more than 110,000 existing newsgroups. The 2,000-day milestone, which is more than 5.5 years of retention, represents more than 25 petabytes of Usenet articles on Giganews' servers. This makes Giganews the first Usenet provider in the world to offer 2,000 days of binary retention with the same speed and article completion across every day of retention.

Giganews serves consumers, Internet service providers, telecommunications companies, and multi-service operators in more than 200 countries. As the industry leader in Usenet access service, on any given day tens of millions of Usenet messages are uploaded to Giganews' Usenet servers. Giganews optimizes Usenet delivery speeds to its global customer base by utilizing multi-homed Gigabit+ connections to multiple Internet backbones.

"Giganews Usenet just keeps growing. In fact, it's 50 percent bigger today than at this point last year," said Philip Molter, CTO at Giganews. "We continually add servers with this kind of growth in mind and are proud to be the only Usenet service that delivers the same speed and article completion across every day of retention."

Giganews built its infrastructure with high-quality retention and scalability in mind. The Giganews service is built in-house from the ground up and runs on a global infrastructure of multi-redundant network of servers. Giganews employees work 24x7x365 ensuring hands-on technical support. For more information please visit

About Giganews

Giganews, the world's largest and most trusted Usenet provider for more than a decade, offers unparalleled newsgroup access through a proprietary, scalable platform designed to maximize speed and reliability. Giganews serves individuals, as well as the largest Internet service providers, telecommunications companies, and multi-service providers in more than 200 countries, making it the top Usenet aggregation point in the world. More articles pass through Giganews on a daily basis than any other provider. In addition, the Giganews Newsgroups Archive hosts more than 12 billion articles requiring several petabytes (PB) of storage. Learn more about Giganews at

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