The idea is that as long as they own the available domains, there is less chance of a competitor beating them in the rankings.
I don't mean that they have a couple related domains, I mean the same business and same offerings or services on more than one domain.
(We also recommend these more recent articles about subdomains and the importance of domains for SEO.) I usually find out about these domains in one of two ways: I find them through poking around and investigating the site (and the client usually acts like it's some sort of dirty secret), or, they come to me about the domains and want more than one site to show up at the top of the search results.
UIT’s Identity and Access Management (IAM) team, which, among other things, governs and enforces user access of technologies at the U, continues to expand the footprint of central Active Directory (AD) systems.
AD is the directory service developed by Microsoft that automates network management of user data, security, and distributed resources.
“It’s completely backed up, and it’s completely redundant.” Following the assessment, Mitra started discussing a consolidation roadmap with various IT departments.