In 1962, a nuclear confrontation seemed imminent.
The U.S. Defense Department and goverment authorities considered ways to communicate in the aftermath of a nuclear attack. How could any sort of “command and control network” survive?
PAUL BARAN, a researcher at RAND, offered a solution: design a more robust communications network for the U.S. Military based on using “redundancy” and “digital” technology. This effort would eventually become the foundation for the World Wide Web.
Our company is named in honor of his pioneering vision, commitment to excellence, and his duty and service to America.