DoubleVerify Launches with the New AppNexus Spend Protection Program

DV to partner with the industry’s leading independent programmatic marketplace

NEW YORK, September 10, 2015  DoubleVerify (“DV”), the recognized leader in digital performance solutions, today announced its formal participation in the AppNexus Spend Protection program, an initiative that safeguards programmatic media placements for buyers and sellers. DV will provide third-party media authentication for the AppNexus Spend Protection program, which has been in market trial and is now available to all DoubleVerify clients.

Buyers using AppNexus Spend Protection will not be charged for ad impressions that fail to meet inventory quality criteria, as authenticated by DoubleVerify. Any make goods for media buyers will be automatically completed with the media seller through the DoubleVerify and AppNexus program.

DoubleVerify clients currently in trial with AppNexus Spend Protection include Adtegrity, Choicestream, Magnetic, and Varick Media Management, with strong results.

“We congratulate AppNexus and DoubleVerify for helping to promote a trusted marketplace and tackle the pain points in programmatic media. AppNexus and DoubleVerify are making it easier for Varick Media to execute at scale and continue to deliver the highest quality of media available.”- Albert Klyachko, Vice President, Data Analytics & Trading, Varick Media Management.

“Collective is excited to test the impact of policy enforcement through DoubleVerify. As we continually seek ways to make quality inventory available to our clients, our participation in beta programs like this help us find ever better ways to give Collective’s clients trust and transparency in the products and services we provide. We’re excited to see the results.”Frederick Stallings, VP, Strategic Partnerships at Collective.

“We are very pleased to work with DoubleVerify as our verification partner for the AppNexus Spend Protection program. Having the past three years of media buying experience on the AppNexus platform in the rear view mirror, Adtegrity is very bullish on the progress made by AppNexus and DoubleVerify to positively augment our media buying practices in order to benefit our client campaigns. We look forward to continuing to scale our DoubleVerify/AppNexus Spend Protection buying as more supply is brought online in the near future.”—Michael Struyk, COO of Adtegrity

DV with AppNexus Spend Protection complements the suite of DoubleVerify pre-bid impression quality solutions that enable advertisers to authenticate the quality of an ad impression before a bid is placed and to be delivered in a viewable, brand-safe, contextually relevant and fraud-free environment. DV Pre-Bid IQ is an integral feature of the DV Impression Quality suite of services that evaluate the quality and effectiveness of each impression in a digital ad campaign.

About DoubleVerify

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