Managed DNS Services
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Oracle Dyn DNS (domain name system) is an infrastructure-as-a-service that is touted by Oracle Dyne as one of the highest performance global networks existent. It is available as a managed DNS with secondary DNS available for more reliable business continuity on higher service tiers.…
Cisco now offers OpenDNS Umbrella Web Filtering. Cisco acquired OpenDNS in August 2015, and rebranded the product as Cisco Umbrella.
Amazon Route 53 is a Cloud Domain Name System (DNS) offered by Amazon AWS as a reliable way to route visitors to web applications and other site traffic to locations within a company's infrastructure, which can be configured to monitor the health and performance of traffic and endpoints…
Google Cloud DNS is a managed DNS service, featuring a global network of anycast servers and touting reliability, availability, and performance.
Infoblox DDI consolidate DNS, DHCP and IP address management into a single platform, deployed on-site and managed from a common console.
IBM offers managed DNS via the IBM Cloud, providing full-service domain registration and administration featuring a simple interface and account activity tracking.
UltraDNS is a managed DNS service from web security company Neustar, featuring built-in security and threat intelligence.
Everbridge offers the CloudfloorDNS managed DNS service, supporting enterprises with a high availability DNS network, domain management and load balancing, DNS failover, and geo-aware traffic routing.
Verizon offers a managed DNS service, ROUTE, touting high performance and availability with their extensive worldwide network.
G-Core Labs provides a wide range of international services for customers of different industries that develop their business online. The company's services include managed hosting, content delivery network (CDN), advanced streaming platform for professional broadcasts and streaming…
NS1 in New York offers a range of managed DNS solutions across a worldwide anycast network of servers, featuring intelligent real-time traffic routing and a full security suite.
Constellix aims to make the Internet faster and more reliable through multi-cloud and multi-CDN management powered by intelligent traffic routing services. Constellix is a subsidiary of Tiggee, the creators of DNS Made Easy , and the provider of IP Anycast enterprise DNS services.…
Akamai Edge DNS is a managed DNS touting high availability and strong DDoS protection, deployable as a primary or secondary DNS solution.
Virisign offers a range of DNS services, including their Managed DNS featuring traffic management, DDoS resilience, primary and secondary hosting, zone restore, and a suite of security tools.
The vendor states that INAP’s Managed DNS service reduces latency and improves DNS consistency. It’s powered by the route optimization engine built into all of INAP’s products and services, which the vendor says adds a layer of intelligent automation to applications.
CDNetworks offers their managed Cloud DNS service providing DNS protection against spoofing and cache poisoning, and high availability of web applications.
Men&Mice headquartered in Kopavogur address three core network services — DNS, DHCP and IP address management, also known as DDI. Their focus is on making complex and heavy networks simple and flexible. Micetro (DNS, DHCP and IPAM) is an overlay network management solution that supports…
More than 75% of enterprises today operate in multiple clouds, according to the 2022 F5 State of Application Strategy Report. But a much smaller percentage are known to have implemented a cloud-based DNS (Domain Name System), which offers considerable speed and performance benefits…
ArvanCloud CDN servers deliver content from the nearest geolocation. Using numerous PoPs at important traffic points all around the world, the vendor states that ArvanCloud can accurately detect the geolocation of the users and ArvanCloud CDN servers deliver their content from the…
Afilias offers FlexDNS, a managed DNS service.
Silverline Managed Services from F5 Networks includes Silverline DDoS which detects and mitigates large-scale, SSL, or application-targeted attacks in real time, Silverline Web Application Firewall, and add on service the Silverline Threat Intelligence service.
What are Managed DNS Services?A DNS server manages resolution between public IP addresses and their host names. A managed DNS service relieves much of the hassle associated with hosting your own DNS server. When self-hosting a DNS server, downtime can disrupt service delivery and requires troubleshooting. Managed DNS services provide far more resilient networks of servers. By steering traffic dynamically they improve access to digital assets and reduce DNS load time.
Managed DNS providers may also offer security features such as web application firewalls (WAFs), DDoS protection, web filtering and anti-malware. Many managed DNS providers specialize in failover, a common feature to ensure uptime by redirecting traffic away from endpoints that have gone down. Alternately, secondary DNS is a strategy to prevent outage whereby multiple authoritative servers are always available to answer queries.
Managed DNS Service Features & CapabilitiesManaged DNS service providers specialize in availability, security, continuity, or cover all three. Common features offered by managed DNS providers are as follows:
- Large global DNS network to support resiliency
- Intelligent traffic routing (geolocation, policy)
- Global load balancing, cloud migration
- DNS failover for service continuity
- Secondary DNS
- Distributed denial of service (DDoS) protection
- Web application firewall (WAF)
- DNS analytics (log generation, traffic analysis, usage & downtime trends)
- Availability and disaster recovery
- DNS propogation and change management