Blogs

Jonathan Lewis
March 13, 2019

Next-Gen Domain Security Can Protect Your Business from DNS Attacks

Modern DNS is mission-critical to the success of digital businesses, making it irresistible to hackers.

Emily Pali
February 8, 2019

Read: How Leading Traffic Management Teams Evolve Their Application Infrastructure

Working on a product with the goal to simplify intelligent and automated routing across complex, multihomed infrastructure environments, means you get to connect with customers who run impressive traffic management and DevOps teams.

Kris Beevers
November 6, 2018

Neustar Acquisition of Verisign Businesses Signals Further Consolidation Among Legacy Enterprise DNS Providers

A little over a week ago, Neustar announced its acquisition of Verisign’s security services unit, including Verisign’s managed DNS contracts, along with other contracts for recursive DNS, DDoS mitigation, and WAF services.

Emily Pali
September 19, 2018

Announcing Pulsar Stabilization

Optimize performance while factoring in other key considerations for your business such as stability, cost and commit management.

Kris Beevers
June 28, 2018

Announcing Private DNS: Putting NS1’s Next-Generation DNS Stack Directly in Your Hands

NS1 CEO Kris Beevers announces Private DNS - bringing NS1's same innovative, software driven approach for next-generation DNS into self hosted enterprise environments.

Kris Beevers
April 11, 2018

Announcing Pulsar 2.0: Intelligent Traffic Routing

NS1 is pleased to announce the latest 2.0 iteration of Pulsar, which enables customers to achieve truly bleeding edge performance and enable reliable and secure application delivery architectures, more easily than ever before.

Jonathan Lewis
February 22, 2018

Making Sure Your Redundant DNS Solution is Really Redundant

At NS1, we have lots of conversations with customers about how to make sure DNS is not a single point of failure in their infrastructure. It is not a trivial matter.

Jonathan Lewis
February 15, 2018

Global Load Balancing, Caching and TTLs

Occasionally, we get questions from customers as to whether caching by DNS resolvers defeats the purpose of DNS based load balancing, failover and perhaps DNS traffic management in general. This article addresses those questions.

Jonathan Lewis
January 16, 2018

NS1 Announces DNSSEC

DNSSEC has been around for a long time and many managed DNS providers already support it. Is NS1 joining the DNSSEC party a big deal? To answer that question let’s consider how widely deployed DNSSEC is and the underlying reasons why.

Jonathan Lewis
October 5, 2017

Introducing Nameserver Acceleration for China

We just released a new technology called Nameserver Acceleration™ for China, making it simpler for global enterprises to gain the advantages of high performance DNS and traffic management.

Jonathan Lewis
August 30, 2017

NS1 Announces Managed DNS for China

We just announced the launch of Managed DNS for China​, a new service designed to improve the speed, manageability, and reliability of online services in China.

August 17, 2017

NS1's Managed and Dedicated DNS Supports CAA Records

The CAA record is a whitelist of your domain's certificate providers. It is optional for domain owners, however, in September 2017 certificate authorities are required to check for a CAA record prior to issuing certificates for a domain.

Alex Vayl
February 4, 2016

Announcing the New NS1 Javascript Client

Node.js is a great tool for interacting with REST APIs that deal with JSON in responses, but you may need something more programmatic.

Evan Rich
January 5, 2016

NS1 Monitoring Notifications in Slack

Running a modern web property at scale means that it’s critical to know what’s happening at every layer of your application.

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