Blogs

Gerhard Jacobs
January 28, 2019
NS1

Report: 5 Things You Didn't Know You Could Do With DNS

Today, traffic management is typically accomplished through complex and expensive networking techniques like BGP anycasting, capex-heavy hardware appliances with global load balancing add-ons, or by leveraging a third party Managed DNS platform.

Victor Frazao
November 13, 2018

RUM DNS Traffic Steering: Testing the Performance Impact of Pulsar

Can real user metric (RUM) based DNS traffic steering significantly improve application performance? Pulsar provides RUM steering within our Managed DNS service.

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.

Jonathan Lewis
October 29, 2018
NS1

DNS for a DevOps Future

In this new report for 2019, 451 Research describes how intelligent and automated DNS systems are improving application rollout, delivery & performance.

Alex Vayl
October 8, 2018

DNS Helps You Level Up Your Gaming Business

One of the critical user experience-impacting variables for gaming companies is DNS.

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.

Kathleen Rohrecker
September 17, 2018

NS1 is recognized as a great partner in DevOps, driving optimal velocity for modern business

DevOps culture emphasizes collaboration and communication among software developers, QA, and other IT operations professionals.

Carl Levine
July 11, 2018

Addressing the Middle of the Country Routing Problem

According to NS1 research, internet users in Kansas attempting to connect to a distributed application hosted in AWS East and West are sent to the East 85% of the time. Find out why this happens and how to optimize your traffic routing.

Jonathan Lewis
July 6, 2018
NS1

Repeated Attacks on Cryptocurrency Sites Highlight Need for Preventive Security

In April we blogged about an attack on MyEtherWallet. This was a sophisticated attack combining both BGP hijacking and DNS man-in-the-middle that directed myetherwallet users to a bogus, phishing website. Something similar has happened again.

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.

Jonathan Lewis
April 25, 2018

Cryptocurrency Sites are Targets: DNSSEC and Redundant DNS Provide Critical Protection

Details are still emerging around a two-pronged attack against a popular cryptocurrency website - Jonathan Lewis explores the attack, and provides helpful tips to avoid being impacted in a similar fashion.

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.

Carl Levine
February 9, 2018

Leveraging Visibility Around DNS For Auditing + Optimization

Discerning what data is most important to provide context around a given piece of infrastructure, or even a complete layer of the stack remains one of the key challenges.

January 17, 2018

NS1 Announces a New OctoDNS Integration and the Terraform Integration Gets an Upgrade

NS1 has a family of integrations to help you get the most out of your infrastructure as code projects using our Managed DNS solutions.

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