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Posted by Karthik Krishnaswamy on March 24, 2020

Three Reasons Why BIND Impedes Digital Transformation

BIND being a product of its time has outlived its usefulness. Let’s take a look at three crucial IT modernization elements that Network Engineers need to embrace yet are not supported by BIND.

Posted by Jessica Lavery on March 19, 2020

IT Resiliency Keeps Businesses, Learning and Entertainment Moving During Unexpected Events

With the World Health Organization declaring the coronavirus (COVID-19) a global pandemic, several states declaring a state of emergency, and countries around the world enacting mandatory wide-scale quarantines, the nature of our lives has changed.

Posted by Kris Beevers on March 17, 2020

A message to NS1 Customers and Partners from NS1's CEO

As the Coronavirus (COVID-19) global pandemic continues to evolve, I want to take a moment to reassure you of our plans for business continuity at NS1.

Posted by Jessica Lavery on March 5, 2020

Don’t Let a DNS Outage Ruin Your Reputation

Robinhood, a popular mobile trading app, experienced a complete outage earlier this week leaving users unable to access their accounts or make trades. The outage was due to a breakdown of infrastructure that allows systems to communicate.

Posted by Jasmine Noel on February 27, 2020

5 Ways to Boost Network Operations Efficiency with Smart Traffic Steering

It’s undeniable that operating enterprise networks and applications are growing in complexity. The number of migration projects moving production applications and workloads across different on-premise and hybrid cloud environments are increasing.

February 19, 2020

Intelligent DNS Based Load Balancing at Dropbox

The Dropbox Traffic team is charged with innovating our application networking stack to improve the experience for every one of our users—over half a billion of them.

Posted by Terry Bernstein on February 18, 2020

Is It a Good Idea to Rely on an End of Life DNS Service?

Is it the right thing for your business to rely on a DNS service that has an announced end of life and will be shutting down soon? Before you make this important decision, you should consider the ramifications.

Posted by Jasmine Noel on January 30, 2020

5 Ways Containerization Benefits Network Teams

Sandbox deployment slowed by heavyweight DNS appliances? See why NS1 containers give you speed to burn.

Posted by Warren Mead on January 8, 2020

ITGL and NS1: Partnering to Take DNS Security to the Next Level

We are bringing our software-defined, API-first approach to DNS, DHCP, and IP Address Management (DDI) behind the firewall to work alongside Cisco Umbrella’s enterprise approach to network security.

Posted by Jasmine Noel on January 6, 2020

Transforming Your Network Infrastructure Using APIs

Without automation tools, network engineers are unable to focus on value-generating activities such as optimizing for better performance or developing new architectures for modern apps.

Posted by Devin Bernosky on November 19, 2019

3 Challenges of Traditional DDI—And How NSI’s Enterprise DDI Solves Them

One often-overlooked element in the application traffic stack is the DNS lookup. DNS is a ubiquitous protocol and the entry point to nearly every networked application, but teams have been relying on the same outdated technology for almost 20 years.

Posted by Kris Beevers on October 24, 2019

NS1’s Continued Investment in Pulsar - Fuel on the Fire to Push the Boundaries of Active Traffic Steering

Today we are reinforcing Pulsar’s place as the most innovative application traffic steering technology in the market with a series of announcements.

Posted by Kris Beevers on October 3, 2019

Dell and Cisco Invest in NS1’s Vision to Manage the World’s Application Traffic

Today, we’re proud to announce a huge validation of NS1’s leadership in application traffic, DNS, and DDI. We have raised a $33M Series C investment round, led by Dell Technologies Capital and joined by Cisco Investments

Posted by Jess Bahr on October 1, 2019

International Podcast Day

It’s International Podcast Day! To celebrate, NS1 is sharing some of our employees' favorite podcasts to listen to, as well as some podcasts we’re featured in!

Posted by Monica Miller on September 25, 2019

New NS1 + Cisco Umbrella Integration Ensures Fast and Secure Application Access for All Users

We are bringing our software-defined, API-first approach to DNS, DHCP and IP Address Management behind the firewall to work alongside Cisco Umbrella’s enterprise approach to network security to optimize user experiences and keep our mutual customers

Posted by Shauli Gal - Guest Blogger on August 6, 2019

Driving DNS with Network Latency Feedback at Salesforce

With a Content Delivery Network (CDN) in place, every user fetches the data it needs from the nearest available network edge. A Global Server Load Balancing (GSLB) system is usually underlying this “magic”, which is essentially the same ol’ DNS, but

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