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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.

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.

Carl Levine
December 13, 2017

NS1 Nominated For The Tech Trailblazers Awards

NS1 has been announced as a finalist in the Cloud Trailblazer category in the Tech Trailblazers Awards. Help us win by voting for NS1 in the Cloud Trailblazer category.

November 21, 2017

Better Content Delivery with a Multi-CDN Approach

A multi-CDN approach to global content delivery allows you to provide a best-in-breed solution to your users.

November 8, 2017

Monitoring Portal 2 Updates

Portal 2 came with many features in addition to a new look and feel for the product portal. This article reviews the Monitors section and the new feature updates.

October 25, 2017

CDNs and NS1

A brief overview of CDNs and how NS1 helps make your CDN(s) work smarter.

October 18, 2017

Living in a Distributed World

All online companies know the challenge of ensuring their internet content and transactions load quickly enough to keep the user’s attention. Speed matters whether that user is five miles from headquarters or 10,000 miles away.

Carl Levine
October 13, 2017

Building Highly Distributed, Resilient Systems At Velocity UK

Join the NS1 team for the third and final Velocity event for 2017 in London - October 17th-20th!

October 11, 2017

Speed Kills Latency: AdTech Turbocharged by Intelligent DNS

All internet traffic depends on the DNS protocol, the mechanism for connecting end users to content. The problem AdTech companies run into is traditional DNS has stagnated from an internet traffic routing standpoint.

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.

October 2, 2017

NS1 is off to the Grace Hopper Celebration of Women in Computing

NS1 to be at Grace Hopper Celebration of Women in Computing 2017

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