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Building Business Resilience

Business resilience is synonymous with business success

Network and application infrastructures are foundational to business technology, and they must be highly reliable, secure, and adaptable to disruption. Yet, it has never been more challenging to realize this.

Resilience is More Important Now Than Ever

The ability to keep customers, partners, and employees securely connected to websites, external applications, enterprise networks, and internal applications at all times is paramount to business success.

Why ns1 supporting

External Factors

Large-scale network outages, catastrophic natural events, and pervasive cybercrime all threaten to disrupt business operations - impacting profits and brand reputation.

Internal Factors

Complex application environments, coupled with demand for faster innovation and deployment, increase the risk of error, vulnerabilities, and downtime.

Complexity Increases

  • In 2020, more than 1 billion people began to work from home, with many companies planning to allow work from home permanently.
  • U.S. online sales increased 43% YoY in September, reaching $60.4 billion
  • In 2019 there was a 24% increase in catastrophic natural disasters compared to the 10-year average
  • Global internet disruptions, including ISP, CSP, CDN, and DNS, saw an unprecedented rise, increasing by 63% in March compared with January

How to Build Resilience


Ensure high availability for your internal and external applications, creating seamless application experiences.

  • Building redundancies and failover mechanisms into your infrastructure to avoid outages.
  • Proactively steer traffic away from unhealthy or unavailable endpoints to mitigate downtime


Protect against emerging and evolving DNS-layer cyberthreats, providing secure application access.

  • Prevent downtime and disruption caused by DDoS attacks.
  • Ensure that your application and networking infrastructure tools and providers meet industry-standard security controls as well as your own enterprise policies.


Navigate unplanned market and technology disruptions, reducing complexity and errors caused manual processes.

  • Automate processes so you can deliver and scale rapidly.
  • Integrate into existing DevOps and NetOps toolsets and practices.
  • Use a modern and robust API architecture.

Building Resilience with NS1

We provide today’s leading internet companies and enterprises with highly reliable, secure and adaptable infrastructure to support business resilience goals.

How NS1 Helps

  • Increase availability, reliability, and uptime for internal and external applications
  • Improve cyber risk posture and accelerate compliance
  • Protect against large-scale outages and service issues
  • Provide reliable and highly secure access to remote workers and business partners

NS1 Solutions

Dedicated DNS

Physically and logically separate next-generation DNS provisioned just for you, anywhere

Redundant and Secondary DNS

Secondary DNS running alongside another, separate DNS provider.

Global Traffic Management

Granular and automatic global traffic management policies enabled by our patented Filter Chain (™) technology.

VPN Traffic Steering

Automated VPN routing enables you to send remote users to the optimal, healthy VPN site.

Pulsar Active Traffic Steering

Intelligent traffic steering using real-time user monitoring and highly customizable routing logic.

Cloud-Managed DNS, DHCP, and IPAM (DDI)

We provide the only internet-scale, cloud-native DDI solution that delivers modern DNS and DHCP anywhere, with centralized IPAM in the cloud; from the edge to the core.

Interested in learning more about network resilience?

At our most recent INS1GHTS Days, we provided a foundational overview on Network Resiliency broken down into the themes of test, deploy, and monitor. Attendees also got to see how others in our industry do it today with NS1.

Featured Resources

DNS Outages Highlight Need for Redundant DNS

When DNS fails, or is taken down in an attack, the websites, applications and online services that depend on it effectively disappear from the internet taking revenue and brand reputation down with it.

Resilience: The Key to Deriving Strength from Adversity

2020 has required resiliency and grit of companies as well as people. Learn more about some of the key technologies resilient companies have adopted to meet the challenges of this year.

3 Key Technologies Strengthening Your IT Infrastructure

2020 has put incredible demands upon your company's IT infrastructure. Learn more about some technological developments that can make it more dynamic and resilient.

If External DNS Fails, So Does Your Digital Business

With the growing threat of mega-DDoS attacks, you need to take action now to prevent your digital business from going down.

Case Study: The Guardian

Ensuring redundancy and resiliency in their network is essential to meeting the goals of the Guardian News & Media. Learn how NS1's Dedicated DNS helps them meet those objectives.

Case Study: Catchpoint

Catchpoint depends upon 100% uptime to serve their customers - learn how NS1 gave them additional redundancy to guarantee end user availability

3 Keys to Business Resilience

2020 has put your digital products to the test more than ever. Our guide breaks down 3 key ways businesses can ensure they're prepared for unexpected disruptions.

Profiles in Business Resilience

Gain insights from leading companies on how they put the fundamentals of resilience into practice to ensure their application delivery networks are well prepared to meet any challenge.

How NS1 Builds Resilient Businesses

Without a resilient network, companies face a multitude of risks: poor user experience, potential data breaches, or outages and other issues. Learn how NS1 can help your company improve the resilience of your IT infrastructure.

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