NEW YORK – April 3, 2019 – NS1, the leader in next generation DNS and traffic management solutions, announced today that it has completed the acquisition of network performance optimization technologies from Datapath.io, a provider of secure and dedicated full-mesh connectivity across cloud regions and providers.
The acquisition comes at a pivotal time as more companies are modernizing infrastructure, while also seeking gains in efficiency and performance in order to create seamless, secure user experiences. This drive toward digital transformation creates dynamic, globally distributed infrastructure with heterogeneity and complexity that introduce performance, availability, and security challenges in application delivery. NS1’s suite of next generation application traffic management solutions solves these challenges, and the acquisition of network optimization technology assets from Datapath.io will be used to further enhance performance capabilities for NS1 customers.
“As companies deliver applications and services across multiple clouds or content delivery networks, in hybrid environments or edge networks, they demand high-velocity traffic management solutions that leverage automation and intelligence to create exceptional user experiences,” said NS1 co-founder and CEO Kris Beevers. “We are constantly looking for ways to improve the performance capabilities of our solutions for our customers. We sought to acquire Datapath’s technology because the benefits align with and augment our existing traffic management solutions and the advancement will drive our continued efforts to support modern application delivery.”
The powerful, always-on optimization technology will have an immediate impact for NS1 customers with no additional setup or action on their part. It will also bolster reliability and resiliency for NS1 customers, which is an important part of a comprehensive security strategy.
“Working with the NS1 team has been a synergistic experience for Datapath,” said Sebastian Spies, CEO of Datapath.io. “The network performance technologies NS1 has acquired from us are complementary to NS1’s product offerings and will drive clear gains in modern infrastructure and application performance for NS1’s customers.”
For more information about how NS1 is driving next generation application traffic management and delivery, visit www.ns1.com.
NS1 is the leader in next generation DNS solutions that orchestrate the delivery of the world’s most critical internet and enterprise applications. Only NS1’s purpose-built platform, which is built on a modern, API-first architecture, transforms DNS into an intelligent, efficient and automated system, driving dramatic gains in reliability, resiliency, security, and performance of application delivery infrastructure. Many of the highest-trafficked sites and largest global enterprises trust NS1, including Salesforce, LinkedIn, Dropbox, Nielsen, Squarespace, Pandora and The Guardian. Visit www.ns1.com to learn more.
Datapath.io creates cutting-edge solutions to age-old problems of internet performance. The company was founded in 2015 by Sebastian Spies, a networking expert, and Sascha Coldewey, a serial entrepreneur with extensive experience in the e-commerce space. Visit www.datapath.io to learn more.
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