dns outages

Ever gone to a website and gotten an error message that said, “DNS host not resolved” or “host not resolvable”?

This is because your DNS host is not reachable. It could be they’re suffering an outage, or network error, not reliable, a network admin accidentally deleted a record… or a DDoS attack.

What's the Difference

One of the biggest misconceptions our users face is understanding the difference between a domain registrar and a DNS host. Understanding these differences is crucial to maintaining a reliable and fast website that’s available to all of your users.

DNS Made Easy Finds Many Alexa Top 100 Sites are Susceptible to Single DNS Provider Outages

Just days after the massive DNS outage that reportedly downed top brands like Twitter, Etsy, Spotify, and Netflix; DNS Made Easy has released a new report that shines a light on even more brands that are still susceptible to single DNS provider outages.

letter from DNS Made Easy's president

DNS Made Easy clients,

You may have noticed that a significant number of major websites were unavailable for a few hours this morning, ie: Twitter, Etsy, Spotify, and Netflix to name a few. After initial investigations, we found that most of these sites shared the same managed DNS provider.

DNS outage

DNS Made Easy has announced a new initiative to encourage the use of Secondary DNS to ensure 100% uptime. Increasing redundancy is the only way to ensure availability for websites and applications even if the primary provider suffers a DNS outage.

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pricing transparency

DNS Made Easy, the world leader in speed, has released a study that enforces the use of a static pricing model and urges the importance of industry-wide pricing transparency.

To help potential clients and other providers in the industry better adapt to this model, our team has conducted a study to determine which pricing model clients preferred: static or dynamic.

Fonality DNS outage

In just the last two weeks, there were three major DNS outages between Google, Microsoft Azure, and Fonality.

But only one of these companies was able to make even bigger waves with the way they handled their blunder. Fonality, who sells VoIP services and business phone systems, offered a very rare and transparent analysis of their outage.