Make use of your extra hour with the help of DNS Made Easy

Experts offer tips and advice on how to use your time wisely

Daylight Savings Time ended at 2 a.m. this past weekend, providing most of the country with an extra hour for sleeping, working or catching up on television.

Still wondering what to do with that extra hour? Check out some tips from DNS Made Easy experts on how to use your time wisely.

Use time wisely tip #1: Get a free education. Learn how to manage your DNS, understand secondary DNS, Global Traffic Director, mail services and DNS failover. Visit for free tutorials about each subject.


Use time wisely tip #2: Know what everyone is saying. Looking to find out more about DNS Made Easy? There is no better place than the client testimonial page at One customer says DNS Made Easy is “Easy-to-use front-end, reliable service, and actual humans answering questions when I have them.”


Use time wisely tip #3: Choose a service with a proven track record. Don’t waste time on unsecure competitors. DNS is critical component of online media, which is why it is important to monitor and optimize DNS to ensure user satisfaction. Network speeds are mission-critical in providing fast resolution times for customer domains. DNS Made Easy has approximately 600,000 domains on the Internet, and is the largest enterprise DNS provider in the industry. DNS Made Easy has built a core IP Anycast+ routed DNS architecture built with Juniper Networks equipment that has provided clients with the leading up time in the industry for the past 13 years. Currently, DNS Made Easy is handling 8 billion queries a day and is expecting to exceed an average daily query volume of 13 billion within the next 18 months.


Use time wisely tip #4: Know your provider offers service and support for quick and easy access.Managing DNS is no easy task. Unfortunately, unless you have a whole team dedicated to keeping up with the latest changes in DNS, can constantly monitor for issues as well as resolve problems, issues can easily be missed. Outsourcing your web traffic management can sometimes seem like another unnecessary cost. Outsourcing some of your services to experts that value your money and provide great ROI can often save your organization money. Uptime and fast speeds helps ensure satisfied end users, which increases website visits and reduces abandon rates. All these factors can result in increased conversion and sales.


Use time wisely tip #5: Get proper security and don’t waste time on software that doesn’t work. In order to properly defend against attacks, be on the offensive and maintain uptime, outsourcing DNS is the best bet. DNS Made Easy thwarts attacks with an IP Anycast + system, which is a network infrastructure, made up multiple geographically distributed points of presence around the world. This routing provides global load balancing, redundancy, decreased latency, and a true distributed response to denial of service (DoS) and DDoS attacks. A network of this nature is fully redundant allowing traffic to travel the most efficient path to the destination. This creates a multi-level backup system.

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