Since the October 21st outage, there have been increasing concerns over the security, efficiency, and overall management of the Domain Name System (DNS). Everyone from tech blogs to daytime news programs have been hyping up the fear of these new IoT-based hacks and how they “took down half the Internet”.

secondary dns webinar

This week DNS Made Easy hosted a widely viewed webinar explaining the benefits of adding a Secondary DNS provider. In light of recent attacks on DNS providers, Secondary DNS has become a necessity for businesses that require 100% availability.

Topics discussed:

  • The Basics of Secondary DNS
  • What you Probably Didn’t Know
    • Performance Benefits
  • Misconceptions
  • Variations of Secondary DNS
    • Primary / Secondary
    • Hidden Primary
    • Primary / Primary
  • Choosing a Secondary DNS Provider
  • Q & A

This kind of configuration became popular in the weeks following widespread DNS outages due to a major provider being downed by a DDoS attack.

DNS Made Easy Ranked World Leader in Speed During November by Network Monitoring Firm

Third party monitoring firm, SolveDNS, ranked DNS Made Easy as the industry leader for speed during the month of November.

Month after month DNS Made Easy’s network has outperformed all the other cloud-based DNS providers in global speeds according to third party network monitoring firm SolveDNS.

DNS for newbies ebook
secondary-dns could have saved millions during outage

DNS Made Easy experts conclude that having a secondary DNS provider could have save brands hundreds of millions of dollars during last month’s massive East Coast outage.

Last month, a major DNS provider suffered over three hours of downtime after it was hit by a DDoS (Distributed Denial of Service) attack.