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MANAGED DNS FEATURES

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With our secure, cloud-based authoritative DNS hosting service that delivers 100 per cent DNS resolution utilising our proprietary DNS technology, you can count on:

  • Simplified management
  • Enhanced DNS performance
  • Improved stability
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On an average day, Verisign handles more than 77 billion DNS queries and has been doing so with 100 per cent operational accuracy and stability for more than 15 years.

OUR MANAGED DNS SERVICE FEATURES:


PROPIETARY DNS RESOLUTION PLATFORM

PROPIETARY DNS RESOLUTION PLATFORM

The Managed DNS service utilises the same technology from Verisign’s proprietary DNS resolution platform, Advanced Transaction Look-up and Signalling platform (ATLAS), that is used to ensure uninterrupted service for the .com and .net registries to run your DNS. ATLAS is faster, more reliable and more secure than the industry standard for DNS resolution.

ANYCAST ROUTING

ANYCAST ROUTING

17 fully redundant, globally distributed DNS resolution supersites that help minimise transactional latency while optimising availability.

Traffic Management Features

Traffic Management Features

  • Failover Service
    Monitors your website to determine service health and provide failover to back-up IP addresses or CNAMES. The interval time for failover decisions can be set on a per-host name basis.
  • Geo-Location Services
    Provides a DNS response based on the user’s geographic location. This helps enterprises globally load-balance users and enables the delivery of location-specific content.
  • Weighted Load Balancing
    Enables enterprises to balance user traffic among multiple, potentially geographically dispersed or cloud-based servers by responding with different authoritative responses each time a particular query is received (The enterprise specifies the percentage of time each response is given, allowing one to control the relative amount of traffic each server receives.
SECURITY FEATURES

SECURITY FEATURES

  • Two Factor Authentication
    Enhances security to your accounts by requiring a one-time password or token in addition to standard usernames
  • DNNSEC
    An essential feature that helps to bolster the security and performance of enterprise network services by ensuring the authenticity of DNS responses to avoid cache poisoning. When activated, zones will be automatically signed and managed thus removing the administrative burden typically associated with DNSSEC.
  • Zone Restore
    Protects against user error or malicious changes by allowing one to roll back zone changes to an earlier time.
SECURITY FEATURES

ADDITIONAL FEATURES

  • Managed DNS Reporting Services
    Access through the Web-based DNS management portal, monthly reports by domain that includes: number of DNS queries, number of Web Forwarding and other metrics.
  • Web Forwarding Service
    Allows you to redirect one or multiple URLs to a designated site.
  • Web Parking
    Designates a “for sale” or “under construction” page for a domain.

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Find out how you can take advantage of Verisign’s proven expertise and cutting-edge technology to help manage your DNS.

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