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Uptime has always been important, but there’s never been a time in history where it’s as mission-critical as it is today. From business transactions to recreational purposes and anything in between, just about everything is online now.

Whatever the nature of your business, the simple truth is you can’t afford downtime. The cost is too great. Not only can downtime cost your business up to $260,000 an hour or more, it can cost your consumers big too as online work, education, and play continue to rise at rapid rates.

Why risk it?

Barring a full-on zombie apocalypse or massive EMP…

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You may have read the title of this blog and thought to yourself, “That makes no sense. How can DNS be the MVP of Super Bowl 2021?” Aside from the fact that it hasn’t happened yet, it actually does make sense. A lot of sense.

Next to the Thanksgiving holidays and Cyber Monday, the Super Bowl generates the largest amount of online traffic each year. And with a global pandemic thrown into the mix, online activity and the demand for streaming will increase exponentially for Super Bowl 2021. In fact, last year’s Super Bowl saw a 23% increase in streaming

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We are now in the middle of the 2020 online holiday shopping season. We want to make sure that you maintain some sanity during these busy times. We decided to share some tips and tricks that you can use to make your work life easier!

Here are 12 Days of DNS tips for your digital stockings:

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When it comes to the internet, Batman is no longer enough. The world needs The Flash. And you have that, with DNS Made Easy!

It’s no secret that the internet plays an integral role in our daily lives and even more so due to the pandemic. The shift in how we work, shop, play, and even seek medical care has likely changed for good.

In our “new world,” internet reliability and speed are critical. Business demand for online services is higher than ever, and end-user expectations continue to grow exponentially. And both have the need for speed.

While a Batman…

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RESTON, VIRGINIA, UNITED STATES, November 25, 2020. Amazon Web Services (AWS), announced a prolonged service outage yesterday that has affected their internet infrastructure services that many websites and apps heavily rely on. This multi-hour outage on Wednesday took down a large portion of the internet. As of now, the service has been nearly fully restored as of 4:18AM ET on Thursday morning, according to Amazon.

According to Amazon “We have restored all traffic to Kinesis Data Streams via all endpoints and it is now operating normally. We have also resolved the error rates invoking CloudWatch APIs,” reads an update on…

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With the 2020 holidays quickly approaching, we have already entered the shopping season. This year’s retail sales were expected to show a 3.5 percent to 4.1 percent growth in sales, as reported by NRF (National Retail Federation). Despite 2020’s uncertain times, including the lingering trade war, coronavirus, and the presidential election, NRF predicted over a $3.9 trillion increase in retail sales during 2020.

With the 2020 holidays quickly approaching, we have already entered the shopping season. This year’s retail sales were expected to show a 3.5 percent to 4.1 percent growth in sales, as reported by NRF (National Retail Federation). Despite 2020’s uncertain times, including the lingering trade war, coronavirus, and the presidential election, NRF predicted over a $3.9 trillion increase in retail sales during 2020.

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This prediction was made back in February of 2020 and import statistics have supported this prediction and have seen the busiest “peak seasons” on record. NRF has reported that retailers have replenished inventories and stocked up for…

In the wake of the current COVID-19 pandemic, internet usage has been at an all-time high. It has never been more important to have a fast and reliable DNS service. Connectivity is top priority to end users including students of all ages, employees working from home, and families connecting to physicians through virtual visits and ordering basic necessities such as groceries. We have been there to support you and your end users every step of the way.

We are excited to report that for over the last four months, DNS Made Easy has topped the charts as the fastest DNS…

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In this article, we will teach you everything you need to securely set up your mail server through your DNS provider.

Contrary to popular belief, mail server set up requires much more than just an MX record. That is, if you want your domain to and mail server to be trusted by other mail servers.

These additional records make sure that only your web server can authoritatively send and receive mail for your domain. That means, no one else can pretend to be you!

Follow along and by the end, you will have effectively protected your domain and mail servers…

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Your company’s name is on everything… your domain, t-shirts, pens… So why not your nameservers?

Your brand is 100% dependent on your nameservers to stay online. They store all of your DNS records and tell users where your website is hosted when they enter your domain name into their browser.

Okay but how often will anyone see your nameservers? The average user isn’t going to run a dig before they decide to use your product.

It’s purely for vanity’s sake. That’s why we call this service Vanity DNS. You may have also heard it called vanity nameservers, DNS branding, or…

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