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Posted by Alex Vayl on December 14, 2014

NSONE Sponsors jsDelivr, an Open Source CDN

NSONE will be powering DNS for jsDelivr, a non-profit, open source CDN for delivery of Javascript, CSS, and other assets for developers and website owners.

Posted by Kris Beevers on November 19, 2014

Go Your Own Way - Redirection With DNS Records

At NS1, we’re all about pushing the boundaries of what’s possible with DNS.

Posted by Alex Vayl on November 6, 2014

Talking traffic management at Surge 2014

Our CEO, Kris Beevers, gave a talk at Surge 2014 discussing traffic management for distributed applications.

Posted by Alex Vayl on October 16, 2014

Receiving the Reddit "hug of death"

This week, one of our clients,, was posted on the popular social news website, Reddit.

Posted by Kris Beevers on October 4, 2014

Linked Records Eliminate DNS Round Trips and Management Overhead

Linked records are available in the NS1 portal today! Here’s a quick tutorial of how to create them.

Posted by Kris Beevers on September 4, 2014

Fencing whole networks with NETFENCE_ASN

We’ve always given our customers a lot of options for shaping traffic and shipping users to different datacenter facilities, CDNs, or other endpoints.

Posted by Alex Vayl on September 3, 2014

Twice as Nice - Use Cloned Records To Speed DNS Configuration

We know you’re big on saving time and making DNS configurations faster and easier. That’s why our intelligent DNS solutions let you clone records instead of creating each one individually.

Posted by Kris Beevers on August 24, 2014

EDNS0 and NS1 Filter Chains Improve DNS Routing

NS1’s platform is fully edns0-client-subnet (ECS) enabled. This means Google Public DNS, and other ECS-enabled resolvers will send details about the user doing a DNS query, which is then used to improve routing by leveraging your NS1 Filter Chains.

Posted by Kris Beevers on August 17, 2014

NSONE's Portal: 2-factor Enabled

DNS is the entry point into our customers’ applications, and security of your DNS records is a critical component of the security of your overall application.

Posted by Kris Beevers on August 17, 2014

Primary DNS with NS1

The standard redundant DNS setup is to configure a Primary and Secondary provider for your DNS. In this scenario we’ll show NS1 as the primary DNS provider and another DNS provider as the secondary.

Posted by Kris Beevers on July 29, 2014

New Catchpoint Data Source Now Available

​We’re excited to announce that you can now leverage Catchpoint, the powerful monitoring service, as a data source feeding NSONE’s traffic management platform.

Posted by Alex Vayl on July 20, 2014

Our website gets upgraded to v2.0

​Nope, you’re not hallucinating. We went live with our new website this past weekend and are super excited to share it with you!

Posted by Alex Vayl on July 1, 2014

Geotargeting versus Geofencing: FIGHT!

​NSONE’s revolutionary Filter Chain technology perfectly balances the often competing interests of power, flexibility, and usability.

Posted by Alex Vayl on June 1, 2014


​Third-party Data Feeds are and always will be a fundamental part of the NSONE platform.

Posted by Alex Vayl on May 21, 2014

“Naked” Domains Get Sexier with NS1’s ALIAS Records

ALIAS records are the answer to that quirky DNS problem of not being able to reliably CNAME your “naked” domain (a.k.a. “zone apex” a.k.a. “root domain”).

Posted by Alex Vayl on May 11, 2014

Combining NS1 and Alfred to do cool things

We love real-time data. It quickly confirms that traffic is flowing and gives a snapshot of current traffic levels. In fact, when you login to our customer portal, one of the first things you’ll see is your current queries per second (QPS)

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