Any small business or enterprise-level organization with an online presence should set the domain name system (DNS) as one of its top priorities. After all, each request for your website starts with a DNS lookup. As I mentioned in a previous blog, speed is everything. …


If there’s one thing every domain owner has in common, it’s the need for top speed and performance for their website and applications. In this digital age, literally every millisecond counts. A large part of the online equation is in your network. …


A major player in DNS is the IP address. It is one of the cornerstones of the internet that keeps devices connected.

IP Address Definition

We’ve all heard the term, but what is an IP address? Houses need addresses to be located and verified in order to receive mail and utility services. Websites…


A widespread internet outage has left many top websites inaccessible. At around 11:30 a.m. CST, Downdetector displayed connectivity issues for PlayStation Network, Fidelity, FedEx, Steam, AT&T, Amazon, AWS, and many more websites and online services. DNS provider, Cloudflare, was listed among the many services experiencing an outage.


Free DNS traceroute lookup tool — what is a traceroute?

Anyone in the DNS world knows there’s a lot more to the internet than meets the eye. For the end user, it appears as if they type something into a web browser-and poof-they are where they want to be. What is really going on is a series of actions between…


learn about 2fa — how to enable two factor authentication

Much of our daily lives now involve the internet. And all of this web activity often necessitates adding personal or sensitive details to online accounts. Unfortunately, this information is appealing to hackers who typically target businesses in an attempt to steal their customers’ data. …


Cloudflare DNS Features and Services and pricing

While DNS is our specialty, we understand that many other options are available to service your domain. Attempting to determine the differences between providers and their services can be daunting.

This blog aims to ease this process by breaking down Cloudflare’s products and services and discussing how they compare with…


Once upon a time, before smartphones and Google, humans called telephone operators or used phonebooks to find the contact information for a person or business-and many by means of a corded phone with a rotary dial, no less.

DNS, the Operator of the 21st Century

Fast forward to present day. The majority of people use the internet…


If you’re new to DNS or don’t work with it on a daily basis, all the acronyms and terms can make you feel like you’re looking at “Matrix” code. DNS record types are no exception. But don’t worry, you can go ahead and take the red pill. Think of us…


When it comes to website performance, slow and steady never wins the race. In fact, at the rate human attention spans keep dropping, you better hope your website loads like it’s fast and furious, or you’re literally going to get left in the cyber dust, choking on your competitor’s digital…

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