Faster, more secure, reliable DNS service

Verizon's DNS leverages our massive global Internet Protocol (IP) Anycast network, with high-performance proximity to almost every broadband user in the world.

Domain Name System (DNS)

Feature highlights

Industry-leading DNS speed

• Built with IP Anycast technology to resolve DNS queries quickly and accurately

• Intelligent routing to ensure queries are sent to the optimal server and data center

Powered by the Edgecast Content Delivery Network

Scalability and reliability

• Global footprint with 70+ DNS points of presence (PoPs) around the world

• Fully RFC compliant, with support for primary and secondary DNS 

• Supports advanced features, such as health checks, load balancing, failovers and RESTful API

Advanced security

• Built-in DNS DDoS
(distributed denial-of-service) protection

• Immune to common vulnerabilities of BIND-based recursive DNS servers

• Supports DNSSEC (Domain Name System Security Extensions) to prevent cache poisoning

• Configured as authoritative DNS server

• A key component of our comprehensive
Cloud Security Solution

Customer-centric support

24 x 7 x 365 U.S.-based phone support with Network Operations Center engineers answering the phone, not call-center operators

• Dedicated, result-oriented service aimed at providing insight and assistance

• Expert professional services augment your staff in times of need with dedicated solution engineers and technical account managers

Verizon has the high-availability DNS service you need for secure, scalable delivery. By hosting your DNS with us, you can protect yourself against large-scale DDoS (distributed denial-of-service) attacks and other threats like cache poisoning.

Industry-leading DNS speed

Scalability and reliability

Advanced security

Customer-centric support

Choose our DNS service

Enjoy peace of mind knowing that you're now relying on one of the fastest DNS services available. 

According to SolveDNS as of November 2017.

Click here for the latest report. 

Key benefits

Implemented as authoritative only, but we can also work as a secondary service

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Administer DNS zones and associated records

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20% - 30% faster DNS performance for faster loading websites and apps

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Resolved queries faster worldwide and answered 100% of the time – guaranteed

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Ensure faster response times using information like the user’s geographic location, traffic load, network transiting and knowledge of the topologically closest point of presence (PoP)

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Fully compliant with DNS specifications

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Administered health checks

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Manage and deploy via our web-based

control center

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Representational state transfer application program interface (RESTful API) allows you to write your own applications for managing features

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Experience immunity from cache poisoning attacks and other known DNS software flaws and exploits and get protection against DDoS attacks

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Easy to set up and quick to modify with updates – and it's all pushed out globally in under 60 seconds

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We work hand-in-hand with your technical team to provision and manage BIND file with our managed services

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Define load balancing and failover configurations for address records associated with each zone

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