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)

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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