Browse Blog Posts In Category “Announcements”

Introducing a New Platform for Cloud-Delivered Security

“We are not getting the most out of our existing security products. They don’t talk to each other, and they don’t work when people leave the office.” This is what I hear from CIOs and CISOs when I talk about the OpenDNS…

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Announcing Centralized Settings: A New Feature of Umbrella for MSPs

It’s no secret that standardization is a core principle of a successful Managed Service Provider (MSP) business — it’s especially critical for security. In meeting with our partners, I’ve seen many approaches to this…

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Renewed Resources

As you may have noticed, the OpenDNS website is undergoing a series of changes—we’re adding new pages, new sections, new imagery— updating the look and feel of the site. Recently, we launched a brand-new Resources section…

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Bash, Shellshock and Security: What You Need To Know

Quick summary: OpenDNS’s infrastructure and our customers’ deployments are not vulnerable to remote exploits targeting the Bash/Shellshock vulnerability. Additionally, most Umbrella customer deployments will automatically be…

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Your Success is Our Success

Great technology deserves a great customer experience. That’s why OpenDNS is proud to introduce veteran service executive Chris Doell as the company’s Vice President of Customer Success. Chris brings over 25 years of…

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iOS 8, VPN Issues and Worry-Free Upgrade Instructions

Today, Apple released iOS 8 for the iPhone and iPad. If you use OpenDNS on your iOS device, please read the following important information prior to upgrading your device. If you have already upgraded, you should read it as well. …

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Welcome Tokyo, Our 24th Data center!

There are cities and then there are megacities. Tokyo is the largest megacity in the world, with about 13 million people who call it home. As of last week, it’s also the home of OpenDNS’s 24th global data center! This new…

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SC Magazine Review Calls Umbrella “One of the Most Powerful Network Security Services Available”

Since the launch of Umbrella over two years ago, OpenDNS has been focused on one goal that inspires the work of every department at the company: to provide compelling security value to our customers. Customer feedback is our…

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Why Ads and Security Don’t Mix

Our CEO and founder, David Ulevitch, recently announced that OpenDNS would be turning off ads. The main reason is because, as David says, “ads and security don’t mix”. In the last few years, “Malvertising” (malicious…

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No more ads

TL;DR: We’ve always tried to put user experience first, even when that gets in the way of making more money. Browsers have changed, we’ve become a security company, and we’ve shifted our business to rely on paying security…

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