Browse Blog Posts Tagged With “Speed”

Six new datacenters come online in Europe

Today we announced that OpenDNS has brought new datacenters online in Prague, Copenhagen, Paris, Berlin, Warsaw and Bucharest, effectively tripling our presence in Europe. Over the past few years the OpenDNS operations team has…

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New data center live: Hong Kong

A few weeks ago we sent George, our fearless Director of Operations, off to Hong Kong with some very fragile cargo: servers and routers for our new data center. Today I’m happy to share the news that our Hong Kong data center is…

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A Quick Welcome to Our Newest Users

Last night, millions of people across the eastern seaboard found themselves unable to go online and access the Internet. The culprit? A Comcast DNS outage that lasted more than three hours and affected customers from Boston to…

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New Datacenter Live: Singapore

The team here has been hard at work over the past few months getting a new datacenter set up, and I’m happy to report that as of today, our Singpore datacenter is online and serving production OpenDNS traffic. The Singapore server…

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Newsforge: OpenDNS is faster in India

A standardized speed test for OpenDNS would be difficult since physical locations, ISPs and other setup factors vary. That’s why we value independent speed testing of OpenDNS so much.

Mayank Sharma of Newsforge, the online…

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Live from London, it's OpenDNS!

OpenDNS network map, updated. Full map. It’s been a long time coming, but we are now online and operational in London! We actually turned up our routing announcements about two days ago but I wanted to hold off on the blog post…

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David Pogue loves OpenDNS!

My cousin was one of the many people to send me a link to David Pogue’s blog post at the New York Times titled “A Faster Web–for Free” about OpenDNS and how much he and his wife love it. That’s just awesome!

For those of you…

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London servers coming soon. Still.

As of Dec 31, 2006, London is online. On our network map, we show our four current network nodes in the United States, and provide insight into our future locations. The map, dated July 7, is still accurate as I type this. For…

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CNET reports: ISPs aren't very good at DNS

CNET just rehashed a report (pdf of report) that our friends over at Nominum commissioned to look at the speed and reliability of ISP DNS servers. The verdict won’t shock any of you: ISPs are pretty bad at providing DNS.

Some of…

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For a faster Internet, the speed of light matters

A week ago, The New York Times published an entertaining article by John Markoff and Saul Hansell about Google’s new data centers in Oregon, “Hiding in Plain Sight, Google Seeks More Power.” Since the link soon may lead to…

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