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9th
out of 16 in Managed DNS
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2nd
out of 16 in Managed DNS
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20,450
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Overview

Fast DNS provides an authoritative DNS service that offloads DNS resolution from your infrastructure to the cloud. Built on the Akamai Intelligent Platform™, Fast DNS is architected for both performance and availability and can maintain a fast DNS experience even through the largest DDoS attacks. Fast DNS can be deployed as a primary or secondary solution with optional DNSSEC support to protect against DNS forgery and manipulation.

Powering over 38% of managed DNS domains, Cloudflare runs one of the largest authoritative DNS networks in the world. With an average of a few milliseconds query speed, we have the fastest performance of any managed DNS provider. DNS updates happen within seconds, making DNS propagation delays a thing of the past.

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Sample Customers
Otto Group
GoDaddy, Nasdaq, Zendesk, DigitalOcean, OK Cupid, Cisco, Udacity, LogMeIn, Library of Congress
Top Industries
VISITORS READING REVIEWS
Computer Software Company21%
Comms Service Provider17%
Media Company12%
Financial Services Firm9%
VISITORS READING REVIEWS
Comms Service Provider41%
Computer Software Company18%
Government7%
Media Company4%
Company Size
VISITORS READING REVIEWS
Small Business14%
Midsize Enterprise12%
Large Enterprise74%
VISITORS READING REVIEWS
Small Business23%
Midsize Enterprise23%
Large Enterprise54%

Akamai Fast DNS is ranked 9th in Managed DNS while Cloudflare DNS is ranked 2nd in Managed DNS. Akamai Fast DNS is rated 0.0, while Cloudflare DNS is rated 0.0. On the other hand, Akamai Fast DNS is most compared with Amazon Route 53, Azure DNS, NS1 Managed DNS, Google Cloud DNS and Neustar UltraDNS, whereas Cloudflare DNS is most compared with Quad9, Google Cloud DNS, Cisco Umbrella, Hurricane Electric Free DNS and Verisign Public DNS.

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