Comodo Acquires DNS.com

(Ping! Zine Web Hosting Magazine) – Comodo announced today that the company has acquired DNS.com, the managed domain name system (DNS) services provider. With this acquisition, Comodo is also announcing the launch of its Authoritative DNS Service.

DNS.com will join the Comodo family of companies and the founding team including Dan Kimball, former CEO of DNS.com, will join Comodo and continue the development of the next generation of DNS services. Comodo offers a range of software products for enterprises to create trust online, including multi-factor authentication, and PCI/vulnerability scanning.
DNS.com plays a key role in directing and managing Internet traffic, including the availability and security of websites and email. The company’s global network of name servers helps visitors get improved performance from websites, content, and applications, ensuring that websites perform optimally.

This acquisition gives Comodo the ability to immediately roll out secured DNS to the company’s large base of business customers who require such a solution. DNS.com’s managed, hosted service means there is no infrastructure for a company to build or deploy. Customers will have full access to DNS.com’s 14 global anycast edge nodes, easy to use Web based control panel, security expertise, and JSON API.

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