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OpenDNS Announces IPv6 DNS Sandbox

May 3, 2011 by · Comments Off on OpenDNS Announces IPv6 DNS Sandbox 

Webmaster ToolboxSan Francisco, CA — OpenDNS, the world’s largest and fastest-growing provider of Internet navigation and security services that make networks safer, faster, smarter and more reliable, today announced it is offering IPv6 support in production for its 20+ million users, as well as any network administrator tasked with migrating their network to the new protocol. The announcement is significant as OpenDNS is the first major recursive DNS service in the world to offer the service.

IPv6 was developed to satisfy the long-anticipated exhaustion of available IPv4 addresses. Where IPv4 allowed 32 bits in each address, IPv6 allows 128 bits, making available a significant lot of available addresses for the foreseeable future. Because IPv6 addresses are so long and difficult to remember, DNS plays a key role in IPv6 adoption by allowing the familiar Domain Name System (DNS) to ease the transition. Read more

OpenDNS Announces New Frankfurt, Germany Datacenter

April 29, 2011 by · Comments Off on OpenDNS Announces New Frankfurt, Germany Datacenter 

Webmaster ToolboxSan Francisco, CA – OpenDNS, the world’s largest and fastest-growing provider of Internet navigation and security services that make networks safer, faster, smarter and more reliable, today announced it has added yet another server location – this one in Frankfurt, Germany.

OpenDNS, the favorite and most trusted DNS service of network administrators everywhere, operates datacenters at the most strategically-located intersections on the Internet. The new server in Frankfurt is added to better serve OpenDNS’s ever growing user base across Europe. With pre-existing servers in London and Amsterdam, the added Frankfurt server is poised to make OpenDNS the absolute fastest DNS service for European Internet users. Read more

OpenDNS Adds “Academic Fraud” Category to its Web Content Filtering Service

February 14, 2010 by · Comments Off on OpenDNS Adds “Academic Fraud” Category to its Web Content Filtering Service 

Web Hosting ServicesSan Francisco, CA — OpenDNS, provider of the world’s leading Internet navigation and security services that make networks safer, faster, smarter and more reliable, today announced it has added a new category, Academic Fraud, to its cloud-based Web content filtering service. OpenDNS is the first Web content filtering service that does not require an appliance to provide the highly important category.

OpenDNS Web content filtering services are today used by more than 25,000 school districts around the world, including some of the United States’ largest like Baltimore City Public Schools, Detroit Public Schools and San Diego Public Schools, to make the Internet safe and achieve CIPA compliance. In addition, thousands of colleges and universities rely on OpenDNS to secure their networks and keep their students and staff safe online.
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OpenDNS Announces December 2009 PhishTank Findings – Watch for Facebook, PayPal, IRS Phishes

January 11, 2010 by · Comments Off on OpenDNS Announces December 2009 PhishTank Findings – Watch for Facebook, PayPal, IRS Phishes 

Web Hosting ToolboxSAN FRANCISCO – OpenDNS, provider of the world’s leading Internet navigation and security services that make networks safer, faster, smarter and more reliable, today announced December 2009 statistics for PhishTank.com, the free community Web site where anyone can submit, verify, track and share phishing data. During the month of December, the PhishTank community voted nearly 78,000 times on more than 23,000 suspected phishes. OpenDNS is the world’s largest, fastest-growing DNS service. PhishTank is the only consumer-friendly, anti-phishing effort that publicly shares timely phishing data.

OpenDNS also today announced that in the period since PhishTank launched to the public, its community has verified and helped block more than three quarters of a million unique phishing scams, protecting millions of people around the world.
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