If your car is broken, you will most likely bring it to a mechanic to get it fixed. Why? Mechanics are experts in auto repair whereas you most likely aren’t (not saying you’re incapable of a routine oil change, but some things are better left to the professionals). And you know what? There’s no need for you to be an expert at everything.
As a member of your company’s Infrastructure team, you have plenty on your plate. From putting out daily fires to maintaining the infrastructure for your company’s website, chances are, you have your hands full. Add monitoring your DNS to the mix and some important tasks are bound to get overlooked.
Outsourcing your DNS lets you hand it off to the experts. Like car repair to a mechanic, DNS experts know the ins and outs of DNS better than anyone. With companies that completely focus on the maintenance and monitoring of DNS, why add yet another thing to your already full to-do list?
If your busy schedule isn’t reason enough, take a look at Tim Chadwick‘s 5 reasons why you should outsource your DNS.