If you’ve been keeping up with the Dyn’s content lately, you may have read a few of our pieces where we discuss one of the major pain points of going through your CDN for your DNS: your DNS isn’t their main concern. What we haven’t dived into is just how little the DNS service makes up of their business.
1.5% is the magic number. Based on a major CDN provider’s financial reports, DNS only brings in 1.5% of their total revenue and according to Datanyze, only 1.3% of their customers use their DNS product.
Since DNS plays a major role in whether or not people are able to access your website, something that you most likely need to be live 100% of the time, it may seem a bit incongruent to give that responsibility to an entity that may give it only 1.5% of the attention it deserves.
We took a look at some other things that might put 1.5% into perspective:
Pretty unnerving, huh?
If you rely on your website to keep your business up and running, you might want to leave the DNS in the hands of someone who will give it 100% of their attention.