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Where is the Enterprise DNS Gartner Magic Quadrant?

Is the Enterprise DNS Space large enough and important enough to warrant its own Gartner Magic Quadrant? We think it’s awful darn close.

Right before Christmas, Gartner released its “Magic Quadrant for Cloud Infrastructure as a Service and Web Hosting.” Of course, being a comparator to the cloud and hosting world, with a partner program littered with the companies included, it caught our attention. At Dyn we are an infrastructure as a Service (IaaS) provider focused on DNS (domain name services) and email delivery (see, our newest brand). We have built a business around making sure people can access the content of the websites, applications or inboxes they visit each day. After all, our tagline is “Uptime is the Bottom Line.

Of course, the industry our core business revolves around is enterprise DNS and the space has grown exponentially over the past 2-3 years. You have the public companies, the large independents, the fast growth/mid-sized operations (like Dyn) and the upstarts… all chasing down market share and growing the space overall. There are leaders, challengers, niche players and visionaries who all can be measured on their completeness of vision and ability to execute.

In our view there is the potential for a Magic Quadrant blossoming. We’re hustling like mad to do all we can to influence the fine analysts at Gartner.

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Kyle York
Whois: Kyle York

Kyle York is GM & VP, Product Strategy, and has been a long-time executive, having joined in 2008. Over the years, he has held go-to-market leadership roles in worldwide sales, marketing, and services. In his current role, Kyle focuses on overall corporate strategy, including: positioning and evangelism, new market entry, strategic alliances and partnerships, M&A, and business development. Outside of Oracle Dyn, Kyle is an angel investor, entrepreneur, and advisor in several startups.

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