Nominum Broadens the Impact of Intelligent DNS with SKYE™
“DNS has evolved from a simple name resolution protocol to a policy based on availability system that provides essential, audit and security services for the entire ecosystem of web-based applications,” said Eric Ogren, senior analyst at the Ogren Group . “From the first step to any Internet application is a DNS lookup, the name service is a natural position to deploy technology to enforce controls on the complexities and manageable Internet threats today. With web threats which dominates the Internet, the timing could not be better for Nominum to launch its service to ISPs and enterprises SKYE.
Skye is offered by Nominum to:
o Ensure that the DNS Nominum smart technology is available to the broader market segment of companies and Internet service providers. Customers seeking to offer their end users greater stability, security and space systems offer intelligent Nominum DNS can now realize these benefits through a cloud-based service.
Turnkey or DNS-based navigation aid and security services. Customers can now watch full search Nominum and support security services to end users find the information they want quickly across devices and access methods, while protecting a growing range of threats such as phishing, bots and malware.
“Users have complex needs and require network owners have a more active role in improving and protecting your user experience,” said Tom Tovar CEO of Nominum. “With SKYE, carriers and enterprises can overcome these requirements, increasing the software purchased Nominum, bringing to market a range of services responsible, reliable and safe for improving user experience, and tie directly into the broadest coverage of any solution for the Internet DNS.
SKYE offers the following four categories of services:
SKYE • CORE – A service of DNS caching that allows all ISPs and enterprises to upgrade their DNS to perfection the most reliable technology and secure. In addition, Skye Core enables these organizations take advantage of value-added services such as SEARCH and Skye Skye CONFIDENCE. This service is based on the same Vanti Base Server software that is widespread and serves nearly half the Internet via cable.
• Secure SKYE – An authoritative DNS service tailored to businesses and ISPs wanting more flexibility, reliability and security to protect online sites and applications, interruptions and other DNS threats. This service is based on the same authoritative Name Server (ANS) Nominum software that is widely deployed throughout the world, and has the full support DNSSEC.
• SEARCH SKYE – A turnkey ISP solution branded search destination that offers broadband users with the aid of navigation and the search for recommendations for a wide range of users based DNS errors. Each page provides relevant search results for the error and suggests alternatives that the user to navigate quickly to their intended destinations. SEARCH SKYE works in conjunction with the integrated Vanti NXR Nominum software that is deployed in a network of service providers. It can also be used by service providers that CORE SKYE customers. Together, software and services enable the user bears sole responsibility and at the end of the service industry focused.
• SKYE TRUST – A service of the threat management serving as the main source of data in the fight against malicious activity on the Internet (for example, malware, botnets, spam, phishing sites, etc.) and illegal content such as government gaming sites restricted child labor or content. SKYE trust goes beyond the aggregation of several sets of “black lists”, and adapts to real-time traffic patterns that indicate emerging threats.
“DNS hosting providers offer nothing but free software in the cloud,” said Jon Shalowitz, VP and General Manager of the newly created business unit Skye. “The cloud-based solutions that offer free programs handle low value for end users, companies and Internet providers because the inherent vulnerabilities and challenges of these solutions are still the legacy. By leveraging cloud model, Skye accelerates legacy DNS step and the only commercial grade, secure DNS solution on the market. ”
Skye ™ is a cloud service offerings based on DNS and DNS related services that meet the needs of today for all networks. SKYE combines all the advantages of cloud computing, with Nominum’s experience in the design of broadband networks and large-scale operations. It is powered by industry leading software Nominum to support 170 million households through more than a hundred service providers in all regions of the world.
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