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Interview with Mark Jeftovic, CEO of easyDNS

Friday, July 24th, 2015

LuxSci has been partnered with easyDNS to provide DNS and domain registration services to its customers since 1999. Due to our sales volume, we have an “Enterprise DNS” portal that both LuxSci Support and its clients can access to manage their domains. LuxSci has stuck with easyDNS for all of these years due to their excellent support, the high quality of the DNS services, and the friendly and helpful attitude of easyDNS management. LuxSci also believes that by partnering with easyDNS, we are able to provide our clients with the best and most robust DNS services available. This is mission critical, because if your DNS is down, so is your business.

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Reliability: How to choose a DNS Service that Shrugs off a Denial of Service Attack

Tuesday, September 2nd, 2014

DNS is a cornerstone of the Internet.  It is the “phonebook” that translates all those domain names, like “luxsci.com” and “google.com” into the addresses of the actual computers that you need to talk to (more details).  Unfortunately, if there is an issue with the DNS for your company’s domain name, then your web site can go offline, your email can stop flowing or bounce, and other bad things can happen.

In addition to having a rock solid email and web hosting service, the reliability of your corporate email and web site depends on your DNS service being always available.  However, for this very reason, attacks on DNS services by hackers are more and more common … we see them or hear about them at least once every few months these days.  How do you prevent these attacks on DNS from crippling your business services?

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Dangers of Private Domain Registrations and WHOIS Masking

Wednesday, January 22nd, 2014

Any time you register a domain name, you are required to provide valid contact information for the owner of the domain.  This information is published and made publically available in the “WHOIS” database.  Anyone can look there to see who owns the domain and to contact the domain owner if necessary.

Private Domain Registration, or WHOIS Masking, or contact privacy, is a service offered by some domain registrars where they will either (a) not publish the domain owner’s contact details, or will (b) publish “masked” details — i.e. details that point to anonymous names and addresses at the registrar.

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Understanding Domain Name Service (DNS)

Friday, October 11th, 2013

DNS (Domain Name Service) is as fundamental to email and web services as address books and published street addresses and phone numbers are to other types of communications.  Without them, it is difficult to connect with new people and organizations and it is even inconvenient to communicate with your friends and family.

In this article, we cover the basic concepts involved in Domain Name Service (DNS) and domain registration, so that you can understand how they are involved in email and web hosting services.

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DNS at LuxSci — Not your “Daddy’s” DNS!

Wednesday, May 20th, 2009

LuxSci has recently lowered its prices for DNS services [and domain registrations]. We are now cost competitive with all major DNS services offered, with the exception perhaps of the “free” ones bundled into other DNS providers’ packages.  The quality of LuxSci’s DNS service continues to far exceed that of most providers.

DNS services are often likened to the “phone books” of the Internet.  If the phone book is not available, then your email stops working and people cannot get to your web site.  Highly reliable DNS services are thus fundamental to reliable email and web sites. Yet, all too often, people choose their DNS service provider based solely on price, only to regret that decision later when things start failing — while you can change your DNS provider, it is not instantaneous and the loss to you may be unrecoverable.

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