Alexa 10,000 and Fortune 500 DNS Marketshare – 30 Jun 2013

This post provides current marketshare statistics for managed DNS services amongst top Alexa websites and US Fortune 500 companies. The methodology used to collect this data is explained in a prior post.

Alexa Top 10,000 DNS Marketshare – 30 June 2013

This table provides marketshare for managed DNS services amongst top 10,000 Alexa websites. Change metrics are derived from the difference in marketshare from 5 May 2013 to 30 Jun 2013. AWS Route 53, China-based DNSPod, and CloudFlare have continued to capture significant marketshare in this list.

Provider Rank Websites (out of 10,000) Marketshare Marketshare Change
DynECT 1 436 4.36% +8 / +1.869%
AWS Route 53 2 426 4.26% +43 / +11.227%
DNSPod 3 420 4.2% +53 / +14.441%
CloudFlare 4 366 3.66% +51 / +16.19%
UltraDNS 5 363 3.63% 0
GoDaddy DNS 6 292 2.92% -10 / -3.311%
DNS Made Easy 7 241 2.41% +6 / +2.553%
Akamai 8 225 2.25% +16 / +7.656%
Rackspace Cloud DNS 9 128 1.28% -12 / -8.571%
Verisign DNS 10 106 1.06% -3 / -2.752%
Softlayer DNS 11 78 0.78% +1 / +1.299%
easyDNS 12 64 0.64% -9 / -12.329%
Enom DNS 13 60 0.6% +1 / +1.695%
Namecheap 14 58 0.58% -8 / -12.121%
Savvis 15 41 0.41% 0
Cotendo Advanced DNS 16 34 0.34% -11 / -24.444%
Internap 17 26 0.26% -2 / -7.143%
Nettica 18 25 0.25% -5 / -16.667%
ZoneEdit 19 25 0.25% -5 / -16.667%
ClouDNS 20 23 0.23% +5 / +27.778%
DNS Park 21 14 0.14% -2 / -12.5%
No-IP 22 10 0.1% -2 / -16.667%
Zerigo DNS 23 7 0.07% -2 / -22.222%
EuroDNS 24 7 0.07% -1 / -12.5%
Worldwide DNS 25 6 0.06% +1 / +20%

Alexa Top 1,000 DNS Marketshare – 30 June 2013

This table provides marketshare for managed DNS services amongst top 1,000 Alexa websites. Change metrics are derived from the difference in marketshare from 5 May 2013 to 30 Jun 2013. This list is generally more consistent than Alexa 10,000. In this segment only AWS Route 53 showed a notable marketshare increase. Akamai increases are the result of migrations off the Cotendo platform they acquired and intend to shutdown later this year.

Provider Rank Websites (out of 1,000) Marketshare Marketshare Change
DynECT 1 82 8.2% 0
UltraDNS 2 62 6.2% 0
Akamai 3 48 4.8% +3 / +6.667%
AWS Route 53 4 43 4.3% +7 / +19.444%
DNSPod 5 30 3% -1 / -3.226%
DNS Made Easy 6 21 2.1% +1 / +5%
GoDaddy DNS 7 13 1.3% -1 / -7.143%
Verisign DNS 8 12 1.2% 0
CloudFlare 9 9 0.9% +1 / +12.5%
Cotendo Advanced DNS 10 9 0.9% -3 / -25%
easyDNS 11 7 0.7% -1 / -12.5%
Rackspace Cloud DNS 12 6 0.6% -2 / -25%
Softlayer DNS 13 5 0.5% 0
Namecheap 14 4 0.4% -1 / -20%
Enom DNS 15 4 0.4% 0
Internap 16 3 0.3% 0
Savvis 17 3 0.3% 0
ZoneEdit 18 2 0.2% -1 / -33.333%
Nettica 19 2 0.2% -1 / -33.333%
DNS Park 20 1 0.1% 0
DTDNS 21 1 0.1% 0
Worldwide DNS 22 1 0.1% 0
ClouDNS 23 1 0.1% -1 / -50%
No-IP 24 1 0.1% 0
EuroDNS 25 1 0.1% 0

Fortune 500 2012 DNS Marketshare – 30 June 2013

This table provides marketshare for managed DNS services amongst 2012 US Fortune 500 companies. Change metrics are derived from the difference in marketshare from 5 May 2013 to 30 Jun 2013.

Provider Rank Websites (out of 500) Marketshare Marketshare Change
UltraDNS 1 34 6.8% -2 / -5.556%
Verisign DNS 2 25 5% +1 / +4.167%
Akamai 3 14 2.8% +1 / +7.692%
DynECT 4 8 1.6% 0
DNS Made Easy 5 6 1.2% 0
Savvis 6 4 0.8% 0
GoDaddy DNS 7 4 0.8% 0
Internap 8 3 0.6% -1 / -25%
AWS Route 53 9 2 0.4% 0
Rackspace Cloud DNS 10 2 0.4% 0
Enom DNS 11 2 0.4% +1 / +100%
easyDNS 12 1 0.2% 0
No-IP 13 1 0.2% 0
ZoneEdit 14 1 0.2% 0

Fortune 500 2013 DNS Marketshare – 30 June 2013

Money Magazine recently updated the list of Fortune 500 US companies for 2013. This table represents DNS marketshare for this new list. Future posts will be based on this list.

Provider Rank Websites (out of 500) Marketshare
UltraDNS 1 34 6.8%
Verisign DNS 2 29 5.8%
Akamai 3 15 3%
DynECT 4 9 1.8%
DNS Made Easy 5 7 1.4%
GoDaddy DNS 6 5 1%
Savvis 7 4 0.8%
Internap 8 3 0.6%
Rackspace Cloud DNS 9 2 0.4%
Enom DNS 10 2 0.4%
easyDNS 11 1 0.2%
ZoneEdit 12 1 0.2%
AWS Route 53 13 1 0.2%
No-IP 14 1 0.2%

Top 50 Alexa Site Changes – 5 May 2013 to 30 Jun 2013

This table lists the top 50 Alexa 10,000 websites that have switched DNS services since the prior post on 5 May 2013.

Hostname Rank New DNS Provider Previous DNS Provider
wigetmedia.com 114 ClouDNS ZoneEdit
themeforest.net 206 AWS Route 53 Rackspace Cloud DNS
myspace.com 296 Akamai Cotendo Advanced DNS
1channel.ch 316 CloudFlare ClouDNS
wix.com 384 Akamai Cotendo Advanced DNS
mashable.com 386 Akamai DynECT
codecanyon.net 672 AWS Route 53 Rackspace Cloud DNS
softigloo.com 757 AWS Route 53 Nettica
xtube.com 760 UltraDNS easyDNS
myegy.com 786 CloudFlare Namecheap
gizmodo.com 990 DynECT Cotendo Advanced DNS
usmagazine.com 1028 AWS Route 53 Verisign DNS
yepi.com 1209 DynECT Akamai
seekingalpha.com 1247 Akamai Cotendo Advanced DNS
aa.com 1417 Akamai UltraDNS
lapatilla.com 1502 CloudFlare easyDNS
etoro.com 1513 Akamai Cotendo Advanced DNS
adxite.com 1521 ClouDNS ZoneEdit
24trk.com 1562 ClouDNS ZoneEdit
break.com 1607 DNS Made Easy GoDaddy DNS
z5x.net 1660 DynECT UltraDNS
graphicriver.net 1817 AWS Route 53 Rackspace Cloud DNS
naughtyamerica.com 2230 DynECT UltraDNS
rollingstone.com 2256 AWS Route 53 Verisign DNS
solidtrustpay.com 2257 Softlayer DNS DynECT
justjared.com 2309 Akamai easyDNS
wikiwiki.jp 2328 CloudFlare AWS Route 53
adultadmedia.com 2370 ClouDNS ZoneEdit
filgoal.com 2386 easyDNS DynECT
howtogeek.com 2484 DynECT Softlayer DNS
multiply.com 2567 UltraDNS AWS Route 53
etype.com 2691 DynECT UltraDNS
yepme.com 2895 Akamai easyDNS
serviporno.com 2897 CloudFlare Nettica
forumspecialoffers.com 2928 Rackspace Cloud DNS AWS Route 53
envato.com 3136 AWS Route 53 Rackspace Cloud DNS
runetki.com 3191 Enom DNS Namecheap
sweepstakes.com 3269 Akamai Cotendo Advanced DNS
sevenforums.com 3557 DynECT GoDaddy DNS
wpmu.org 3697 CloudFlare Enom DNS
freeridegames.com 3705 Akamai Cotendo Advanced DNS
woozworld.com 3746 AWS Route 53 DynECT
ringtonematcher.com 3773 AWS Route 53 GoDaddy DNS
bsaving.com 3963 Akamai Cotendo Advanced DNS
dailykos.com 4173 DynECT Zerigo DNS
mawaly.com 4222 CloudFlare ZoneEdit
creditkarma.com 4236 DynECT Rackspace Cloud DNS
chirpme.com 4256 DynECT GoDaddy DNS
xat.com 4399 CloudFlare AWS Route 53
8tracks.com 4412 AWS Route 53 DynECT

Originally posted: CloudHarmony

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