Alexa and Fortune 500 DNS Marketshare – 01 Jan 2014

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 1,000 DNS Marketshare – 01 Jan 2014

Alexa Top 1,000 DNS Marketshare – 01 Jan 2014

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This diagram provides a snapshot of managed DNS marketshare for top 1,000 Alexa websites.

Historical Alexa 1,000 DNS Marketshare – 11 Nov 13 to 01 Jan 2014

Historical Alexa 1,000 DNS Marketshare – 11 Nov 13 to 01 Jan 2014

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Alexa Top 1,000 DNS Marketshare – 01 Jan 2014

This table provides marketshare for managed DNS services amongst top 1,000 Alexa websites. Change metrics are derived from the difference in marketshare from Nov 2013 to Jan 2014. This list is generally more consistent than Alexa 10,000.
Provider Rank Websites (out of 1000) Marketshare Marketshare Change
DynECT 1 99 9.9% +2
UltraDNS 2 69 6.9% 0
Akamai 3 62 6.2% +1
AWS Route 53 4 57 5.7% +4
CloudFlare 5 28 2.8% +2
DNS Made Easy 6 25 2.5% -1
DNSPod 7 18 1.8% +1
Verisign DNS 8 15 1.5% 0
GoDaddy DNS 9 13 1.3% -1
Rackspace Cloud DNS 10 9 0.9% +1
Namecheap 11 6 0.6% 0
Enom DNS 12 5 0.5% 0
Nettica 13 4 0.4% 0
Internap 14 4 0.4% 0
Softlayer DNS 15 4 0.4% 0
ClouDNS 16 3 0.3% 0
easyDNS 17 2 0.2% 0
Savvis 18 2 0.2% -2
CDNetworks DNS 19 1 0.1% 0
DNS Park 20 1 0.1% 0
DTDNS 21 1 0.1% 0
EuroDNS 22 1 0.1% 0
Worldwide DNS 23 1 0.1% 0

Alexa Top 1,000 DNS Switchers – 01 Jan 2014

This table lists Alexa 1,000 websites that have switched DNS services since prior marketshare analysis in Nov 2013.
Hostname Rank New DNS Provider Previous DNS Provider
conduit.com 73 Akamai Cotendo DNS
fiverr.com 126 Rackspace Cloud DNS DNS Made Easy
odesk.com 360 AWS Route 53 Akamai
time.com 401 DynECT Savvis
spotscenered.info 624 CloudFlare GoDaddy DNS
people.com 754 DynECT Savvis

Alexa Top 10,000 DNS Marketshare – 01 Jan 2014

Alexa Top 10,000 DNS Marketshare – 01 Jan 2014

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Historical Alexa 10,000 DNS Marketshare – 11 Nov 13 to 01 Jan 2014

Historical Alexa 10,000 DNS Marketshare – 11 Nov 13 to 01 Jan 2014

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This diagram provides 5 months of historical DNS marketshare for DNS services used by top 10,000 Alexa websites

Alexa Top 10,000 DNS Marketshare – 01 Jan 2014

This table provides marketshare for managed DNS services amongst top 10,000 Alexa websites. Change metrics are derived from the difference in marketshare from 11 Nov 2013 to 01 Jan 2014. AWS Route 53, CloudFlare and China-based DNSPod continue to capture significant marketshare in this list.
Provider Rank Websites (out of 10000) Marketshare Marketshare Change
AWS Route 53 1 587 5.87% +19
CloudFlare 2 562 5.62% +43
DynECT 3 487 4.87% +18
UltraDNS 4 363 3.63% -4
GoDaddy DNS 5 334 3.34% -5
Akamai 6 294 2.94% +16
DNS Made Easy 7 287 2.87% -4
DNSPod 8 261 2.61% -4
Rackspace Cloud DNS 9 146 1.46% -8
Verisign DNS 10 130 1.3% +2
Softlayer DNS 11 71 0.71% 0
Enom DNS 12 71 0.71% -1
Namecheap 13 69 0.69% +5
easyDNS 14 64 0.64% -2
ClouDNS 15 34 0.34% +2
Savvis 16 32 0.32% -13
Nettica 17 27 0.27% +2
Internap 18 26 0.26% -2
ZoneEdit 19 21 0.21% 0
DNS Park 20 15 0.15% 0
No-IP 21 9 0.09% 0
EuroDNS 22 8 0.08% 0
Zerigo DNS 23 7 0.07% -1
Worldwide DNS 24 4 0.04% -1
CDNetworks DNS 25 2 0.02% 0
DTDNS 26 1 0.01% 0

Alexa Top 10,000 DNS Switchers – 01 Jan 2014

This table lists Alexa 10,000 websites that have switched DNS services since prior marketshare analysis on 11 Nov 2013.
Hostname Rank New DNS Provider Previous DNS Provider
conduit.com 73 Akamai Cotendo DNS
fiverr.com 126 Rackspace Cloud DNS DNS Made Easy
odesk.com 360 AWS Route 53 Akamai
time.com 401 DynECT Savvis
spotscenered.info 624 CloudFlare GoDaddy DNS
people.com 754 DynECT Savvis
ew.com 1106 DynECT Savvis
metacafe.com 1141 AWS Route 53 Rackspace Cloud DNS
ft.com 1156 DynECT Savvis
lynda.com 1315 DynECT Rackspace Cloud DNS
forever21.com 1981 Akamai Cotendo DNS
justunfollow.com 2380 CloudFlare DynECT
realsimple.com 2526 DynECT Savvis
desi-tashan.com 2557 CloudFlare GoDaddy DNS
nster.com 2900 CloudFlare GoDaddy DNS
aboutus.org 3236 AWS Route 53 DNS Made Easy
livechatinc.com 3257 CloudFlare DynECT
health.com 3267 DynECT Savvis
trustedreviews.com 3350 DynECT UltraDNS
eharmony.com 3383 CloudFlare DynECT
herokuapp.com 3547 AWS Route 53 CloudFlare
linio.com.ve 3746 CloudFlare AWS Route 53
linio.com.mx 3787 CloudFlare AWS Route 53
mentalfloss.com 3834 Softlayer DNS Rackspace Cloud DNS
miratuserie.com 4243 Namecheap GoDaddy DNS
fabfurnish.com 4259 CloudFlare AWS Route 53
apk.tw 4424 CloudFlare GoDaddy DNS
nme.com 4711 DynECT UltraDNS
mawaly.com 4759 DNS Made Easy CloudFlare
songkick.com 4878 AWS Route 53 easyDNS
bikroy.com 5169 CloudFlare Akamai
myrecipes.com 5474 DynECT Savvis
eater.com 5653 DynECT DNS Made Easy
tapiture.com 5779 GoDaddy DNS Softlayer DNS
camplace.com 6078 CloudFlare easyDNS
findthecompany.com 6453 CloudFlare AWS Route 53
gratisprogramas.org 6485 CloudFlare Softlayer DNS
thewrap.com 6550 CloudFlare DNS Made Easy
peoplestylewatch.com 6604 DynECT Savvis
curbed.com 6606 DynECT DNS Made Easy
customerhub.net 6721 AWS Route 53 DynECT
cookinglight.com 6750 DynECT Savvis
themalaysianinsider.com 6759 easyDNS CloudFlare
threadless.com 6929 AWS Route 53 Rackspace Cloud DNS
tvguide.co.uk 6961 AWS Route 53 DNS Made Easy
johnchow.com 6963 CloudFlare GoDaddy DNS
getglue.com 7007 AWS Route 53 Rackspace Cloud DNS
icefilms.info 7198 CloudFlare GoDaddy DNS
wunderlist.com 7313 AWS Route 53 GoDaddy DNS
avery.com 7598 AWS Route 53 UltraDNS

Fortune 500 DNS Marketshare – 01 Jan 2014

Fortune 500 DNS Marketshare – 01 Jan 2014

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This diagram provides a snapshot of managed DNS marketshare for Fortune 500 company websites.

Historical Fortune 500 DNS Marketshare – 11 Nov 13 to 01 Jan 2014

Historical Fortune 500 DNS Marketshare – 11 Nov 13 to 01 Jan 2014

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This diagram provides 5 months of historical DNS marketshare for DNS services used by Fortune 500 company websites

Fortune 500 2013 DNS Marketshare – 01 Jan 2014

This table provides marketshare for managed DNS services amongst 2013 US Fortune 500 companies. Change metrics are derived from the difference in marketshare from 11 Nov 2013 to 01 Jan 2014.
Provider Rank Websites (out of 500) Marketshare Marketshare Change
UltraDNS 1 37 7.4% 0
Verisign DNS 2 33 6.6% 0
Akamai 3 20 4% +1
DynECT 4 13 2.6% +1
DNS Made Easy 5 7 1.4% 0
GoDaddy DNS 6 6 1.2% -1
Savvis 7 4 0.8% 0
AWS Route 53 8 3 0.6% +1
Internap 9 3 0.6% 0
Rackspace Cloud DNS 10 2 0.4% 0
Enom DNS 11 2 0.4% 0
easyDNS 12 1 0.2% 0
No-IP 13 1 0.2% 0

Fortune 500 DNS Switchers – 01 Jan 2014

There were no changes in managed DNS providers amongst Fortune 500 websites within this time period.

Originally posted: CloudHarmony

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