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Premium DNS

The fastest, safest, smartest DNS service on the planet.

More than 65 million people, nearly 2% of the world’s Internet users, rely on OpenDNS. Choose OpenDNS Premium DNS for your network.
OpenDNS is the largest and most reliable recursive DNS service available providing a better Internet experience to more than 65 million Internet users around the world.


  • Speed up your Internet experience

    OpenDNS’s 24 global data centers are strategically located at the most well-connected intersections of the Internet. Unlike other providers, OpenDNS’s network uses sophisticated Anycast routing technology, which means no matter where you are in the world, your DNS requests are answered by the datacenter closest to you. Combined with the largest DNS caches in the industry, OpenDNS provides you with DNS responses faster than anyone else.

  • Make your Internet more reliable

    With our extensive data center footprint and use of Anycast technology, the OpenDNS network has built-in redundancy ensuring zero downtime. SmartCache technology, an OpenDNS innovation, enables you to access sites that may otherwise be inaccessible due to authoritative DNS outages, providing you with the most reliable Internet possible.

  • Gain visibility into your network usage

    OpenDNS’s reports provide you with visibility on your networks’ Internet activity, giving you needed insight into how your Internet resources are being used.

  • Easy to set up and it’s free.

    Getting started on OpenDNS Premium DNS takes minutes; there are no downloads or additional software required and it’s completely FREE.

  • Improve your security

    Looking for Web filtering or network security for your business? OpenDNS now offers Umbrella, our line of cloud-delivered network security products that protect distributed networks, Wi-Fi Hotspots, and on- and off-network employees from malware, botnets, phishing and inappropriate content. There’s no hardware to install, it eliminates network bottlenecks, and businesses of any size can be up and running immediately. Learn more.

Completely Free

  • Takes just a few minutes
  • No downloads
  • No additional software


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