"We no longer have to put up with the hefty bills and poor service levels of our ISP’s DNS management service"
Mike Bird, IT Director, DHL, UK
"I like the small physical size of DNSBOX, its flashed based disk architecture, and easy to use admin interface..."
Randy Haynes, Senior Network Engineer, EDS, USA
"DNSBOX offers a great API. I found it quite powerful and useful, especially for Telcos."
William Caban, Technician, Netxar Technologies, Puerto Rico
"I would recommend ApplianSys, as they have a great caching product. Which works as advertised"
David Reder, Lakota Local School District, USA
"DNSBOX meets a school district's need for non-Windows environments looking for DNS and DHCP solutions."
Ross Davis, Technology Director, Baxter Springs Unified School District 508, USA

Dedicated DHCP server for High Availability and Performance

Some people just want to fix a DHCP headache. They find standard Microsoft or ISC DHCPd implementations unsatisfactory:

  • Ensuring a reliable, highly available service by implementing DHCP failover is either difficult or impossible, depending on which tool you are using
    • This is the #1 issue in enterprises managing networks of PCs, notebooks, and IP phones
  • For others, the key issue is performance, needing to handle large numbers of DHCP leases
    • This is typically the priority for service providers
    • As BYOD schemes and IP phones scale the numbers of devices connecting dynamically, it is increasingly also an issue in other organisations
  • In all environments, the difficulty of deploying and administering DHCP can be a further reason why you are looking for something better

DDI appliances in general help solve DHCP problems. If you are just focused on DHCP and need a high availability or high performance solution, then ones like DNSBOX – which include purpose-built solutions dedicated to DHCP – are ideal.

Next: Why DNSBOX >

Because DNSBOX is versatile and scalable, our customers around the world come in all shapes and sizes. ISPs, enterprises, government agencies and even internet registers simplify, control and protect their DDI services with DNSBOX.

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