"The OBI team had never used a solution like DNSBOX before - helpful in increasing stability and manageability of our environment."
John Marcellus, Director of IT Operations, Oklahoma Blood Institute (OBI), USA
"DNSBOX has brought tremendous value to our organization. We could easily associate a 7.7€k saving a year"
John Calisi, IT Manager of Operations, Tennessee Board of Regents, USA
"DNSBOX offers a great API. I found it quite powerful and useful, especially for Telcos."
William Caban, Technician, Netxar Technologies, Puerto Rico
"Tech support team is excellent! No communications barriers like other products who outsource their support. Keep it up!"
Dan Unser, Aberdeen Catholic School System, USA
"If every business partner that I deal with was this perfect, I'd be happy"
Frank Furthmüller W&W Informatik, Germany

Hardened Operating System for Security and Reliability

DNSBOX-hardwareDNSBOX’s security hardened Linux based operating system (OS) is a custom-built appliance ‘distribution’, developed by ApplianSys to maximise security and reliability. The OS has been stripped clean and locked down:

  • Programs, services and files found on a standard Linux distribution that are not required for a DDI appliance are removed. This makes DNSBOX more secure and boot significantly faster than a standard Linux server.
  • The appliance is protected by a fully configurable on-box firewall: ports are only opened in the firewall as needed when services are enabled. All other traffic is dropped.
  • DNSBOX uses a read-only compressed file-system. This is best practice for appliances, being extremely solid and reliable. The fact that core operating system files are maintained read-only adds an extra security layer and avoids accidental damage from user errors.

The OS has a small footprint: once booted, it is retained in RAM, making it very fast.

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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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