Alexa and Fortune 500 DNS Marketshare - 7 Sep 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.

For this month, AWS Route 53, CloudFlare and DNSPod continue to show very strong growth in the Alexa 10,000 segment. Just a year ago, UltraDNS and Dyn held a solid lead in this segment, but now are ranked #3 and 5. UltraDNS and Verisign continue to hold a solid lead in the Fortune 500 market, and Dyn and UltraDNS in the Alexa 1,000 segment. Akamai has also shown has also shown growth in the Alexa 1,000 segment primarily driven by Cotendo migrations (Akamai acquired Cotendo in Dec 2011).

In this post we are also introducing new marketshare visuals. Click on the Historical buttons to view marketshare trends over the past 4 months.

Alexa Top 1,000 DNS Marketshare - 7 Sep 2013

Historical Alexa 1,000 DNS Marketshare - 4 Apr to 7 Sep 2013

Alexa Top 1,000 DNS Marketshare - 7 Sep 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 30 Jun to 7 Sep 2013. This list is generally more consistent than Alexa 10,000.
ProviderRankWebsites (out of 1000)MarketshareMarketshare Change
DynECT1838.3%+3
UltraDNS2646.4%+2
Akamai3545.4%+7
AWS Route 534444.4%+3
DNSPod5414.1%+6
GoDaddy DNS6181.8%0
DNS Made Easy7181.8%+1
Verisign DNS8151.5%+1
CloudFlare990.9%-1
Rackspace Cloud DNS1080.8%0
Enom DNS1160.6%0
Cotendo Advanced DNS1250.5%-6
Softlayer DNS1340.4%0
easyDNS1440.4%-2
Namecheap1530.3%0
Savvis1620.2%0
Internap1720.2%0
ClouDNS1820.2%0
Nettica1910.1%0
DTDNS2010.1%0
ZoneEdit2110.1%-1
EuroDNS2210.1%0

Alexa Top 1,000 DNS Switchers - 7 Sep 2013

This table lists Alexa 1,000 websites that have switched DNS services since prior marketshare analysis on 30 Jun 2013.
HostnameRankNew DNS ProviderPrevious DNS Provider
outbrain.com200DynECTCotendo Advanced DNS
sweetim.com252AkamaiCotendo Advanced DNS
pof.com307UltraDNSAkamai
optmd.com343DynECTUltraDNS
incredibar-search.com434AkamaiCotendo Advanced DNS
xe.com483AWS Route 53easyDNS
sweetpacks.com486AkamaiCotendo Advanced DNS
123rf.com638AWS Route 53ZoneEdit
sweetpacks-search.com752AkamaiCotendo Advanced DNS
fixya.com979AkamaiCotendo Advanced DNS

Alexa Top 10,000 DNS Marketshare - 7 Sep 2013

Historical Alexa 10,000 DNS Marketshare - 4 Apr to 7 Sep 2013

Alexa Top 10,000 DNS Marketshare - 7 Sep 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 30 Jun to 7 Sep 2013. AWS Route 53, CloudFlare and China-based DNSPod continue to capture significant marketshare in this list.
ProviderRankWebsites (out of 10,000)MarketshareMarketshare Change
DNSPod14674.67%+17
AWS Route 5324504.5%+28
DynECT34374.37%+10
CloudFlare43883.88%+25
UltraDNS53673.67%+9
GoDaddy DNS63053.05%-9
Akamai72482.48%+22
DNS Made Easy82432.43%+9
Rackspace Cloud DNS91331.33%-1
Verisign DNS101101.1%+8
Softlayer DNS11690.69%-5
Enom DNS12650.65%+3
easyDNS13600.6%-1
Namecheap14600.6%-3
Savvis15410.41%-1
Internap16280.28%0
ClouDNS17270.27%+1
Nettica18250.25%+1
ZoneEdit19200.2%-1
Cotendo Advanced DNS20190.19%-17
DNS Park21150.15%+1
EuroDNS22130.13%0
No-IP23100.1%-1
Worldwide DNS2470.07%0
Zerigo DNS2560.06%0
CDNetworks DNS2610.01%0
DTDNS2710.01%0

Alexa Top 10,000 DNS Switchers - 7 Sep 2013

This table lists Alexa 10,000 websites that have switched DNS services since prior marketshare analysis on 30 Jun 2013.
HostnameRankNew DNS ProviderPrevious DNS Provider
outbrain.com200DynECTCotendo Advanced DNS
sweetim.com252AkamaiCotendo Advanced DNS
pof.com307UltraDNSAkamai
optmd.com343DynECTUltraDNS
incredibar-search.com434AkamaiCotendo Advanced DNS
xe.com483AWS Route 53easyDNS
sweetpacks.com486AkamaiCotendo Advanced DNS
123rf.com638AWS Route 53ZoneEdit
sweetpacks-search.com752AkamaiCotendo Advanced DNS
fixya.com979AkamaiCotendo Advanced DNS
noticiadeldia.com1342DNS Made EasySoftlayer DNS
prezi.com1567AWS Route 53DynECT
makeuseof.com1627AWS Route 53Rackspace Cloud DNS
bizrate.com1655AkamaiCotendo Advanced DNS
pastebin.com1766CloudFlareNamecheap
megashare.info1793CloudFlareGoDaddy DNS
iconfinder.com2297AWS Route 53CloudFlare
notdoppler.com2416CloudFlareSoftlayer DNS
runetki.com2871NamecheapEnom DNS
lidl.de3005DynECTCotendo Advanced DNS
admcsport.com3042GoDaddy DNSRackspace Cloud DNS
fitbit.com3641AWS Route 53GoDaddy DNS
segundamano.mx3968AWS Route 53GoDaddy DNS
freemake.com4009AWS Route 53GoDaddy DNS
xforex.com4054DynECTSavvis
shopzilla.com4113AkamaiCotendo Advanced DNS
entire.xxx4134GoDaddy DNSRackspace Cloud DNS
sitemeter.com4359AkamaiCotendo Advanced DNS
hotarabchat.com4504CloudFlareNamecheap
modcloth.com4515DNS Made EasyCloudFlare
anastasiadate.com5135AkamaiCotendo Advanced DNS
blogtalkradio.com5144AkamaiCotendo Advanced DNS
cuantocabron.com5302GoDaddy DNSCloudFlare
joydownload.com5499AWS Route 53GoDaddy DNS
dslreports.com5614AWS Route 53easyDNS
sucksex.com5670CloudFlareNamecheap
chatroulette.com5721CloudFlareAWS Route 53
spreadshirt.com5772AkamaiCotendo Advanced DNS
attracta.com6049AWS Route 53GoDaddy DNS
lidl.it6058AkamaiCotendo Advanced DNS
dailyfx.com6110AkamaiCotendo Advanced DNS
fabfurnish.com6114AWS Route 53GoDaddy DNS
prixmoinscher.com6277AkamaiCotendo Advanced DNS
asianbeauties.com6308AkamaiCotendo Advanced DNS
gratisjuegos.org6815CloudFlareSoftlayer DNS
satrk.com6888DNS Made EasyGoDaddy DNS
supersonicads.com7280AWS Route 53GoDaddy DNS
gamebox.com7439AWS Route 53GoDaddy DNS
sukar.com7975DNS ParkGoDaddy DNS
vandal.net8197AWS Route 53DynECT

Fortune 500 DNS Marketshare - 7 Sep 2013

Historical Fortune 500 DNS Marketshare - 4 Apr to 7 Sep 2013

Fortune 500 2013 DNS Marketshare - 7 Sep 2013

This table provides marketshare for managed DNS services amongst 2013 US Fortune 500 companies. Change metrics are derived from the difference in marketshare from 30 Jun to 7 Sep 2013.
ProviderRankWebsites (out of 500)MarketshareMarketshare Change
UltraDNS1367.2%+2
Verisign DNS2306%+1
Akamai3173.4%+2
DynECT4102%+1
DNS Made Easy571.4%0
GoDaddy DNS651%0
Savvis740.8%0
Internap830.6%0
Rackspace Cloud DNS920.4%0
Enom DNS1020.4%0
easyDNS1110.2%0
ZoneEdit1210.2%0
AWS Route 531310.2%0
No-IP1410.2%0

Fortune 500 DNS Switchers - 7 Sep 2013

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