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

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

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.
ProviderRankWebsites (out of 1000)MarketshareMarketshare Change
DynECT1999.9%+2
UltraDNS2696.9%0
Akamai3626.2%+1
AWS Route 534575.7%+4
CloudFlare5282.8%+2
DNS Made Easy6252.5%-1
DNSPod7181.8%+1
Verisign DNS8151.5%0
GoDaddy DNS9131.3%-1
Rackspace Cloud DNS1090.9%+1
Namecheap1160.6%0
Enom DNS1250.5%0
Nettica1340.4%0
Internap1440.4%0
Softlayer DNS1540.4%0
ClouDNS1630.3%0
easyDNS1720.2%0
Savvis1820.2%-2
CDNetworks DNS1910.1%0
DNS Park2010.1%0
DTDNS2110.1%0
EuroDNS2210.1%0
Worldwide DNS2310.1%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.
HostnameRankNew DNS ProviderPrevious DNS Provider
conduit.com73AkamaiCotendo DNS
fiverr.com126Rackspace Cloud DNSDNS Made Easy
odesk.com360AWS Route 53Akamai
time.com401DynECTSavvis
spotscenered.info624CloudFlareGoDaddy DNS
people.com754DynECTSavvis

Alexa Top 10,000 DNS Marketshare - 01 Jan 2014

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

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.
ProviderRankWebsites (out of 10000)MarketshareMarketshare Change
AWS Route 5315875.87%+19
CloudFlare25625.62%+43
DynECT34874.87%+18
UltraDNS43633.63%-4
GoDaddy DNS53343.34%-5
Akamai62942.94%+16
DNS Made Easy72872.87%-4
DNSPod82612.61%-4
Rackspace Cloud DNS91461.46%-8
Verisign DNS101301.3%+2
Softlayer DNS11710.71%0
Enom DNS12710.71%-1
Namecheap13690.69%+5
easyDNS14640.64%-2
ClouDNS15340.34%+2
Savvis16320.32%-13
Nettica17270.27%+2
Internap18260.26%-2
ZoneEdit19210.21%0
DNS Park20150.15%0
No-IP2190.09%0
EuroDNS2280.08%0
Zerigo DNS2370.07%-1
Worldwide DNS2440.04%-1
CDNetworks DNS2520.02%0
DTDNS2610.01%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.
HostnameRankNew DNS ProviderPrevious DNS Provider
conduit.com73AkamaiCotendo DNS
fiverr.com126Rackspace Cloud DNSDNS Made Easy
odesk.com360AWS Route 53Akamai
time.com401DynECTSavvis
spotscenered.info624CloudFlareGoDaddy DNS
people.com754DynECTSavvis
ew.com1106DynECTSavvis
metacafe.com1141AWS Route 53Rackspace Cloud DNS
ft.com1156DynECTSavvis
lynda.com1315DynECTRackspace Cloud DNS
forever21.com1981AkamaiCotendo DNS
justunfollow.com2380CloudFlareDynECT
realsimple.com2526DynECTSavvis
desi-tashan.com2557CloudFlareGoDaddy DNS
nster.com2900CloudFlareGoDaddy DNS
aboutus.org3236AWS Route 53DNS Made Easy
livechatinc.com3257CloudFlareDynECT
health.com3267DynECTSavvis
trustedreviews.com3350DynECTUltraDNS
eharmony.com3383CloudFlareDynECT
herokuapp.com3547AWS Route 53CloudFlare
linio.com.ve3746CloudFlareAWS Route 53
linio.com.mx3787CloudFlareAWS Route 53
mentalfloss.com3834Softlayer DNSRackspace Cloud DNS
miratuserie.com4243NamecheapGoDaddy DNS
fabfurnish.com4259CloudFlareAWS Route 53
apk.tw4424CloudFlareGoDaddy DNS
nme.com4711DynECTUltraDNS
mawaly.com4759DNS Made EasyCloudFlare
songkick.com4878AWS Route 53easyDNS
bikroy.com5169CloudFlareAkamai
myrecipes.com5474DynECTSavvis
eater.com5653DynECTDNS Made Easy
tapiture.com5779GoDaddy DNSSoftlayer DNS
camplace.com6078CloudFlareeasyDNS
findthecompany.com6453CloudFlareAWS Route 53
gratisprogramas.org6485CloudFlareSoftlayer DNS
thewrap.com6550CloudFlareDNS Made Easy
peoplestylewatch.com6604DynECTSavvis
curbed.com6606DynECTDNS Made Easy
customerhub.net6721AWS Route 53DynECT
cookinglight.com6750DynECTSavvis
themalaysianinsider.com6759easyDNSCloudFlare
threadless.com6929AWS Route 53Rackspace Cloud DNS
tvguide.co.uk6961AWS Route 53DNS Made Easy
johnchow.com6963CloudFlareGoDaddy DNS
getglue.com7007AWS Route 53Rackspace Cloud DNS
icefilms.info7198CloudFlareGoDaddy DNS
wunderlist.com7313AWS Route 53GoDaddy DNS
avery.com7598AWS Route 53UltraDNS

Fortune 500 DNS Marketshare - 01 Jan 2014

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

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.
ProviderRankWebsites (out of 500)MarketshareMarketshare Change
UltraDNS1377.4%0
Verisign DNS2336.6%0
Akamai3204%+1
DynECT4132.6%+1
DNS Made Easy571.4%0
GoDaddy DNS661.2%-1
Savvis740.8%0
AWS Route 53830.6%+1
Internap930.6%0
Rackspace Cloud DNS1020.4%0
Enom DNS1120.4%0
easyDNS1210.2%0
No-IP1310.2%0

Fortune 500 DNS Switchers - 01 Jan 2014

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