Oracle acquires Dyn

Wad of moneyOracle has announced that the software giant has acquired managed domain name service (DNS) provider Dyn. Dyn is one of the most popular and well known managed DNS providers on the Internet today. With the acquisition of Dyn, Oracle should be able to improve its managed DNS offering. Existing Dyn customers will probably be introduced to more Oracle products.

Major competitors of Dyn include: EasyDNS and DNSMadeEasy. The acquisition of Dyn by Oracle may prompt either Amazon, Microsoft, or even Google to make a play for Dyn’s competitors. Dyn was also recently in the news after experiencing a massive DDoS.

Oracle Buys Dyn
Extends the World’s Most Comprehensive Cloud Computing Platform with the Leading Cloud-based Internet Performance and Domain Name System (DNS) Solution

Redwood Shores, Calif.—Nov 21, 2016

Oracle today announced that it has signed an agreement to acquire Dyn, the leading cloud-based Internet Performance and DNS provider that monitors, controls, and optimizes Internet applications and cloud services to deliver faster access, reduced page load times, and higher end-user satisfaction.

Dyn’s solution is powered by a global network that drives 40 billion traffic optimization decisions daily for more than 3,500 enterprise customers, including preeminent digital brands such as Netflix, Twitter, Pfizer and CNBC. Adding Dyn’s best-in-class DNS solution extends the Oracle cloud computing platform and provides enterprise customers with a one-stop shop for Infrastructure-as-a-Service (IaaS) and Platform-as-a-Service (PaaS).

“Oracle already offers enterprise-class IaaS and PaaS for companies building and running Internet applications and cloud services,” said Thomas Kurian, President, Product Development, Oracle. “Dyn’s immensely scalable and global DNS is a critical core component and a natural extension to our cloud computing platform.”

“Oracle cloud customers will have unique access to Internet performance information that will help them optimize infrastructure costs, maximize application and website-driven revenue, and manage risk,” said Kyle York, Chief Strategy Officer, Dyn. “We are excited to join Oracle and bring even more value to our customers as part of Oracle’s cloud computing platform.”