Back at the beginning of 2013 we began rolling out our new Anycast network. As of yesterday, December 27th, we've replaced our Unicast servers with Anycast. All DNSimple customers now have access to our Anycast network at no additional charge.
Here are some common questions you might have about this change, along with their answers.
If you are required to change your name servers at another registrar, you will need to do so by March 31st, 2014. We will shut down our Unicast network permanently in April. We will also remove the ns1a through ns4a names at that time as well.
Short answer: faster, more reliable DNS for your customers around the world. For more details, take a look at the Why Anycast DNS? support article.
There is no additional charge to use our Anycast network. All customers receive the benefits from this service within their current plans.
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