Benefits - BlueCat DNS Edge

DNS Edge User Guide

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BlueCat DNS Edge

Improve Performance

  • Tame complexity and reduce network congestion.
  • Provision multiple optimized resolution paths and simplify overlapping zones to improve network performance.

Deploy Anywhere

  • Scale resolution path management in any hybrid cloud.
  • Deploy service points on virtual or physical appliances, and any cloud environment to ensure DNS service availability.

Prevent Downtime

  • Create DNS redundancies for any environment.
  • Increase the resilience of critical infrastructure by centralizing all DNS resolution under BlueCat Edge, or have cloud-native DNS resolution failover to BlueCat.

Stop Threats

  • Reduce the risk of breaches across the enterprise.
  • Detect and stop external DNS threats such as tunneling, beaconing, or domain generating algorithms (DGA) and the lateral movement of infected endpoints to prevent downtime or data exfiltration.

Complete context

  • Get the full picture of any resolved query.
  • Consistently log and merge contextual data including policy description, action, and status, to all queries for resolution analysis and debugging.

Confident Migrations

  • Migration aids that deliver DNS redundancies.
  • Simplifies migration from legacy systems using BlueCat Edge intelligent forwarding to mitigate downtime risks.