Kris Beevers

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Kris Beevers leads NS1’s team of industry experts as they create products to enable companies to use DNS to build and deliver dynamic, distributed, and automated applications that delight users. He is a recognized authority on DNS and global application delivery, and often speaks and writes about building and deploying high performance, at scale, globally distributed internet infrastructure.

Kris holds a PhD in Computer Science from RPI, and prior to founding and leading NS1, he built CDN, cloud, bare metal, and other infrastructure products at Voxel, which sold to Internap (NASDAQ:INAP) in 2011.

The opinions expressed in this blog are those of Kris Beevers and do not necessarily represent those of IDG Communications, Inc., its parent, subsidiary or affiliated companies.

Data-driven resource management and the future of cloud

The key to paying down technical debt

The key to paying down technical debt

Critical to accelerating business velocity is eliminating the drag of technical debt to free up resources for growth initiatives. But paying down technical debt isn’t an easy task. In this article, learn which modernization...

Addressing IoT security with DNS and DNSSEC

Addressing IoT security with DNS and DNSSEC

Incorporating DNSSEC and ensuring the DNS setup for connected devices is secure and resilient is fundamental to IoT security and will only become more imperative in this rapidly advancing, connected world.

Why 5G is bringing edge computing and automation front and center

Why 5G is bringing edge computing and automation front and center

The adoption of 5G and edge computing will drive new expectations for an always-on, high performing network and services, which will lead many enterprises to embrace automation.

IoT, AR and AI – How this year’s CES announcements will affect IT infrastructure in 2018

IoT, AR and AI – How this year’s CES announcements will affect IT infrastructure in 2018

As adoption of these technologies continues, enterprises will look for new ways to direct traffic from users, automate routing decisions and provide an always-on, secure connection.

Resiliency in the age of cloud services

Resiliency in the age of cloud services

Introducing cloud service redundancy starts with managing application workload: how do you direct work across multiple cloud service providers?

Designing a content delivery strategy

Designing a content delivery strategy

As the internet has mushroomed in size and traffic, DNS has adapted to become a critical factor in application delivery. Organizations that rely on content delivery networks (CDNs) can work with their DNS provider(s) to create a CDN...

Moving fast and making friends: the power of a tight-knit industry community

Despite the gigantic weight of the industries built on the internet, at its core the internet operates atop a relatively small set of systems. DNS, the entry point to nearly every online application and a key anchor of the internet,...

What makes application delivery in China so hard?

The truth of the matter is that entering the Chinese internet market is hard. There are the obvious culture and regulatory barriers, but there are also a number of technical barriers, specifically, when it comes to delivering...

Why companies are building application-specific edge delivery networks

Why companies are building application-specific edge delivery networks

The growing trend of companies creating their own edge delivery networks has a major payoff. They can service their applications via these networks to enable greater resilience and performance for their users.

3 leading indicator Software-as-a-Service metrics to understand where your business is heading

3 leading indicator Software-as-a-Service metrics to understand where your business is heading

We know the flagship metrics by which Software-as-a-Service businesses are gauged — Customer Acquisition Cost, Customer Lifetime Value, churn and the like. Understanding these metrics is key to measuring the health and value of a...

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