ITC Increases Security and Uptime of Its Insurance Agency Websites with Dyn

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Insurance Technologies Corporation (ITC), a provider of agency marketing, rating and management software and services, announced today that it has switched its hosted DNS services to an anycast DNS network with Dyn, a cloud-based Internet Performance Management company, to improve its resiliency and mitigate the effects of DDoS attacks.

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Insurance Technologies Corporation (ITC), a provider of agency marketing, rating and management software and services, announced today that it has switched its hosted DNS services to an anycast DNS network with Dyn, a cloud-based Internet Performance Management company, to improve its resiliency and mitigate the effects of DDoS attacks.

Anycast DNS routes each request to the closest server, which reduces downtime for name server events and provides a faster network. It increases DNS lookups by 400 percent, which means Insurance Website Builder websites load faster.

“We know the importance of fast load times and minimal downtimes. For many of our agents, their websites represent a significant portion of their business,” said Rixford. “We moved our hosted DNS services to Dyn because of their performance record and great support matches ITC’s commitment to our agents. As the only website provider in the industry to provide this level of service, we're proud to do it for every website we build at no additional cost.”

The anycast DNS network also provides horizontal scaling, which deploys an additional server if one server is being overloaded and limits downtime. Because of the horizontal scaling, DDoS attacks are less likely to affect Insurance Website Builder websites.

Insurance Website Builder from ITC is the largest provider of websites for insurance agencies in the United States.

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Dyn is a cloud-based Internet Performance Management company. Dyn helps companies monitor, control, and optimize online infrastructure for an exceptional end-user experience. Through a world-class network and unrivaled, objective intelligence into Internet conditions, Dyn ensures traffic gets delivered faster, safer, and more reliably than ever.

About ITC

Insurance Technologies Corporation (ITC), founded in 1983, is a leading provider of agency marketing, rating and management software and services to the insurance industry, including independent agents and insurance carriers. Headquartered in Carrollton, Texas, ITC helps its customers across the United States grow their businesses and become more efficient through the philosophy of providing quality software and services. Currently, ITC serves more than 200 insurance companies and more than 6,000 agencies. For more information, visit us online at GetITC.com.

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