Akamai acquires DNS vendor Xerocole

Akamai Technologies has acquired Xerocole, a provider of recursive DNS functionality, in a bid to expand its DNS product portfolio.

Xerocole’s recursive DNS technology is designed to provide carriers with security, speed, and the ability to flexibly set DNS policy and user preferences.

“We see this acquisition as an important investment in engineering talent and technology that is intended to complement our DNS product portfolio and strategy,” said Rick McConnell, Akamai’s President of Products and Development.

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