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Introducing Active Directory (and more!)

Serena Raymond
June 4, 2020

DNSFilter officially has Active Directory integration. Learn more about this new feature on our blog. Links to relevant documentation included.

Recently, Tom Lawrence of Lawrence Systems released a video comparing DNSFilter and three other services. We commend his efforts, but have a few notes.

Less than a month ago the DNSFilter team brought you the biggest innovation in company history with DNSFilter Roaming Clients. This gave you the ability to apply policies and filter content on and off-network. Now DNSFilter will grant you the same capability but for all devices within your network with the DNSFilter Relay. The Relay,…
WASHINGTON, D.C., — July 26, 2018 — DNSFilter, a leader in DNS based threat protection, today announced that CRN®, a brand of The Channel Company, has named DNSFilter to its 2018 top Emerging Security Vendors list. This list recognizes up-and-coming security companies who are shaping the future of internet security within the MSP/IT Channel. In addition to celebrating these notable…
We are proud to announce DNSFilter is now the official sponsor of Friendly Wi-Fi for 2018. Friendly Wi-Fi is the government-initiated safe certification standard for public WiFi. It was initiated by the UK Government in 2014 to ensure public Wi-Fi meets minimum filtering standards, particularly in those areas where children are present. This partnership truly…

Real Time System Status

Ken Carnesi
October 17, 2016
Today we are introducing a live system status page. For real time information on system status including all nodes and supporting services please visit https://status.dnsfilter.com For existing users, this is also available in your dashboard via the user menu dropdown as pictured:
As mentioned in our earlier blog post, DNSFilter is focused on servicing MSP’s and operators of multiple networks. We will discuss how and why DNSFilter is right for this job. However, what if you are not a managed service provider? Here are our picks for the best DNS content filtering solutions out there depending on your need: Home: Home…

The Origins of DNSFilter

Ken Carnesi
October 3, 2016
To kick off our first blog post, I figured it made sense to spend some time explaining why we started DNSFilter and where the idea came from. So, here it goes: Approximately ten years ago I founded Anaptyx while attending Boston College. Our original focus was to provide internet service to apartment and condominium communities.…
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