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Websiteopendns.com
Blogblog.opendns.com
Twitter@opendns
CategorySecurity
Phone415-344-3200
Employees200
Founded11/2005
DescriptionLargest DNS service provider

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Funding

TOTAL $7M
FUNDING TOTAL $7M
Series A, 11/2005
Minor Ventures
$2.5M
Venture Round, 7/2009
Sequoia Capital
Greylock Partners
Venture Round, 9/2010
Sequoia Capital
Greylock Partners
$4.5M
Series B, 2/2013
Sutter Hill Ventures
$9.26M

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OpenDNS

OpenDNS is the world’s largest, fastest-growing DNS service provider.

Through innovative uses of the DNS, the company is able to provide free parental controls (porn filtering), phishing protection, and other advanced services for consumers and network administrators alike.

In October 2009, OpenDNS began offering an Enterprise service, which includes malware protection, delegated administration and block page bypass, in addition reliable DNS and Web content filtering.

OpenDNS was founded in November, 2005 by DNS expert and entrepreneur David Ulevitch.

The company was originally backed by CNET founder Halsey Minor and is funded by Sequoia Capital and Greylock Partners.

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Sources

  1. Company Spokesperson (blog.opendns.com) [edit]
  2. techcrunch.com [edit]
  3. DNS Service Provider OpenDNS Gets A $4.5 Million Injection (techcrunch.com) [edit]
  4. OpenDNS Raises Cash From Sutter Hill Ventures As It Looks To Build Out Enterprise Network Security As A Service (techcrunch.com) [edit]
  5. OpenDNS Founder David Ulevitch Takes Back Reins As CEO (businessinsider.com) [edit]
    OpenDNS Now Serving 30 Million Customers (techcrunch.com) [edit]
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