2020-02-24 10:02Press release

PT partner with Netnod for world-class DNS service

STOCKHOLM AND LISBON: 24 February 2020 - Netnod, the provider of choice for many of the largest Top Level Domains (TLDs), and .PT, registry of one of the fastest growing TLDs in Europe, today announced a new partnership. Under this partnership .PT, the association responsible for the .pt domains, will use Netnod’s secondary DNS service (DNSNODE) to ensure fast and resilient DNS for the domains under its management.

“.PT wanted to increase the robustness and reliability of the .pt domains and, therefore, needed a world class provider to support us on this. After a careful analysis of the market, we chose Netnod because it presented the most suitable solution to our needs.” said Eduardo Duarte, IT Director of .PT.

“As one of the most trusted DNS providers for TLDs, we are very proud of Netnod’s track record,” said LM Jogbäck, Netnod CEO. “We support some of the largest TLDs in ensuring 100% uptime and provide industry-leading security and stability for their DNS services. We are delighted to announce our partnership with .PT and look forward to working together to ensure rock-solid DNS for all their domains.”

As the operator of I-root, one of the world’s 13 root name service, Netnod’s DNS experts have been ensuring the stability and security of the DNS for almost 20 years. In addition, Netnod’s DNSNODE service for TLDs provides:

• One of the largest anycast networks available: 70+ locations around the world

• Strategic support and intelligent connections that optimise routing, reduce latency and bring customers closer to their end users

• Full IPv4 and IPv6 support

• Industry-leading security and stability with an anycast network designed for maximum resilience against DDoS attack.

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More information about Netnod’s DNS service is available here

About .PT - DNS.PT Association
.PT - DNS.PT Association - has the mission of ensuring the correct operation and maintenance of .pt, under a technical management based on a stable and reliable service, pursuing a policy of technological innovation, oriented to the needs of the national community, in compliance with the law in general and, in particular, for privacy and protection of personal data.

Topics: DNS

About Netnod

Netnod provides critical infrastructure support ranging from interconnection services and Internet Exchanges to DNS services, root server operations and activities for the good of the Internet. As innovators at the core of the Internet with a worldwide reputation for our services and the expertise of our staff, we ensure a stable and secure Internet for the Nordics and beyond. Netnod’s range of activities include: running interconnection services and the largest Internet Exchange in the Nordics (länka till, https://www.netnod.se/ix) providing secondary DNS services to partners, enterprises and some of the largest TLDs in the world (länka till, https://www.netnod.se/dns) operating I-root, one of the world’s 13 root name servers (länka till, https://www.netnod.se/i-root) providing Time and Frequency (NTP, NTS and PTP) services for Sweden (Länka till https://www.netnod.se/time-and-frequency) Established in 1996 as a neutral and independent Internet infrastructure organisation, Netnod is based in Sweden and fully owned by the non-profit foundation TU-stiftelsen (Stiftelsen för Telematikens utveckling).


Miguel Alktun
Global Account Manager, Business Development - DNS
Miguel Alktun