CIRA: Akamai Case Study

The Canadian Internet Registration Authority (CIRA) has a mandate to run a safe, secure, and reliable .CA domain for all Canadians. In this case study, you’ll read about how CIRA selected Akamai as a security vendor, and today evaluates over 100 billion DNS queries daily.

Akamai’s SPS Secure Business provides global scale and capacity without a performance impact. With network-based protections, the service is essentially a turnkey solution, enabled by pointing customer DNS resolvers at the CIRA cloud.

Key takeaways:

  • Quickly launched recursive DNS service solution
  • Gained access to valuable real-time threat feed
  • Satisfied Canada data sovereignty requirements
  • Avoided huge capital investment
  • Enabled to enter new market
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