NS1, a NYC-based intelligent DNS and traffic management provider, raised $20m in venture capital funding.
The round was led by GGV Capital, with participation from Salesforce Ventures and existing investors Deutsche Telekom Capital Partners, Flybridge Capital Partners, Sigma Prime Ventures, Telstra Ventures and Two Sigma Ventures. As part of the funding, GGV Capital’s Glenn Solomon will join NS1’s board.
The company will use the funds to expand business reach and increase investment in its engineering team and global network infrastructure.
Led by Kris Beevers, co-founder and CEO, NS1 provides an intelligent DNS and traffic management platform leveraging a data-driven architecture and a filter chain routing engine to enable large internet and enterprise brands to challenge network outages and malicious attacks and to optimize application delivery and keep their websites up and running. Customers include LinkedIn, The Guardian, Dropbox, Weight Watchers, Salesforce, and others.