CIRA D-Zone Anycast DNS

BCNET signed a contract with CIRA to offer members a market-leading secondary DNS solution to enhance website protection.

D-Zone Anycast DNS is one of the most comprehensive Canadian secondary DNS services on the market, with nodes closer to your customers than any other solution.

D-Zone leverages a global anycast infrastructure, providing a 100 per cent SLA for DNS resolution and fast DNS response times. D-Zone helps to improve both the availability of your websites and the speed of access to them.

This content is sourced from the CIRA D-Zone Datasheet.

  • Disaster Proof:  24 Anycast servers are online and managed to provide a 100 per cent up-time service level agreement (SLA)
  • Faster: Automatically routes DNS queries to the geographically closest nameserver to reduce latency for your visitors
  • DDoS Resilience: International and local nodes are available to mitigate risks and provide continuous protection against attacks
  • Easy to use web interface and API
  • Enterprise Support: 24x7 technical support
  • DNS Reporting and Alerts
  • Secure: Signed zone transfers using TSIG
  • IPv6: Support for IPv6 DNS resolution
  • Backed by the expertise of CIRA
  • High Reliability
  • High Performance
  • DDoS Protection
  • Easy and Flexible Implementation
Eligible Members

This service is available to higher education members only. To see a complete list of all BCNET members, please use the following link.



For more information, please contact Client Services.



To report incidents, please contact: 604-424-0489 or

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