The best software is of little use if its operation does not meet high
standards. For this reason, ironDNS® has its own data centre and
its own NOC.
The main office of ironDNS® is located in Dortmund, Germany.
This is also where the proprietary data centre is located, home of the
core functions of ironDNS®.
Mantrap ensures controlled access
The home of some ironDNS® servers
The data centre has been conceived to comply with the most demanding
requirements. It has its own power input, transformer station,
emergency diesel generator, uninterrupted power supply, climate
control and fire extinguishing system. All designed in n+1 redundancy.
The same high standards set for the main office apply to the rented
nodes all over the world, too.
Network Operation Center
The NOC is run in 24/7 mode. Monitoring encompasses core parameters
like responsiveness of name servers, deployment latencies and DNSSEC
Secondary parameters like CPU load, number of database transactions,
power consumption and “purity” of the delivered alternating current are
The ironDNS® NOC during day shift
In case of anomalies, the ironDNS® staff is alarmed according to a
special escalation scheme. Staff members then take care of the
individual issue at hand.