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IBM® NS1 Connect Managed DNS and traffic steering plans are priced based upon query volume and DNS records. We also offer a developer account at no charge for enterprises looking to try the solution first.

Plan pricing
NS1 Connect free developer account

The IBM® NS1 Connect® free developer account showcases IBM's authoritative DNS capabilities, allowing users to start using it in minutes. Although traffic scale is limited, the full API is available for unlimited usage. Use it in production as a primary or secondary solution.

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NS1 Connect Premium

NS1 Connect Premium is for businesses needing scalable authoritative DNS. Pricing is based on query volume and DNS records. Additional services are also priced through query volume. Enterprise plans offer customizable support and professional services.

DNS queries

Up to 5 million per month

Custom, with price based on usage tier

DNS records

Up to 500

Custom, with price based on usage tier

Traffic steering filter chains

1 included (not RUM-based)

Custom, with price based on volume and filter type(s)

Health check monitors

1 included

Custom, with price based on number of monitors

Data feeds

Not included

Custom, with price based on number of data feeds

Global scale with 26 PoP locations

Top tier response and propagation times

100% uptime SLA1

Not included

DNSSEC on primary and secondary zones

24/7/365 NS1 Connect support

Not included

Migration support

Not included

Not available (requires paid plan)

Custom, with price based on PoPs and usage tier

Not available (requires paid plan)

Custom, with price based on mainland China queries

Not available (requires paid plan)

Custom, with price based on query volume

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