November 27, 2014 2:41 PM ET

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Company Overview of OpenDNS, Inc.

Company Overview

OpenDNS, Inc. operates as a security company that provides Internet security and domain name system services to secure the networks used by people to connect to the Internet worldwide. The company offers Umbrella, a cloud-delivered network security solution that delivers automated protection against attacks/Web threats on various devices, such as phones, tablets, laptops, and other gaming consoles; and OpenGraphiti that enables security analysts, researchers, and data scientists to pair visualization and big data to create 3D representations of threats. It also provides solutions in the areas, such as business/enterprise security, network security, home Internet security, Web filtering, inve...

145 Bluxome Street

San Francisco, CA 94107

United States

Founded in 2005





Key Executives for OpenDNS, Inc.

Chief Financial Officer
Age: 48
Chief Operating Officer
Age: 43
Chief Technology Officer
Compensation as of Fiscal Year 2014.

OpenDNS, Inc. Key Developments

OpenDNS Introduces New Capabilities that Allow Managed Service Providers

OpenDNS introduced new capabilities that allow managed service providers (MSPs) to automate common tasks associated with deploying and managing security across their entire customer base. The features, collectively known as Centralized Settings, introduce multiple new controls that enable MSPs to improve their operational efficiency and profitability. Applying and managing security policy settings across dozens or even hundreds of customers are critical tasks for MSPs. These tasks can now be performed in seconds, not minutes or hours, regardless of customer size. The OpenDNS Centralized Settings features empower MSPs to: Efficiently deploy and manage OpenDNS's predictive security in a multi-tenant dashboard; Create custom-tailored standards, such as vertical or service class specific policies, and apply them to many customers; Apply policy changes across multiple customers, streamlining policy management and eliminating repetitive tasks; Define a default policy for all new customers, making on-boarding fast and efficient and view policy across all customers in a single pane of glass and fix any inconsistencies in seconds.

OpenDNS Provides Seamless Network Security for Pennoni Associates Inc

OpenDNS announced that Pennoni Associates Inc. has replaced Websense with OpenDNS to protect all of the devices in its distributed workforce without sacrificing performance or manageability. OpenDNS's cloud-delivered network security service works everywhere without putting strain on the company network. Without deploying any hardware, OpenDNS automatically blocks malware, botnet and phishing threats over any port, protocol or app, while detecting and containing advanced attacks before they can cause damage. Provisioning, management and reporting for all on-network and off-network devices is centrally accomplished through an integrated browser-based dashboard that can be accessed from anywhere.

OpenDNS Appoints Chris Doell as Vice President of Customer Success

OpenDNS announced that it has appointed Chris Doell as Vice President of Customer Success. A technology industry veteran with more than 25 years of services leadership experience, Doell will manage the end-to-end customer support operations for the company's worldwide customer base. Doell joins OpenDNS from Zenprise (now Citrix Systems), where he managed the delivery of mobile security software, maintenance and educational services to thousands of enterprise customers across all company verticals.

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