Cloud DNS
Seamless access to your online services
  • Simplified DNS records management
  • Enhanced security for your DNS infrastructure
  • Efficient global Anycast network
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Benefits at a glance

Manage applications convieniently

Simplify the management of your services and consolidate your applications in the IONOS Cloud. Configure DNS records centrally and ensure optimal global distribution and a consistent user experience.

Secure your DNS infrastructure with DNSSEC

Protect your DNS infrastructure from DNS hijacking, cache poisoning, DDoS attacks and unauthorised third-party access. With Cloud DNS, you can rely on proven security measures and continuous monitoring by IONOS.

Guarantee maximum availability

Ensure consistently high availability worldwide with geo-based Anycast networking. Globally distributed IONOS zones provide significantly lower latencies and perfect usability, regardless of location.

Transparent prices

With Cloud DNS from IONOS, you only pay for the zones you manage and not per query. This allows you to calculate your costs and scale up easily.

Public zone (primary / secondary)

£1.35 / zone / 30 days

Public zone (primary / secondary)

£1.35 / zone / 30 days

Get started with Cloud DNS

  1. Register Create your admin account in just a few steps. It's secured with 2-factor authentication.

  2. Set up Configure your server, data storage and network connection via drag and drop in the Data Center Designer or API.

  3. Get started Productive operation can start within minutes of configuring your virtual data centre.

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Tailored to every use case

No matter what you use Cloud DNS for, you'll get a seamless, secure user experience.

Use case

Reliable hosting for multiple applications

Ensure resilience for systems based on cloud infrastructure or distributed systems.

  • Intelligently route traffic to different application endpoints
  • Distribute loads across multiple servers
  • Implement efficient failover mechanisms
  • Increase redundancy and reliability with secondary DNS

Use case

Global balancing of peak loads

Establish a self-regulating system based on the dynamic IONOS DNS service.

  • Automatically and efficiently balance global load peaks
  • Optimise the performance values of your applications
  • Increase usability through lower latency times

Use case

Efficient microservice management

Optimise infrastructures based on microservices and benefit from dynamic routing.

  • Assign service names to the corresponding IP addresses or endpoints
  • Increase performance through automated cluster service discovery
  • Dynamically control DNS entries using ExternalDNS via Kubernetes resources

Want to learn more?

Introduction & first steps

With the Data Center Designer (DCD)'s graphical user interface, you can create a fully functional virtual data center via drag and drop. Find out more about the possibilities of the DCD in our documentation.


Get the most out of the IONOS Cloud with a range of APIs and integration tools. Learn all about setting up servers and storage, configuring networks and other IONOS IaaS solutions

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