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OpenDNS Umbrella Prosumer
Written by Arindam

Editor’s note: This is a rundown of new additions and changes that happened since this review has been last updated.

  • OpenDNS resolvers no longer support queries for the special ‘ANY’ query type.
  • DNS-O-Matic and Netgear dashboards now use the OpenDNS login page at This means that certain OpenDNS accounts that use two factor authentication or SAML authentication can now extend those same security measures to their DNS-O-Matic and Netgear accounts.
  • OpenDNS doesn’t support PayPal anymore.
  • Currently, the service has 39 data centers.
  • According to, the service has been consistently among top 4 in performance, averaging around 18.2 ms worldwide for the year 2022

OpenDNS has a large portfolio of both free and commercial DNS servers (opens in new tab). Post its acquisition by Cisco in 2015, the enterprise-focused commercial services were rebranded as Cisco Umbrella, while the home products continued under the OpenDNS name with the exception of the top-tier OpenDNS Umbrella Prosumer package.

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