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SCRUBBING CENTER

The best on-demand, cloud-based scrubbing centers for DDoS protection

Prolexic protects Internet-facing infrastructures against all known types of DDoS attacks at the network, transport and application layers. We do this through our distributed global network of four DDoS traffic scrubbing centers.

With bandwidth capacity in excess of 1.8 Tbps, Prolexic’s in-the-cloud DDoS protection and mitigation platform is at least four times larger than our nearest competitors. Quite simply, the DoS and DDoS attacks that overwhelm others – either in size or speed – are mitigated by Prolexic successfully – and fast. Our proven network of DDoS scrubbing centers are located in London, Hong Kong, San Jose, California, Ashburn, Virginia and Frankfurt, Germany.

Our DDoS scrubbing centers are supported by four Tier 1 global telecommunications carriers. Unlike other DDoS mitigation providers, we don’t piggyback other services such as DNS on our DDoS mitigation network. So what does this mean? It means we can mitigate the largest DDoS attacks launched in the world – the high packet-per-second DDoS floods that bring down sites, and low and slow encrypted Layer 7 attacks that cripple applications. And this is really important – because of this immense anti-DDoS bandwidth, it means that we can provide DDoS protection services for multiple clients and fight multiple DDoS attacks at once.

When a DDoS attack is detected, our DDoS protection services are implemented within minutes. Upon activation of DDoS protection, a Prolexic customer routes in-bound traffic to the nearest Prolexic scrubbing center, where proprietary DDoS filtering techniques, advanced routing, and patent-pending anti-DoS hardware devices remove DDoS traffic close to the source of the botnet activity. Clean traffic is then routed back to the customer’s network.

Because we dedicate more bandwidth to DDoS denial of service attack traffic than any other provider – supplemented by proprietary tools, techniques, and experienced security experts – we can protect your site(s) against even the largest and most complex DDoS attacks. Where other DDoS mitigation providers rely on 3 or 4 technologies and anti-DDoS techniques to monitor and mitigate denial of service attacks, Prolexic uses over 20 DDoS mitigation technologies – many of them proprietary.

Prolexic mitigates every type of DDoS attack at every layer including Layer 3, 4, and 7. We even have a proven solution against encrypted attacks that vandalize HTTPS traffic in real time. Further, we use certified FIPS-140-2 Level 3 key management encryption tools with passive SSL decryption for extremely high performance. Often DDoS attackers who see traffic has been re-routed through our DDoS mitigation network immediately abandon their attacks – they know they do not have the capacity to overcome Prolexic.

Why is Prolexic the best DDoS protection service?

No other company can match the DDoS protection service we deliver to our customers every day – the fastest time-to-detect DDoS attacks, on-the-fly signature and vector changes, and the fastest time-to-mitigate a DDoS attack, which is literally minutes from when your traffic starts to flow through a Prolexic scrubbing center.

And if you use our optional DDoS detection and system monitoring service, you will have the peace of mind that we will monitor, detect, and mitigate all types of DDoS attacks faster and more successfully than any other DDoS mitigation solution.

Want to learn more? Read how we have defended leading businesses from DDoS attacks in minutes in these DDoS mitigation case studies in the Prolexic Knowledge Center or call us at + 1 (888) 368 2923.

Customer Spotlight
  • Alliant Credit Union

    Prolexic DDoS protection keeps more than 50,000 daily users online

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  • Fragrance and Beauty Products Retailer

    A DDoS attack takes down this popular site for 24 hours. Prolexic restores in 5 minutes.

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  • Leading Online Jewelry Retailer

    A DDoS attack took down the site of a premier jewelry retailer for nearly three days.

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  • Online Options Trading

    Financial services firm avoids extortion attempt. Prolexic keeps web site up during vicious Layer 7 attack.

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  • e-Commerce Startup

    When others couldn't mitigate the latest DDoS attack, a "daily deal" web site called Prolexic: problem solved in 2 hours.

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  • A Leading Content Rating Organization

    A 9 million packets per second DDoS attack brings down web site before Prolexic steps in.

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  • Spa and Wellness Firm

    Prolexic quickly stops a combination Layer 4 and 7 DDoS attack after a host's mitigation capabilities falls short.

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  • Foundation Management

    Prolexic mitigates GET flood in minutes for new client after Sunday night emergency call.

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  • Web site building and hosting services firm

    Prolexic mitigates Layer 4 UDP flood peaking at 6.2 Gbps. Protects 6 million Yolasites.

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  • Online Movie Subscription Service

    After seeing all traffic route to Prolexic, hackers pull the plug on DDoS attack.

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  • IPG Holdings Limited

    Prolexic mitigates Layer 7 GET floods targeting payment processing platform.

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  • VirtualRoad.org

    Prolexic mitigates politically motivated attacks against web hosting company's clients.

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  • Financial Services Firm Global eSolutions

    Prolexic mitigates Layer 3, 4 and 7 attacks against Forex trading platform.

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  • Krebs on Security

    Prolexic fends off Pandora DNS amplification attacks for popular cyber security blog.

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  • e-Commerce Provider of Printed Promotion Items

    Prolexic mitigates two-week Layer 7 DDoS attack campaign.

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  • Global Blogging Site

    Prolexic protects freedom of speech for 30 million users targeted by six-month political DDoS campaign.

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  • Online Credit Card Site

    Prolexic mitigates Layer 4 DDoS attacks against Ixaris site, EntroPay.com.

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  • e-Commerce Web Site

    Prolexic mitigates 25-40 Gbps Layer 3 DDoS attacks against online auto parts retailer.

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  • Timepieces e-Commerce Site

    Prolexic keeps World of Watches ticking after DDoS attack flood site.

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  • PayPro Global

    Prolexic mitigates 16-hour Layer 7 DDoS attack on software distribution site.

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  • Henyep Capital Markets

    Prolexic keeps Henyep accessible and trading through multiple SYN, GET and ICMP flood attacks.

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  • Australia’s #1 Job Search Website

    Prolexic keeps Seek.com.au online and incident-free for millions of job seekers.

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  • e-Commerce Hosting Provider for Top Tier Sites

    Prolexic keeps Americaneagle.com and its customers generating revenue

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  • Customer ROI requires online accessibility and reliability

    Prolexic ensures Clickpoint! Media's online services are available and incident-free

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  • University Federal Credit Union

    Prolexic's mitigation services now protect credit union with US$1.6 Billion in assets

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  • 1ink.com

    Prolexic mitigates 70 Gbps SYN flood DDoS attack for popular ink retailer

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  • Arab National Bank

    Builds strong DDoS defense to serve online banking customers and e-trade site

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  • OnCourse Systems for Education

    Prolexic succeeded where two other mitigation firms failed

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