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Why Prolexic

OUR GLOBAL NETWORK

The largest and most mature global mitigation network for DDoS protection

DDoS attacks are getting bigger and more complex. In 2011 Prolexic saw DDoS attacks in excess of 200 gigabits. That’s much too much for a local network appliance or Internet service provider (ISP). A local DDoS appliance can handle less than 1 gigabit per second and an ISP or telco DDoS solution can handle less than 10 gigabits per second. And even though a content delivery network (CDN) has more bandwidth, a CDN is only able to handle simple volumetric attacks. As a result, these DDoS mitigation methods will not stop most DoS and DDoS attacks today. Only Prolexic can DO IT!

Prolexic has a dedicated DDoS mitigation network well in excess of 1.8 Tbps that is spread out geographically and distributed among multiple carriers to protect against any and all DDoS attacks. The availability of this bandwidth for DDoS protection gives Prolexic a substantial advantage over any single ISP that must rely only on its own backbone for capacity.

The Prolexic Global Network is comprised of five scrubbing centers located strategically around the world. This network plus our peering techniques and strategic deployment of resources enables us to effectively mitigate DDoS attack traffic in the cloud and closest to its sources to provide you with the best DDoS protection.

Why is Prolexic the best DDoS protection service?

No other company can match Prolexic in the DDoS protection 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 across the Prolexic Global Network and 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.

Want to learn more? Read how we have defended hundreds of the world’s largest brands from DDoS attacks in minutes in these case studies in the Prolexic Knowledge Center or call us at + 1 (888) 368 2923.

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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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