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Why Prolexic


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 2.3 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 six 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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