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Why Prolexic

The best customer portal for DDoS attack detection, monitoring and protection

Distributed denial of service (DDoS) attacks are on the rise – more than 7,000 DDoS attacks each day – making headlines, crippling websites, blocking revenues and damaging reputations. As a result, DDoS denial of service protection is critical to business health.

Prolexic clients have many advantages, one of which is PLXportal. Only Prolexic provides a customer portal with real-time data and analysis of your network perimeter. PLXportal’s detailed views can help you understand the difference between a surge in legitimate traffic and a DDoS attack. And you can even access PLXportal from your smartphone or tablet.

In PLXportal, you can:

  • Watch and analyze denial of service attacks in real-time
  • Quickly view the big picture with easy drill down to hundreds of metrics to see exactly what is happening – right now.
  • Observe the DDoS protection activities that Prolexic DDoS mitigation experts are taking on your behalf.

Video: PLXportal – Sharp, up-to-the minute views of DDoS attacks and your entire network perimeter

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Big data informs Prolexic customers in real-time

While most industry portals use batch processing and present aggregated DDoS attack data with lag time, Prolexic takes a different approach.

We built a low-latency, high-resolution data architecture to provide our customers with the industry’s most granular data in real-time. As a result, Prolexic customers watch DDoS events as they happen – and can respond more quickly.

For example, with PLXportal you can see:

  • Views of real-time HTTP and HTTPS request patterns for live traffic
  • Unified, timeline of changes associated with external sensors, monitoring, attacks and configurations
  • A dashboard with converged views, so you can see relevant data all in one place
  • Attack reports and threat intelligence
  • Security Operations Center (SOC) alerts
  • Configuration information
  • Downloadable logs and stats
  • Client-specific support information
  • An online ticketing system for requests

See what’s happening on your network and ours – right now

PLXportal has been designed to be your go-to resource at any time – not only during emergency DDoS attack events. You can leverage the portal for:

  • Onboarding
    - Soon after you contract DDoS protection services from Prolexic, you will be provided with secure access to PLXportal. After logging in, you can add and remove users, set up roles, and write and view service tickets. In fact, PLXportal is the perfect place to communicate with the Prolexic Provisioning team during onboarding.
  • Analyzing DDoS attacks
    - On PLXportal, we will provide details of the denial of service attack, our DDoS mitigation activities, as well as information about your network, how traffic is distributed, and a timeline of events, so you can make more informed decisions. Prolexic summarizes each attack in a detailed report, which is archived on PLXportal.
  • Tracking legitimate traffic
    - See what Prolexic is monitoring in support of your website. Use this information for capacity planning and to optimize the security of your Internet-facing infrastructure.
  • Sharing information with law enforcement
    - Sometimes, Prolexic can provide post-attack forensics to law enforcement agencies at your request. The information we share on your behalf is shown on PLXportal.
  • Managing your account
    - Review your configuration settings, add or change user privileges, create and review support tickets and upload SSL encryption keys for encrypted Layer 7 attack mitigation. PLXportal is command central.

The more you know about DDoS attacks – and how Prolexic protects you against them – the better you can manage the DDoS defense for your business. Use PLXportal to gain a more informed and proactive stance against DDoS denial of service attacks.

Want to learn more?

Download the PLXportal brochure to see how your network can benefit from the rich, real-time information provided in PLXportal. Then 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
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    A DDoS attack takes down this popular site for 24 hours. Prolexic restores in 5 minutes.

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

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

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

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

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    Prolexic mitigates Layer 7 GET floods targeting payment processing platform.

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    Prolexic mitigates two-week Layer 7 DDoS attack campaign.

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

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

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

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  • PayPro Global

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

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    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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    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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