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Prolexic Provides Real-Time, Granular DDoS Attack Data for Deep Network Analysis

February 25, 2013

 

Provides security community with instant global view of DDoS threats

HOLLYWOOD, FL – (February 25, 2013) – Prolexic, the global leader in Distributed Denial of Service (DDoS) protection services, announced today that it will provide customers with real-time data and analysis of their network perimeter, empowering them with much of the same information it uses to prevent and mitigate DDoS attacks. As a result, Prolexic customers can watch and analyze DDoS attacks in real-time with drill-down detail into the attack mitigation industry’s most granular data for deep network analysis.

An industry first, this includes views of real-time HTTP and HTTPS request patterns for live traffic, as well as a unified, timeline view of changes associated with their external sensors, monitoring, attacks and configurations. This detailed information is presented in a converged view in the Prolexic Portal so users do not have to navigate multiple screens to piece together key data.

“Prolexic customers want more than a high level summary of the top 10 DDoS attacks,” said Stuart Scholly, president at Prolexic. “They want to be able to diagnose potential problems as they happen. That means important details can’t be glossed over and then summarized 15 minutes (or several hours) later. While we do provide big picture views, the Prolexic Portal allows users to quickly drill down into hundreds of metrics for a clearer picture of what is happening now.”

To support this data-rich real-time analysis, Prolexic invested heavily to upgrade its big data architecture to support its analytics platform. While most industry portals use batch processing and present aggregated data, Prolexic built a low-latency, high-resolution data architecture to provide customers with the industry’s most granular data in real-time. This enables Prolexic customers and staff in the company’s Security Operation Center to watch events – as they happen – and respond more quickly.

“Prolexic is the first DDoS mitigation provider to extend its portal experience down to this level,” said Scholly. “Real-time analysis is the best way to understand how an attack evolves and counteract it, and this is what the Prolexic portal now provides to all of our customers.”

The public can preview the Prolexic Portal in Booth 2539 at the RSA Conference, Feb. 25 – March 1 in San Francisco or by watching our Prolexic Portal video tour at www.prolexic.com/newportal.

About Prolexic

Prolexic is the world’s largest, most trusted Distributed Denial of Service (DDoS) mitigation provider. Able to absorb the largest and most complex attacks ever launched, Prolexic restores mission-critical Internet-facing infrastructures for global enterprises and government agencies within minutes. Ten of the world’s largest banks and the leading companies in e-Commerce, SaaS, payment processing, travel/hospitality, gaming and other at-risk industries rely on Prolexic to protect their businesses. Founded in 2003 as the world’s first in-the-cloud DDoS mitigation platform, Prolexic is headquartered in Hollywood, Florida and has scrubbing centers located in the Americas, Europe and Asia. To learn more about how Prolexic can stop DDoS attacks and protect your business, please visit www.prolexic.com, follow us on LinkedIn, Facebook, Google+, YouTube, and @Prolexic on Twitter.

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Contact:

Michael E. Donner
SVP, Chief Marketing Officer
Prolexic
media@prolexic.com
+1 (954) 620 6017

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