The Internet clearly seems to have become a more dangerous place, with Telstra jumping on the DDoS solutions bandwagon in light of increased DDoS attacks. Telstra has announced the launch of its DDoS protection solution for customers. The service, which filters traffic on customer Internet connections to Telstra’s global IP backbone will provide ‘in the cloud’ protection and mitigation of DDoS attack traffic, delivering clean traffic while protecting customer web infrastructure.
Telstra International launches Global DDoS Protection
Service filters traffic on customer Internet connections to Telstra International’s global IP backbone to mitigate the impact of distributed denial of service (DDoS) attacks
21 December, 2011 - Telstra International, a leading global supplier of managed network and hosted services, today launched its Global Distributed Denial of Service (DDoS) Protection solution. This new service provides added protection to multinational customers’ Internet-facing infrastructure against a wide range of DDoS attacks.
The service offers ‘in the cloud’ protection and mitigation of DDoS attack traffic, averting congestion of customer Internet connections and protecting customer web infrastructure, whilst legitimate, clean traffic is delivered to the customer .
Telstra International’s Director of Portfolio and Marketing, Mr Nathan Bell said most global organisations today are reliant on constant online availability and Telstra International’s Global DDoS Protection solution helps businesses to avoid disruption and mitigate unexpected costs through a highly resilient protection service.”
“DDoS attacks have increased tenfold since 2005. As they have also become increasingly targeted, security has rapidly become a boardroom issue”, said Mr Bell. “A cloud based DDoS service is now amongst the best ways to protect your Internet-facing web sites against malicious attacks and Telstra can integrate these seamlessly with customers’ IT systems, with expert support and experience close at hand.”
The service makes it easy and cost-effective for the customer to implement DDoS protection and is capable of mitigating the latest DDoS threats, with Telstra’s Security Operations Centre (SOC) systems and staff offering around-the-clock 24/7 monitoring, extensive analysis and highly effective mitigation and traffic cleaning through global cleaning centres. It also offers Telstra customers near real-time visibility to traffic and service status information via a web-based reporting portal.
“As a best of breed and fully integrated service, our Global DDoS Protection service highlights our extensive experience in managing security for global businesses,” comments Mr. Bell. “It offers peace of mind to enterprises, with our global operations mitigating DDoS risks, and in many cases, without the customer having ever realised a threat existed.”
For further information on Telstra’s Global DDoS solution visit: http://www.telstrainternational.com/our-solutions/hosting-and-security-solutions/security/ddos/