HOLLYWOOD, Fla., May 16 /PRNewswire/ -- Prolexic, the world's leading
provider of Distributed Denial of Service (DDoS) solutions and security
consulting products, joins forces with Counterpane Internet Security to
provide protection against the ever-increasing sophistication, regularity and
scale of DDoS attacks threatening enterprise networks globally. Counterpane,
the foremost protector of network information, has added Prolexic's intrusion
prevention services to its recently released Enterprise Protection Suite 2.0,
a security services package that significantly enhances protection against Web
and e-mail-based attacks.
"One of the greatest threats to Enterprises today is the increasing number
of bots able to be used in DDoS attacks," said Keith Laslop, vice president of
business development for Prolexic. "Our partnership allows Counterpane's
service level agreements to guarantee protection against the largest,
multi-gigabit DDoS attacks in the industry, something not offered by any other
security service provider on the market."
"Our selection of Prolexic to provide a DDoS Prevention package shields
Counterpane's customers from attacks at the network layer with unmatched
sophistication and reliability," said Doug Howard, vice president, service
delivery for Counterpane. "Our customers entrust Counterpane with their
network security. By partnering with Prolexic, we are able to offer a DDoS
protection service that ensures an enterprise's public facing applications are
free from intrusion."
Prolexic's service employs many layers of in-house engineered hardware,
software, and network equipment to provide a cost-effective solution against
DDoS attacks. The Prolexic system works transparently to the customer and
requires nominal changes to network infrastructure for full implementation.
Counterpane's Enterprise Protection Suite, which includes the DDOS offering as
an integral part, provides an unsurpassed level of end to end security through
a layered security approach.
Counterpane is the world's leading protector of networked
information -- the inventor of outsourced security monitoring and the foremost
authority on effective mitigation of emerging IT threats. With the most
comprehensive view available of global information security events,
Counterpane offers customers the earliest possible warning of internal or
external threats to their information security and availability, as well as
the expert counsel required to successfully mitigate such threats.
Counterpane's managed service model and technology products provide
information-intensive organizations the security they require to collaborate
with ever-increasing numbers of partners, customers, suppliers, investors and
government regulators. The company is privately held and headquartered in
Mountain View, Calif.
About Prolexic -- www.prolexic.com
Prolexic Technologies is the worldwide leader in DDoS mitigation services.
More companies and service providers entrust their networks to Prolexic for
DDoS protection services than any other Internet security company in the
world. Leveraging unique filtering techniques, high-speed bandwidth and
peering, advanced routing, and other patent-pending devices, Prolexic has
created the most powerful DDoS detection and protection system in the world.
Consequently, Prolexic has demonstrated success in monitoring, filtering,
and routing massive traffic flows, often shouldering multi-gigabit-per-second
distributed attacks for its customers. Prolexic's solution is easily
implemented into networks of all sizes, often with little or no infrastructure
SOURCE Prolexic Technologies