Prolexic Partners With Counterpane; Guarantees Protection From Distributed Denial of Service Attacks
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. About Counterpane 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 investment.
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