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  • 1. DDoS Protection Services: What Really Matters to eCommerce Companies
  • 2. Survey of e-retailers • Topics – DDoS protection – Effectiveness of DDoS mitigation services • Participants – Retail companies with e-Commerce websites – Business sectors: consumer electronics, healthcare, online payment processing, fashion and apparel, toys and gifts, heating and plumbing, software-as-a-service – A statistically significant subset of Prolexic customers – United States, Europe and Asia 2
  • 3. Summary of results • These company’s websites are at mid-to-high risk of DDoS attack • DDoS mitigation services from ISPs and content delivery networks (CDNs) were deemed ineffective 3
  • 4. ISPs and content delivery networks (CDNs) • Least effective of DDoS protection services • Especially ineffective against direct-to-origin DDoS attacks • Especially ineffective against application-layer attacks 4
  • 5. ISPs and content delivery networks, continued • ISPs – 42 percent ranked ISPs as least effective – 8 percent ranked ISPs as most effective • CDNs – 58 percent ranked CDNs as least effective – None ranked CDNs as most effective • On-site DDoS mitigation appliances – 33 percent ranked appliances as least effective – None ranked appliances as most effective 5
  • 6. Survey respondents prefer • • • • • • 6 A mature, pure-play DDoS mitigation service Scalable to stop the largest DDoS attacks Low false positives Fastest mitigation Service level agreement (SLA) Proven track record for site availability and business continuity during a DDoS attack
  • 7. Expectations of survey respondents for their DDoS protection service • A total DDoS protection solution • Protect all IPs and carriers at once – Not add-on services from multiple ISPs or CDNs • Routed protection against all avenues of attack 7
  • 8. Perceived effectiveness of ISPs and CDNs 8
  • 9. Learn more • Download the report DDoS Protection Services: What Really Matters to e-Commerce Companies at • In this report, you’ll learn: – The top three must-have capabilities for a DDoS protection provider – Why CDNs and ISPs are the least effective DDoS protection services – The perceived importance of: • • • • • 9 Site availability Protection from non-DDoS attack vectors Site responsiveness PCI compliance and more
  • 10. About Prolexic • Prolexic Technologies is the world’s largest and most trusted provider of DDoS protection and mitigation services. • Prolexic has successfully stopped DDoS attacks for more than a decade. • We can stop even the largest attacks that exceed the capabilities of other DDoS mitigation service providers. 10