Friday, 23 June 2017

Switch partners with Radware to provide attack mitigation

Radware
Thursday 28 April 16

Radware, a leading provider of cyber security and application delivery solutions ensuring optimal service level for applications in virtual, cloud and software defined data centres, announced that Switch has chosen Radware’s DDoS Attack Mitigation System for its world-renowned SUPERNAP data centres and its Switch SAFE set of products. Based in Las Vegas, Nevada, Switch&rsquo…

Radware, a leading provider of cyber security and application delivery solutions ensuring optimal service level for applications in virtual, cloud and software defined data centres, announced that Switch has chosen Radware’s DDoS Attack Mitigation System for its world-renowned SUPERNAP data centres and its Switch SAFE set of products.

Based in Las Vegas, Nevada, Switch’s award-winning Tier IV Gold SUPERNAP data centres are the highest-ranking colocation data centres in the world and are maintained by the highest-rated mission critical operations teams. With more on-net, independent cloud providers than any other physical cloud gateway, SUPERNAP connects thousands of clients and providers in the most cost-efficient and technologically secure environment worldwide. SUPERNAP is the recognised world leader in colocation design, development and mission critical operations with clients ranging from sophisticated startups to Fortune 100 powerhouses.

Switch’s customer base requires protection from all types of DDoS threats. The evolving threat landscape demands a solution with a wide breadth of security protection and quickest time to mitigation. Radware’s DDoS solutions offer the most scalable attack mitigation platform on the market, capable of managing attacks of up to 300Gbps and 220 million packets-per-second from a single device.

Radware’s North American scrubbing centre housed within SUPERNAP data centres defends against these attacks. Its always-on Attack Mitigation System (AMS) for subscribed customers is capable of detecting and mitigating all types of network and application attacks, low and slow and encrypted attacks. The always-on solution, as well as detect and redirect solutions, are backed by the added capacity of Radware’s DefensePipe globally distributed DDoS mitigation network. The always-on Attack Mitigation System will be offered to Switch’s subscribed DDoS customers.

Additionally, offering Radware’s solutions provides SUPERNAP data centres with DefensePipe global scrubbing facilities, which coincides with Switch’s 100 percent uptime guarantee for clients to receive the power they need, when they need it.

“As the world’s best colocation data center provider, we want to provide our customers with the highest quality cyber-attack protection available today,” said Switch Executive Vice President of Connectivity Chris Donnelly. “With Radware’s Attack Mitigation System, we can maintain business continuity for our customers even in the face of a volumetric attack.”

“By selecting Radware’s Attack Mitigation System, Switch can detect, mitigate and scrub nearly every type of cyber-attack with precision and accuracy,” said Radware Vice President of Sales, West, Bob Simpson. “Automated attack mitigation allows Switch to mitigate multiple attacks of varying types simultaneously, without their customers ever experiencing a disruption.”


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