Jisc, Operator of the UK’s Education & Research Network, Selects Arbor Networks’ Security SolutionsSource: Business Wire
Jisc offers member organizations a number of security services and
DDoS attacks are threats being faced by every university and college today due to the ease with which these attacks can be launched, by an individual using free tools or via an attack service that can be had for as little as the cost of a cup of coffee. As a result, attack size, frequency and complexity are on the rise.
“A quality digital education starts with the availability of our Janet
Network and related applications and services. It is as fundamental to
us as electricity. That’s why we decided to be proactive about our DDoS
defense by partnering with Arbor Networks, the industry leader,” said
Earlier this month, global industry analyst firm
DDoS Attack Landscape
ATLAS is a collaborative project between Arbor and more than 400+ customers who have agreed to share anonymous traffic data totaling 140Tbps, approximately one-third of all internet traffic. From this unique vantage point, Arbor is ideally positioned to deliver intelligence about DDoS, malware and botnets that threaten infrastructure and network availability.
220,000 DDoS attacks targeted the
- The largest attack was 343 Gbps
Top sources were the U.S., the
UK, the Netherlandsand France
Arbor Solutions Overview
Arbor provides the industry's most comprehensive suite of DDoS attack protection products and services for the enterprise, cloud/hosting and service provider markets. Whether it be fully managed DDoS protection services; virtual, in-cloud or on-premise DDoS mitigation appliances; or embedded DDoS solutions within existing Cisco ASR 9000 routers, Arbor has the deployment model, scalability and pricing flexibility to meet the DDoS protection needs of any organization operating online today.
Jisc is the UK’s expert member organization for digital technology and digital resources in higher education, further education, skills and research. Our vision is to make the
We play a pivotal role in the development, adoption and use of
At the heart of Jisc’s support is Janet – the UK’s world-class
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