DDoS mitigation recommendations

William Pitcock nenolod at systeminplace.net
Wed Jan 27 15:39:22 CST 2010


Hi,

On Tue, 2010-01-26 at 09:56 -0800, Gerald Wluka wrote:
> 
> I am new to this mailing list - this should be a response to an already
> started thread that I cannot see:
> 

Welcome to NANOG!

>  
> 
> IntelliguardIT has a new class of network appliance that installs inline
> (layer 2 appliance). It has no impact on current network capacity and
> automatically manages flash crowds gracefully.

Prove it.  As far as I can tell, DDoS mitigation appliances are mostly
smoke and mirrors, and I used to work for an IDS vendor.

> 
> To date the company has over-invested in technology and under-invested in
> sales and marketing. That is changing now: the company is moving to The Bay
> Area.

LOL.

> 
>  
> 
> As a testament to this over-investment we have a few customers in Asia who
> had CiscoGuard and/or Arbor Network solutions deployed - they were failing!
> IntelliGuard's solution solved their DDoS problems.
> 

Can you cite these clients?

>  
> 
> If you would like to learn more please contact me directly (the
> IntelliGuardIT website is quite dated at this stage.

William





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