Pros and Cons of Cloud Computing in dealing with DDoS

Stefan Fouant sfouant at shortestpathfirst.com
Sat Nov 7 13:07:09 CST 2009


> -----Original Message-----
> From: Florian Weimer [mailto:fweimer at bfk.de]
> Sent: Friday, November 06, 2009 4:52 AM
> To: Stefan Fouant
> Cc: 'Jeffrey Lyon'; 'NANOG list'
> Subject: Re: Pros and Cons of Cloud Computing in dealing with DDoS
> 
> Some companies have already suffered from this because they completely
> outsourced their authoritative DNS service to dedicated DNS service
> providers.  Only very few customers of those providers were attacked,
> but the impact was felt across larger parts of their customer base.

Been there, done that.  I used to work for Ultra.  'Nuff said ;)

Stefan Fouant
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