Carrier-grade DDoS Attack mitigation appliance

Tony McKay Tony.McKay at
Mon Dec 8 18:53:09 UTC 2014

Does anyone on list currently use Peakflow SP from Arbor with TMS, and is it truly a carrier grade DDoS detection and mitigation platform?  Anyone have any experience with Plixir?

Tony McKay
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-----Original Message-----
From: NANOG [mailto:nanog-bounces at] On Behalf Of Mohamed Kamal
Sent: Sunday, December 07, 2014 2:10 PM
To: nanog
Subject: Carrier-grade DDoS Attack mitigation appliance

Have anyone tried any DDoS attack mitigation appliance rather than Arbor PeakFlow TMS? I need it to be carrier-grade in terms of capacity and redundancy, and as far as I know, Arbor is the only product in the market which offers a "clean pipe" volume of traffic, so if the DDoS attack volume is, for example, 1Tbps, they will grant you for example 50Gbps of clean traffic.

Anyway, I'm open to other suggestions, and open-source products that can do the same purpose, we have network development team that can work on this.


Mohamed Kamal
Core Network Sr. Engineer

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