DDoS mitigation Equinix?

Abuse Contact stopabuseandreport at gmail.com
Wed Jul 23 23:25:41 UTC 2014


I actually use GigeNET at the moment for DDoS protection and they're
terrible. Their trigger detection is terrible at picking up attacks and my
attack is barely ever mitigated because of it.


On Sun, Jul 20, 2014 at 12:00 PM, Christopher Morrow <
morrowc.lists at gmail.com> wrote:

> On Sun, Jul 20, 2014 at 2:54 PM, Ameen Pishdadi <apishdadi at gmail.com>
> wrote:
> > It was none of the mentioned , didn't wanna come off as advertising ..
> Gigenet is the company
> >
>
> ok, cool the OP probably is interested... thanks!
>
> > Sent from my iPhone
> >
> >> On Jul 20, 2014, at 1:51 PM, Christopher Morrow <
> morrowc.lists at gmail.com> wrote:
> >>
> >>> On Sun, Jul 20, 2014 at 10:32 AM, Ameen Pishdadi <apishdadi at gmail.com>
> wrote:
> >>> Equinix doesn't provide Ddos protection ,  cloud flare is able to
> mitigate attacks by spreading out the traffic across 20-30 different pops
> which are mostly located at Equinix. Cloud flare is pretty much a cdn ,
> people have been using cdns for years to mitigate Ddos like akaimi , wasn't
> really popular though because of how expensive cdns like Akamai were, btw
> they recently bought prolexic. Cloud flare as far as I know does not sell
> Ddos protection service by any other means then there web proxy/cache
> service. Also there core business isn't Ddos protection it's website
> optimization via cdn type setup.
> >>>
> >>> Our company also uses Equinix and other carrier hotels to provide Ddos
> protection,
> >>
> >> 'our company' .. since use used 3 different names of companies in the
> >> previous part of the message, which one is 'our' ?
> >>
> >> we provide a connection to our network by cross connects or peering
> >> exchanges , 1 gig or 10 gig and filter the Ddos before it leaves our
> >> network, this can be on full time or only when an attack is detected.
> >>> Other methods of filtered traffic delivery are gre VPN tunnels and
> reverse proxy method. The difference between us  , prolexic vs cloud flare
> is the different delivery methods allow protection against attacks towards
> other services and protocols besides http protocol/websites, and protection
> against entire networks versus an individual domain, it's just a different
> business model going after different market segments.
> >>>
> >>>
> >>>
> >>> Sent from my iPhone
> >>>
> >>>> On Jul 19, 2014, at 2:44 AM, Abuse Contact <
> stopabuseandreport at gmail.com> wrote:
> >>>>
> >>>> Hi,
> >>>> I've heard that using Equinix has it's DDoS protection benefits like
> large
> >>>> companies such as CloudFlare use them for DDoS mitigation, I don't
> get it,
> >>>> how do they help with DDoS protection? You still get a 1Gbit from
> them or
> >>>> whatever and also do you guys know around how much they'd cost?
> >>>>
> >>>> Thanks!
> >>>
> >>> Sent from my iPhone
> >>>
> >>>> On Jul 19, 2014, at 2:44 AM, Abuse Contact <
> stopabuseandreport at gmail.com> wrote:
> >>>>
> >>>> Hi,
> >>>> I've heard that using Equinix has it's DDoS protection benefits like
> large
> >>>> companies such as CloudFlare use them for DDoS mitigation, I don't
> get it,
> >>>> how do they help with DDoS protection? You still get a 1Gbit from
> them or
> >>>> whatever and also do you guys know around how much they'd cost?
> >>>>
> >>>> Thanks!
>


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