Sunnyvale, CA, October 15, 2008 --(PR.com
)-- The web hosting industry is under constant threat of attacks. The industry needs to step up their security to deal with these issues. Due to the wide variety of users the colocation provider must make sure that a single customer will not cause degradation of service to the rest of the customers. Distributed Denial of Service (DDoS) attacks are perpetrated by competitors, hackers or people seeking to extort money.
The Leading DDoS Solution Provider, IntruGuard today announced that PurePeak a colocation and advanced network solutions company that hosts many leading sites has been satisfactorily using IntruGuard’s IG2000 product to protect its sites from DDoS attacks. This way PurePeak can ensure that users of the many sites hosted on its infrastructure can remain online with confidence.
IntruGuard is widely deployed by some of the world’s leading hosting companies to protect their Web sites from DDoS and botnet attacks. The appliances from IntruGuard ensure that legitimate users can access the sites while the botnet and DDoS attacks are blocked.
“PurePeak searched for a solution that would keep up with network growth and security needs in order to eliminate failures, crashes and downtime”, said. PurePeak’s VP R&D and Engineering, Ran Liebermann. “PurePeak also wanted to improve the quality of its online services to end users. Security was the primary concern. We selected IntruGuard because of the technology’s proven capability to automatically track and block attack traffic and the company’s excellent support. Immediately after deploying the device it started blocking DDoS attacks and attack attempts successfully and has proved to stop the wide variety of attacks that have been attempted on the network. IntruGuard IG2000 acts as both attack mitigation and network analytics tool, giving us the confidence that our business has the maximum level of protection backed by a highly responsive partner”, commented Liebermann.
“The beauty of technology is when it makes things simple,” said Hemant Jain, co-founder and CTO of IntruGuard. “Before our solution came into the market, network and security engineers spent hours trying to figure out the details of the attacks and steps to prevent them. IntruGuard’s patented DDoS mitigation technology has made the deployment easy. Network engineers don’t have to take manual action now to block DDoS and botnet attacks, the devices do it for you automatically and report the attack and mitigation details to you.”
IntruGuard’s products are available through resellers and distributors in some countries and directly in countries without resellers.
PurePeak is a high-end colocation and advanced network services provider specializing in high quality colocation solutions and deployments that require advanced IP network architectures.
PurePeak’s global footprint allows its customers to receive the industry’s highest uptimes and performance in key locations around the world.
For more information visit http://www.purepeak.com
IntruGuard is a leading supplier of Network Behavior Analysis Systems for e-tailers, social networking companies, software as a service (SaaS) providers, online commerce companies, Internet Gaming companies, Web Hosting Service Providers, Internet Service Providers, Internet Data Centers and Enterprise Data Centers. These NBA systems provide granular real time network traffic visibility and provide automatic protection against targeted Distributed Denial of Service (DDoS) attacks. For more information, visit http:www.intruguard.com.