Limelight Networks to Support Largest DDoS Mitigation Network
By Stephen Brown | | 0
Limelight Networks has made a name for itself by providing high quality content delivery network services to customers around the global. With high profile customers including Allianz, Bentley, Carhartt, Carrefour, Kodak, Marketo, Swiss Re and Western Union, the CDN provider is renowned for ultra-fast performance and a global network.
As a testament to this performance, Limelight Networks has been selected by Neustar to help bolster their efforts in combating DDoS (distributed denial of service) attacks around the globe. Neustar are a provider of real-time information and security solutions that have been designed to protect against DDoS attacks. By utilising Limelight Networks global CDN, their ability to combat DDoS attacks will be greatly increased.
Limelight Networks DDoS Mitigation Performance
Speaking of the development, Robert Lento, chief executive officer of Limelight, said, “as a global leader in digital content delivery, Limelight Networks is excited to be working with Neustar to help them build out the world’s largest DDoS mitigation network. The scale and scope of the Limelight platform and the technology of Neustar will produce a security solution to easily handle the world’s largest DDoS attacks. This relationship is a strong endorsement of our capabilities and commitment to securely deliver internet traffic to organisations and consumers around the world. We believe with Neustar’s industry knowledge and Limelight’s network capabilities, we will be able to uniquely address the market needs. This announcement gives us greater confidence in our ability to meet or exceed analysts’ expectations for the quarter and the full year.”
“As DDoS attacks have become increasingly powerful and prevalent, it is critical for organisations to invest in a solution that can outpace its attackers. We selected Limelight based on their impressive global infrastructure, technology and people. The relationship demonstrates our joint commitment to securely manage, distribute and protect digital content distribution around the world,” said Lisa Hook, chief executive officer at Neustar.