Cloudflare Questions

Satya Prakash Jha - PeerSpot reviewer
Satya Prakash Jha
Regional Sales Manager at a tech company with 501-1,000 employees
Sep 23 2022

Hi community, 

I am a Regional Sales Manager at a large tech company.

Can you please provide a comparison between the following products: A10 Thunder TPS, Cloudflare, and Corero? What are the pros and cons of each product?

Thank you.

reviewer215406 - PeerSpot reviewer
Sr. ISS at a government with 11-50 employees
We have two ISP's and host our own websites and services. We need to provide failover and load balancing to services we offer.  When an ISP goes down we need to have internet users redirected to the secondary site.  We want our internet services load balanced to both ISP's.   We are looking at C...
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it_user159315 - PeerSpot reviewer
it_user159315Imperva Incapsula is the solution to have for DDoS at L7, L3 and L4. This… more »
it_user863043 - PeerSpot reviewer
it_user863043Neustar UltraDNS is an industry leader and pioneer when it comes to managed DNS… more »
23 Answers
Miriam Tover - PeerSpot reviewer
Miriam Tover
Senior Delivery Ops Manager
PeerSpot (formerly IT Central Station)
Nov 01 2022

Please share with the community what you think needs improvement with Cloudflare.

What are its weaknesses? What would you like to see changed in a future version?

Miriam Tover - PeerSpot reviewer
Miriam Tover
Senior Delivery Ops Manager
PeerSpot (formerly IT Central Station)
Nov 01 2022

If you were talking to someone whose organization is considering Cloudflare, what would you say?

How would you rate it and why? Any other tips or advice?

Distributed Denial of Service (DDOS) Protection Questions
Netanya Carmi - PeerSpot reviewer
Netanya Carmi
Content Manager
PeerSpot (formerly IT Central Station)

What are the best solutions that protect from DDoS attacks? Why do you suggest this particular one?

Netanya Carmi - PeerSpot reviewer
Netanya Carmi
Content Manager
PeerSpot (formerly IT Central Station)

Is it important to differentiate between them? In what cases?

Eric Rise - PeerSpot reviewer
Eric RiseNetanya, Good question. I hope to give you a very simplistic answer. A DoS… more »
reviewer1331706 - PeerSpot reviewer
reviewer1331706I think the answers are already provided.  DoS is e.g., one user, one host is… more »
DAVID-TAYLOR - PeerSpot reviewer
DAVID-TAYLORA Denial-of-Service (DoS) attack is an attack meant to shut down a machine or… more »
4 Answers
Arup-Sarkar - PeerSpot reviewer
Arup-Sarkar
Information Technology & Security. at JSPL
I'm researching DDoS solutions, and have been looking at F5 and Radware. Are there any other solutions I should be considering? Please also share insights from Gartner. Thanks.
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Etienne WEHRLE - PeerSpot reviewer
Etienne WEHRLEYou can have a look to Imperva Cloud WAF, the anti-DDoS mitigation is under 1s… more »
Rasman - PeerSpot reviewer
RasmanI highly recommend Cloudflare. We switched from Akamai Prolexic to Cloudflare… more »
Etienne WEHRLE - PeerSpot reviewer
Etienne WEHRLEIf you need it, please find article about Gartner Magic Quadrant for cloud WFA… more »
5 Answers
Rony_Sklar - PeerSpot reviewer
Rony_Sklar
PeerSpot (formerly IT Central Station)

DDoS attacks have been around for a long time. What makes them so powerful? 

What are the best methods for protecting one's network from DDoS attacks? 

Daniel Hellman - PeerSpot reviewer
Daniel HellmanDDoS  Attacks are insidious invasions of network domains that make them… more »
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Ernesto Rosillo - PeerSpot reviewer
Ernesto Rosillo
Founder and Strategic Business Development with 11-50 employees

If you have a CDN, does it mean you don't have to worry about DDoS attacks or will hackers still succeed in carrying out DDoS attacks? 

I'm a VAR/System Integrator and I don't see any problem once you have Cloudflare.

ISRAEL  DIAZ DOMINGUEZ - PeerSpot reviewer
ISRAEL DIAZ DOMINGUEZCDN is not going to help you to avoid DDoS. The main function of a CDN is to… more »
Etienne WEHRLE - PeerSpot reviewer
Etienne WEHRLELayer 3 or 4 DDoS are absorbed by the CDN as design (IP, TCP ,UDP), the high… more »
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Rony_Sklar - PeerSpot reviewer
Rony_Sklar
PeerSpot (formerly IT Central Station)

What is the most valuable feature of the solution you recommend?

reviewer1265880 - PeerSpot reviewer
reviewer1265880It depends on your infrastructure. The most important is whether it is… more »
1 Answer
Rony_Sklar - PeerSpot reviewer
Rony_Sklar
PeerSpot (formerly IT Central Station)
What are the most effective methods of identifying and stopping a DDoS attack? 
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Rony_Sklar - PeerSpot reviewer
Rony_Sklar
PeerSpot (formerly IT Central Station)

How do CDNs work to mitigate threats?

Etienne WEHRLE - PeerSpot reviewer
Etienne WEHRLELayer 3 or 4 DDoS are absorbed by the CDN as design (IP, TCP ,UDP), the high… more »
Ernesto Rosillo - PeerSpot reviewer
Ernesto RosilloBecause the CDN have normally a WAF, a reverse proxy and a lot of locations to… more »
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Rony_Sklar - PeerSpot reviewer
Rony_Sklar
PeerSpot (formerly IT Central Station)

BGP routing is used as a way of reducing DDoS attacks over networks. How does it do this, and is it an effective measure? 

reviewer1245303 - PeerSpot reviewer
reviewer1245303BGP Routing functions at the network level , and is therfore able to reroute… more »
Thomas McClure - PeerSpot reviewer
Thomas McClureBGP doesn't inherently block, mitigate, or reduce DDoS attacks, it is just a… more »
Mihaela Laza - PeerSpot reviewer
Mihaela LazaWhen using a Cloud DDoS mitigation provider to protect a network, the service is… more »
3 Answers
Rony_Sklar - PeerSpot reviewer
Rony_Sklar
PeerSpot (formerly IT Central Station)
Is a WAF the best defense against a DDoS attack? What are the most effective ways of protecting a business against DDoS attacks? 
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Georges Samaha - PeerSpot reviewer
Georges SamahaHello there In order to Talk about DDoS protection, we have at First to split… more »
7 Answers
Tulgat Tulga - PeerSpot reviewer
Tulgat Tulga
User at bodi-electronics.mn
I work for an information technology and services company that provides customers with high-quality IT products and services to fit their needs. I am currently researching DDoS solutions. Which is the best solution available? Which would you recommend and why? Thanks! I appreciate your help. 
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Victor Nnam - PeerSpot reviewer
Victor NnamWhen it comes to DDoS solutions I'd recommend Imperva. Their correlation… more »
Mihaela Laza - PeerSpot reviewer
Mihaela LazaWhen choosing a DDoS mitigation provider you need to consider the applicability… more »
reviewer1662357 - PeerSpot reviewer
reviewer1662357This answer depends on if you are looking for Network Layer (L3/4) or… more »
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Lamine Boulahlib - PeerSpot reviewer
Lamine Boulahlib
Technical Manager with 10,001+ employees
I have around ten years of experience working as a technical manager for a Telecom company with more than 10,000+ employees.  We are currently researching DDoS protection solutions. Which is the best DDoS protection solution for a big ISP with more than 1.5 terabytes for monitoring and mitigatin...
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Darryl Theron - PeerSpot reviewer
Darryl TheronI would recommend A10 Networks due that it delivers high performance in a small… more »
reviewer1008744 - PeerSpot reviewer
reviewer1008744What type of DDoS protection are you looking for? There are many types of… more »
Tabbrez Balbbale - PeerSpot reviewer
Tabbrez BalbbaleArbor would be the best bid, apart from Arbor, Palo Alto and Fortinet have good… more »
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it_user553896 - PeerSpot reviewer
User at a comms service provider with 10,001+ employees

Trying to advise client who's considering Prolexic, but it's cost-prohibitive compared to Arbor Networks. 

Any feedback on both is welcome. 

Ariel Lindenfeld - PeerSpot reviewer
Ariel Lindenfeld
Sr. Director of Community
PeerSpot

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