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Powerful DDoS Protection Made Simple

Arbor Networks APS provides proven, on-premise DDoS protection for the world’s most critical enterprise and government networks. Enhanced by integrated DDoS detection and DDoS mitigation capabilities, together with automatic security updates delivered by Arbor’s Security Engineering and Response Team (ASERT), APS delivers DDoS mitigation against both known and emerging availability threats so your organization can maintain business continuity – no matter what.

Features & Benefits

Custom DDoS Protection with Immediate DDoS Mitigation

Easy to install, configure and use, APS provides immediate DDoS protection from application-layer DDoS attacks that threaten service and application availability. It also analyzes attacks and provides custom DDoS mitigation recommendations.

Proactive DDoS Detection and Mitigation

APS automates DDoS detection and DDoS mitigation before service performance is impacted. Little to no user interaction is required, lessening the burden on your security team.

Support for Virtual Environments

Leverage the benefits of a virtual environment to quickly turn up DDoS detection and DDoS mitigation. vAPS is a virtual version of the APS appliance that supports VMware and KVM hypervisors.

Full Suite of DDoS Mitigation Countermeasures

APS incorporates advanced anti DDoS protections, or countermeasures, that have proven effective in the world’s largest and most complex network environments. These countermeasures include a set of packet-based protections developed by ASERT that neutralizes the vast majority of global botnet threats.

Automated Threat Updates

Arbor has real-time visibility into more than 120 Tbps of the world’s Internet traffic. This unmatched insight enables ASERT to develop timely, automatic security updates to APS, keeping your organization one step ahead of emerging, malicious threats.

Integrated On-Premise and Cloud-Based DDoS Protection

A leading cause of network downtime is how quickly a cloud-based provider of DDoS protection can respond and initiate DDoS mitigation when the attacks are too big for on-premise solutions to handle on their own. With Cloud Signaling, Arbor has reduced time to mitigation to as little as five seconds. A cloud signal can be pre-set and trigger DDoS mitigation automatically when links reach a certain saturation point, or they can be done manually. This tight integration is the best way to deliver DDos protection and ensure the availability of critical network resources.

Real-Time DDoS Mitigation Reporting and Forensics

APS produces in-depth, real-time attack reports that are easy to understand along with DDoS mitigation forensics detailing blocked hosts, origin countries of attacks and historic trends.

Built-in SSL Inspection to Block Encrypted Traffic

As the Internet evolves to increasingly rely on SSL encryption, DDoS attacks have also evolved to encrypt the malicious traffic and evade DDoS protection solutions. APS now includes an optional on-box SSL acceleration card to deliver an integrated, one-appliance DDoS protection solution to inspect encrypted traffic for DDoS threats. Experience DDoS mitigation in real-time as normal traffic passes uninterrupted – all without forcing changes to existing network and application infrastructure.

Inbound Reputation-based DDoS Protection

APS now includes expanded DDoS mitigation capabilities backed by the global threat intelligence of ATLAS and reputation-based research from ASERT. In-depth analysis expands the breadth of DDoS detection and DDoS mitigation of various types of availability attacks based on the source of the traffic participating in known DDoS attacks.

Inbound and Outbound Advanced Threat Protection

Organizations need a way to stop threat communications in order to protect internal systems from being compromised. APS now applies global threat intelligence of ATLAS and reputation-based research from ASERT to block both inbound and outbound threats via domain and IP reputation.

Managed Arbor Networks APS (mAPS) Service

Arbor Networks APS is the industry's leading on-premise DDoS protection product. With the Managed APS (mAPS) Service, you can rely upon the industry leading expertise of Arbor Networks to manage your on-premises APS device and optimize your DDoS protection.