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Prolexic Introduces Online DDoS Downtime Calculator

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October 23, 2012

Prolexic Introduces Online DDoS Downtime Calculator

By Jyothi Shanbhag
TMCnet Contributor

Distributed Denial of Service protection service specialist, Prolexic has unveiled DDoS downtime cost calculator, which can successfully mitigate the largest and most sophisticated DDoS attacks.

This new calculator is ideal for businesses that depend on e-Commerce for sales revenue as the calculator looks into the details of DDoS attack variables that can affect the revenue.

DDoS attacks affect businesses and can cause major downtime, but businesses can now rely on the new Prolexic calculator to get an accurate and detailed risk assessment and also the downtime costs connected with a DDoS attack. Users can also run a number of what-if scenarios by changing any number of variables, said the company officials.

"Prolexic developed this calculator so businesses can evaluate their unique DDoS risk and downtime cost based on hard numbers, not guesswork," said Stuart Scholly, president at Prolexic. "We know from previous years that DDoS attacks ramp up during the critical holiday sales period, so this calculator will help businesses make more informed decisions about DDoS protection in the coming weeks."

Users hooked to the new Prolexic calculator are given a detailed questionnaire with three sections to complete such as technologies, experience and cost savings. The calculator even provides tips, clarifications and advice, which can be used to evaluate current DDoS distributed denial of service protection strategies for e-Commerce. The company also makes sure that no information is leaked with ensured privacy.

Interested can start using the new DDoS downtime cost calculator for free by registering at the company’s website. Subscribers also receive complimentary copies of Prolexic quarterly DDoS attack reports, DDoS threat advisories and DDoS Dispatch newsletter, said the company officials.

Founded in 2003, Prolexic is headquartered in Hollywood, Florida and has scrubbing centers located in the Americas, Europe and Asia.

Edited by Brooke Neuman

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