Large Data Center Cloud Services Provider

Akamai

Application:

DDoS Appliance

Software:

Cloud Services Application Kit with customer application in x86

Hardware:

x86 Platform with two NFE-3240 PCIe Appliance Adapters connected to a Merchant Switch for 1-, 10, and 40-GbE ports scale out.

Benefits:

  • Line rate filtering using a flow table optimized for DDoS lookups
  • Support for millions of flows/sessions in a low-cost, x86-based platform

Akamai’s security solutions utilize the Netronome NFE-3240 PCIe Appliance Adapter to provide high performance and efficient DDoS protection by combining enhanced network routing, rate limiting and IP filtering with advanced network-based mitigation.