Industry Leading DDoS Protection

Here are three reasons customers choose Cloudflare for DDoS protection:

  • Over 35 Tbps of mitigation capacity

  • Global threat intelligence to combat any kind of attacks

  • 24x7x365 support from Cloudflare security engineers

Cloudflare received the most number of ‘High’ ratings as compared to the other DDoS vendors across 23 assessment criteria, in Gartner’s April 2020 Solution Comparison for DDoS Cloud Scrubbing Centers.

If you have a Gartner subscription, you can view the report here. Read our key insights into the report here.

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Replace your current provider with Cloudflare

For a limited time,

  • Get Magic Transit service at no charge until the expiration of your current contract with Akamai Prolexic, Neustar, Imperva, or Radware for up to 12 months.
  • We will aim to beat the price you are paying your legacy provider, for the paid period.

Additional terms and conditions apply*.

How Cloudflare Magic Transit compares to other vendors

Feature

RADWARE2

AKAMAI PROLEXIC3

NEUSTAR4

IMPERVA5

CLOUDFLARE MAGIC TRANSIT

No. of data centers for DDoS mitigation

11

19

14

45

200+

DDoS scrubbing capacity

5 Tbps

8 Tbps

12 Tbps

6 Tbps

37 Tbps

Time-to-mitigation (TTM)6

seconds

< 5 min

5-15 min

< 3 sec

< 10 sec

Industry Recognition of DDoS Protection

Learn what industry analysts have to say about Cloudflare DDoS protection.

Gartner

Cloudflare has received the most number of ‘High’ ratings as compared to the other 6 DDoS vendors across 23 assessment criteria in Gartner’s 2020 ‘Solution Comparison for DDoS Cloud Scrubbing Centers’ report7

IDC

Cloudflare was named a “Leader” according to the 2019 ‘IDC MarketScape: Worldwide DDoS Prevention Solutions’8

Forrester

Cloudflare has been recognized as a “Leader” in the 2017 ‘Forrester Wave: DDoS Mitigation Solutions’9

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*To take advantage of this promotion, you must purchase Magic Transit from Cloudflare by December 31, 2020. You must agree to Cloudflare’s standard Enterprise Subscription Agreement and to a 12-month minimum term following the expiration of your current contract. Expiration of your current contract is the earliest date at which you can terminate your contract with a minimal or no fee. The price beat does not apply to any introductory or promotional price of competitors’. The no charge period cannot exceed 12 months. Bandwidth and other usage limits apply. You are only eligible for this promotion if your existing contract is with Akamai Prolexic, Neustar, Imperva, or Radware. Your participation in this promotion is at Cloudflare’s sole discretion. Cloudflare reserves the right to discontinue this promotion at any time.

2 Data as of Nov 2020. Radware— https://www.radware.com/products/cloud-ddos-services/

3 Data as of Nov 2020. Akamai Prolexic— https://www.akamai.com/us/en/multimedia/documents/product-brief/prolexic-routed-product-brief.pdf; https://blogs.akamai.com/2018/04/whats-new-with-prolexic.html

4 Data as of Nov 2020. Neustar— https://www.home.neustar/resources/product-literature/make-ddos-direct-connection-with-netprotect

5 Data as of Nov 2020. Imperva— https://www.imperva.com/resources/datasheets/Imperva_DDOS_ProtectionForNetworks.pdf

6 Cloudflare Magic Transit and other vendors offer 0-sec TTM for “proactive” or static rules. TTM listed here is for automatic detection and mitigation.

7 Gartner “Solution Comparison for DDoS Cloud Scrubbing Centers,” Thomas Lintemuth, Patrick Hevesi, Sushil Aryal, 16 April 2020. Gartner subscribers access the report at: https://www.gartner.com/document/3983636

8 IDC MarketScape: Worldwide DDoS Prevention Solutions 2019 Vendor Assessment, by Martha Vazquez, March 2019, IDC #US43699318. Access the report at https://www.cloudflare.com/lp/idc-ddos-marketscape/

9 Forrester Wave™: DDoS Mitigation Solutions, Q4 2017, Forrester Research, Inc., December 7, 2017. Access the report at https://www.cloudflare.com/forrester-wave-ddos-mitigation-2017/