SAN FRANCISCO, CA--(Marketwired - Jun 16, 2014) - Black Lotus Communications, a provider of availability security and distributed denial-of-service (DDoS) protection, today announced that two new network traffic scrubbing centers in Ashburn, Virginia and Amsterdam, Netherlands are now live. These scrubbing centers provide terabit-scale DDoS mitigation capacity to enterprise customers around the world, including service providers and hosting operators. By expanding to the East Coast and Europe, Black Lotus is allowing companies to take advantage of lower traffic latency, increased service redundancy and higher mitigation capacity to defend against the most harmful DDoS attacks.
The size and frequency of DDoS attacks have already grown rapidly in 2014, with cybercriminals regularly using new attack vectors and exploiting new vulnerabilities to inflict maximum damage on their targets. With Black Lotus' additional scrubbing facilities, customers across the U.S. and throughout Europe will be able to rest assured that these new attacks will be mitigated without delays and without impact to profits or productivity.
"After experiencing DDoS attacks while on another host, we realized we had to go on the offensive to effectively serve our customers around the world," said Dennis Steele, founder of Museter Online Radio Hosting. "We knew Black Lotus' international footprint would ensure 24/7 service and short turnaround times on DDoS mitigation."
As one of the few pure play DDoS security providers, Black Lotus has become a high-demand vendor for businesses that are interested in proactively addressing cybersecurity concerns. As cyber threats evolve over time, the company continues to develop its protection services to forecast potential vulnerabilities and address current and future attack vectors.
"As threats grow more complex in this rapidly evolving cybersecurity industry, organizations are looking to thwart new DDoS attack technology in the fastest and most efficient way," said Arman Khalili, chief executive officer of Black Lotus. "Since we are now offering the best security solution through the most efficient platform, we have strategically expanded our footprint to provide our global customers faster reaction time to ensure a more effective mitigation process."
Black Lotus' security-as-a-service platform now offers mitigation capacity multiple times larger than the biggest DDoS attack ever measured.
Service providers and data center companies that are interested in DDoS protection services can contact Black Lotus at [email protected] or call 866-477-5554.
About Black Lotus
Black Lotus Communications is a security innovator and pioneer of the first commercially viable DDoS mitigation solutions. These advanced solutions enhance the security posture of small and medium businesses and enterprise clients while reducing capital expenditures, managing risk, ensuring compliance, and improving earnings and retention. Breakthrough developments at Black Lotus include the world's first DDoS-protected hosting network, the first IPv6 DDoS mitigation environment, and the first highly effective Layer 7 attack mitigation strategy. For more information, visit www.blacklotus.net or follow Black Lotus on Twitter athttps://twitter.com/ddosprotection.