Asian Operator Uses Allot Solutions to Control IoT traffic and Prevent DDoS Attacks

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  • (1888PressRelease) November 07, 2016 - Allot Communications Ltd., a leading provider of security and monetization solutions that enable service providers to protect and personalize the digital experience, confirmed that its solution is used by one of the world's largest mobile operators in Asia to manage its IoT traffic by providing comprehensive, scalable monitoring and control of IoT devices that safeguards them from misuse and thwarts DDoS attacks. Such tools can help prevent the large scale volumetric DDoS attack that took place in the USA on October 21, 2016, hindering Internet access and disabling access to many popular websites.

    Using Allot's network security solutions operators can identify abnormal bandwidth usage and secure its network from anomalies and misuse. Traffic is segregated, differentiated and controlled to ensure that service levels and speeds can be maintained, that networks are robustly protected from volumetric Distributed Denial of Service (DDoS) attacks and users' quality of experience is not detrimentally affected.

    Allot ServiceProtector is the first line of defense against increasingly aggressive and large scale DDoS attacks. It provides both service providers and enterprise network operators with a solution that combines behavioral DDoS protection with granular traffic management capabilities that assures the highest level of service for legitimate traffic before, during, and after an attack.

    Main features of Allot's network security solution include:
    The highest capacity in-line solution with up to 500Gbps capacity that can scale up to 2 Tbps per cluster and 8 Tbps in a distributed architecture
    Traffic management and traffic shaping capabilities to increase network robustness and maximize performance before, during, and after an attack.
    Protection against inbound and outbound DDoS attacks.
    Can be deployed in a standalone configuration and a distributed network architecture with asymmetric routing supported.
    The in-line solution inspects all traffic and identifies zero-day attacks through advanced anomaly detection and mitigates the attack within 30 seconds by creating layer 7-based signatures.

    About Allot Communications
    Allot Communications Ltd. (NASDAQ, TASE: ALLT) is a leading provider of security and monetization solutions that enable service providers to protect and personalize the digital experience. Allot's flexible and highly scalable service delivery framework leverages the intelligence in data networks enabling service providers to get closer to their customers; to safeguard network assets and users; and to accelerate time-to-revenue for value-added services. We employ innovative technology, proven know-how and a collaborative approach to provide the right solution for every network environment. Allot solutions are currently deployed at five of the top 10 global mobile operators and in thousands of CSP and enterprise networks worldwide. For more information about network security services, visit:

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