Cybersecurity best practices and DDoS defence strategies
As introduced in our Network Protection Blog post, Nexusguard’s proprietary Bastions services, comprising Bastions servers MX7000 and R650, is designed specifically to protect local communications service providers (CSPs). Through the Bastions servers, Nexusguard provides always-on on premise L3/L4 DDoS detection and mitigation, as well as a Clean Pipe solution to protect local downstream infrastructure networks from cyber threats. In addition to a growing array of cloud-based DDoS mitigation solutions, Nexusguard adds additional flexibility by delivering a full suite of services including Application Protection, Origin Protection, DNS Protection and Edge Protection via a Bastions PoP to customers through its Extended Cloud Protection capability.
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Nexusguard Extended Cloud Protection
Application Protection, Origin Protection and DNS Protection are the primary cloud services delivered through Nexusguard Cloud. Through the Bastions server MX7000, partner CSPs can also deliver Application Protection, Origin Protection and DNS Protection via a Bastions PoP to their customers locally as an extension to the Nexusguard Cloud.
Bastions server MX7000 services are replicated in the Bastions server R650 with the exception of Application Protection and DNS Protection to achieve a smaller footprint. Nonetheless, for clients wishing expand or complement their existing offerings by adding Application Protection and DNS Protection, these services are available for subscription via the Nexusguard Cloud or mega PoPs with MX7000 deployments.
The Bastions server R650 is still classed as a Bastions PoP, albeit delivering namely Origin Protection, Network Protection and Clean Pipe service to customers - this is the main difference between the R650 and MX7000 Bastions servers in terms of the services they provide.
Salient Features and Solution Benefits
Whether you’re looking for 24x7 complete managed security or specialist advice, Nexusguard offers a range of DDoS protection services designed to protect your business, detect threats and respond to cyber incidents on your behalf. Contact us to learn more.
Deployed within minutes through our partner CSPs, Nexusguard’s range of cloud services deliver immediate security backed by our 24x7 SOC team - all through an affordable, subscription-based service.