InfraProtect vs Origin Protection - A Comparison Guide

InfraProtect and Origin Protection provide on-demand attack mitigation, protecting your infrastructure (and downstream) against network DDoS attacks of all sizes and types. Both solutions prevent valuable bandwidth from being saturated with malicious traffic and help maintain network and service availability even during a large-scale DDoS attack. Both can co-exist and complement each other.

In this guide, we’ll explore the similarities and differences you need to consider when choosing the InfraProtect, Origin Protection or both to protect your network from DDoS attacks.


By granularity, InfraProtect is geared towards communications service providers (CSPs) or large enterprises with a large network, especially those on the ASN level, that need to protect the entire IP network(s).

Origin Protection further protects the subnets, services within, and hosts from being attacked. Origin Protection is a fully managed security service and therefore Nexusguard team would take care of initial traffic profiling and baselining.