Host Virtual Powers Enterprise Cloud DDoS Protection Services with Black Lotus

Host Virtual, Inc – a leading cloud platform with public clouds available throughout the US, Europe and South Asia is pleased to partner with Black Lotus, the leader in carrier grade DDoS protection, to provide DDoS protection services for Host Virtual customers.

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Services powered by our AnyCast Cloud IaaS platform and protected by Black Lotus give our customers an easy way to deploy DDoS protected cloud servers within a few minutes.

Los Angeles, CA (PRWEB) January 30, 2013

“As a long time Black Lotus customer, we’re pleased to partner with them to offer DDoS protection services.” said Sandy Bhargavi, Sr. Vice President of Host Virtual, Inc. “Services powered by our AnyCast Cloud IaaS platform and protected by Black Lotus give our customers an easy way to deploy DDoS protected cloud servers within a few minutes.”

To get started, customers simply visit the Host Virtual DDoS protected cloud site. Unlike tunneled or proxied services, Black Lotus DDoS protection operates at the network level for both IPv4 and next generation IPv6 traffic. As a network operator, Host Virtual is able to take advantage of Black Lotus’s carrier grade protection network.

“We’re seeing increasing incidents of DDoS attacks against company websites, both small and large,” said Jeffrey Lyon, president of Black Lotus. “After working with Host Virtual over the past few years we’re pleased to partner with them to offer DDoS protection.”

Black Lotus offers protection against DDoS attacks that typically penetrate slowly enough to bypass other available mitigation solutions. The widely used method of DDoS attack infiltrates the network at the application layer (Layer 7) and mimics acceptable Web traffic behavior, exhausting the resources of servers and resulting in service outages. Black Lotus monitors for this kind of traffic behavior and discerns between legitimate and malicious traffic with an intelligent DDoS mitigation platform, ensuring uptime continuity.

The Host Virtual, Inc. Cloud allows customers to easily deploy over 300 Linux, FreeBSD, VOIP and Hosting appliances in just a few minutes, with native dual-stack IPv4 and IPv6 support to any of its 12 worldwide locations.

Combined with advanced tools and services, such as BGP AnyCast, Load Balancing, and worldwide CDN support, Host Virtual provides a seamless IaaS (Infrastructure as a Service) base for its customers.

In addition to its public cloud options, Host Virtual offers managed cloud hosting, dedicated private/public clouds, white-label cloud solutions and cloud consulting.

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About Host Virtual, Inc.

Host Virtual, Inc. is a cloud hosting provider that operates dual-stack IPv4 and IPv6 IaaS clouds worldwide. Built around scalability, self-service and ease of use, Host Virtual customers can deploy Linux, VOIP or FreeBSD servers to any location within minutes. Free from the hassle of complicated, pay-per-minute or per-resource plans, Host Virtual customers can deploy to any of its cloud locations with unlimited usage for a low, flat monthly fee starting at under $10 per month.

For more information about Cloud Hosting or Host Virtual, Inc.’s Cloud VPS hosting and virtualization services, please visit http://www.vr.org/.

About Black Lotus Communications

Black Lotus Communications is a Los Angeles-based security innovator that pioneered the first commercially viable DDoS mitigation solutions in 1999, weeks after the first known DDoS attacks. 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 http://www.blacklotus.net or follow Black Lotus on Twitter at https://twitter.com/ddosprotection.


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