DDoS Protection Software is a set of techniques implemented across an enterprise to mitigate DDoS traffic. A Denial of Service (DoS attack is a methodology to flood resources of victims with false requests and make them unable to serve legitimate requests. A DDoS attack is induced by a collection of devices used to target a network and application layer or induce volumetric attacks, ranging from 1 Gbps to 1 Tbps. The DDoS protection and mitigation market includes solutions, such as hardware solutions and software solutions. The solutions are developed on algorithms that make use of Machine Learning (ML), Artificial Intelligence (AI), and big data analytics methodologies. The software solutions are supported by a scrubbing center that distinguishes good and bad traffic with minimal latency and false positives. The services segment, on the other hand, augments the smooth functioning of solutions by aiding in implementation and design, support and maintenance, training and education, and consulting. The strong competition among top players and introduction of new entrants who are focused on R&D activities make DDoS protection and mitigation solutions more beneficial for customers in terms of features and pricing.


Visionary leaders are the leading market players in terms of new developments such as product launches, innovative technologies, and the adoption of growth strategies. These players have a broad product offering that caters to most of the regions globally. Visionary leaders primarily focus on acquiring the leading market position through their strong financial capabilities and their well-established brand equity under DDoS Protection Software category.


Dynamic Differentiators are established players with very strong business strategies. However, they have a weaker product portfolio compared to the visionary leaders under DDoS Protection Software. They generally focus only on a specific type of technology related to the product.


Innovators in the competitive leadership mapping are vendors that have demonstrated substantial product innovations as compared to their competitors. The companies have focused on product portfolios in DDoS Protection Software. However, they do not have very strong growth strategies for their overall business, when compared with the visionary leaders.


Emerging companies have niche product and service offerings. Their business strategies are not as strong as that of the established vendors. The emerging vendors include the new entrants in the market, emerging in terms of product portfolio and geographic reach, and require time to gain significant traction in the market.

DDoS Protection Software Startups

Comparing 15 vendors in DDoS Protection and Mitigation Startups across 24 criteria.
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Allot DDoS Secure offers comprehensive defense against inbound and outbound attacks. It surgically mitigates volumetric DDoS attacks and isolates infected hosts, before either can impact service and business.
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Corero SmartWall Network Threat Defense (NTD120) Appliance offers real-time protection against damaging DDoS attacks. It delivers the industry’s highest performance in a compact, energy efficient form factor for scalability in 10/20Gbps up to 2Tbps in a single rack. The SmartWall NTD120 platform inspects traffic, identify threats and blocks the targeted attacks through protected network resources within seconds. It permits service providers, hosting providers, and the online enterprise to deploy centralized or distributed real-time protection solutions via purpose-built network security appliances that provide advanced DDoS threat protection.
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The Corsa Red Armor Network Security Virtualization Platform is an innovative, turnkey virtualization approach to gauge traffic inspection that can elastically add virtual NGFW (Next Generation Firewall) capacity to meet increasing bandwidth demand. The platform uses a pay-as-you-grow cloud model, greatly improving TCO compared to the CAPEX for existing security approaches. The Corsa platform is quick to deploy, simple to manage. The virtual appliances run on hyperconverged infrastructure, specifically for scaling network security. It can easily migrate from existing physical appliances and then extend the platform to support additional security services in the future with ever-expanding partner ecosystem.

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