The Importance of Performance for Mitigating DDoS Attacks

DDoS attacks are devastating because of their large-scale impact. The large botnets send tenacious service requests and a high number of large data packets, all with the goal to render a service unavailable. The scale of traffic volume or service requests requires a defense solution with a lot of horsepower to analyze the voluminous traffic and take appropriate action. That said, it is important to validate your solution's performance in your own environment to ensure predictable operations in the real world. in this video A10 Networks and Ixia discuss the importance of performance for mitigating DDoS attacks.