Case Study: Equinix and Link11 Connect their Platforms


Deploying its Cloud Security Platform on Platform Equinix enables Link11 to quickly and efficiently deliver its cloud-based security services to a variety of customers on a global scale.By deploying low-latency connectivity close to Link11’s network service provider (NSP) partners and its customers in global Equinix International Business Exchange™ (IBX®) data centers, Link11 can deliver dedicated, high-performance, and scalable access to its security platform.

One customer, a leading global accounting company, leveraged Equinix Cross Connects to directly and securely connect to Link11’s Cloud Security Platform to protect the customer’s European data centers. Over a period of one week, the company experienced a multifaceted “impulse” DDoS attack that lasted for short durations (between 15 minutes to 1 hour) and constantly interrupted its IT services.

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