DDoS Protection for Your Server

Distributed Denial of Service Attacks can have a significant impact on your company. Whether you’re a large enterprise, a small business, an e-commerce company or a government institution, if your website is Internet facing, it is a potential target. We include free, basic protection with every server — volumetric attacks from 250 Mbps to 2 Gbps in size are automatically mitigated. For comprehensive protection, we also offer two levels of service to detect and mitigate larger, more sophisticated, and sustained DDoS attacks.

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DDoS Protection for Your Site

In the event of an attack, CloudFlare®’s vast network acts as a buffer to insulate your site, absorbing the impact and automatically dropping malicious traffic. CloudFlare is easily added to any Liquid Web account, and can be configured, managed, and monitored directly from your server dashboard. In addition to providing protection from small- and medium-scale Layer 3/4 and Layer 7 attacks, CloudFlare implements a challenge system to help ensure that your site remains available to legitimate traffic — even during an attack.

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Protecting Your Server 24/7/365.

Liquid Web knows that our customers take their web hosting seriously and expect quick, knowledgeable service from a team member that is familiar with their hosting needs.

With Liquid Web, you’ll have peace of mind that we’re on-site at our data centers 24/7/365, constantly monitoring your server. We’re available any time you need us, and guarantee that you’ll never have to wait more than 59 seconds for support by phone or Live Chat.

“One of the reasons I moved to LW was (DDoS Attack Protection). Nice not having to worry about getting kicked off a host if the site is attacked.” Greg Mee

Liquid Web DDoS Attack Protection

Basic DDoS protection is included with every Liquid Web server. You don’t need to do anything to add the service, and there are no settings to configure: it’s always active and will automatically mitigate volumetric attacks between 250 Mbps to 2 Gbps in size. Because attacks continue to grow in both frequency and size (the average is now 4 Gbps), we offer enhanced protection for customers who need advanced mitigation services. Our optional levels of DDoS Attack Protection incorporate technologies from industry leaders such as Arbor and Corero to provide comprehensive mitigation of larger, sophisticated attacks.

Standard Advanced Premium*
Small Targeted Attacks Included Included Included
Larger Targeted Attacks Not Included Included Included
Very large, complex, or sustained attacks Not Included Not Included Included
Layer 4 Attacks Volumetric, up to 2 Gbps Volumetric, up to 10 Gbps Complete Protection
Layer 7 Attacks Not Included Not Included Included
COST FREE $99/mo per server $499/mo per account
* Not yet available in Phoenix or Amsterdam

How Our DDoS Attack Prevention Works

Once you sign up for DDoS Attack Prevention we begin monitoring all network traffic (not just web traffic, like other providers) to your server(s), at the border layer of our network, in real time. At this safe layer, we use analytics as well as our Threat Detection System to intelligently and proactively identify attacks before they reach any critical layer of your infrastructure. When detected, any malicious traffic is scrubbed and separated from all other traffic prior to being mitigated by countermeasures, tailored specifically to the type of attack we have identified. Our specialized hardware ensures that all legitimate traffic proceeds directly, unimpeded, to your server throughout the duration of the attack.

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Since 1997, Liquid Web has been a leader in managed hosting. Our team of over 400 thrives on creating interesting solutions to help our clients reach their business goals.

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